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Law, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Geelong, Australia
This Law programme at Deakin University  is designed to prepare PhD students for successful careers in academia, industry, or government. 
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Overview

This Law programme at Deakin University admits a small number of students into the PhD program each year, allowing us to offer a very high standard of individual attention.

Key facts:

We’re seeking applicants who hold a prior research degree with an 80% average, and who want to be part of a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment supported by world class facilities.

The 2018 QS World University Rankings place Deakin Law School in the top 100 law schools internationally, attesting to the School’s strong global standing.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of Research
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Discipline Reading Unit

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    94

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • Research project in a related area of study, including a thesis which is equivalent to at least 25% of a year’s full-time study at Level 8 or 9* of the Australian Qualifications Framework and with mark for that project equivalent to a Deakin grade of 80% or higher, OR
  • Masters Degree (Research) in a related area of study.
CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7896 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31600 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Geelong

  • 1000 - 2000 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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