This program is not available to International students.

Duration

Please contact the faculty regarding the duration of this program.

Commencing 2014

Any

Program level

Postgraduate Research

Units

16

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

A BSc of this University of seven years standing ago plus adequate scientific training. Non UQ graduates must demonstrate a satisfactory connection with this University.

Fees for Australian students

Australian students (including Australian citizens or permanent residents and New Zealand citizens) are currently exempt from paying tuition fees for Doctor of Science (DSc) studies.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through 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: science.enquiries@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 1888

This program is not available to International students.

Why study the Doctor of Science?

The award 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

A student is required to submit published material which must constitute an original and important contribution to scientific knowledge. Refer to DSc rules for further information. No formal study or assessment is undertaken in this program. Applicants must submit papers 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 BSc of this University of seven years standing ago plus adequate scientific training. Non UQ graduates must demonstrate a satisfactory connection with this University.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through 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 BSc of this University of seven years standing ago plus adequate scientific training. Non UQ graduates must demonstrate a satisfactory connection with this University.

Visa requirements

International students, studying on a student visa, may not undertake the program on campus at UQ on a full time basis; they may only study from their home countries and will not be eligible for an Australian student visa.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through .

Click here for application procedures for International students.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Australian students (including Australian citizens or permanent residents and New Zealand citizens) are currently exempt from paying tuition fees for Doctor of Science (DSc) studies.

Fees for International students

Tuition fees do not apply to Higher Doctorates; however an examination fee may apply.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Additional costs

  • Examination fee (approx $1500)

Fee rules

View the 2014 Fee Rules.

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.

A student is required to submit published material which must constitute an original and important contribution to scientific knowledge. Refer to DSc rules for further information.

Program Rules for the Doctor of Science