The PhD is an internationally recognised and highly transferable qualification designed for graduates to demonstrate academic leadership, independence, creativity and innovation in their research work.
The Melbourne School of Psychological Science is passionate about training and mentoring the next generation of psychology researchers. Be part of our internationally recognised research that is expanding the limits of modern psychological science.
Under the supervision of psychological sciences' academic staff, students complete a thesis of approximately 80,000–100,000 words over a maximum period of up to four years full-time.
PhD graduates build expertise in their specialist area, acquiring a wide range of advanced and transferable skills.
Graduating with a PhD marks a student’s admission to the community of psychological science scholars.
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