Use your logical, analytical and creative problem solving skills to further develop mathematical theory and application.
You will join an active research community and work with academics, peers and partner organisations who have demonstrated research success in a range of specialities, including:Mathematics
RMIT's researchers deliver high-impact and influential outcomes.Success is demonstrated through excellent performance in university rankings, such as being ranked as well above world standard in the Australian Research Council Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2015 round.
RMIT has a joint relationship with the University of Twente in the Netherlands. Candidates who complete their program under this arrangement spend time studying in both Melbourne and the Netherlands and graduate with a double-badged qualification.
RMIT hosts a node of the ATN Industry Doctoral Training Centre (Mathematics and Statistics), the first doctoral training centre in Australia.
Additionally, there are collaborations with other national and international institutes, centres, groups and partners, including:
Throughout your candidature, you will be supported through:
As a mathematics research candidate, you have the flexibility to pursue an individual topic, or contribute to one of our existing projects.
Candidates may be eligible for a range of scholarships including:
The minimum requirements for admission to a PhD program are:
At RMIT a grade of distinction represents academic achievement of 70% or higher and a high distinction is 80% or higher.
If you are a current master by research candidate, you are able to apply for a transfer to a doctor of philosophy program through the process prescribed in the RMIT Higher Degree by Research policy and processes.
You will be able to pursue an academic career in a university or be employed in senior leadership and management positions in government, scientific and industrial research laboratories. This qualification signifies an ability to undertake independent and informed decision making at a highly technical level.