Ph.D. On Campus

Doctor of Philosophy (Hosted By Faculty of Health)

Queensland University of Technology

48 months
30300 AUD/year
26800 AUD/year
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The Doctor of Philosophy (Hosted By Faculty of Health) at 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. 


Working with an experienced supervisory team, candidates develop new theories, methodologies and models that may shape the future of the profession or discipline. 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 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.

Highlights of the Doctor of Philosophy (Hosted By Faculty of Health) at Queensland University of Technology

  • Develop your thesis in ageing; physical activity, environmental health, human health and wellbeing; human behaviour; vision performance and improvement; social work; and accident and injury prevention.
  • Apply yourself in a supervised program of research and investigation, resulting in the submission of a thesis.
  • Complete in 2-4 years full-time, or 4-8 years part-time.

Programme Structure

Key areas of research strength include:

  • Behavioural neuroscience and mental health
  • Child and adolescent health
  • Environmental health
  • Health services
  • Healthy lifestyles

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

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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)

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

Tuition Fee

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  • 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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