Ph.D. On Campus

Systems Engineering

University of New South Wales

48 months
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The Doctor of Systems Engineering degree at University of New South Wales provides an opportunity to combine a doctoral thesis with the coursework component of a Master of Systems Engineering degree.  


Key facts: 

The Systems Engineering degree at University of New South Wales is intended to prepare candidates for the highest level of professional practice, in which they can contribute significantly to the development of the discipline of Systems Engineering.  

Programme Structure

  • The degree consists of one third coursework (equivalent to two semesters full time) and two thirds research (equivalent to a minimum of four semesters full time) which may be taken in an area encountered by the student while undertaking coursework.   
  • All coursework must be completed before the commencement of the dissertation.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 085775E  

  • A candidate for the degree shall have been awarded an undergraduate degree from the University of New South Wales or a qualification considered equivalent from another university or tertiary institution at a level acceptable to the Committee, and shall have completed the qualifying program to an approved standard. The standard required is an average of 75% or better in the candidate's qualifying program. In addition, a research proposal must be submitted as soon as feasible after completion the qualifying program. Admission to the program will be conditional on the viability of the research proposal.
  • In exceptional cases an applicant who submits evidence of such other academic and professional qualifications as may be approved by the Committee may be permitted to enrol for the degree.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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