Use your advanced research skills to further the growth and development of mechanical and manufacturing engineering.
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:
Use your advanced engineering skills to contribute to our applied industry focused mechanical and manufacturing research projects.
RMIT's experienced engineering researchers have achieved significant successes across application areas and industry sectors.
Through collaboration with our own institutes and centres we produce creative solutions to existing and emerging industry-applicable engineering problems.
Research is supported by state of the art facilities, including the Advanced Manufacturing Precinct.
RMIT researchers deliver high-impact and influential outcomes. Success is demonstrated through excellent performance in university rankings, with rankings as well above world standard in the Australian Research Council Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2015 round.
RMIT is also ranked in the top 100 universities in the fields of aerospace and mechanical engineering in the 2014 QS World University rankings.
There are active collaborations with other national and international institutes, centres, groups and partners, including:
RMIT research is supported by excellent facilities and infrastructure, including:
Throughout your candidature, you will be supported through:
Mechanical and manufacturing engineering 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.