About the course
Make a significant contribution to exercise science/sport by undertaking PhD research. You can commence PhD research in areas such as exercise science/sport and physical activity and nutrition. This includes epidemiological, behavioural and social science analyses of activity in whole populations and special groups, studies of muscle and bone metabolism and physiology of muscle. Other study areas include movement analysis and sport performance relating particularly to motor skill acquisition, perception and action, movement economy, and fitness in older adults. Research in the discipline of nutrition also includes measurement and evaluation of food sources, sports nutrition, and diet and disease with particular interest in cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes and osteoporosis. Deakin currently has around 1600 higher degree by research candidates intelligent people making the most of our excellent facilities, partnerships, strategic research centres and excellent reputation.
Intake Months
AVAILABLE UNTIL DECEMBER
Delivery Locations
C49859
Qualification
Ph.D.
Duration
4 Years
Post study visa
3 Years
Cricos
018829G
English language requirements
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7
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94
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65
Academic entry requirements
Prerequisites
You hold a bachelor degree with honours (second class or above) or a masters degree by research from a recognised tertiary institution in an appropriate discipline for which Deakin can provide the required supervisory expertise.
Start date and prices
Starting Duration Fees Status Campus
September, 2022 Duration 4 Years Course fee AUD 40,600
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Deakin University is an elite public technical and research university in Victoria, Australia. Founded in 1974 the university was named after the second Prime Minister of Australia, Alfred Deakin. Its main campuses are in Melbournes Burwood suburb, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront and Warrnambool, as well as the online Cloud Campus. Deakin also has learning centres in Dandenong, Craigieburn and Werribee, all in the state of Victoria.
With over 45 years of experience as one of Australias leading tertiary education providers, Deakin has won numerous awards and teaches over 60,000 students each year. They offer their students world-class programs and endless opportunities. Deakin University offers a personalised experience, enhanced by innovative digital engagement. They lead by creating opportunities to live and work in a connected, evolving world. Deakin is a leading university enabling globally connected education for the jobs of the future and research that makes a difference to their communities. They have a student-focused culture with a reputation for being accessible and friendly.
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221 Burwood Highway Burwood, Victoria 3125

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1 Gheringhap Street Geelong, Victoria 3220

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