There are two types of offshore PhD programs available at Swinburne:

  • Partner university offshore PhD program
  • Industry embedded offshore PhD program


Partner university offshore PhD program

As a student, you’ll be jointly supervised by Swinburne and a nominated approved university.

You will have access to the same supervisory support and research training as an onshore student and will spend time in Australia as part of the program

If successful, you’ll receive a single doctoral degree from Swinburne.

For more information on offshore PhD programs, entry requirements, and to apply, please contact:

Pankaj Arora
Director, International Research Engagement
parora@swinburne.edu.au
+61 3 9214 5407

Industry embedded offshore PhD program

Through the industry embedded offshore PhD program you will have access to the same supervisory support and research training as an onshore student and will spend time in Australia as part of the program.

If successful, you will receive a single doctoral degree from Swinburne.

Industry embedded PhD programs are available focusing on our key research focus areas:

  • digital innovation
  • industry 4.0 (advanced manufacturing and materials)
  • biomedical devices
  • space tech.
Need help applying for an offshore PhD program?

If you need help applying for an offshore PhD program, or any other research degree here at Swinburne, contact our team between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday. You may also want to check the entry requirements for research degrees to make sure you satisfy the requirements for your chosen degree.

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