Join the Electrical and Electronic Engineering program from RMIT University and develop your advanced engineering skills and contribute to industry-focused research projects, identifying solutions to electrical and electronic engineering problems.
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
You will be able to pursue an academic career in a university or be employed in senior leadership and management positions in government, scientific and industrial research laboratories.
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- Time spent on research
Full-time candidates are expected to commit at least four days per week (or at least two days per week for part-time candidates) to their research. The academic year is 48 weeks.
- Regular contact with your supervisor
A schedule of meetings with your supervisor/s must be established to assess progress against milestones and timely completion.
- Resources, facilities and support
You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal. You will be part of an active research community and have access to resources and workshops to help you succeed.
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- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Start date: Continuous
DisciplinesElectrical Engineering Electronics & Embedded Technology View 5 other PhDs in Electrical Engineering in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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CRICOS number: 079720D
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. The degree should include a research component comprised of a thesis, other research projects or research methodology courses that constitute at least 25% of a full-time academic year (or part-time equivalent). The applicant must have achieved at least a distinction average in the final year; or
- 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; or
- evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and/or experience that satisfies the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development
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International38400 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 38400 AUD per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Melbourne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.