Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The research involved in producing a doctoral (PhD) dissertation involves a significant contribution to a field of knowledge. Potential candidates must discuss their research plan with the Chair of the School of Medicine Research Committee at which time supervision arrangements of the School will be outlined.


The normal full-time study pattern requires enrolment in 48 credit points of subjects per year in accordance with the table below, for a minimum of 4 years. Part-time study is also available in most cases. Potential candidates should discuss their research plan with the Head of Postgraduate Studies or Head of School of the relevant School, at which time the supervision arrangements of the School will be outlined.

Standard entry requirements

  • All applicants for research degrees must submit a written (preferably typed) proposal as part of their application. This proposal should: commence with a statement detailing any previous research or project experience you have undertaken, including if possible a copy of the abstract of such work
  • Contain, in no more than one additional page, a clearly focussed research proposal for the study you would wish to undertake throughout your registration in the course
  • And conclude with a statement of your motivation for wanting to undertake the research course. Students are advised to make contact with a potential supervisor to discuss their project prior to applying for admission.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Wollongong International: $135,552 No No information available

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