Doctor of Philosophy (Information Science)

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The research involved in producing a doctoral (PhD) dissertation involves a significant contribution to a field of knowledge. Each PhD candidate has two supervisors. The Faculty will ensure that a supervisor with appropriate expertise is allocated to a candidate at the time of application. Students are encouraged to identify potential supervisors who match their area of research interest by visiting the Faculty's web pages. Students are also advised to make contact with a potential supervisor to discuss their project prior to applying for admission. Visit UOW's Research and Innovation website for information regarding the University's research activity, research strengths, scholarships and services.

Structure

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences conducts a range of research, from fundamental to applied. The disciplines range from Mathematics and Applied Statistics, through Physics, to Engineering (Civil, Computer, Environmental, Materials, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Mining, Electrical, Software, Telecommunications) and Information Science and Technology. The Faculty is one of the largest sites of ICT research in the southern hemisphere. It has strong industrial links with major international companies, collaborative research and development projects with partners in South East Asia, Europe and USA, along with research partnerships in China, UK, USA, Thailand, Singapore, South Korea and India.

Standard entry requirements

  • Honours degree with 2nd class Division 1 or higher
  • Research Masters with at least ? of the degree comprising a thesis. UOW Masters of Research with WAM70+
  • Coursework Masters with a substantial thesis and WAM75+ or GPA 3.2 out of 4. Other forms of research experience will also be considered. Special Admission Requirements All applicants for research degrees must submit a written (preferably typed) proposal as part of their application. This proposal should: commence with a statement detailing any previous research or project experience you have undertaken, including if possible a copy of the abstract of such work
  • Contain, in no more than one additional page, a clearly focussed research proposal for the study you would wish to undertake throughout your registration in the course
  • And conclude with a statement of your motivation for wanting to undertake the research course. Students are advised to make contact with a potential supervisor to discuss their project prior to applying for admission.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Wollongong Domestic: $135,936
International: $135,936
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