School of
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Higher Degree by Research (HDR)
in the School of EEE:
PhD and MPhil
Rastko Zivanovic
Postgraduate Coordinator
School of
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Available Higher Degrees by Research (HDR)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
(Master of Engineering
Science)
• 3 years degree
(up to 4 years candidature)
• Significant original contribution to
knowledge
• Education path to world-class
researcher
• 2 years degree
• Has a lower requirement for significant
original contribution to research
School of
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Admission Requirements
• For PhD studies:
A bachelor degree in a relevant discipline assessed as
equivalent to at least an Honours degree second class
division A (H2A, >70%) at the UoA.
• For Master degree: H2B
• International: English Proficiency Evidence (IELTS, TOEFL)
• Availability of Supervisor
School of
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Help and Information about Application and Admission
• Adelaide Graduate Centre
→ Administrative aspects
• The
Finding a supervisor (structure)
Research Areas
International
Office of the UoA
Equipment
Software
→ Supports
International students
Project type
in all aspects of HDR
student life in Adelaide
• Postgraduate Coordinator of the School of EEE
→ Can provide information about application
→ Can help identifying a potential supervisor
School of
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Adelaide Graduate Centre
www.adelaide.edu.au/graduatecentre/admission/
School of
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Adelaide Graduate Centre
www.adelaide.edu.au/graduatecentre/admission/
School of
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Finding a PhD/MPhil supervisor
• As part of application
- Potential supervisor should be identified
- Short proposal on project of mutual interest
• Prospective HDR students can either
- Contact supervisor directly
- Contact Postgraduate Coordinator for help
• Supervision by 18 academics (and external supervisors)
60 – 80 HDR students
School of
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Postgraduate Research Domestic Rounds and Applications
School of
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Postgraduate Research International Scholarships
International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS)
Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI)
Adelaide Graduate Research Scholarships (AGRS)
ASI and AGRS scholarships available
School of
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
The PhD Candidature: Milestones
• Core components (6 months)
- Communication workshops
- Inductions (School, Uni, Library, OHS)
- Research Proposal
• Major Review (12 months)
• Annual Reviews of Progress
• Thesis submission
• Examination
Total duration:
3-4 years for PhD
2-2.5 years for MPhil
School of
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Research areas
• Sustainable Energy
- Renewable Energy
- Power Electronics and Electrical Machines
- Power Systems / Smart Grids
• Sensing and Processing
- Electromagnetics
- Microelectronics
- Radars
- Signal and Image Processing
- Telecommunications and Wireless Systems
- Terahertz (T-Ray) Imaging
School of
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Summary
- Fulfil Admission requirements (H2A, H2B)
- Apply for Scholarship
- Find a Supervisor
More information:
Rastko Zivanovic
Postgraduate Coordinator for EEE
[email protected]
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