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What will I learn?

The Doctor of Philosophy is a research degree requiring an original and significant contribution to knowledge in a defined field of study. It is the traditional path for those wishing to assume leadership positions in research and industry.

This course assists students to complete original research that contributes to knowledge in the sport and exercise sciences with an international context. A student may construct their thesis by way of a series of related prospective publications during the course of their candidacy. Research at UTS takes place in a dynamic and outcomes-oriented environment. The University attracts students who want to develop their knowledge and expertise within a professional and stimulating framework. When students enrol, they become an integral part of the research culture, working closely with academic staff and industry partners.

Careers

This degree prepares sport and exercise scientists for leadership positions in teaching, management and research. Opportunities are not limited to Australia and there is the possibility of developing a career on an international level.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Health

CRICOS

085405J

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$38,340.00 (20,61,290) per year
The cost per session for 2022 is AUD $19,170.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

1 July 2022

Venue

Moore Park Campus

University of Technology Sydney Rugby Australia Building,

Moore Park Road & Driver Avenue, Moore Park Road,

MOORE PARK,

New South Wales,

2021, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are generally required to hold the equivalent of a relevant master's or bachelor's degree with first or second class honours (division 1) or an equivalent or higher qualification. If you do not qualify for entry at the doctoral level, you may be accepted initially at the master's level and allowed to transfer to the doctoral program after one year provided that you have been able to demonstrate your capacity for doctoral-level study. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic) - 6.5 overall, writing 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based) - 79-93 overall, writing 21; PTE (Academic) - 58-64; CAE - 176-184; AE5/AE6 (PASS) - AE5.

For international students

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised master's by research or bachelor's degree with first or second class honours (division 1), or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate research studies.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 7.0 overall with a writing score of 7.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 584-609 overall with TWE of 5.0, internet based: 94-101 overall with a writing score of 27; or AE6: Pass; or PTE: 65-72; or CAE: 185-190.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS boasts a culturally diverse campus life and a vast range of innovative courses that prepare graduates for the workplaces of today and the future.

  • Australia’s No.1 Young University
  • Located in Sydney’s creative and digital precinct
  • Practice-based teaching and learning with an industry focus
  • More than AUD 12 million offered in scholarships and grants