3.5 years

Starting Date

February, August

Tuition Fee

$AUD 36,500 per year


Canberra, Australia

CRICOS Code: 077741D

Admission Requirements

The Faculty or Research Institute will determine an applicant’s eligibility for standard entry based upon evidence provided which would include:

  • evidence of advanced knowledge in an area relevant to the PhD topic;
  • a minimum of four years study at Australian degree level in a relevant area (e.g. four year bachelor degree or bachelor degree plus coursework masters);
  • evidence of an ability to undertake complex thinking and problem solving; and
  • evidence of significant aptitude for research.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS Band: 6.5
  • PTE Academic: 58

The program

The Doctor of Philosophy from University of Canberra cover five areas of research focus: communication, education, environment, governance and health.

These areas of focus are supported within the four University research institutes:

  • understand the concepts and theories acquired in accounting
  • exercise critical thinking skills when dealing with ambiguous and incomplete information
  • identify and obtain relevant information for decision making and providing advice to stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds
  • utilise discipline-specific technologies to analyse complex problems in a variety of contexts
  • communicate clear, coherent and independent knowledge and ideas to a variety of stakeholders, addressing a diverse range of business/commerce problems
  • develop the capacity to exercise initiative and professional judgement in an ethically and socially responsible manner

This course incorporates a 12 credit point coursework component to be completed in the first two semesters of the PhD for a full-time student, or over four semesters for a part-time student. The coursework component can be skipped if a student is accepted into the accelerated entry pathway (see admission requirements tab).

Courses Included

  • Doctoral Thesis in Commerce (by Publication)
  • Doctoral Thesis (Mathematics)
  • Doctoral Thesis (Natural and Physical Sciences)
  • Doctoral Thesis (Forensic Science)
  • Doctoral Thesis (Biological Sciences)
  • Doctoral Thesis (Information Systems)

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