Master's & doctoral degrees

Master's & doctoral degrees

College specific qualifications: Applicants who wish to register for a PhD in a specific discipline should consult the college-specific information below.

Applicants who wish to pursue a multi-, inter- or transdisciplinary doctorate should apply for the Doctor of Philosophy (90040)

During the application process, applicants should select qualification code 90040 and then select the additional code provided on the system based on which choice they want to make.

  • PhD in College of Science, Engineering and Technology: Applicants who wish to pursue a multi-, inter- or transdisciplinary doctorate in a science field, including Science, Engineering and Technology Education, should apply for the Doctor of Philosophy (90040) - SET option.
  • PhD in other colleges: Applicants who wish to pursue a multi-, inter- or transdisciplinary doctorate in all other colleges should apply for the Doctor of Philosophy (90040) - MIT option.
  • Other options that you can choose will be available during the applications process:
Human Sciences:   Sciences:
ISL - Islamic Studies
DST – Development studies
PHL – Philosophy
  MAT - Mathematics Education
TEC - Technology Education
CHE - Chemistry Education
COM - Computing Education
LIF - Life Sciences Education
AST - Astronomy Education
STA - Statistics Education
SCE - Science Education
PHY - Physics Education

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These qualifications have different closing dates for applications and are administered by the respective academic departments. Only a limited number of students are selected per academic year.

RPL for access into master's and doctoral qualifications

Your experience could translate into subject credits within your qualification or direct access into a post-graduate qualification.

During your lifetime, you will have acquired various skills, competencies and experiences. This learning – which may have taken place outside of formal education and training – is valuable regardless of where or when it was obtained. You may have acquired skills or knowledge from a combination of training conducted while at work, experience you gained in the workplace, short courses or from community work in a relevant field.