• Application Deadline
  • 36 days
    Duration
The Doctor of Philosophy (Offshore) at CQUniversity Australia provides you with the opportunity to study for a PhD, recognised within the Australian Qualification Framework, whilst remaining in your home country for a substantive part of the degree.
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Overview

For fully offshore candidates, periods of short-term visitation in Australia will be required during this degree, and travel support is available to facilitate such visits. 

For candidates undertaking this course under a co-tutelle model, an extended period of study within Australia will be required, typically lasting at least six months or more. 

Career Opportunities

The Doctor of Philosophy (Offshore) at CQUniversity Australia provides graduates with an internationally recognised degree through the Australian Qualifications Framework. Graduates will be able to secure professional roles in academia, research centres, institutes and institutions, or in broader business and industry.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 days
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

  • This course is comprised of an independent research study and thesis, overseen by academic supervisors. 
  • This degree is limited to high-quality applicants wishing to pursue research in particular discipline areas. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    75

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  • Minimum required score:

    54

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

CRICOS Code: 00219C

Entry into the PhD (Offshore) will require applicants to meet the admissions criteria outlined in the Research Higher Degrees (Offshore) Course Rules policy and procedure.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30672 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30672 AUD per year and a duration of 36 days.
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Funding

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