Doctor of Philosophy – Sciences, Engineering, and Health

Course Features

  • Price: AU$27,792
  • Level: Post Graduate
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The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a course of supervised research and study that may be undertaken in a range of possible fields. Your research will lead to the submission of a thesis, which 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 the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, which provides details regarding all aspects of admission, progression, submission and examination of the thesis.

If you wish to undertake a PhD in a field related to engineering, mining and technology, CQUniversity offers a PhD in Sciences, Engineering and Health that may be of interest.

Areas of study:

  • Aerospace Engineering and Technology;
  • Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies;
  • Behavioural Sciences;
  • Biological Sciences;
  • Building;
  • Chemical Sciences;
  • Civil Engineering;
  • Earth Sciences;
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology;
  • Engineering Technology;
  • Environmental Engineering;
  • Fisheries Studies;
  • Human Movement;
  • Industrial Engineering;
  • Manufacturing Engineering;
  • Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Technology;
  • Nursing;
  • Pharmacology;
  • Process and Resource Engineering;
  • Psychology;
  • Public Health;
  • Sociology;
  • Studies in Human Society


A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) qualification is highly regarded in research roles or where highly specialised knowledge is required.  It is a prerequisite for a permanent academic position in many universities.


Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement: A Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree

Intakes & Course Duration

Intakes: March, July, November

Course Duration: 4 years

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