PhD in Education (Integrated)
Learn best-practice research methods before you begin an original thesis in the education field. Our integrated program lets graduates without research experience undertake a PhD in Education with confidence.
VU's Integrated PhD in Education program
We’ll give you intensive coaching in ethical research techniques for a year. After passing the coursework and thesis with a 70% average, you’ll begin your own original research, finishing your PhD in the standard four years.
Throughout your study, you’ll have the support of experienced supervisors. You’ll also have access to our specialised research centres, where you’ll work on real projects for industry and government.
We collaborate with local and international organisations, including other universities and research institutes. These networks and experiences are invaluable to your future career.
As well as writing a full-length thesis, you’ll present your findings clearly and effectively, through:
public presentations for broader audiences
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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
Postgraduate study is increasingly important in advancing your education career. This course could lead to a career as one of the following:
- education professional in schools or other settings
- manager in specialist education
- policy maker or developer
- workplace trainer.
- 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: 088582A
- 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