Doctor of Philosophy

Design

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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.
Research areas include: Product Design Innovation, Human Factors and Health in Design, Humanitarian Design and Shelter, Information Design, Design Engineering and Aged Care, Cross-Cultural Design, Human Computer Interaction Design, Aesthetics, Strategic Design and Management.
 
Find out more about research areas and expertise in the Faculty of Health, Arts and Design.

Applicants may also be interested in an alternate Doctor of Philosophy (Design) program, which is part of a new integrated suite of programs offering a pathway to a higher degree by research for students who hold a three-year bachelor degree.

Duration

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Intakes

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

Study modes

  • Full-time,
  • Part-time