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Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated)

The Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) is a new four year degree with a foundation year of research preparation followed by a three year research program. The one year of coursework subjects include generic research training and discipline-specific units. The coursework component provides students with strategies for a successful research journey, appropriate research design and methodology, timely completion, and effective writing and communication skills. At the end of the first year, students who choose to exit may qualify for a Master of Research Practice.

The emphasis is on student-centred learning and high quality, confident and competent scholastic achievement in research. This course will facilitate independent thought, and will require students to conceive, plan and conduct a piece of research, taking into consideration the logistical and practical aspects of conducting applied research.

The Integrated PhD can be undertaken in a range of disciplines:

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For more information visit the Choose your Future - Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) web page, or contact the Graduate Research School: integratedphd@ecu.edu.au.

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