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Doctor of Philosophy, Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science

A single four year research degree offered by the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science

PHD
  • Length 4 year full-time
  • Minimum 192 Units
  • Academic plan 9603XPHD
  • CRICOS code 094626K
  • Field of Education
    • Natural and Physical Sciences
  • Academic contact
  • Length 4 year full-time
  • Minimum 192 Units
  • Academic plan 9603XPHD
  • CRICOS code 094626K
  • Field of Education
    • Natural and Physical Sciences
  • Academic contact
Doctor of Philosophy, Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science

Program Requirements

The completion of a Doctor of Philosophy in the Australian National Centre for Public Awareness of Science normally takes between three and four years of full-time study or part-time equivalent and is conducted in English.  The award is made on the basis of independent research written up as a detailed thesis comprising original written work, normally of up to 100,000 words, that is independently assessed by no fewer than two external examiners of international standing.  There is no mandatory coursework in this program.

All students are required to complete Research Integrity Training in addition to other training requirements depending on the needs of their research, and have access to a wide variety of other research training workshops, courses and seminars.

Admission Requirements

Admission to a Doctor of Philosophy program is normally granted to applicants holding a Master by research degree or a Bachelor degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours Division A. Admission can be granted to applicants who demonstrate a background equivalent to these qualifications. 

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students

All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)

Domestic students

Domestic research students are not required to pay tuition fees as they are enrolled under the Research Training Scheme which funds the fees. For further information see students.anu.edu.au/fees/domestic/research.php

International students

Indicative fees for international students are:

International student fees (ISF)

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$47,375.00

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is an intensive research degree that normally takes between two and four years of fulltime study (or equivalent) to complete. It is geared towards high achieving students with a passion for research. A PhD provides an opportunity for students to undertake intensive research to produce an academic thesis as part of their study.

Students submit a thesis of not more than 100,000 words for examination. The thesis must make a significant contribution to knowledge and relate to the broader framework of the field within which it falls.

 

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

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