Doctor of Philosophy (Information and Communication Technologies)
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Course in detail
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Aims and objectives
Academic requirementsApplicants must have completed at least four years (or equivalent) of tertiary education studies at a high level of achievement. For example:
• a four year degree (eg: engineering, information technology, education etc.);
• a three year degree and an Honours year;
• a three year degree and one year of a Masters by coursework;
• a three year course and one year of a Masters preliminary or other qualifying program; or
• a three year degree and a postgraduate diploma
If you are already studying a Masters degree and wish to convert to a PhD, you will only be considered for a scholarship for a PhD program after advice from the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST.)
Please visit the Guidelines on Application for Candidature at the Swinburne Research website for more detailed information at http://www.swinburne.edu.au/research/postgrad.htm
English language requirements
Swinburne College English for Academic Purposes Certificate: EAP 5 Advanced: 70%; OR, obtaining a minimum IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0; OR, a TOEFL (Paper-based) minimum score of 550 (with Test of Written English (TWE) score of 5); OR, a TOEFL (Internet-based) minimum score of 79, with no individual band below 18. Refer to the English Language Requirements website for further information.
How to apply
Apply for this course by following the step-by-step process on our How to Apply page.
Course fees*A$24,950 (annual for 2013)
A range of scholarships are available to international students, visit our Scholarship Page for details.