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The degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the University of Sydney Business School may be undertaken within all disciplines, or within a research centre, and in association with one of our dynamic research groups.
The degree requires the satisfactory completion of six coursework units of study and a research thesis of 80,000 words on an approved topic, under the supervision of an academic panel.
Admission to a research degree in the University of Sydney Business School is very competitive. You need to have completed an Australian honours (or equivalent) or a postgraduate degree with outstanding results (at least 80%) in order to be considered for an offer. Admission to the PhD program also requires prior completion of a 20,000 word honours or Masters thesis.
Eligible candidates are encouraged to apply in plenty of time, and even before completion of their current qualifying degree. You do not need to find a supervisor before applying, the Business School will do this for you during the application process.
As such, as part of the your application you should select Business HoD in the 'research supervisor' required field.
If a suitable supervisor is identified, you will be contacted for an interview. Interviews are usually conducted via Skype or in person.
After your interview, your supervisor, the relevant Discipline and the Director of Doctoral Studies will review your application, and if they all agree to endorse your candidature, you will be issued an offer letter.
IELTS 7.0 – no band below 6.5
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