The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at Victoria University is VU’s Doctoral Degree (Research) program, and qualifies individuals who acquire and apply a substantial body of knowledge to research, investigate and develop new knowledge, in one or more fields of investigation or scholarship. This unit contributes to the research student’s progress towards the production of a thesis in an approved thesis format for independent examination by at least two external expert examiners of international standing. In this unit of study the student will be expected to demonstrate progress towards thesis completion as per the Learning Outcomes and procedures outlined as part of the university’s Higher Degrees by Research Policy.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
To be determined in consultation with the supervisors.
This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.