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    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Social Sciences

    Flinders University

    Flinders University

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    Australia, Adelaide

    University RankQS Ranking
    381

    Key Facts

    Program Level

    PhD (Philosophy Doctorate)

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Course Code

    006809K

    Campuses

    Bedford Park

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake DeadlinesMarch-2025
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    Go to the official application for the university

    Duration 4 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 36,300  / year
    Next Intake March-2025

    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Social Sciences

    About

    Understand social forces and power structures, globalisation and sustainability issues.

    Pursue an advanced research project in social sciences and expand our understanding of the social, cultural and political forces that shape and steer the world today.

    The Master of Arts (Women's Studies) offers a combination of coursework and a minor thesis. Topics cover areas such as feminist questions, gender and international development, Indigenous women, and media analysis.

     

    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 Social Sciences at Flinders provides a wide range of skills valued in all types of organisations and careers. It will enhance your analytical and communication skills, provide you with skills to quickly learn new concepts and adapt to change, and enhance your time management, organisation and resilience skills.

    A PhD is a stepping stone to a career as a professional researcher in the public sector, think tanks, charities, universities, and private corporations. Individuals with PhDs in social sciences are highly sought after for various professions in public and private organisations and have found roles in writing, the law, public service, consulting, advising, teaching and publishing.

    Potential occupations include:

    • Academic
    • Writer
    • Consultant or advisor
    • Professional researcher

    Potential employers include:

    • Universities
    • Think tanks
    • Public sector
    • Charities
    • 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 36,300 

    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 Social Sciences

    Flinders University

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    Australia,

    Adelaide

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