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Doctor of Philosophy (Quantitative Antarctic Science) (X9J) (Doctor of Philosophy (Quantitative Antarctic Science) (X9J) )

Type
PhD (ISCED 2011 level 8)
Language

English

Duration 8 semesters
Entry level PhD
Cost 2020 Annual Tuition Fee (international students): $42,784 AUD

The Doctoral Degree qualifies individuals who apply a substantial body of knowledge to research, investigate and develop new knowledge, in one or more fields of investigation, scholarship or professional practice.

A research degree is an advanced study program that gives you an opportunity to deeply explore a topic of your choice and the expertise of their supervisors. To find an expert in your field of interest, see the Web Access Research Portal (WARP) site.

Research degree candidates are driven by naturally inquiring minds, and have a passion to solve problems and advance humanity. A research degree allows you to conduct your own, unique research, and produce new knowledge and expertise that is innovative, relevant, and enlightened.

Research degrees equip graduates with the transferable skills and attributes necessary for challenging and diverse roles in industry, government and business, as well as in research and academic organisations.

At the University of Tasmania, a research degree is a true mark of endeavour, providing you with the training and skills necessary for a career in academia and beyond.

Refer to Research Degrees | How to Apply for application information.

Structural components
Thesis/Dissertation
Industry partners
Internship/Workplace experience
Laboratory training
Practical/Field work
Research Project

Application procedure

Grant opportunities

Higher Degree by Research Candidates may apply for a variety of scholarships to assist with the cost of living, tuition fees and other research costs. For a full list of scholarships available to domestic and international candidates please visit the Graduate Research website.

Follow this link:

https://www.utas.edu.au/research/degrees/scholarships

Learning outcomes

In Australia and around the world, Doctor of Philosophy graduates are highly regarded as potential employees.

The Doctor of Philosophy is a demonstration of a candidate's ability to conceptualise and implement an independent program of research, manage a project, organise resources, work and cooperate with colleagues and communicate effectively in writing at a high level. As a result, PhD graduates have the opportunity to pursue diverse career paths, including professions in research and academia, as well as a broad spectrum of professions in the public and private sector.

Prerequisites

Eligibility

Applicants should apply after finding a potential supervisor and discussing and agreeing on their proposed topic. An applicant may propose their own research project or apply for one of our available PhD projects.

Applicants will be considered who have:

  • A Bachelor's degree with upper second class Honours or better from a recognised tertiary institution.
  • A research Masters degree with at least two-thirds of the degree comprising a thesis; or
  • A coursework Masters degree or graduate diploma which includes a research project or thesis of 10,000 to 20,000 words (must equate to a minimum 25% research component of the entire degree); or
  • A qualification at a level from another tertiary institution considered equivalent by the Dean.

International applicants must also meet the University's English language requirementsfor admission.

Please see the University of Tasmania's Admission Requirements for further information.

ISCED Categories

Project management
Ocean Literacy
Biotechnology
Ecology
Conservation and environmental management
Physical and chemical oceanography
Statistics
Scientific modelling
Bioinformatics