Doctor of Philosophy Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

University of Melbourne

Course description
The Doctor of Philosophy program has the objective of producing graduates with the capacity to conduct research independently at a high level of originality and quality. Graduates will demonstrate a capacity to design, conduct and report sustained and original research. While the research is conducted under a supervisor, students are expected to demonstrate the ability to work independently.

As a Doctor of Philosophy candidate, you will undertake supervised research with the aim of making a significant and original contribution to a discipline or profession. Candidates undertake research, which may be pure, exploratory, applied, experimental and/or creative, and are required to submit a written research thesis or a written research thesis including associated papers. The examinable outcome will normally be equivalent to 70,000 to 100,000 words. Where the examinable outcome takes the form of a thesis, it is acknowledged that thesis length can vary according to the nature of the work and the discipline.

The Doctor of Philosophy (DR-INTHAS) program is part of a combined set of programs that offer students a pathway into a higher degree by research from an undergraduate degree. Prior to undertaking the Doctor of Philosophy (DR-INTHAS), students must complete a (BH-INTHAS) and Master of Research [Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences] (MR-INTHAS).

At a Glance

Course level Postgraduate
CRICOS Code 064191C
Institution Name University of Melbourne
Campus Location Hawthorn
Institution Type University
Course Duration 3 Year/s
Course University University of Melbourne

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