Colleges and Universities Offering Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy in Australia

  • Course Name: Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy()
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  • Course Category: Doctorate Courses

Institutions Offering Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy

  •  Victoria University, Melbourne Australia, Melbourne  
    Course entry requirements
    (i) Completion of an Australian Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF8), or equivalent, in a similar discipline to the proposed research with average grades of at least H2A/Distinction (70% or above on the Victoria University grading scale) for the final year
    OR
    (ii) Completion of an Australian Masters degree (AQF9), or equivalent, in a similar discipline and undertaken by a combination of coursework and a thesis with average grades of at least H2A/Distinction (70% or above on the Victoria University grading scale). The output produced from the thesis must have been undertaken solely by the applicant and examined externally to the supervisory/advisory team, but this need not be external to the University where they completed the degree.
    OR
    (iii) Completion of an Australian Masters research degree (AQF9), or equivalent in a similar discipline with average grades of at least H2A/distinction (70% or above on the Victoria University grading scale)
    OR
    (iv) Completion of an equivalent combination of academic and research achievements such as relevant industry experience, research experience evidenced by peer review publications or the completion of a high-level research project in a similar discipline to the proposed research deemed to be equivalent to any of the above entry requirements.

    Course duration: 4 years full time or longer for part time
  •  Federal University, Ballarat  
    Course entry requirements:

    - Graduated with or qualified for a Masters degree that included a dissertation demonstrating the ability to undertake research at phd level; or

    - Graduated with or qualified for a four year Honours Bachelor degree, or Degree with Honours at first class or second class, upper division, honours, that included a dissertation demonstrating the ability to undertake research at phd level; or

    - Have been enrolled for a Masters degree by research and have completed research which is assessed by the academic Board as demonstrating the capacity to undertake research at phd level; or

    - Hold qualifications and/or have demonstrated skills, experience, research, or publications which are assessed by the Academic Board as being at least equivalent to or as a satisfactory substitute for any of the qualifications prescribed above.

    Course Duration: 3 Years minimum and a maximum of 4 years

    Mode of Study: Full time


  •  Charles Sturt University, Bathurst  
    Entry Requirements:

    Doctor of Philosophy candidature depends on the following evidence, that:

    -The proposed program of study and research is at a level appropriate to the degree being sought;
    -The proposed area of research falls within an approved University field of research for admission to a higher degree by research;
    -The proposed supervisors are sufficiently expert in the area of research, and have the time and commitment to be able to provide appropriate supervision, and that adequate physical resources are available;
    -The applicant has the appropriate background and ability to undertake the proposed course (refer also to Entry Qualifications, below);
    -The applicant has given the necessary commitment to work regularly on the approved program of study and research and maintain regular contact with the supervisor(s).
  •  Edith Cowan University, Perth  
    Academic admission requirements (Band 11) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    -Masters Degree (Research)

    -Bachelor Honours Degree (First or Upper Second class);
    or
    -Demonstrated capacity to undertake original PhD-level research.
  •  Bond University, Queensland  
    Duration: Maximum of 48 months/ 4 years

  •  James Cook University, Townsville  
  •  Griffith University, South East Queensland  
  •  Flinders University, Adelaide  
  •  Federation University Australia, Ballarat  




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