Doctor of Philosophy

This is a joint or double-badged PhD, during a part of which the student is enrolled in a Group of Eight partner institution (the host university). The University of Western Australia is the home university. The conditions of enrolment in this degree are agreed between this University through the Board of the Graduate Research School, and the partner institution.

Course overview

Course title
Doctor of Philosophy
Award abbreviation
Course code
Course type
current / 2022
Administered by
Graduate Research School
Jointly with
Group of Eight Australia (Go8) partner institutions

Course details

Intake periods
Throughout the year
Attendance type
full-time only
Credit points required
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
Standard course duration
4 years
Time limit
8 years
Delivery mode
Locations offered
UWA (Perth)
Domestic fee type
Commonwealth supported and/or HECS-HELP
Available to international students
Yes. For information on international student fees see 'Student Procedures: Fees'. (Enquiries:
Course Coordinator(s)
Graduate Research School
Visit the fees calculator.

Enquiries and course advice

Course advice
Dr Sato Juniper
Associate Director, Graduate Research and Scholarships
6488 2807
[email protected]

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

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