PhD in Human Movement (Integrated)
Becoming a leading researcher, with expert support to prepare for your PhD in Human Movement. Our integrated program offers graduates an alternative path to a doctoral degree.
VU's Integrated PhD in Human Movement program
During your first year of our integrated program, you’ll receive intensive research training. On passing the components with a 70% average, you’ll begin an original PhD in Human Movement thesis, graduating within the standard timeframe.
Our expert supervisors will continue to support your study in our interdisciplinary research focus areas. Our high-performance in sport and healthy populations research programs give you a wide selection of human-movement study topics.
VU are leaders in human-movement research, rated as 'well above world standard' by Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA).
You’ll benefit from our commitment and investment in human-movement research:
Footscray Park’s $68 million high-technology teaching and research facility
collaborative programs in the Institute of Health and Sport
contact with sporting and healthcare industry partners.
You’ll submit your research findings as a formal PhD thesis and present your research in academic publications and conferences.
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
A PhD in human movement can lead to high-level work in government, healthcare, the sport and recreation industries, and academia.
- 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: 088586G
- 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
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