Doctor of Surgery

This degree is of a higher standing than the Doctor of Philosophy and 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 terms of the development and testing of hypotheses and discovery, and should be recognised as such by the scientific community.

Course overview

Course title
Doctor of Surgery
Award abbreviation
DS
Course code
90930
Course type
higher doctorate
Status
current / 2018
Administered by
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Course details

Intake periods
Throughout the year
Attendance type
part-time only
Delivery mode
unknown mode
Locations offered
UWA (Perth)
Course Coordinator(s)
HMS Higher Degrees Committee
Fees
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Enquiries and course advice

Course advice
Manager (Student Affairs)
6488 5084
studentaffairs-fmdhs@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 Surgery.

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 Surgery.