What will I learn?
This Program covers study towards the PhD undertaken in the School of Humanities and Languages and the School of the Arts and Media. Staff of the School of Humanities and Languages conduct research in the broad areas of history and philosophy, foreign languages and literature, linguistics, and translating and interpreting; and of the School of the Arts and Media in English literature, film, media and the performing arts (dance, theatre and performance, music). For details on the disciplinary and cross-disciplinary areas of research in which these academic units offer PhD supervision, visit the Faculty and School websites.
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree is offered in all faculties of the University of New South Wales and encourages initiative and originality in research. Candidates should make a significant contribution to knowledge in their field.
As a general guide, the UNSW entry requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy are as follows:
A candidate for the degree shall have been awarded an appropriate degree of Bachelor with Honours from the University of New South Wales or a qualification considered equivalent from another university or tertiary institution at a level acceptable to the Research Committee of the appropriate Faculty.
Candidates may be admitted to the PhD program after one year's full-time enrolment in a Masters by Research program, if they meet the PhD entry requirements and with the approval of the Faculty Higher Degree Committee.
In exceptional cases an applicant who submits evidence of such other academic and professional qualifications as may be approved by the Committee may be permitted to enrol for the degree.
As each Faculty manages its own PhD programs, prospective local and international research students should check with the relevant Faculty for specific entry requirements.
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree encourages initiative and originality in research. Students will make a significant contribution to knowledge in their field and will be competent to carry out research in their chosen area. This program involves a minimum of three years full-time study. Students undertake supervised research leading to the production of the thesis. The length of a doctoral thesis normally should not exceed 100,000 words of text and should be submitted for examination within 4 years of full-time study.
Which department am I in? Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Applicants with a completed Bachelor is degree or equivalent. English Language Requirements: IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT): 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking); TOEFL - Paper-based Test (PBT) 577 overall (min. 5.0 in TWE); Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic - 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - 180 overall (min.180 in each subtest; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - 176 overall (min.169 in each subtest).
Candidates with a Master is degree with a significant research component and thesis in a relevant discipline are in general considered eligible for admission to a PhD program.
English Language requirements: IELTS score 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest), TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT) 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking), TOEFL (PBT): 577 overall with a minimum score of 5.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE); University English Entry Course (UEEC): successful completion of the UEEC with a grade of C plus and a minimum score of 20 in the writing component; PTE (Academic) - Pearson Test of English academic: 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): B grade; Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): A grade; successful completion of the ANU College Access Program with a minimum of 70 per cent overall.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Chisholm Institute
Box Hill Institute
Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
Standard cost: £15,140 for the entire course; cost for ACCA members: £10,800 for the entire course
26 February 2018, 23 July 2018, 18 February 2019
University of New South Wales - UNSW Kensington Campus, High Street, Kensington, UNSW SYDNEY, New South Wales, 2052, SYDNEY, Australia