Doctor of Philosophy Integrated - Law

University of Wollongong

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

The Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) (Law) is a four-year research degree incorporating a traditional three-year PhD thesis with one year of coursework subjects, combining generic research training and discipline-specific content into a single degree. Undertaken in the first year of the degree, the coursework component comprises research training skills and individual coursework subjects. Research skills typically include research methodology, literature review and critical analysis, as well as advanced topics or a minor research project.


Students complete 48 credit points of coursework (including 24 credit points of research training subjects) and a substantial research component (thesis). Students progressing to the research component (thesis) will have developed their specific research topic before commencing the research component (thesis).


  • Law

Standard entry requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of four years of study at degree level, either a four-year Bachelor degree, or a Bachelor degree plus Masters by Coursework, with a minimum Credit average (65% or GPA 3.0 out of 4.0), or equivalent. Applicants for the PhD Integrated are encouraged to contact the Head of Postgraduate Studies (HPS) in their discipline area to obtain advice relating to potential research topics and supervisors. The HPS will also provide advice on the style and content needed for their research proposal. HPS contacts can be found at: All applicants for research degrees must submit a written (preferably typed) proposal as part of their application.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Wollongong Domestic: $124,992
International: $124,992

Further information

Students are advised to make contact with a potential supervisor to discuss their project prior to applying for admission.

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