Doctor of Philosophy - Creative Arts

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The Doctor of Philosophy (Creative Arts) is for candidates with an excellent creative arts academic research background, or equivalent high-level professional experience. This course is a challenging intellectual experience designed for students with a high level of professional and scholarly maturity. Students may pursue purely scholarly research or a combination of creative practice and scholarly research.


The normal full-time study pattern for Doctoral candidates requires enrolment in 48 credit points per year in accordance with the table below, for approximately of 4 years. Part-time study is also available in most cases. Potential candidates should discuss their research plan with the Head of Postgraduate Studies of the relevant School, at which time the supervision arrangements of the School will be outlined.


  • Creative Arts

Standard entry requirements

  • Honours degree with 2nd class Division 1 or higher
  • Research Masters with at least ? of the degree comprising a thesis. UOW Masters of Research with WAM70+
  • Coursework Masters with a substantial thesis and WAM75+ or GPA 3.2 out of 4. Other forms of research experience will also be considered.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Wollongong Domestic: $114,048
International: $114,048

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