Doctor of Philosophy (Business)

Year

2011

Course Code

29502

Version

6

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standings

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course Structure

Candidates will be enrolled in the time-based subject pertaining to their field of study

PI7101   Doctor of Philosophy Research Thesis (Accounting)

PI7102   Doctor of Philosophy Research Thesis (Economics)

PI7104   Doctor of Philosophy Research Thesis (Management)

PI7107   Doctor of Philosophy Research Thesis (Tourism)

PI7114   Doctor of Philosophy Research Thesis (Law)

PI7608   Doctor of Philosophy Research Thesis (Computer Science)

PI7629   Doctor of Philosophy Research Thesis (Information Technology)

Candidature

Expected time to complete

3.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

10 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Supervising body

Higher Degrees by Research Sub-Committee (HDRS-C)

Confirmation of candidature

See University Requirements – Doctor of Philosophy

Supervision

See University Requirements – Doctor of Philosophy

Progression

See University Requirements – Doctor of Philosophy

EFTSL to complete (equivalent full-time student load)

3.5 EFTSL

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

A person admitted to candidature on the basis of previous enrolment in a Masters degree relevant to the proposed Doctoral program, may be given advanced standing for work towards the Masters degree. In exceptional cases advanced standing may be given to a candidate for relevant research work undertaken at another university.

Maximum allowed

The amount of advanced standing to be awarded shall be determined by the HDRS-C on the recommendation of the Head of the School.

Other restrictions

The University will not normally accept a candidate who has been enrolled at another institution for more than two years (full-time equivalent) or release a candidate who has been enrolled for more than two years (full-time equivalent).

Award Details

Inclusion of field of study on testamur

The field of study shall not appear on the testamur.

Exit with lesser award

After examination of the thesis, and subject to the requirements under University Requirements – Doctor of Philosophy, the HDRS-C may approve the degree be not awarded but that the candidate be awarded an appropriate Masters degree.