Ph.D. On Campus


Queensland University of Technology

36 months
30300 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from Queensland University of Technology, lets you explore real-world issues and develop new theories, methodologies and models that could lead to significant steps forward in your industry or discipline.


As a PhD student, you’ll have the support of our academics and industry professionals throughout your studies to ensure your research is relevant and insightful. You'll also complete a research degree skills audit to help you and your supervisors identify the coursework and training that will support your research and career goals.


To complete your Philosophy (PhD) from Queensland University of Technology, you would typically be expected to:

  • conduct a literature review
  • develop and refine your research problem
  • present your research theory at a confirmation seminar
  • complete a research program which tests your theory
  • prepare a final thesis or dissertation of your findings.

Programme Structure

Research areas:
  • Business
  • Creative industries
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health
  • Justice
  • Law
  • Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 006367J

To qualify for entry to a PhD, you usually need to have achieved one of the following:

  • successfully completed a research masters degree
  • succesfully completed a masters by coursework degree or professional doctorate, with at least 25% research
  • graduated from an honours degree with a First Class or 2A Honours.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30300 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • There are normally no fees for PhD students who are Australian or New Zealand citizens, or permanent residents of Australia.
  • Int: $30,300 - $36,800 per year 

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 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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