PhD in Information Technology & Computer Science (Integrated)
Aim for career as an academic, IT expert or computer scientist. Our integrated PhD teaches you best-practice research methods before you begin original and important study.
VU's integrated PhD in Information Technology & Computer Science
VU's integrated PhD in IT and Computer Science offers a pathway to a doctorate degree to graduates without a research background. In your first year, you’ll receive intensive training in data collection and analysis. On passing first-year components with a 70% average, you’ll begin an investigative thesis at the forefront of its field. You’ll complete your PhD in the standard four years.
Our PhD program gives you access to world-class research centres and expert supervisors. We have an interdisciplinary approach where we solve real-world problems using mathematics modelling and innovative IT applications.
Our strong partnerships in healthcare, business and government mean your research will contribute real benefits to society.
You’ll learn to present your findings through your thesis, and in conferences, public presentations and academic publications.
Footscray Park Campus is next to parklands along the Maribyrnong River, a short walk from Footscray Station. Footscray is one of Melbourne’s multicultural hubs, only 10 minutes by train from the city. The campus has restaurants and cafes, learning commons, world-class sports science facilities, a bookshop, and a pool and gym. It hosts many of our degree and postgraduate courses, including in business, sport, youth and community work, science, engineering and education.
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
Depending on your area of research, your PhD could lead to one of the following careers:
- academic researcher and lecturer
- actuarial scientist or statistician
- government adviser
- data scientist and data analyst
- cyber security consultant
- ICT trainer
- ICT manager
- IT consultant
- software developer/engineer.
- 4 years
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
- Master’s degree with thesis;
- admissible bachelor degree Completed with a degree classification (as awarded on degree certificate) of first Division with Distinction (70%).
English Language Requirement
Achieved an IELTS (Academic Module) result with an overall score of 6.5 (no band less than 6) or equivalent and completed a qualification at AQF level 8 or above, typically in a cognate discipline (including a qualification without minor thesis), with Honours or its equivalent at a high standard.
- Course Code: 088587G
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Doctoral Degree/PhD
- Duration: 04 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: N/A