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What will I learn?

Overview

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree is offered in all faculties of the University of New South Wales and encourages initiative and originality in research. Candidates should make a significant contribution to knowledge in their field.

This program involves a minimum of three years full-time study. Students undertake supervised research leading to the production of the thesis.

The length of a doctoral thesis normally should not exceed 100,000 words of text and should be submitted for examination within 4 years of full-time study.

In some faculties advanced coursework is also prescribed.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Law and Justice

CRICOS

006396D

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$43,440.00 (US$ 32,270) per year

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

Start date

14 February 2022, 30 May 2022, 12 September 2022

Venue

UNSW Sydney - University of New South Wales

Kensington Campus,

High Street, Kensington,

UNSW SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2052, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have an average of 75% or better in the candidate's qualifying program.

For international students

As a general guide, the UNSW entry requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy are as follows:

A candidate for the degree shall have been awarded an appropriate degree of Bachelor with Honours from the University of New South Wales or a qualification considered equivalent from another university or tertiary institution at a level acceptable to the Research Committee of the appropriate Faculty.

Candidates may apply to convert to a PhD after one year's full-time enrolment in a Masters by Research program by attending a Confirmation of Candidature Review Panel and satisfying the requirements of this Review Panel as set out in the Research Progress Review and Confirmation of Candidatures Procedure.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: 7.0 overall (min 6.5 in each subtest); TOEFL IBT (Internet Based): 96 overall (min. 27 in writing, 23 in reading, listening and speaking); Pearson (PTE - Academic): 65 overall (min. 58 in each subtest); C1 Advanced Cambridge: 185 overall (min. 176 in each subtest); C2 Proficiency Cambridge: 185 overall (min. 180 in each subtest); UNSW Global University English Entry Course (UEEC): Successful completion with a minimum overall grade of B and a minimum grade of B- in the writing component.

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

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