• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The Doctor of Philosophy in Sport and Exercise from University of Technology Sydney is a research degree requiring an original and significant contribution to knowledge in a defined field of study. It is the traditional path for those wishing to assume leadership positions in research and industry.
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Overview

Research at UTS takes place in a dynamic and outcomes-oriented environment. The university attracts students who want to develop their knowledge and expertise within a professional and stimulating framework. When students enrol, they become an integral part of the research culture, working closely with academic staff and industry partners.

Careers

This Doctor of Philosophy in Sport and Exercise from University of Technology Sydney  prepares sport and exercise scientists for leadership positions in teaching, management and research. Opportunities are not limited to Australia and there is the possibility of developing a career on an international level.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

  • This course assists students to complete original research that contributes to knowledge in the sport and exercise sciences with an international context. 
  • A student may construct their thesis by way of a series of related prospective publications during the course of their candidacy. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    94

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    584

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 085405J

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised master's by research or bachelor's degree with first or second class honours (division 1), or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate research studies.
  • To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.
  • English proficiency requirement is: Academic IELTS: 7.0 overall with a writing score of 7.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 584-609 overall with TWE of 5.0, internet based: 94-101 overall with a writing score of 27; or AE6: Pass; or PTE: 65-72; or CAE: 185-190.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35280 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17640 AUD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Tuition fees for international students range from A$19,840 to A$34,080 per year.
  • For this course, the cost per session is $17640.

Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

  • CSC UTS PhD scholarship
  • International Research Scholarship
  • International Research Training Program Scholarship (IRTP)
  • UTS 30th Anniversary Study Abroad Accommodation Scholarship
  • UTS ATN-LATAM Scholarships
  • UTS President's Scholarship
  • UTS Study Abroad Excellence Scholarship

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