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 (5)a or (5)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.
Staff from the Faculty of Health are engaged in a range of research activities across the disciplines of nursing, midwifery, allied health, clinical sciences, clinical exercise physiology, exercise science, psychology, cognitive neuroscience and public health.
The School encourages multidisciplinary approaches in health and human sciences research and research training, under the broad areas of:
- Clinical outcomes
- Exercise, health and human performance
- Health workforce development
- Human behaviour and communications
- Nursing and midwifery
- Health pedagogical research
- Mental health and wellbeing.