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Monash University

Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

Monash University is committed to providing graduate research education of the highest quality in a stimulating, supportive, and professional environment. By undertaking a Ph.D. in Science, you will become a member of a dynamic community of scholars committed to innovation and discovery and contribute to the advancement of knowledge within your area of expertise. Monash Science Ph.D. graduates are highly employable, with many pursuing careers in academia and industry around the world.

A Ph.D. in Science takes the form of the Monash Doctoral Program – a Ph.D. for the 21st century. At the core of the program is an extensive, independent research project on an agreed chosen topic, supported by at least two expert academic supervisors. You will also undertake a series of professional development activities or coursework units that equip you with the skills needed to make an impact in academia, industry, government, or the wider community. Your study will result in a research thesis or alternative approved output, which makes a valuable contribution to the current body of knowledge on your chosen topic.

Campus Information

Clayton

Clayton campus has around 26,000 students and is the largest of all eight campuses. It is located 20km south-east of Melbourne.

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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)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Monash Arts Jobs and Careers

Monash Arts prepares our students for their professional futures and the impact they create in their organisations and communities.
There are over 81,240 Monash Arts alumni across 130 countries. Our global community includes The Hon. Daniel Andrews MP, The Hon. Dan Tehan MP, Adam Bandt MP, Bill Shorten MP, Sarah Abo, Yalda Hakim, Vance Joy, Professor Sharman Stone, Professor Emeritus Ariel Heryanto, H.E. Mr Arthur Spyrou, H.E. Mr Saleumxay Kommasith and thousands of influential graduates impacting communities, nations and the world for good.

We work as ...

Monash Arts graduates work as: Authors, Ambassadors, Analysts, Artists, Consultants, Creative Directors, Communication Specialists, Criminologists, Digital Consultants, Diplomats, Educators, Entrepreneurs, Executives, IT Specialists, Journalists, Media Presenters, Musicians, Linguists, Lawyers, Marketers, Media and Communication Specialists, Politicians, Policymakers, and a wide range of occupations.

With the flexibility of combining our Arts degree with Business, Engineering, Education, Science, IT and over 40 majors to choose from, our career opportunities are amplified.

We work in ...

The Arts, Business, Education, Government, IT, Science Law, Education, Not-for- Profit sectors.

Our top 20 employers in Australia include:

  • ABC
  • Accenture
  • ANZ Ban
  • Coles Group
  • Deakin University
  • Deloitte
  • Department of Environment, Land, Water
  • Department of Health & Human Services
  • Department of Education & Training
  • Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade
  • Department of Justice
  • Department Premier & Cabinet
  • Ernest & Young
  • Herbert Smith
  • Freehills
  • KPMG
  • Latrobe University
  • Minter Ellison
  • Monash Health
  • Monash University
  • National Australia Bank
  • PwC

PSW Opportunity

  • 2 year Post Study Work Visa Opportunity

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

The minimum qualifications for admission to PhD enrolment are:

  • a bachelor's degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant field, and which normally includes a research component in the fourth year, leading to an  honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
  • a course leading to a level rated by the relevant department, faculty and committee as equivalent to an honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
  • a master's degree that entails work, normally including a significant research component, including at least 25% of one full-time equivalent year of work, including a thesis. It is normally expected that a grade of honours 2A has been obtained for the research thesis or project. Where ungraded, examiners' reports will be taken into account; or
  • have qualifications which in the opinion of GRC are deemed equivalent.