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Doctor of Professional Studies

University of Southern Queensland

36 months
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30240 AUD/year
23920 AUD/year
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About

The Doctor of Professional Studies at the University of Southern Queensland allows you to combine your professional work with study and obtain a doctoral degree based entirely in your workplace. 

Overview

The knowledge you gain throughout the Doctor of Professional Studies at the University of Southern Queensland will lead to benefits for both you and the organisation you work for. 

You will critically review resources and address theoretical and practical issues in your workplace by designing and implementing projects. It is expected that the documented results of your projects will be able to be used to improve one or more aspects of your workplace.

Program aims 

The aim of this program is to provide experienced professionals with doctoral level research opportunities (and some coursework as required) that will engage issues and develop original knowledge that is relevant and meaningful to their professional capabilities, helps to build capacity in their practice environments / communities and helps to contribute to their self-awareness and intellectual independence.

Career outcomes

As a graduate, you will gain the skills to enrich your professional practice, influence the sector and be prepared for a variety of career opportunities. You can use this degree to illustrate your advanced standing in your profession. 

You can advance your career in the public service, become a leading professional in the private sector, develop leadership in specialised practice and become a thought leader. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Fundamentals of Professional Studies 
  • Work-Based Research Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 0100909 

  • Admission is by written application and interview.
  • Bachelor degree with honours, or a masters degree from an Australian university or equivalent plus minimum of 5 years of experience in their field.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30240 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30240 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    23920 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23920 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • External/Online AUD 30240

Living costs for Toowoomba

1200 - 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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