Doctor of Philosophy

Avondale College of Higher Education

Program Description

Doctor of Philosophy

Avondale College of Higher Education

Doctor of Philosophy

Course Overview

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a complete, stand-alone degree that is an internationally recognised doctoral degree. It is designed for students to develop advanced skills in carrying out independent and sustained research. The thesis should demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to knowledge in the area of research.

The course is unique in that it is delivered within Avondale’s Christian education framework. Students of the Doctor of Philosophy degree will develop critical thinking skills, ethical scholarship, and attitudes that are conducive to personal and collective involvement.

The aim of the Doctor of Philosophy degree is to mentor students' independent learning ability for continuing professional development through acquiring the necessary skills including transferable skills, research techniques and their application.

Research specialisations can be in the areas of Education, Arts, Nursing, Ministry and Theology.

Course Code

5001

Course Duration

Three to four years full-time

Study Mode

On-Campus or distance education

Accreditation

The Doctor of Philosophy degree course is self-accredited by Avondale College of Higher Education within the terms of level 10 in the Australian Qualifications Framework. The course is nationally registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency.

Avondale offers the PhD as a jointly conferred degree with Charles Sturt University, the Avondale degrees being held in high regard.

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Last updated March 6, 2017
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3 - 4 years
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Australia - Cooranbong, New South Wales
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Australia - Wahroonga, New South Wales
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Mar. 2018
Australia - Wahroonga, New South Wales
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Aug. 2018
Australia - Cooranbong, New South Wales
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Price $15,392 / year for Australian and New Zealand students, $20,928 for international students