PhD and Research Masters

Find the right research degree

The following research degrees are offered by the School of Electrical Engineering and Computing.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees
  • PhD (Computer Engineering)
  • PhD (Computer Science)
  • PhD (Electrical Engineering)
  • PhD (Information Systems)
  • PhD (Information Technology)
  • PhD (Software Engineering)
Master of Philosophy degrees
  • MPhil (Computer Engineering)
  • MPhil (Computer Science)
  • MPhil (Electrical Engineering)
  • MPhil (Information Systems)
  • MPhil (Information Technology)
  • MPhil (Software Engineering)

PhD Scholarships

Our research strengths

Research capabilities within the School

  • Control systems and automation
  • Signal processing
  • Data mining, computer science and bioinformatics
  • Information technology
  • Health informatics
  • Cyber security
  • Machine learning and robotics
  • Smart structures
  • Telecommunications
  • Power systems and smart grids
  • Power electronics and drives

Industries and applications

  • Process industries
  • Electric supply and distribution
  • Optimisation applications in ambulance scheduling
  • Development of an artificial pancreas algorithm
  • High performance algorithms with GM research
  • High speed/high performance nano-positioning systems

Find a supervisor

All research degree candidates require a supervisor. It is recommended you start actively searching for potential supervisors in your chosen field before you submit your application.

You can search for a supervisor by researcher name, area of expertise or by research centre name.

Search for a supervisor

Further information

To find out more about research degree opportunities available in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, please contact:

T: +61 2 4921 6126

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