Ph.D. On Campus


University of Melbourne

60 months
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Taught by the Department of Management and Marketing, the Doctoral Program in Marketing at the University of Melbourne is committed to providing outstanding research training for the world’s most ambitious minds.


Challenge yourself through a program that broadens your skillset and advances your research career prospects in academia or within research and development teams in industry and the public sector.

The program is made up of a 2-year Master of Marketing coursework program followed by a 3-year PhD.

Generous scholarships (full fee waivers and a stipend of AUD$30,000 per year) are available for high-performing applicants through the University of Melbourne.

Top-up funding of AUD $10,000 available for research, experiments and conferences during the research phase of the program.

The program combines rigorous research training and substantial opportunity to work on independent research projects with world renowned academics. This research training and activity will provide you with the skills and knowledge to address meaningful problems facing consumers, employees, managers, organisations, industries and communities. The expected career outcome is placement in research-focused academic jobs. Graduates could also seek applied research career opportunities in the public and private sector.

Where will this take me?

The Melbourne Business School Doctoral program prepares graduates for research and teaching careers at top-ranked educational institutions and for careers where world-class research and advanced analytical skills are necessary.

Programme Structure

Fields of research include:

  • Advertising and communications
  • Consumer behaviour
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Entrepreneurial marketing and new product development
  • Marketing management and strategy
  • Services and relationship marketing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 056955G | 098523G

Applicants are required to complete the online University of Melbourne Application form and attach:

  • Evidence of completion of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree with a major in management, marketing or a cognate background with a University of Melbourne equivalent weighted average mark of at least H2A (75%).; and
  • A personal statement
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Two referee reports 
  • A recent Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test score. 

Tuition Fee

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    Based on the tuition of 0 AUD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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