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Ph.D. On Campus

Genetic Counselling

University of Technology Sydney

48 months
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34390 AUD/year
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About

This PhD in Genetic Counselling from University of Technology Sydney is a research degree requiring an original and significant contribution to knowledge. It is the traditional path for those wishing to assume leadership positions in research. It requires students to undertake a large research project under academic supervision.  

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Overview

This PhD in Counselling from University of Technology Sydney  assists students to complete original research that contributes to knowledge in their field within an international context. Research at UTS takes place in a dynamic and outcome-oriented environment. UTS attracts students who want to develop their knowledge and expertise within a professional and stimulating framework. When students enrol, they become part of a lively and vigorous research culture, working closely with academic staff and professionals from the genetic counselling and healthcare professions. 

Careers  

This Genetic Counselling degree prepares candidates 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.

Programme Structure

  • Students undertake a research project that may be in a professional or clinical area of the student's choice, or may be of a theoretical nature, addressing gaps in knowledge related to policy or practice.  
  • Students choose from a variety of research methodologies with the research approach being determined by the nature of the research undertaken. The research culminates in the production of a thesis for examination. 
  • Students work closely with a principal supervisor and a supervisory panel and are required to report on their progress at each stage. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 098404C  

  • 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

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  • International

    34390 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17195 AUD per semester during 48 months.
  • For this course, the cost per session is $17195.

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.

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

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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