Doctor of Philosophy (Business and Economics)

3-5 years full time(part-time study options available)
Parkville campus
Available to Domestic and International
Course CRICOS code:056955G

For those who wish to undertake extensive research and develop expertise in this discipline. In Australia, the majority of research graduates take on professional roles in business, government and other organisations, while about one third go on to careers in academia.


Course structure:

Masters by Coursework followed by PhD

Five year doctoral programs are offered in Accounting, Finance and Decision, Risk and Financial Sciences; while four year doctoral programs are offered in Economics, Management and Marketing.


PhD by Thesis only

The Centre for Actuarial Studies offers a 3 year PhD by Thesis only.


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Credit/Advanced standing

If you have completed post-secondary study, you may be eligible for credit/advanced standing towards your studies at the University. Find out more

Study pathways