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CD84 - Doctor of Philosophy by Portfolio

Overview

Course Overview

The Doctor of Philosophy by Portfolio will enable you to complete a PhD thesis that incorporates your pre-existing peer-reviewed research outputs as a substantial component of the thesis; allowing you to gain recognition for your significant contribution to research in your discipline. You will compile these outputs into a single body work that is unified through the development of a literature review, discussion and future directions chapters.

The University will consider applications for admission to candidature for the Doctor of Philosophy by Portfolio from individuals who can clearly demonstrate existing peer-reviewed research output(s) to be considered for an award of a doctoral degree. In particular, such output must be:

a) work for which the applicant is largely responsible (for example, as demonstrated by authorship sequence)

b) cogent; occurring within a unified area of study; and

c) of a volume and quality that aligns with the expectations of an Australian doctoral degree.

This degree is applicable for Australian domestic applications only.

Career Information

The Doctor of Philosophy by Portfolio provides graduates with an internationally recognised degree through the Australian Qualifications Framework. Graduates will be able to secure professional roles in academia, research centres, institutes and institutions, or in broader business and industry.

Course Details
Duration 1 years full-time or 2 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 48
Number of Units Required CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses.
Expected Hours of Study Information not available
Course Type Research Award
Qualification (post nominal) PhD(Portfolio)
AQF Level Level 10: Doctoral Degree

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable
Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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The following tables list the courses availabilities by location and term. Directing your pointer over your preferred location will provide further information if this course is not available for the full duration. Please be sure to also check individual unit availability by location and term prior to enrolling.

Domestic Availability

Term 3 - 2019

Adelaide
Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Emerald
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Noosa
Perth
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 2 - 2019

Adelaide
Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Emerald
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Noosa
Perth
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 1 - 2019

Adelaide
Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Emerald
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Noosa
Perth
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 3 - 2018

Adelaide
Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Emerald
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Noosa
Perth
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 2 - 2018

Adelaide
Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Emerald
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Noosa
Perth
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 1 - 2018

Adelaide
Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Emerald
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Noosa
Perth
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 3 - 2017

Adelaide
Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Noosa
Perth
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 2 - 2017

Adelaide
Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Noosa
Perth
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 1 - 2017

Adelaide
Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Noosa
Perth
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville
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International Availability

Term 3 - 2019

Adelaide
Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Emerald
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Noosa
Perth
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 2 - 2019

Adelaide
Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Emerald
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Noosa
Perth
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 1 - 2019

Adelaide
Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Emerald
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Noosa
Perth
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 3 - 2018

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 2 - 2018

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2018

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 3 - 2017

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 2 - 2017

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2017

Sorry, no international availabilities found.
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What do I need to start?
Entry Scores
Entry scores are not available, please contact the Student Advice Team for more information
Entry Requirements

Entry into this course requires the student to have a substantial existing body of peer reviewed publications, as outlined in the Doctor of Philosophy by Portfolio Course Rules Policy and Procedure.

Security Requirements
No information available at this time
Health Requirements
No information available at this time
Assumed Knowledge

As per the Doctor of Philosophy by Portfolio Course Rules Policy and Procedure.

Fees and Charges
Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards Not applicable
Exit Awards Not applicable
Professional Accreditation Not applicable
Learned Society Accreditation Not applicable

Residential School Requirements

No Residential School for this course.

Practicum/Work Placement

Not applicable

Predicted Enrolments

Year Number of Students
First Year 5
Second year 5
Third Year 5
Core Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Demonstrate a systemic and critical understanding of a substantial and complex body of knowledge at the frontier of a discipline or area of professional practice
  • 2. Apply expert, specialised cognitive, technical and research skills in a internationally relevant discipline area
  • 3. Engage in critical reflection, synthesis and evaluation
  • 4. Demonstrate autonomy and self-management in the design and execution of a research project
  • 5. Generates original knowledge and understanding to make a substantial contribution to a discipline or area of professional practice
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
Number of units: 2 Total credit points: 48

Not applicable

Core units - all candidates must take a minimum of:

Thesis by Portfolio (full time) OR Thesis by Portfolio (part time). This unit must be taken at least twice (i.e. to create a minimum one-year long unit).

RSTH30001 – Examination (Research and Thesis). This is a nil EFTSL unit (no fees). All candidates will require enrolment in the examination unit.

Optional units (this is only for candidates who have 'major thesis revisions' indicated after their examination:

RSCH30155 Thesis Revisions (Research Higher Degrees) – full time OR RSCH30156 Thesis Revisions (12) (Research Higher Degrees) – part time.

More Details
There is no additional information for this course.