Doctor of Philosophy

Program code

6001

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

2 to 4 years full-time
3 to 8 years part-time

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

Exempt under RTP (more)

Commencing in

Research Intakes 1, 2, 3 and 4

Next start date

Monday, 10 October 2022

Applications close

Monday, 15 August 2022

Next scholarship round closes

Tuesday, 20 September 2022 (more)

About this program

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is Griffith's premier research training degree. It is your opportunity to explore a specific research area or topic that you are passionate about. You will be challenged to develop your original research project and receive mentoring and guidance from your supervisor. The PhD is awarded on the basis of a thesis or other substantial research output prepared independently under supervision that makes a significant and original contribution to knowledge in the relevant field of study as judged by independent experts of international standing.

Attendance information

Studying amid COVID-19

The University's Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination or Testing policy is under review and consultation and will be suspended from 14/4/2022. Please visit Studying amid COVID-19 for more information.

My career opportunities

For information about potential employment and career pathways as a Doctor of Philosophy graduate, please visit the Research Graduate Outcomes website.

Additional fee information

Domestic research candidates

Domestic candidates who are admitted to this Higher Degree Research (HDR) program are exempt from tuition fees. Candidates will be provided a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset supplemented by tuition fee support from Griffith University.