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DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

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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 .
The program 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 .
Areas of research
• Advanced materials
• Artificial intelligence
• Bioprocess engineering
• Biomechanics
• Bioinspired systems
• Critical infrastructure
• Energy
• Engineering in medical and healthcare
• Environmental engineering
• Food and pharmaceutical processing
• Future wireless access technologies
• Intelligent lighting
• Management of natural resources and phenomena
• Nanotechnology
• Nanoelectronics
• Optical communications and photonics
• Process modeling , simulation and optimisation
• Smart manufacturing and industry 4.0
• Sustainable transportation engineering
• Sustainable drainage and flood management
• Thermal management
• Waste management .
Course structure
The course consists of :
• a research and thesis component
• a coursework study .
Entry requirements
ELIGIBILITY
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
Master ’ s degree that entailed work , normally including a significant research component , at least equivalent to an honours degree .
You must also meet the English language requirements of the University .
Average requirements
H1 or H2A
H1 or H2A
Qualifications that the Graduate Research Committee and Monash Graduate Research Office consider equivalent to the above .
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 )
Research
RM42,333 Malaysian student
RM46,556 International student 2021 fees per year
* Part-time study is not available for international students .
ENGINEERING
1 Normally with a research component in the fourth year .
The unique combination of hardware and software knowledge with evxposure to real-world applications gave me the right skill set and an edge in pursuing my PhD , as well as advancing my career in the industry .”
DR ARVIND RAJAN
Doctor of Philosophy ( in the area of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering )
Bachelor of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering ( Honours )
Recipient of the 2018 Vice-Chancellor ’ s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence .
Currently working as an engineer at Brookfield Scientific Solutions Groups in Melbourne .
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