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Indigenous Philosophies, Doctorate

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Online
The Doctor of Indigenous Philosophies is a program of study by coursework and research that comprises 24 units which include a research thesis. The course is designed to provide high-level research skills for Indigenous people and for those interested in careers in the Indigenous Australian sector.
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Overview

The qualification is aimed at providing important and specific opportunities at both national and international levels for Indigenous peoples, those working within Indigenous communities, the private and public sector, for the progression of in-depth studies on issues relevant to Indigenous communal futures.

Public and private sector organisations are encouraged to sponsor their staff to undertake the Doctorate, with the aim of conducting essential ethical and engaged research deemed critical to the health and human services sector and for policy development.

Career opportunities

Students who graduate with a Doctor of Indigenous Philosophies will be well placed for a career in research and academia, the government, professional or community sector, working in policy development, service delivery and program evaluation, and as leaders and high-level managers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    288 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      Regular mandatory meetings
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Advanced Academic Skills for Postgraduates
  • Indigenous Research Theory and Practice 
  • Doctor of Indigenous Philosophies Research Proposal  
  • Doctor of Indigenous Philosophies Thesis
  • Learning from Country 
  • Knowing with Community

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    2610 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2610 AUD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    2340 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2340 AUD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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