Doctor of Philosophy (Hosted By Faculty of Health)

Queensland University of Technology

Ph.D. On Campus
48 months
30300 AUD/year
26800 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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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:

  • Injury prevention and trauma management
  • Injury prevention
  • Orthopaedics, trauma and emergency
  • Tissue repair and regeneration
  • Health determinants and health systems
  • Behavioral neuroscience and mental health

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 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.

English requirements

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.
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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

  • International

    30300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30300 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

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


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