Faculty of Graduate Research

Doctoral Degrees at Victoria

Victoria University awards three different doctoral degrees:

  • The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is the highest degree awarded by the University for independent research conducted under academic supervision.
  • Victoria awards a Professional Doctorate in Musical Arts (DMA) 
  • The Higher Doctorate is the University’s highest qualification and is awarded for a substantial body of published work.

A quick guide to each of these degrees can be found by following the links in the menu on the left.