36 months
24045 AUD/year
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The Doctor of Philosophy at Torrens University Australia is a highly regarded research degree, in which you will conduct independent research under the supervision and guidance of experts in their field.   

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The Doctor of Philosophy  at Torrens University Australia requires the completion of a thesis which demonstrates original thought and academic rigour, and which makes a significant contribution to existing knowledge. The PhD is available to study on campus in Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, offshore and online.

The PhD is available to study on campus in Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, offshore and online. 

Set for success 

Our Higher Degree by Research allows you to develop your research skills, so you are work-ready in academic and industry contexts. By conducting original research and practising cognitive flexibility, you will craft your professional identity and be able to communicate the impact of your findings to interested stakeholders in real-world applications.

Programme Structure

  • You will complete a thesis that demonstrates an original contribution to knowledge and the student’s capacity to pursue scholarly research and deepen the knowledge of their discipline. 
  • We focus on giving you the skills and the knowledge to ensure your long-term success in your career or entrepreneurial venture. Our academics are highly qualified and include practising industry leaders, while our Success Coaches are available for industry coaching and strength capability. We will support you in every step of your study with us. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 096608G  

  • Australian master's degree either by research or by coursework with a substantial element of research work, or relevant first or second-class honour degree; and
  • Research proposal; and
  • Academic IELTS 7.0 (no band less than 7.0 in writing and speaking and at least 6.5 in listening and reading) or equivalent. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24045 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 72135 AUD for the full programme during 36 months.
  • Domestic subject price - 3,846 AUD 

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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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