Engineering - 3291

Engineering

Doctorate/PhD

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.

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At a glance

Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time
  • On-campus at Malaysia: Full time
  • Off-campus: Full time & part time
Duration 3-4 years (full time)
Start date Throughout the year
Qualification Doctor of Philosophy
Course Handbook

A PhD in engineering requires you to complete a research thesis of up to 80,000 words (or alternative approved outputs). The PhD program may be undertaken in the principal areas of research, including:

  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Electrical and computer systems engineering
  • Materials engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Aerospace engineering
  • Biological engineering

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.

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (International students)

Qualifications

All applicants must be able to demonstrate a capacity to carry out independent research and have adequate training and ability to pursue the proposed course of study.
See the Section 2.1 of the Graduate Research Handbooks for detailed information.

English entry requirements

Sound English language skills are required for academic programs at Monash University.
See the Section 2.2 of the Graduate Research Handbooks for detailed information.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Making the application

Future students

Applications for this course can be accepted at anytime.

Applications for this course are submitted via the research degree and scholarship online application form.

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

International fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.

A$44,400

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Enrolment Obligations

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than one third (33%) of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students must enrol in at least one unit that is not by distance and/or online in each compulsory study period unless the student is completing the last unit of their course. See standard 8.19 and 8.20 of National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018.

CRICOS code: 041044D