Ph. D. On Campus

Doctor of Philosophy (Hosted By Faculty of Education)

Queensland University of Technology

48 months
30300 AUD/year
26800 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Doctor of Philosophy (Hosted By Faculty of Education) course at Queensland University of Technology offers the opportunity to work with an experienced supervisory research team to make a significant and original contribution to disciplinary knowledge. 


A PhD candidate’s research must reveal high critical ability and powers of imagination and synthesis and may be demonstrated in the form of new knowledge or significant and original adaptation, application and interpretation of existing knowledge. This world-class program provides a basis for critical inquiry and welcomes collaborative and interdisciplinary research projects.

Research students in the Faculty of Education are supported by a variety of services, including training and development, financial support to attend conferences, and opportunities to gain exposure for research findings through the QUT Digital Repository.

Highlights of Doctor of Philosophy (Hosted By Faculty of Education) course at Queensland University of Technology

  • Make an original and substantial contribution to knowledge in a specific field of learning.
  • Enhance your professional practice by focusing on your professional development.
  • Be supported by accredited supervisors, many of whom are world-renowned academics.
  • Complete a research proposal, develop a full course of study and present the research findings after completion of the thesis.

Programme Structure

Mandatory courses 

  • Advanced Information Retrieval Skills
  • Time based Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.


384 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 006367J

You must have either:

  • a completed recognised relevant honours degree or equivalent
  • a completed recognised masters degree or professional doctorate (by research or coursework)
  • have a minimum grade point average (GPA) score of 5.0 on QUT's 7 point scale; and

Masters and professional doctorate degrees by coursework must have a significant research component, normally not less than 25%. Holders of masters and professional doctorate by coursework must:

  • present evidence of research experience and potential for approval

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30300 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    26800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26800 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • Internationals: $30,300 - $36,800
  • Nationals: $26,800 - $33,300 per year full-time if you exceed the maximum time under RTP

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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