The Australian National University (ANU)

Doctor of Philosophy, Research School of Social Sciences

The Australian National University (ANU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
CRICOS: 00120C

The Australian National University provides PhD students with a vibrant research community and outstanding program support. When selecting a research program, an institution's reputation is everything. ANU is one of the world's leading universities and the smart choice for your research program.As a PhD student, you will work with increased independence, under the direction of a supervisory panel of experts in the field. Your research will make an original and important contribution to human knowledge, research and development.


The Doctor of Philosophy requires the submission and successful examination of a thesis of up to 100,000 words.

Standard entry requirements

To be admitted to the Doctor of Philosophy program you will be required to have completed at least an Australian Honours degree or equivalent, with a result of H2A (Second Class Honours Division A). Equivalence may be met by completion of a Master’s degree that includes a significant research component.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Domestic: $127,000
International: $175,160
  • Full-time : 4 years

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