The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a course of supervised research and study that may be undertaken in a range of fields. Your research will lead to the submission of a thesis that makes a significant original contribution to knowledge. This contribution can be in the form of new knowledge or of significant and original adaptation, application and interpretation of existing knowledge. The course is governed by the course rules for masters degrees by research, which provides details regarding all aspects of admission, progression, submission and examination of the thesis.
Areas of Study
- Communication and Media Studies
- Communication Technologies
- Curriculum and Education Studies
- Performing Arts
- Studies in Human Society
- Teacher Education
- Other Creative Arts
- Other Education.
WHY STUDY ARTS AND HUMANITIES AT CQUNIVERSITY
CQUniversity offers courses in humanities, psychology and social sciences in the areas of arts, professional communication, social work, psychology and human services.
These courses are dynamic and diverse,providing a solid basis for a range of career options. Our courses assist in developing your critical-thinking skills, oral and written communication techniques, research ability and capacity for further independent study.
Work experience and practical projects have also been integrated into many of our courses to ensure that your learning is relevant to your chosen career and provides you with the skills you will need in the workforce.
Our lecturers and academics are leaders in their respective fields and bring a wealth of practical knowledge and real-life experience from which you can learn. Our courses have been designed as a way to launch your career or to allow you to pursue specialist postgraduate studies and higher research degrees, which are also offered at CQUniversity.
A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) qualification is highly regarded in research roles or in jobs where highly specialised knowledge is required. It is normally a prerequisite for a permanent academic position in many universities. A PhD is the highest academic degree that can be undertaken.
Entry Requirement: A Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree
Intakes: March, July, November
Course Duration: 4 years