The ag九游会官网登录 Doctoral Program


A PhD that prepares you for success.

The ag九游会官网登录 Doctoral Program enhances your research project with advanced training that equips you with the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to:

  1. Complete your research project with excellence;
  2. Develop a broad range of skills and professional attributes,;
  3. 做一个 影响 in academia, industry, government or community after graduation.

It is a PhD designed to prepare graduates with the skills and capabilities sought by employers, giving you a competitive edge in an ever evolving employment market.


How to apply

Structure of the ag九游会官网登录 Doctoral Program

All graduate research students are required to complete the compulsory module which includes:

  • ag九游会官网登录 Graduate Research Induction (online);
  • Research Integrity (online);
  • Respectful Research at ag九游会官网登录* (online);
  • Any Faculty or Program induction requirements.

*Note: The Respectful Research at ag九游会官网登录 module is only compulsory for students enrolled as of January 1, 2021.

Graduate researchers enrolled as of 1 January 2015 will participate in 一个 of the following three PhD programs, as determined by their Faculty or program of enrolment:

mdp modes

1. Professional Development mode

学生 are required to complete a minimum of 120 hours of professional development activities:

  • 60 hours of activities from Excellence in Research & 教学.
  • 60 hours of activities from Professionalism, Innovation & 职业生涯.

2. Coursework

A number of faculties have chosen the option of coursework for their students, providing them with a formal unit of study applicable to their field of research.

  • Faculty of Business and Economics;
  • Faculty of Engineering;
  • Program: Public Health and Preventive Medicine (Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences);
  • Program: Translational Research (Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences).

While professional development activities are not a compulsory requirement in this mode, all research students are encouraged to participate in these activities in consultation with their supervisors and local graduate research coordinators.

3. Graduate Research 行业 Partnerships (GRIPs)

GRIPs will focus on producing high quality graduates by providing an alternative, innovative and engaging research training environment for students undertaking doctoral studies at ag九游会官网登录 University.

Learn more about what it means to be part of a GRIP, see what is currently on offer and how to apply.

Selection for participation in a Graduate Research 行业 Partnership is based on research excellence and relevant educational and research background.