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Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #238 (QS) Melbourne, Australia
Develop your advanced engineering skills and contribute to industry-focused research projects, identifying solutions to electrical and electronic engineering problems.
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Overview

The School of Engineering has research strengths in:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Communication Technologies
  • Complex Systems And Information Processing
  • Micro/nano Materials And Devices
  • Power, Energy And Control

Much of RMIT’s electrical and electronic engineering research is conducted in the following Research Centres and Research Groups:

  • Communication Technologies Research Centre (CTRC)
  • Centre for Advanced Electronics and Sensors (CADES)
  • Functional Materials and Microsystems Group

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
    • Intensity Flexible
    • 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 disciplinesResearch techniques

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

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

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