The University of Melbourne

Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering and IT

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
CRICOS: 00116K

Make your own research contribution with the Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering and IT) at Australia’s leading university*. Build your expertise in a specialist area and be supported by experienced supervisors and advisory committees to create significant change in society. You’ll demonstrate academic leadership, independence, creativity and innovation in your research work.


Four years full time or eight years part time, including a thesis of 80,000-100,000 words.


  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computing and Information Systems
  • Infrastructure Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Standard entry requirements

Completed at least a four-year honours undergraduate degree and achieved an overall H1 (80–100%) grade in your undergraduate degree or your masters degree, or be in the top 5% of your graduating cohort and also completed a research project, component, subject, or group of subjects that accounts for at least 25% of one year’s work at Honours level, or 25% of one year accumulated over the length of a masters course, and which has, or have, been conducted, and assessed, individually. Research carried out in groups should at least have been graded individually.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville International: $222,609 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Further information

Joint PhD schemes are available with the University of Birmingham and the Melbourne-India Postgraduate Program (MIPP).

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