PhD Program in Australia

Best PhDs in Australia 2017

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PhD Degrees in Australia

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Doctor of Physiotherapy

Bond University
Campus Full time 108 weeks January 2017 Australia Robina

The Doctor of Physiotherapy offers an innovative problem-based learning model of physiotherapy education to prepare entry level physiotherapists for their roles and responsibilities as first contact practitioners. This graduate-entry program integrates the clinical, pathological and related sciences with the physiotherapy knowledge, skills and professional behaviours and attitudes required to examine, diagnose and treat physiotherapy clients. [+]

Best PhDs in Australia 2017. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Successful completion of a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science degree from Bond University, or equivalent degree from a recognised institution with a cumulative GPA 2/4 or 5/7 or better. Evidence of the following tertiary subject prerequisites: Two semesters of Human Anatomy Two semesters of Human Physiology One semester of Biomechanics One semester of Research Design / Statistics One semester of Physiology of Exercise One semester of Exercise Prescription For more information please go to bond.edu.au/doctor-physiotherapy-prerequisites Successful performance at a selection interview. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Doctor of Physiotherapy offers an innovative problem based learning model of physiotherapy education to prepare entry level physiotherapists for their roles and responsibilities as first contact practitioners. The program integrates the clinical, pathological and related sciences with the physiotherapy knowledge, skills and professional behaviours and attitudes required to examine, diagnose and treat physiotherapy clients. The Doctor of Physiotherapy assists you to progressively develop and apply your knowledge, skills and professional attitudes and behaviour for physiotherapy practice and places a strong emphasis on clinical experiential learning with 50 per cent of the program undertaken in a clinical context. The first 30 weeks of clinical practice addresses five core areas in both hospital and community settings and one elective. Variable experiences across the lifespan are sought in the clinical areas of: Orthopaedics Cardio-respiratory practice; Out-patient musculo-skeletal practice (hospital or private practice settings); Neurological and ortho-geriatric rehabilitation (hospital and community settings); Chronic Disease and Disability, whether paediatric or adult in context Paediatrics or women’s / men’s health, or private / sports practice PROGRAM STRUCTURE Semester 1 Principles of Physiotherapy Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy I Semester 2 Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Clinical Practice I Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy Clinical Practice I Semester 3 Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy II Neurological Physiotherapy Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Clinical Practice II Neurological Physiotherapy Clinical Practice Semester 4 Physiotherapy for Chronic Disease and Disability Physiotherapy Leadership, Management and Advocacy Chronic Disease and Disability Clinical Practice Semester 5 Diversity and Life Stage Clinical Practice Evidence-Based Practice Project I Maximising Human Potential Semester 6 Clinical Internship Evidence-Based Practice Project II The Well-Rounded Physiotherapist WORK EXPERIENCE AND INTERNSHIPS The first 30 weeks of clinical experience take place in hospital and community settings working within the clinical areas outlined above. You will also complete a clinical internship (12 weeks) with an embedded research project in your final semester. This final placement is designed to ensure graduates are ideally prepared for entering the workforce. PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES The Doctor of Physiotherapy produces work-ready graduates equipped with the knowledge, skills and professional attributes and behaviours to be eligible for registration as a physiotherapist in Australia. PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION The Doctor of Physiotherapy program has been accredited as an entry-level program by the Australian Physiotherapy Council and is listed as an approved program of study by the Physiotherapy Board of Australia. [-]

Doctor of Clinical and Health Psychology

University of Newcastle
Campus Full time Part time 3 years January 2017 Australia Newcastle + 1 more

The Doctor of Clinical and Health Psychology is a professional qualification for those who wish to work as clinical psychologists or health psychologists. It aims to train psychologists who can apply psychological research and methods to: the prevention and management... [+]

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The Doctor of Clinical and Health Psychology is a professional qualification for those who wish to work as clinical psychologists or health psychologists. It aims to train psychologists who can apply psychological research and methods to: the prevention and management of disease and mental disorder; the promotion and maintenance of (mental) health; the identification of psychological factors contributing to illness and disorder; and the improvement of the health care system and health policy.

This degree is the first in Australia to offer graduates Australian Psychological Society (APS) membership to both the Clinical College and the Health College. It is also the first accredited training program in health psychology in New South Wales.... [-]


PhD in Complementary Medicine

RMIT University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2017 Australia Victoria

This PhD may be undertaken in a project, thesis by publication or thesis mode. Prospective candidates should discuss these modes of submission with their... [+]

PhD in Complementary Medicine

 

Use your advanced research skills to contribute to new developments in allied and complementary health.Under expert supervision, you will develop your skills and join researchers already active in traditional and complementary medicine. Emphasis will be on research into evidence-based healthcare, particularly in relation to aging and chronic disease.This PhD may be undertaken in a project, thesis by publication or thesis mode. Prospective candidates should discuss these modes of submission with their potential supervisor/s prior to application.

 

 

Program structureYou will undertake the PhD program under the supervision of an appointed research supervisor.The PhD program is structured to enable you to:... [-]


PhD in Food Science

RMIT University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2017 Australia Melbourne

Our clinical and experiential research projects contribute to the growth and development of food sciences in Australia. Under expert supervision, you will... [+]

PhD in Food Science

Use your advanced research skills to contribute to new developments in food sciences.Our clinical and experiential research projects contribute to the growth and development of food sciences in Australia.Under expert supervision, you will develop your skills and join researchers already active in:

functionality of dietary fibre from agricultural byproducts and native foods structure-function relationships of dairy proteins for food products non-thermal technologies for added value encapsulation of micronutrients, enzymes, probiotics and essential fatty acids gut microflora, probiotics, prebiotics and health food, nutrition and health (nutrigenomics, proteomics, metabolomics, nutritional immunology) application of nanotechnology to food products biosensors, food microbiology and safety bioprocessing emerging technologies for improving cheese flavor. ... [-]

PhD in Nursing

RMIT University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2017 Australia Victoria

Use your advanced research skills to contribute to new developments in nursing, midwifery and health care delivery. Our research activities focus on... [+]

PhD in Nursing

Use your advanced research skills to contribute to new developments in nursing, midwifery and health care delivery.Our research activities focus on the nursing care of people across the life span and the continuum of care in communities.We conduct applied and collaborative nursing research that addresses 'real world' issues in health care delivery across:

Acute Care Mental Health Public Health and Health Services

Under expert supervision, you will develop your skills and join researchers already active in nursing and midwifery.This PhD may be undertaken in a project, thesis by publication or thesis mode. Prospective candidates should discuss these modes of submission with their potential supervisor/s prior to application.... [-]


PhD in Medical Radiations Science

RMIT University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2017 Australia Victoria

Your research will be supported by state-of-the-art research facilities including specialised laboratories that promote a collaborative approach to... [+]

PhD in Medical Radiations Science

Use your advanced research skills to contribute to new developments in medical radiation sciences.Our multidisciplinary approach offers you opportunities to conduct leading-edge medical radiations research.We hold several prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council grants and conduct numerous industry-linked research programs.Your research will be supported by state-of-the-art research facilities including specialised laboratories that promote a collaborative approach to science.Under expert supervision, you will develop your skills and join researchers already active in:

quantitative and qualitative projects in medical imaging radiation therapy nuclear medicine medical physics. ... [-]

PhD in Medical Laboratory Science

RMIT University
Campus Full time 4 years July 2017 Australia Victoria

This PhD program offers opportunities to join a leading research team, gain research skills and specialist knowledge and embark on a biomedical research career... [+]

PhD in Medical Laboratory Science

 

This PhD program offers opportunities to join a leading research team, gain research skills and specialist knowledge and embark on a biomedical research career.RMIT's School of Medical Sciences, in collaboration with the new Health Innovations Research Institute (HIRi), has established a major hub for biomedical research at Bundoora campus west. Together they have several internationally recognised research groups (with ERA ratings of 4 and 5) that draw together the breadth of biomedical research excellence at RMIT and support multidisciplinary and collaborative research to address key health issues facing the Australian community.Master and PhD qualifications enable you to embark on a research career or to work in a higher administrative capacity in a research team. Programs cater for those wishing to gain skills in conducting research or to study a particular area of interest, or for those with a thirst for new knowledge.The multidisciplinary nature of laboratory medicine offers excellent opportunities to conduct leading edge biotechnology and biomedical research. The discipline areas covered include:... [-]


PhD in Human Movement

RMIT University
Campus Full time 4 years July 2017 Australia Victoria

Take on this doctoral program to gain skills and specialist knowledge, join a leading research team and embark on a research career in human movement... [+]

PhD in Human Movement

 

Take on this doctoral program to gain skills and specialist knowledge, join a leading research team and embark on a research career in human movement, exercise science or sports physiology.RMIT's School of Medical Sciences and Health Innovations Research Institute (HIRi) collaboration offers you exciting opportunities for world-class biomedical and biotechnical research with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.A PhD qualification enables you to embark on a research career or work in a higher administrative capacity in a research team. Programs cater for those wanting to gain skills in conducting research or to study a particular area of interest, or for those with a thirst for new knowledge.Our multidisciplinary research base offers opportunities for research in a range of areas from projects involving human subjects through to cell- and molecular-based systems using state-of-the-art technology.Appropriate research areas include:... [-]


PhD in Chiropractic, Osteopathic and Chinese Medicine

RMIT University
Campus Full time 4 years July 2017 Australia Victoria

Practitioners in complementary medicine disciplines - and those with relevant qualifications, experience and ability - contribute to knowledge generation in their... [+]

PhD in Chiropractic, Osteopathic and Chinese Medicine

 

Practitioners in complementary medicine disciplines - and those with relevant qualifications, experience and ability - contribute to knowledge generation in their fields. This is vital to the growth and development of various complementary medicine professions.You'll be required to demonstrate your learning of scientific techniques and procedures and make a significant and original contribution to knowledge in your field.

 

 

Program structure

This program involves the intensive investigation of a highly specialised individual research project.

 

 

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PhD in Biomedical Science

RMIT University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2017 Australia Victoria

We have a multidisciplinary research base that offers opportunities to conduct biomedical research in a range of areas. Under expert... [+]

PhD in Biomedical Science

Use your advanced research skills to contribute to new developments in biomedical sciences.Our collaboration with RMIT’s Health Innovations Research Institute (HIRi) provides exciting opportunities for world-class biomedical and biotechnical research with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.We have a multidisciplinary research base that offers opportunities to conduct biomedical research in a range of areas.Under expert supervision, you will develop your skills and join researchers already active in:

anatomy biochemistry cardiovascular biology cell biology cell signalling drug delivery exercise metabolism exercise physiology growth and development haematology histopathology immunology measurement of exercise behaviour molecular biology motor skill development and control natural products neuroscience obesity and diabetes pathology pharmaceutical sciences pharmacology pharmacy practice physical activity and disability physiology skin cancer toxicology transfusion/transplantation science wound repair. ... [-]