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CD86 - PhD (Offshore)

Overview

Course Overview

The Doctor of Philosophy (Offshore) provides you with the opportunity to study for a PhD, recognised within the Australian Qualification Framework, whilst remaining in your home country for a substantive part of the degree. The course is comprised of an independent research study and thesis, overseen by academic supervisors. This degree is limited to high-quality applicants wishing to pursue research in particular discipline areas. For fully offshore candidates, periods of short-term visitation in Australia will be required during this degree, and travel support is available to facilitate such visits. For candidates undertaking this course under a co-tutelle model, an extended period of study within Australia will be required, typically lasting at least six months or more.

Career Information

The Doctor of Philosophy (Offshore) 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 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 144
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
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

Distance

Term 2 - 2019

Distance

Term 1 - 2019

Distance

Term 3 - 2018

Distance

Term 2 - 2018

Distance

Term 1 - 2018

Distance

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

Distance

Term 2 - 2019

Distance

Term 1 - 2019

Distance

Term 3 - 2018

Distance

Term 2 - 2018

Distance

Term 1 - 2018

Distance

Term 3 - 2017

Distance

Term 2 - 2017

Distance

Term 1 - 2017

Distance
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For any problems regarding admissions availability for the selected course please contact 13 CQUni (13 27 86) or send us an email at http://contactus.cqu.edu.au/
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 the PhD (Offshore) will require applicants to meet the admissions criteria outlined in the Research Higher Degrees (Offshore) 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 Research Higher Degrees (Offshore) 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 3
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. Generate 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: 144

This is a research based course, where progress is monitored on a time and progress basis, rather than credit point accrual.

Research-based courses rely on time and progress in the degree, rather than credit point accrual.

For all candidates, core requirements are:

Research and Thesis (Masters Offshore) - full time OR Research and Thesis (Masters Offshore) part time. These units must be repeatedly taken until the candidate has met the minimum ETFSL period.

RSTH30001 – Examination (Research and Thesis). This unit attracts zero EFTSL/credit points.

Optional units (applicable only to candidates who have major revisions indicated in their examination outcome:

RSCH30155 Thesis Revisions (Research Higher Degrees) (Full time) - (48 credit points) OR

RSCH30156 Thesis Revisions (12) (Research Higher Degrees) (Part time) - (24 credit points)

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
N3858 Research and Thesis (Master by Research (Offshore))
RSTH30001 Examination-Research and Thesis
Available units
Students must complete 0 from the following units:
RSCH30155 Thesis Revisions (Research Higher Degrees)
RSCH30156 Thesis Revisions (12) (Research Higher Degrees)
More Details
There is no additional information for this course.