Doctor of Philosophy (Business)

includes:

Doctor of Philosophy (Business)

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Doctor of Philosophy PhD

Availability

Doctor of Philosophy (Business) (2901AA)

On Campus - Uni Wide
Online - Uni Wide

Doctor of Philosophy (Art) (2901AR)

On Campus - Uni Wide
Online - Uni Wide

Doctor of Philosophy (Art - Extended) (2904AR)

On Campus - Uni Wide

Doctor of Philosophy (Business - Extended) (2904BU)

On Campus - Uni Wide

Doctor of Philosophy (Business - By Publication) (2905AA)

On Campus - Uni Wide
Online - Uni Wide

Doctor of Philosophy (Art - By Publication) (2905AR)

On Campus - Uni Wide
Online - Uni Wide

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) (2916PY)

On Campus - Uni Wide
Online - Uni Wide

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Period of Candidature

Minimum Period of Candidature

A candidate for a Doctor of Philosophy or Research Professional Doctorate shall not be permitted to submit a thesis for examination within three years (full-time equivalent) of the date of commencement of candidature.

A candidate for a Doctor of Philosophy or Research Professional Doctorate who has commenced their candidature at another University shall not be permitted to submit their thesis for examination within the first twelve months (full-time equivalent) of candidature at Charles Sturt University or prior to completion of a total of three years candidature across both institutions (full-time equivalent).

A candidate for the Doctor of Philosophy by Prior Publication shall not be permitted to submit a thesis for examination within six months (full-time equivalent) of the date of commencement of candidature.

A candidate for a Master by Research degree shall not be permitted to submit a thesis for examination within one year (full-time equivalent) of the date of commencement of candidature.

Maximum Period of Candidature

A candidate for a Doctor of Philosophy or Research Professional Doctorate will be required to submit a thesis for examination within four years (full-time equivalent) of the date of commencement of candidature.

A candidate for the Doctor of Philosophy by Prior Publication will be required to submit a thesis for examination within one year (full-time equivalent) of the date of commencement of candidature.

A candidate for a Masters of Research will be required to submit a thesis for examination within two years (full-time equivalent) of the date of commencement of candidature.

In exceptional circumstances, variations to minimum and maximum periods of candidature requirements may be approved by the Director, Research.

Higher Degree by Research Policy: Enrolment and Progress

Minimum/Maximum Period of Candidature is the effective period of time taken to complete a course when studied Full-time (Full-time Equivalent Duration).

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

The Research Committee of the University holds the delegated authority to approve admission to a research higher degree programs. 

Admissions Policy: PhD, PhD by Prior Publication and Master by Research Programs

Doctor of Philosophy

Basis of Approval for Admission to the Doctor of Philosophy
The Research Committee shall base its decision on admission to a proposed Doctor of Philosophy candidature upon the following evidence, that:

Entry Qualifications for Doctor of Philosophy Degree
 

The entry qualifications required for admission to a Doctor of Philosophy program are:

Doctor of Philosophy by Prior Publication

Basis of Approval for Admission to the Doctor of Philosophy by Prior Publication
TheResearch Committee shall base its decision on admission to a proposed Doctor of Philosophy by Prior Publication candidature upon the evidence required for admission to a Doctor of Philosophy and in addition the following evidence:

  1. the publications (which may include books and non-print materials) that will be included in the submission presented for examination;
  2. any information  on  the  quality  and  citations  of  the publications to be included in the submission;
  3. a statement making clear the applicant's contribution to all jointly-authored publications;
  4. a statement from the co-authors of any jointly-authored publications confirming the extent of the applicant's contribution to these publications;
  5. a statement of no more than five pages that: 

The application for the Doctor of Philosophy by Prior Publication will be subject to external assessment.

Entry Qualifications for Doctor of Philosophy by Prior Publication Degree
A candidate for the Doctor of Philosophy by Prior Publication is expected to be an experienced researcher with a significant historical record of refereed publications of doctoral standard. An applicant for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy by Prior Publication shall meet the requirements specified for admission to a Doctor of Philosophy program. Admission to candidature will be subject to external assessment.

An applicant who has already been awarded a PhD will not be admitted into the Doctor of Philosophy by Prior Publication.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

No special arrangements apply.

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.

Course Structure

The following field of research (FOR) areas are approved categories of research supervision in the Faculty of Business, Justice & Behavioural Sciences:

Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
Financial Accounting
Management Accounting

Applied Mathematics
Applied Mathematics not elsewhere classified

Applied Economics
Agricultural Economics
Environment and Resource Economics
Industry Economics and Industrial Organisation

Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing
Adaptive Agents and Intelligent Robotics
Computer Vision
Neural, Evolutionary and Fuzzy Computation
Pattern Recognition and Data Mining
Simulation and Modelling

Business and Management
Human Resource Management
Industrial Relations
International Business
Organisational Behaviour
Organisational Planning and Management
Business and Management not elsewhere classified

Customs and Excise
International Trade
Border Management
Public Policy

Engineering
Civil Engineering

Distributed Computing
Distributed and Grid Systems
Web Technologies

Information Systems
Computer-Human Interaction
Information Systems Management

Justice Studies
Criminology

Marketing
Consumer-Oriented Product or Service Development
Marketing Management (incl., Strategy and Customer Relations)
Marketing Theory
Marketing not elsewhere classified

Psychology

Subject Enrolment
In consultation with the Course Coordinator, students will enrol in one of the following research subjects during the period of their candidature:
ACC701 Doctoral Research (Part-time)
ACC702 Doctoral Research (Full-time)
CUS701 Doctoral Research (Part-time)
CUS702 Doctoral Research (Full-time)
ECO701 Doctoral Research (Part-time)
ECO702 Doctoral Research (Full-time)
ENG701 Doctoral Research (Part-Time)
ENG702 Doctoral Research (Full-Time)
ITC701 Doctoral Research (Part-Time)
ITC702 Doctoral Research (Full-Time)
JST701 Doctoral Research (Part-Time)
JST702 Doctoral Research (Full-Time)
MGT701 Doctoral Research (Part-time)
MGT702 Doctoral Research (Full-time)
MKT701 Doctoral Research (Part-Time)
MKT702 Doctoral Research (Full-Time)
PSY701 Doctoral Research (Part-Time)
PSY702 Doctoral Research (Full-Time)

Enrolment Pattern

No enrolment pattern is specified. Students are advised to contact the Sub-Dean (Graduate Studies), Faculty PhD Coordinator, or Supervisor for relevant information.

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

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Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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