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Research Degrees

The University has two programs available in all faculties leading to the award of degrees by research only: Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The following research degrees are offered through specific Faculties. Faculty of Arts and Sciences: Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Psychology (PhD/MPsych): Faculty of Education: Doctor of Education and Master of Education (Res); Faculty of Health Sciences: Master of Exercise Science (Res) Master of Midwifery (Res) and Master of Nursing (Res). 

Information about research degrees is available from the Research Services website at or from a Research Services Office. Application forms are available from the website under ‘Forms and Documents’ or by email to Enquiries from Doctor of Education and international applicants should be directed to the relevant campus ACU Research Services Office. 

Canberra, North Sydney and Strathfield Campuses
  Research Services, ACU National, Locked Bag 2002 Strathfield NSW 2135 Australia
  Telephone   (+61 2) 9701 4093    Facsimile   (+61 7) 9701 4350 

Brisbane Campus 
  Research Services, ACU National, PO Box 456 Virginia Qld 4014 Australia 
  Telephone   (+61 7) 3623 7294    Facsimile   (+61 7) 3623 7328 

Ballarat and Melbourne Campuses Research Services, ACU National, Locked Bag 4115 Fitzroy Vic 3065 Australia 
  Telephone   (+61 3) 9953 3154    Facsimile   (+61 3) 9953 3315