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ABOUT THIS COURSE
STUDY JOURNEY

What will I learn?

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a program of supervised original research. It culminates in the submission of a thesis that demonstrates the ability for critical analysis and research that makes a significant and original contribution to the knowledge and understanding of the field of study.

Your research topic

Applicants need to discuss their proposed research topic with an appropriate research supervisor. Please contact us for details.

James Cook University will form an advisory panel comprised of a Primary Advisor, Secondary Advisor and Advisor Mentor to assist HDR (Higher Degree by Research) candidates in their research journey.

Research areas available include: arts, anthropology, social sciences, game design, banking and finance, tourism, psychology, aquaculture, marine ecology, interdisciplinary topics, and other themes can be arranged to meet the needs of candidates.

This course focuses on Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies Research.

Which department am I in?

James Cook University Singapore

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
SG$33,223.50 (US$ 24,180) per year
SG $132,894 for the entire course
Start date

Expected July 2020

Venue

James Cook University Singapore

149 Sims Drive,

387380, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) Level 8 Bachelor of Psychology Honours degree with an award level of at least Class IIA, including a total of at least one semester of supervised project work, the results of which contributed to the honours award level. Applicants must demonstrate their interpersonal skills and suitability for Clinical Psychology in an interview. Clinical experience and knowledge of psychometrics would be an advantage. Students who have successfully completed 2 years of full-time study in English medium may satisfy the English language requirement on a case-by-case basis.

For international students

Applicants must demonstrate the capacity to undertake research at the Research Masters level by the attainment of at least one of the following:

A Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class Honours in a degree program that included a total of at least a semester of supervised project work, the results of which contributed to the Honours grade;

A postgraduate qualification which included: (a) supervised research component(s) of at least one semester or equivalent and resulted in the production of output(s) graded at the equivalent of Distinction or better, and (b) at least one research methods subject;

A Research Masters degree, where at least two thirds of the degree consisted of a supervised research component and resulted in the production of a thesis or equivalent;

A combination of qualifications, research training and experience, considered equivalent to the above and deemed appropriate by the university, e.g., senior authorship of at least one peer-reviewed publication plus completion of an appropriate research methods subject.

IELTS 6.5 (no component lower than 6.0)/TOEFL iBT 90 (with minimum writing score of 21) /Pearson (PTE Academic) 64; or

Satisfactory completion of James Cook University Singapore English Language Preparatory Program (ELPP) Level 4.

Students who have successfully completed 2 years of full-time study in English medium may satisfy the English Language Requirement.

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