To qualify for admission to a PhD, applicants must:
- Possess a degree equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from the University with first-class Honours or second class Honours, first division, or
- Possess a degree equivalent to a Masters degree from the University, with a Relevant Research Component, or
- Submit other evidence of relevant professional qualifications and experience, or research experience, to satisfy the Dean (Graduate Studies) that the applicant possesses a level of relevant research experience equivalent to an award in either clause (4)a or (4)b; and satisfy such additional requirements for admission to a PhD candidature, if any, as may be prescribed by the Dean (Graduate Studies).
All candidates are expected to be proficient in English comprehension and expression.
The Faculty of Education has 2 research concentrations, namely the Sustainability, Environment and the Arts in Education (SEAE) and TeachLab.
SEAE welcomes HDR researchers across sustainability, environment and the Arts in education, for example:
- Environmental Education in the Anthropocene from K-12, higher education and the community
- Sustainability in the Anthropocene
- Arts Education in the Anthropocene from K-12, higher education and the community
- STEAM/ STEM
- Childhoodnature and Natureplay
- Arts-based Educational Research (e.g. a/r/tography)
- Walking Inquiry
- Pedagogy and Curriulum
- Theoretical studies (e.g. posthumanism, poststructuralism, postqualitative).
TeachLab welcomes HDR researchers across educational improvement, for example:
- Educational leadership
- School improvement
- Teacher Education
- Professional Experience
- Curriculum Studies
- Virtual learning
- Higher education governance