Our PhD program equips you to undertake independent research in your area of study.
Under the supervision of one of our leading researchers, pursue research that demonstrates a significant and original contribution to knowledge in your field.
Work alongside CDU researchers who are recognised nationally and internationally for their research excellence.
You will be supported throughout your candidature and publish research that will add value to our community and the world.
What's involved in a PhD?
PhDs can be undertaken at all CDU Colleges and the Menzies School of Health Research.
The minimum period of candidature for a full-time candidate is two (2) years from the date of commencement and four (4) years for a part-time candidate.
The maximum period of candidature for a full-time candidate is four (4) years from the date of commencement and eight (8) years from the date of commencement for a part-time candidate.
Full-time: Minimum commitment of 35 to 40 hours per week.
Part-time: Minimum commitment of 15 hours per week.
A thesis of no more than 100,000 words.