- Length 4 year full-time
- Minimum 192 Units
- Academic plan 9560XPHD
- CRICOS code 049652D
- Academic contact
The Doctor of Philosophy requires the submission and successful examination of a thesis of up to 100,000 words.
Study consists of two to four years of full-time study or part-time equivalent.
The Doctor of Philosophy requires the completion of coursework covering research methods, research design and practice, law and regulation, readings in social theory, and thesis planning.
To be eligible to pursue the PhD in Regulation and Governance, you must:
- have an Australian university honours degree (at the level honours 2A or above); OR
- have equivalent prior studies in Australia or elsewhere (for example, a bachelor's degree plus a graduate diploma or a master's degree) that includes research work; OR
- have a bachelor's degree and professional qualifications, work experience and/or published research that may be deemed equivalent to the Honours degree; AND
- have met the minimum English language requirements for admission.
All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)
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
Indicative fees for international students are:
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees
- Annual indicative fee for international students
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.
The Doctor of Philosophy in Regulation and Governance provides interdisciplinary training in the areas of regulation and governance, combining rigorous research with innovative forms of knowledge translation. The program is built on principles of justice, sustainability and human well-being and delivered by the dynamic community of scholars at RegNet, one of the world’s most vibrant governance and regulatory academic centres.
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.
Our graduates enjoy successful and diverse careers in policymaking, law and research.
They are based in Australia and overseas, working in government, non-government and not-for-profit organisations, international intergovernmental organisations like the UN, and at world-leading universities and think tanks. Alumni remain closely connected with the RegNet community following the completion of their degree.