Doctor of Philosophy
Priority research areas of the Faculty for a Doctor of Philosophy by research and thesis are Australian literature, rural social studies, Australian history, communication and culture, justice studies and police studies, ethics and social philosophy, psychology, social work, social administration and policy, theological and biblical studies, fine art and drama.
Wagga Wagga Campus
On campus (also available to
Full-time: 3 years minimum/ 4 years maximum
Part-time: 6 years minimum/ 8 years maximum
Students should consult the Higher Degrees Regulations for information about admission, duration and thesis requirements.
To graduate students must satisfactorily complete a thesis.
*The number of subjects and specific subject choices are described in the course structure and enrolment pattern for the course.
Students should contact the Sub-Dean Higher Degrees or Coordinators listed below to discuss possible research topics. Students wishing to undertake research in an area strategically aligned with a designated University Research Centre should also contact the Director of that Centre.
In consultation with the Sub-Dean and supervisor, each student will be allocated one of the following research subject codes, in which the student will enrol for the period of his or her candidature:
ANT701 Doctoral Research (Anthropology) (part-time)
ANT702 Doctoral Research (Anthropology) (full-time)
ART701 Doctoral Research (Arts) (part-time)
ART702 Doctoral Research (Arts) (full-time)
COM701 Doctoral Research (Communication) (part-time)
COM702 Doctoral Research (Communication) (full-time)
HST701 Doctoral Research (History) (part-time)
HST702 Doctoral Research (History) (full-time)
PHL701 Doctoral Research (Philosophy) (part-time)
PHL702 Doctoral Research (Philosophy) (full-time)
POL701 Doctoral Research (Politics) (part-time)
POL702 Doctoral Research (Politics) (full-time)
PSY701 Doctoral Research (Psychology) (part-time)
PSY702 Doctoral Research (Psychology) (full-time)
SOC701 Doctoral Research (Sociology) (part-time)
SOC702 Doctoral Research (Sociology) (full-time)
THL701 Doctoral Research (Theology) (part-time)
THL702 Doctoral Research (Theology) (full-time)
WEL701 Doctoral Research (Welfare) (part-time)
WEL702 Doctoral Research (Welfare) (full-time)