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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
• Artificial intelligence
• Blockchain
• Computer and wireless networks
• Computer vision
• Cybersecurity
• Data science
• Digital health
• Human computer interaction
• Image and video processing
• Immersive analytics
• Optimisation
• Software engineering .
Course structure
The course consists of a research and thesis component .
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
H2A
Qualifications that the Graduate Research Committee and Monash Graduate Research Office consider equivalent to the above .
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 .
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
1 Normally with a research component in the fourth year .
Research is about collaboration and contribution , not competition , and this philosophy is practiced at Monash by experts with over a decade of research experience in various disciplines . Monash recognises and appreciates hard work and talent , which greatly influenced my decision to study here .”
SAYYIDA MASOOM GILANI
Doctor of Philosophy ( in the field of Human-Computer Interaction )
Masoom is a passionate advocate of using technology for good . Her multidisciplinary research explores the role of mobile health ( mHealth ) in alleviating depressive symptomatology and increasing the psychological well-being of adolescents in low- and middle-income countries . Her goal is to effectively integrate existing treatments for mental health problems into mHealth to provide functions such as monitoring or assessing mood or symptoms , psychoeducation , social support , and more .
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