PhD in Society & Culture (Integrated)
Learn best-practice research methods, then apply them to ground-breaking study in an area of your personal passion, with an integrated PhD in society and culture.
PhD in Society & Culture integrated program
If you're a graduate without a research background, our integrated program offers a path to a doctoral degree. During your first year, we’ll teach you high-level skills in collecting, analysing and presenting evidence. On passing the course requirements with a 70% average, you’ll progress to your second year, completing your doctorate in the standard timeframe.
You’ll base your original thesis in the broad areas of culture and community, where you’ll receive ongoing support from experts in the field. You’ll work with our research institutes and centres, making important discoveries through collaboration with community and government organisations. By the time you graduate, you’ll have the skills to present your findings and advance new knowledge in a variety of contexts, including journals and public presentations.
Footscray Nicholson Campus is a few minutes' walk from the Footscray train station. This relaxed and friendly campus has an emphasis on TAFE courses, run through VU Polytechnic. It's easy to find your way around – there is a brand new learning commons with a library and study spaces. We also have childcare facilities and a recreation centre.
Footscray Park Campus is next to parklands along the Maribyrnong River, a short walk from Footscray Station. Footscray is one of Melbourne’s multicultural hubs, only 10 minutes by train from the city. The campus has restaurants and cafes, learning commons, world-class sports science facilities, a bookshop, and a pool and gym. It hosts many of our degree and postgraduate courses, including in business, sport, youth and community work, science, engineering and education.
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
Following your PhD, you’ll be ready for a research career in government or community organisations, or to become an academic. Government and community roles include policy and planning.
- 4 years
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
- Master’s degree with thesis;
- admissible bachelor degree Completed with a degree classification (as awarded on degree certificate) of first Division with Distinction (70%).
English Language Requirement
Achieved an IELTS (Academic Module) result with an overall score of 6.5 (no band less than 6) or equivalent and completed a qualification at AQF level 8 or above, typically in a cognate discipline (including a qualification without minor thesis), with Honours or its equivalent at a high standard.
- Course Code: 088594G
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Doctoral Degree/PhD
- Duration: 04 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: N/A