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Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

You will join an active research community and work with academics, peers and partner organisations who have demonstrated research success in a range of specialities, including:

Mechanical Engineering:

Aerodynamics

Alternative Energy Technologies (E.g. Solar Cells)

Applied Heat And Mass Transfer

Conservation And Renewable Energy (Care)

Combustion And Fuels

Computational Engineering (Including Cad, Fea, Cfd)

Dynamics And Control And Noise Vibration Harshness Engine And Supercharger Technologies

Industrial And Vehicle

Sports Engineering

Vehicle Design And Crashworthiness

Virtual Engineering And Design.

Manufacturing Engineering:

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Computer-integrated Manufacturing
  • Design For Manufacturing
  • Forming And Machining Technology
  • High-speed Automation
  • Operations
  • Polymeric And Composite Product Development
  • Quality Management In Manufacturing
  • Robotics, Laser Technology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Full-time 3-4 years

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Duration description
      • Part-time 6-8 years
      • International student visa holders can only study full-time.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Research integrity online modules
  • Research integrity
  • Copyright and intellectual property

Research methods for engineering and related disciplines

Research techniques

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

General Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission to a PhD program are:

  • a bachelor degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant discipline awarded with honours
  • a master degree that includes a research component comprised of at least 25% of a full-time academic year (or part-time equivalent) with an overall distinction average or a master degree without a research component with at least a high distinction average
  • evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and/or experience that satisfies the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development or nominee that the applicant has developed knowledge of the field of study or cognate field and the potential for research

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36480 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

There are a number of large grant schemes of particular relevance for the College including:

  • The Australian Research Council (ARC) schemes
  • Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
  • Strategic Projects in Urban Research (SPUR)
  • Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT) grants
  • National Health and Medical research Council (NHMRC) grants

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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