PhD programs

Monash PhD Program (Suzhou-based)


The Monash PhD Program (Suzhou-based) is for those students who want to enrol through Monash University but whose research will be undertaken at Monash Suzhou Research Institue (MSRI). Student research projects typically align with the Joint Graduate School (JGS) and Joint Research Institute (JRI) research and development activities, but may also include university wide projects where appropriate.

How to apply

To apply for a graduate research degree and/or scholarship at Monash Engineering please follow the following steps.

See Monash's How to Apply for further information.

The Steps for a PhD Candidate to commence at Monash Suzhou can also be used as a general guide around the application process.

Monash PhD Program (JITRI-based)

The Monash PhD Program (JITRI-based) program is aimed at creating a talent training centre while conducting collaborative research between Monash and JITRI researchers.

The information of Monash  PhD Program (Suzhou-based) also applies to the JITRI-based PhD program.

SEU-Monash Joint PhD Program

The SEU-Monash Joint PhD Program typically takes between three and four years of full- time study to complete. The bulk of these studies are undertaken at the SEU-Monash campus in Suzhou, China. Students also receive the benefit of the 'Australian experience', with one year of the program offered at the Monash campus in Australia.

Students will be jointly supervised by supervisors from both universities throughout their research. Those students who successfully complete their studies in the joint program will graduate with both a Monash and SEU PhD degree.