This program is not available to International students.

Duration

Please contact the faculty regarding the duration of this program.

Commencing 2017

Any

Program level

Postgraduate Research

Units

16

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

A Bachelor of Science of this University of seven years standing and adequate scientific training. Non UQ graduates must demonstrate a satisfactory connection with the University of Queensland.

AQF level

AQF level 10

Fees for Australian students

Tuition fees do not apply for Higher Doctorates.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Faculty of Science.

Closing Date

Applications are able to be submitted for research higher degree programs at any time.

How to apply

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Science

Email: enquire@science.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 1888

Web: http://www.science.uq.edu.au/

This program is not available to International students.

Why study the Doctor of Science?

The Doctor of Science is designed to give formal public recognition to eminent scholars who have made substantial, original and distinguished contributions to science knowledge.

What you can study

No formal study or assessment is undertaken in this program. Applicants must submit published material which constitute an original and important contribution to scientific knowledge and evidence of career research in their field.

Students interested in undertaking a research higher degree such as a PhD should refer to the Graduate School website.

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

A Bachelor of Science of this University of seven years standing and adequate scientific training. Non UQ graduates must demonstrate a satisfactory connection with the University of Queensland.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Faculty of Science.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

Applications are able to be submitted for research higher degree programs at any time.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

A Bachelor of Science of this University of seven years standing and adequate scientific training. Non UQ graduates must demonstrate a satisfactory connection with the University of Queensland.

Visa requirements

International students who wish to undertake this program will not qualify for a Student Visa. To study this program in Australia, international students must hold alternative Australian Visa/Residency status with a sufficient study entitlement. See Department of Immigration and Border Protection for further details. Alternatively, for programs available in 'External' mode, students may study from their home country.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the .

Click here for application procedures for International students.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Tuition fees do not apply for Higher Doctorates.

Fees for International students

Tuition fees do not apply for Higher Doctorates.

Additional costs

  • Examination fee (approx $1500)

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Doctor of Science

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

The student must submit evidence of scholarship and original research. The material submitted must constitute an original and distinguished contribution to scientific knowledge.

Refer to DSc rules for further information.

Program Rules for the Doctor of Science