Doctor of Science

The degree of Doctor of Science is awarded for independent and original research which constitutes a substantial and distinguished contribution to the knowledge and understanding of any branch of learning with which the Faculty is concerned. The candidate's work should demonstrate a high degree of innovative thinking in the development and testing of hypotheses and new investigative procedures, and should be recognised as such by the scientific community at large.

Course overview

Course title
Doctor of Science
Award abbreviation
DSc
Course code
50910
Course type
higher doctorate
Status
current / 2018
Administered by
Faculty of Science

Course details

Intake periods
Throughout the year
Attendance type
full- or part-time
Delivery mode
internal
Locations offered
UWA (Perth)
Course Coordinator(s)
Science Student Office
Fees
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Enquiries and course advice

Course advice
Science Student Office
Senior Adviser (Postgraduate)
6488 7333
postgrad-science@uwa.edu.au

Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.

Course structure

The University Policy on: Higher Doctorates applies to the Doctor of Science.

See also the rules for the course and the Student Rules.

Rules

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

The University Policy on: Higher Doctorates applies to the Doctor of Science.