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What will I learn?

The degree of Doctor of Philosophy is available in all Faculties of the University and is awarded without classification on the basis of examination of a major thesis. The requirements for the degree shall be completed by submission of a thesis which demonstrates that the candidate has made a substantial contribution to learning and appreciates and understands the relationship of the candidate’s own investigations to a wider field of knowledge.

About nursing, midwifery and paramedicine

Nurses, midwives and paramedics are there for us when we need it the most. They help us keep our health on track, provide critical care and even save lives. With a career on the health care frontlines, you’ll have the power to improve the wellbeing of others and be there to provide vital care to the most vulnerable people in the community.

Career outcomes

Our nursing graduates have pursued careers in:

aged care
clinical education
community care
medical/surgical nursing
mental health
paediatrics

Our midwifery graduates have pursued careers as:

antenatal educators
clinical specialists
consultant midwives
family carers
independent midwifery practitioners
neonatal care in special care nurseries
registered midwives within maternity settings
researchers

Our paramedic graduates have pursued careers as:

flight paramedics
medical dispatchers
medical/surgical nurses
paramedics

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 33% of the program online.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Health Sciences

CRICOS

097176G

Study options

Full Time (3 years full-time, with the possibility of 6 to 12 month extension)

Tuition fees
A$25,736.00 (US$ 17,580) per year
Estimated Total Cost: AUD $77,208; Unit Fee: AUD $3,217

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

Application deadline

11 February 2020

More details

Start date

2 January 2020, 29 June 2020

Venue

Australian Catholic University

North Sydney Campus,

40 Edward Street,

NORTH SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2060, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (3 years full-time, with the possibility of 6 to 12 month extension)

Tuition fees
A$25,736.00 (US$ 17,580) per year
Estimated Total Cost: AUD $77,208; Unit Fee: AUD $3,217

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

Application deadline

11 February 2020

More details

Start date

2 January 2020, 29 June 2020

Venue

Melbourne Campus

The Mary Glowrey Building,

115 Victoria Parade,

FITZROY,

Victoria,

3065, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An applicant for admission to candidature for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy must have completed one of the following: an appropriate undergraduate degree with Honours at a minimum level of Second Class Division A (Distinction average) or equivalent; or a master’s degree with appropriate research training in a relevant field; or an equivalent qualification and/or demonstrated research experience, with evidence of capacity to undertake independent research work (e.g. an authored publication). Academic IELTS 6.5 (including individual scores of 6.0 for all tests) unless your previous tertiary level studies were undertaken in English in (for example) Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom or the United States of America. Pearson Test of English (PTE): 61 with a minimum of 50 in all four communicative skills; Test of English as a Foreign Language - Academic (TOEFL): Internet based total of 90: minimum 25 writing; ACU English Language Test: B (65-74%); Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): Overall CAE score: 176 (Minimum score of 169 in writing and speaking and 169 in listening and reading).

For international students

An applicant for admission to candidature for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy must have completed one of the following:

an appropriate undergraduate degree with Honours at a minimum level of Second Class Division A (Distinction average) or equivalent; or
a master’s degree with appropriate research training in a relevant field; or
an equivalent qualification and/or demonstrated research experience, with evidence of capacity to undertake independent research work (eg an authored publication).

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Overall score: 6.5; Individual score of: 6.0 in all tests

Pearson Test of English (PTE): 61 with a minimum of 50 in all four communicative skills

Test of English as a Foreign Language - Academic (TOEFL): Internet based total of 90: minimum 25 in writing

ACU English Language Test: B (65-74%)

Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): Overall CAE score: 176; Minimum score of 169 in all tests.

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“The program (high performance sport at ACU) is unique compared to the generic programs we have in the US.” – Eric Waters, NBA Athletic Trainer.

  • Ranked 26th in the world for Sport Science (ARWU 2018)
  • Awarded 5 stars for full-time employment & overall experience
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