Duration

Please contact the faculty regarding the duration of this program.

Commencing 2018

Any

Program level

Postgraduate Research

Units

8

Faculty

Medicine

Location

Herston

Delivery mode

External

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Awards from this University:

  • MBBS or MD completed at least 7 years ago
  • Master of Medical Science or Master of Philosophy completed at least 3 years ago
  • PhD in a branch of medicine

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 Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

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 Medicine

Email: med.rhd@uq.edu.au

Phone: +61 7 3346 5306

Web:

Duration

Please contact the faculty regarding the duration of this program.

Commencing 2018

Any

Program level

Postgraduate Research

Units

8

Faculty

Medicine

Location

Herston

Delivery mode

External

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Awards from this University:

  • MBBS or MD completed at least 7 years ago
  • Master of Medical Science or Master of Philosophy completed at least 3 years ago
  • PhD in a branch of medicine

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.

English Proficiency

Minimum English language proficiency requirements apply, please refer to information on the Graduate School website and view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 10

Fees for International students

Tuition fees do not apply for Higher Doctorates.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Closing Date

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

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

Faculty of Medicine

Phone: +61 7 3365 5137

Web:

Enquire online

Why study the Doctor of Medicine (Research)?

The Doctor of Medicine (Research) is a higher doctorate gained by the compilation of published work on a coherent theme and is judged by national and international peers. It must demonstrate the candidate's authoritative standing in the field and achievements in the advancement of knowledge.

As the highest academic award in medicine, the Doctor of Medicine (Research) is designed to give formal, public recognition to scholars who have made substantial, original and outstanding contributions to medical science as evidenced by their published works.

What you can study

n/a

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Awards from this University:

  • MBBS or MD completed at least 7 years ago
  • Master of Medical Science or Master of Philosophy completed at least 3 years ago
  • PhD in a branch of medicine

Additional application information

A student may hold equivalent qualifications from another tertiary institution for not less than 7 years, and have carried out a substantial part of the work associated with the proposed candidature at or in connection with this University.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

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

Awards from this University:

  • MBBS or MD completed at least 7 years ago
  • Master of Medical Science or Master of Philosophy completed at least 3 years ago
  • PhD in a branch of medicine

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.

English proficiency

Minimum English language proficiency requirements apply, please refer to information on the Graduate School website and View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

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

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.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Doctor of Medicine (Research)

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.

Eligibility for the award is assessed on the basis of published scholarly work that is judged by national and international peers to indicate the candidate's authoritative standing in the field of medical science and achievements in the advancement of knowledge. Refer to MD rules for further information.

Program Rules for the Doctor of Medicine (Research)