About this course
Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences
Associate Dean Graduate Research
Detailed information for prospective PhD students regarding the application process, including the application form is available https://study.unimelb.edu.au/find/courses/graduate/doctor-of-philosophy-veterinary-science. Applications are accepted year-round.
Applicants should identify a supervisor before lodging an application by completing an Expression of Interest.
The Find an Expert website may also assist you to find an appropriate supervisor.
Which scholarship can I apply for?
Students can find information about graduate research scholarships offered by the University of Melbourne.
Facilities and Support:
The Graduate Research Hub website hosts a range of services and information designed for graduate research students.
Candidates undertake a period of supervised advanced study and research in the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences. The term of candidature is three years on a full-time study basis and six years on a part-time study basis. Candidates are expected to meet regularly with their supervisor and are required to submit an annual report on the progress of their work. They are expected to present their work in the Faculty's research seminar program. They are assisted to participate in relevant national or international conferences.
Assessment: A thesis is submitted for examination by a minimum of two external examiners. The format of the thesis, including a statement on authorship, must follow prescriptions laid down by the University and advised to the candidate at the time of enrolment. Candidates whose progress in the course is not satisfactory may have their candidature terminated after appropriate counselling and an opportunity for appeal.
Last updated: 10 November 2023