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The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree is offered in all faculties of the University of New South Wales and encourages initiative and originality in research. Candidates should make a significant contribution to knowledge in their field.
As a general guide, the UNSW entry requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy are as follows:
However, as each Faculty manages its own PhD programs, prospective local and international research students should check with the relevant Faculty and/or School for specific entry requirements.
English language requirements also apply. Please see: www.unsw.edu.au/futureStudents/postgradResearch/res/fspgrengreqpolicy.html
On successful completion of the PhD program, students will have the ability to:
This program involves a minimum of three years full-time study. Students undertake supervised research leading to the production of the thesis.
The length of a doctoral thesis normally should not exceed 100,000 words of text and should be submitted for examination within 4 years of full-time study.
Students will be required to take research methods courses which will be specified by the School.
Please refer to the Conditions for Award of Degrees - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
For information regarding fees for UNSW programs, please refer to the following website: https://my.unsw.edu.au/student/fees/FeesMainPage.html
Prospective students are strongly advised to make contact with the Australian School of Business Research Office to establish a potential supervisor before applying for research study at the University.
Please refer to the following web-page for further information on how to apply, scholarships, English language requirements, thesis preparation and other research related matters: www.unsw.edu.au/futurestudents/research
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