Doctor of Philosophy

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

Course overview

Course title
Doctor of Philosophy
Course code
Course type
current / 2022
Administered by
Graduate Research School
Jointly with
Australian universities outside the Group of Eight

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.