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    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biological Sciences

    Flinders University

    Flinders University

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    Australia, Adelaide

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    381

    Key Facts

    Program Level

    PhD (Philosophy Doctorate)

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Course Code

    106271G

    Campuses

    Bedford Park

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake DeadlinesMarch-2025
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    Duration 4 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 40,700  / year
    Next Intake March-2025

    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biological Sciences

    About

    Undertake a Biological Sciences research-based higher degree at Flinders, and you’ll have the opportunity to explore some of the biggest unanswered questions of our time.

    The Master of Teaching (Secondary) consists of 72 units over two years, taken as 36 units per year in a full-time load or the equivalent on a part-time basis. The study program includes an introduction to teaching and research in the education profession, researching learners and learning, and relationships for learning and teaching. Curriculum topics will deal with understanding and developing curriculum in context in the middle years of school as well as senior years specialisations, and assessment in education. Topics will discuss differentiation and inclusive educational practices, teaching Indigenous Australian students as well as professional issues in secondary education, and the reflective professional in action. Literacies and numeracies for the middle and secondary years and ICT will be covered. The program will include the required professional experience placements with preparation lectures and preliminary work.

    Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    Applicants must normally hold a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification or hold a the Graduate Certificate in Leadership in Education or closely related qualification. In addition, applicants must also have no less than two years’ work experience in an organisation.

    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.

    Career

    A PhD in Biological Sciences will position you as an expert in your area of specialisation. A PhD is a stepping stone to professional research or as a highly sought-after expert in the private or public sector in Australia or internationally. This prestigious degree will equip you with valuable skills in communications, time management and organisation transferrable to any role.

    Potential occupations include:

    • Professional researcher
    • Consultant or advisor
    • Science writer
    • Environmental Scientist
    • Biochemist
    • Forensic Scientist
    • Food scientist or technologist
    • Academic
    • Policy and strategy consultant

    Potential employers include:·        

    • CSIRO
    • SA Water
    • The South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI)
    • Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA)
    • Department for Environment and Water
    • Research centres
    • Universities
    • Public sector
    • Private corporations

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load


    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 40,700 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
    Flinders University

    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biological Sciences

    Flinders University

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    Australia,

    Adelaide

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