The Faculty Graduate Research degrees reflect the diverse world we live in. In an increasingly complex and networked digital world IT is woven into every area of life and the richness of modern IT research arises from its intersection with other disciplines. The Faculty of IT reflects this intersection with internationally recognised Academics and research supervisors. And with its Research flagship programs, its Centres and Labs and partnerships. The Faculty has successful partnerships with industry, governments, communities, professional associations, other Monash faculties and other universities, both nationally and internationally. These partnerships offer opportunities for students in our graduate research degrees to engage with industry, community and academia and include the Monash NICTA partnership and the Monash Graduate Research Interdisciplinary Program (GRIP) - Sustainable and Effective Public Transport (SEPT).
The Faculty's PhD and Masters by research degrees follow the Monash Doctoral Program (MDP). The MDP blends excellent and original research with innovative training options that support our graduate researchers through their research journey and prepare them for their future careers. Research skills and training that our graduates are able to apply to careers in many settings Academia, Research, Industry, Government and Community.
Graduate Research graduates now seek skills and training in order to:
Our Faculty offers the following Graduate research degrees:
In addition since 1 January 2016 the Faculty also offers new enrolling eligible students the option to apply to undertake their PhD by Exegesis and Project demonstration or Exhibition. This is an alternate to the existing form of examination by standard thesis.
Entry to a research degree in the Faculty of IT is based on the applicant's capacity to undertake significant research in the proposed field, which may be demonstrated in various ways.
Checking your eligibility is the first step in the process of applying for a world-class research degree with us.
Applicants must meet Monash University’s English Language Proficiency requirements for Graduate research Student in one of a number of ways as detailed here.
In certain instances the Faculty may make a conditional offer to Students with a demonstrated capacity to undertake significant research who do not meet the English Language Proficiency requirements. Sound English language skills are required for research programs at Monash University. If an applicant's first language is not English, the English language requirement must be satisfied. Students who do not meet the English Proficiency requirements can complete a Monash English Bridging Program. This conditional offer is based on achieving the English Language Proficiency requirements by undertaking the Monash College Monash English Bridging for postgraduate degrees and higher degrees of research .
Future our graduate research students connect with our Faculty of Information Technology to: