Doctor of Philosophy

Business - Practice Based Research

This course is not available to international students.
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As a Doctor of Philosophy candidate you will undertake supervised research with the aim of making a significant and original contribution to a discipline or profession.

This program is suited to applicants who:
  • have some prior research experience
  • are interested in a pursuing a career in research
  • have a desire to make an original contribution to research in a particular field
  • have a naturally inquiring mind and a desire to know more
  • wish to gain an internationally recognised qualification
  • want to enhance their employment opportunities.
The PhD by Practice-Based Research program has been designed to support the research development of senior practitioners in the fields of management, education or other appropriate professional areas, and to bring benefits to the organisations in which they work. Key themes are an understanding of research and research methodologies, and their application and development in work contexts of various kinds; and how inquiry informs leadership and promotes high quality professional learning.
Find out about research areas and expertise in the Faculty of Business and Law.


6 years part-time


Hawthorn (January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December)

Study mode

  • Part-time