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Doctor of Philosophy, ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science

  • Doctorate (PhD)

Find out about studying a Doctor of Philosophy, ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science at Australian National University (ANU).

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
4 years full-time
Course Code
9070XPHD, 048353A

About this course

Find out about studying a Doctor of Philosophy, ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science at Australian National University (ANU).

Entry requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy program you should have completed a relevant four-year undergraduate degree from an eligible university, or a postgraduate qualification with a significant research thesis component. There must be a supervisor at the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science who is available and willing to supervise your research, and you must have identified a research project.

Domestic students should have a relevant degree with 1st class honours (or equivalent). Students with upper 2nd class honours or equivalent and demonstrable research potential may also be admissible.

International students should also have a relevant degree, from a highly regarded university in their country, and typically be placed in the top 10% of all graduating students. Some evidence of additional research training beyond the undergraduate degree may also be required.

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students.

You may be eligible for admission if you can demonstrate that you have significant research experience and a background equivalent to these qualifications.

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science encourages prospective students to take a self assessment test to determine their suitability for admission/scholarship before completing the pre-application process.

If you think you might qualify, you can also check out our guide on how to apply.

Indicative fees Domestic International

All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)

Domestic students

Domestic research students are not required to pay tuition fees as they are enrolled under the Research Training Scheme which funds the fees. For further information see students.anu.edu.au/fees/domestic/research.php

International students

Indicative fees for international students are:

International student fees (ISF)

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students $45,600.00 Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Level of Study

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