Our PhD candidates have typically had extensive community, regional or international development experience. They bring practical knowledge and insights to their academic work, to produce research that is both academically rigorous and relevant to the real concerns of regional communities.
The IRD admits new PhD candidates selectively based on:
A first-class honours degree is an accepted entry point for a PhD. This requirement can also be met through equivalent sectoral experience. A Sectoral Experience Portfolio process has been established by the Institute to establish honours equivalency.
Prospective PhD candidates may contact supervisors within the IRD to discuss their research interest. Current registered supervisors within the IRD are:
For further information about higher degrees by research at the University of Tasmania, consult the Graduate Research website
For further information about doing a PhD through the IRD, contact the Graduate Research Coordinator, Dr Robyn Eversole, on 6436 2285 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Authorised by the Director, Cradle Coast campus
20 May, 2013