DR073 - Doctor of Philosophy

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Plan: DR073DE - Doctor of Philosophy
Campus: City Campus


Program details
Objectives of the program
Entrance requirements

Program details

Award title: Doctor of Philosophy
Award abbreviation: PhD
Career: RSCH
Duration: Four years full-time or eight years part-time
Location: Distance Education
Owning school: Global Studies, Social Science and Planning (365H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/socialhumanities
ASCED code: 090300
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Objectives of the program

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from RMIT University in the School of Global Studies, Social Science and Planning develops advanced social science research skills that will prepare you for a career in academia and other settings in which systematic and critical analytical skills are required.

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Entrance requirements

A degree of Master by Research of RMIT; or a degree of Master by Coursework of RMIT which includes a research program with a duration of at least one semester full-time (or part-time equivalent); or a degree of Bachelor of RMIT with first class honours or upper second class honours (or another award as deemed equivalent); and such qualifications or experience as RMIT considers appropriate.

International applicants will also be required to meet English Language Requirements. One of the following:
IELTS - 6.5+ (no band less than 6.0)
TOEFL - Paper Based = 580+ (TWE 4.5+)
TOEFL - Computer Based = 237+ (TWE 4.5+)
REW - English for Academic Purposes Advanced 1 & 2

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