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Creative Arts

James Cook University

48 months
Duration
35800 AUD/year
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About

Designed for high performing university graduates, the Creative Arts program from James Cook University is a postgraduate research degree with a supervised project of original research at its core. Develop high level independent research skills while making an original contribution of knowledge to a specific discipline or area of practice. 

Overview

As a Creative Arts PhD candidate at the James Cook University, you’ll have the opportunity to undertake focused research in the tropics. You’ll explore and generate new knowledge to meet the social, environmental and sustainability challenges facing tropical communities. 

Work closely with experienced advisors to identify a research question, design and implement a project, analyse the results and document the research as a thesis. The PhD generally has no required coursework, although some can be taken as an option.

Manage your project challenges and timeline pressures with structured milestones built into the program. Benefit from professional development activities, participate in international conferences and publish your work along the way.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Creative Arts program from James Cook University are internationally recognised as experts who discover valuable new knowledge in their fields.

The future for PhD graduates is diverse. The skills you develop during your PhD allow you to gain a toolkit for theoretical and practical approaches to problems and innovation with social and commercial impact. This will allow you to take on leadership roles across industry, government and academic sectors in a range of roles and contexts including researcher, practitioner, and research manager.

Programme Structure

Core subjects:

  • Planning the Research: Doctoral Candidates
  • Situating the Research: Doctoral Candidates
  • Professional Development: Doctoral Candidates 
  • Doctor of Philosophy Research Thesis (Creative Arts)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • Students can commence research studies at any time throughout the year

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 081381M 

  • a Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class, Division A (Honours) in a degree program that included a total of at least a semester of supervised project work, the results of which contributed to the Honours grade;
  • a postgraduate qualification which included: (a) supervised research component(s) of at least one semester or equivalent and resulted in the production of output(s) graded at the equivalent of Distinction or better, and (b) at least one research methods subject;
  • a Research Masters degree, where at least two thirds of the degree consisted of a supervised research component and resulted in the production of a thesis or equivalent;
  • a combination of qualifications, research training and experience, considered equivalent to the above by the Dean of the College to which the Candidate is applying, e.g., senior authorship of at least one peer-reviewed publication plus completion of an appropriate research methods subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35800 AUD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Townsville

1500 - 2800 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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