Doctor of Philosophy - Architecture, Building and Planning

    • CRICOS Code: 056961K

    Where will this take me?


    Upon completion of your doctoral degree, you will be able to demonstrate academic leadership, independence, creativity and innovation in your research work.

    You will develop:

    • Advanced ability to initiate research and to formulate viable research questions
    • Demonstrated capacity to design, conduct and report sustained and original research
    • Capacity to contextualise research within an international corpus of specialist knowledge
    • Advanced ability to evaluate and synthesize research-based and scholarly literature
    • Advanced understanding of key disciplinary and multi-disciplinary norms and perspectives relevant to the field
    • Highly developed problem-solving abilities and flexibility of approach
    • Ability to analyse critically within and across a changing disciplinary environment
    • Capacity to disseminate the results of research and scholarship by oral and written communication to a variety of audiences
    • Capacity to cooperate with and respect the contributions of fellow researchers and scholars
    • Profound respect for truth and intellectual integrity, and for the ethics of research and scholarship
    • An advanced facility in the management of information, including the application of computer systems and software where appropriate to the student's field of study
    • Understanding of the relevance and value of their research to national and international communities of scholars and collaborators
    • Awareness of issues related to intellectual property management and the commercialisation of innovation
    • An ability to formulate applications to relevant agencies, such as funding bodies and ethics committees.

    The University provides a variety of opportunities in addition to the supervised research program, to facilitate a students' acquisition of these attributes.