CRICOS code: 037861E (Accredited through UD)
The Doctor of Philosophy is a higher degree by research in divinity or one or more of its associated disciplines. The purpose of the Doctor of Philosophy is to qualify individuals who apply a substantial body of knowledge to research, investigate and develop new knowledge, in one or more areas of investigation, scholarship or professional practice.
Enquiries regarding admission—please contact the ALC Associate Dean for Research, Professor Wendy Mayer (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Graduates of the Doctor of Philosophy:
PhD candidates present their research in a thesis of not more 100,000 words that is examined by at least two external examiners. All candidates must attend a minimum of 8 hours of research seminars each year at the University and either a University Research Day or a research conference each year.
To be eligible for admission an applicant must satisfy the Research Committee that he or she has completed one of the following awards at the University of Divinity to the specified standard, or an equivalent award in divinity or its associated disciplines at another higher education provider recognised by the Academic Board to an equivalent standard:
An applicant must also satisfy the Research Committee that he or she has completed a research essay or thesis of at least 12,000 words graded at or above 75%. The research essay or thesis may have been completed either within one of the awards listed above or as part of another program of study.
For published information specific to this course, including the associated regulation, go to the Doctor of Philosophy.
ALC operates with a policy of credit transfer and recognition of prior learning (RPL); see the Course Credit Policy.
The Research Methodologies unit is taught face-to-face, by workshop and/or online.
Course updated: 20/12/2017 2:20pm