The Monash Doctoral Program is a key element of the University's strategy to enhance its reputation as a global leader in graduate research. One of the first of its kind in Australia, it incorporates professional development into the delivery of the doctoral degree. It is a PhD designed to prepare graduates with the skills and capabilities sought by employers, giving them the competitive edge in an ever increasingly competitive employment market.
The Australian Government's Research Training (RTS) Scheme covers course fees for research candidates who are Australian or New Zealand citizens or Australian permanent residents for the specified duration of their course. Domestic students are subject to student services and amenities fees. Please check with your supervisor if you are an International PhD student.
Yes. Credit can be applied if you have completed equivalent coursework or can supply evidence of experience or previous training. The credit application form may be submitted prior to enrollment or within the first weeks of commencing the course. Any credit should be discussed with your supervisor at your first meeting.
There is no change in the length of time it will take to complete your PhD. All PhD research project’s are to be conceived from the outset as clearly achievable within 3 years equivalent full time, with students expected to complete their degree within 3 to 4 years equivalent full-time.