PhD Opportunities in EMS

Make a difference in the world

UWA is furthering scientific understanding with groundbreaking research across a range of disciplines. Researchers in the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences work collaboratively with other faculties, universities and industry in Western Australia and worldwide. Our PhD students have the opportunity to conduct research with supervisors who are recognised experts in their field, have access to state-of-the-art facilities and are encouraged to grow and develop your critical and analytical skills.

Why Engineering and Mathematical Sciences?

The world is quickly evolving with rapid population growth, higher standards of living and environmental challenges, requiring smarter ways to use energy and resources. EMS empowers researchers to change our world, developing innovative ideas for the future.

Ranked 4th in the world and 1st in Australia for Mining and Mineral Engineering (ARWU 2020)

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Ranked 30th in the world for Civil and Structural Engineering (QS World Uni Rankings 2020)

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Ranked 5th in the world and 1st in Australia for Marine / Ocean Engineering (ARWU 2020)

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UWA Department of Physics awarded 5 out of 5 in Excellence of Research in Australia (ERA) rankings in the area of Physical Sciences

Current PhD Opportunities

Research opportunities are available for prospective undergraduate, Masters and Doctor of Philosophy students. Scroll down for information on how to apply.

Alternatively, you can visit our Research Cluster pages to see projects they are working on.

Specific projects we are recruiting for are listed below:

How to apply


EMS Research Clusters

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