The Doctor of Cultural Research is designed to produce future professional leaders in a range of industry settings where culture is an important dimension of the typical issues and problems faced in that workplace or organisation.
Cultural research at Western
The Doctor of Cultural Research is designed for candidates who deal in their professional practice with issues such as:
Candidates are required to produce an examinable portfolio of work that provides evidence of significant conceptual development and professional capacity relevant to the better understanding of significant problems in practice.
You will also be expected to actively participate in seminars, conference presentations, workshops and other research training and development activities.
Fees and delivery
Fees: As a Domestic (HDR) student you are usually provided with a funded government place under the Research Training Program.
As a PhD student this place is a maximum of four and half years full time.
As a Masters Honours student this place is a maximum of two and a half years full time.
There are overtime fees for Higher Degree Research studies where RTP and Western Sydney University funded EFTSL has been exceeded.
Fees: AUD $25,830*
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The DCR is designed to produce future professional leaders in workplaces in a range of industry settings where 'culture' is an important dimension of the typical issues and problems faced by that organisation.
- High-level advisor
- Change management
- Strategy and development
Academia involves being a Lecturer and/or Tutor as well as undertaking world-class research in your prescribed field of study. As a teaching academic you prepare and deliver lectures and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study and conduct research.
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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.