Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering

Monash University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 041044D

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

Monash Engineering operates at the forefront of engineering research. All specialised fields of research are at world standard or above and the most recent Excellence in Research for Australia assessment has rated our research results well above world standard. With access to world-class laboratories, workshops and facilities and with highly specialised equipment and software, a PhD in Engineering offers you a stimulating, supportive and professional environment in which to explore engineering challenges and develop solutions for the future...

A PhD in Engineering takes the form of the Monash Doctoral Program – a PhD for the 21st century. The program consists of extensive, independent research of a topic formulated in consultation with academic staff. A minimum two academic supervisors will support you throughout your study. As part of the program you will also complete a series of professional development activities or coursework units that provide you with the skills required to make an impact in academia, industry, government or the wider community. Your study will result in a research thesis or alternative approved output, which makes a valuable contribution to the current body of knowledge on your chosen topic.

As well as the research component, you will also complete a series of professional development activities or coursework units relevant to your chosen research focus. These activities are designed to provide you with the skills needed to develop your professional skills to support you in your future career.

This full-time course is also offered on-campus in the below location:

Malaysia Campus

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Majors

  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Electrical and computer systems engineering
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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
48,300 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 3 years
Read more3 - 4 years

Full time
Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
Australia
48,300 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 3 years
Read more3-4 years (full time)

Self study / online (without attendance)
Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
Australia

Entry criteria

The minimum qualifications for admission to PhD enrolment are:

a bachelor's degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant field, and which normally includes a research component in the fourth year, leading to an honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
a course leading to a level rated by the relevant department, faculty and committee as equivalent to an honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
a master's degree that entails work, normally including a significant research component, including at least 25% of one full time equivalent year of work, including a thesis. It is normally expected that a grade of honours 2A has been obtained for the research thesis or project. Where ungraded, examiners' reports will be taken into account; or
have qualifications which in the opinion of GRC are deemed equivalent.

English entry requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall (no band less than 6.0)

TOEFL (paper-based) : 550+ TWE 4.5

TOEFL 79 + Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18 & Writing 21

Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 + communicative score 50

Cambridge English: 176 + no skill below 169

Address

Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
Australia
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