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The opportunity to take up independent research through the Monash Doctoral Program is one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences we can offer you .
Monash provides medical , surgical and health sciences research training that ’ s recognised and respected worldwide for its excellence and relevance . Your PhD consists of an extensive , independent research project in your discipline of choice , supported by a minimum of two academic supervisors throughout your candidature . Your study will result in a research thesis which makes a valuable contribution to the current body of knowledge on your chosen topic .
Course structure
The course consists of a research and thesis component . You must submit for assessment a thesis of not more than 80,000 words . Your research training is further enhanced by professional development activities or coursework units designed to support you in your academic and professional development .
Entry requirements
Bachelor ’ s degree requiring four years of full-time study in a relevant field 1
Course in a relevant field rated by the University as equivalent to the above
Average requirements
H1 or H2A
H1 or H2A
3 – 4 years ( full-time ) 6 – 8 years ( part-time )*
Your PhD research project is to be conceived from the outset as clearly achievable within three years equivalent full-time , and you ’ re expected to complete your degree within three to four years equivalent full-time .
Throughout the year
( subject to availability of supervision )
RM42,333 Malaysian student
RM46,556 International student 2021 fees per year
* Part-time study is not available for international students .
Areas of research
• Biochemistry and molecular biology
• Epidemiology and preventive medicine
• General practice
• Infectious diseases and immunity
• Medical education
• Medicine
• Microbiology
• Neuroscience
• Nanomedicine
• Public health
• Paediatrics
• Pharmacology
• Physiology
• Psychology
• Surgery
• Toxicology .
Master ’ s degree that entailed work , normally including a significant research component , at least equivalent to an honours degree . 2
Qualifications that the Graduate Research Committee and Monash Graduate Research Office consider equivalent to the above .
English : Monash ’ s minimum requirements apply .
1 Normally with a research component in the fourth year . 2 It is expected that a grade of H2A has been obtained for the research thesis or project . Where ungraded , examiners ’ reports will be taken into account .