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Doctor of Philosophy (Hosted By Faculty of Health), Ph.D.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #179 (WUR) Brisbane, Australia
The Doctor of Philosophy (Hosted By Faculty of Health) at the Queensland University of Technology challenges candidates to make a significant and original contribution to knowledge in the field by developing new ideas, or new ways of approaching existing problems. 
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Overview

With the Doctor of Philosophy (Hosted By Faculty of Health) at the Queensland University of Technology students must reveal high critical ability and powers of imagination and synthesis, and may be demonstrated in the form of new knowledge or significant or original adaptation, application and interpretation of existing knowledge.

The supervisory team will provide advice and direction to the candidate to encourage their participation in university scholarly activities such as research seminars, teaching and publication.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:

    Entry at any time. Requires approval.

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

       2-4 years 

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      4-8 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Injury prevention
  • Orthopaedics, trauma and emergency
  • Tissue repair and regeneration
  • Behavioural neuroscience and mental health
  • Child and adolescent health
  • Environmental health
  • Health services
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Cancer and molecular medicine
  • Chronic conditions and management
  • Infectious diseases
  • Palliative and supportive care
  • Vision and eye

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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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)
    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:
    • have a minimum grade point average (GPA) score of 5.0 on QUT's 7 point scale; and
    • present evidence of research experience and potential for approval
    Admission to the Doctor of Philosophy depends on an applicant’s demonstrated research aptitude and the availability of supervision, infrastructure and resources needed for the proposed research project.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      35400 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 35400 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • National

      35400 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 35400 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    2019: $29,200 - $35,400 per year full-time

    Living costs for Brisbane

    • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
      Living Costs

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

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