Doctoral degrees at Victoria

Victoria awards 3 doctoral degrees: the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD); professional doctorates in a number of subjects; and Higher Doctorates.

Explore our 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), Education (EdD), Health (DHlth), Midwifery (DMid) and Nursing (DNurs).
  • The Higher Doctorate is the University’s highest qualification and is awarded for a substantial body of published work.