Postgraduate

Higher Degree by Research Preliminary - Engineering, Computing and Mathematics

Ensure your adequate research preparation to satisfy the eligibility requirements for a PhD with this higher degree by research preliminary course.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

This course prepares you for study in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering.
This course prepares you for study in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering.
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Career Opportunities

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Further Study

This course prepares you for study in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering.
This course prepares you for study in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
48
Average Annual Fee - 2020
$9,094.47
Typical Fee Range - 2020
$6,684.00 - $11,155.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—a) successfully completed a tertiary qualification with a WAM of at least 65 per cent;
b) may receive admission credit of up to 24 credit points for prior study in a relevant discipline.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

In accordance with University policy, you may have to complete an approved preliminary course of study tailored to your requirements to ensure adequate research preparation to satisfy the eligibility requirements for the Master of Engineering Science or Master of Philosophy (PhD).

About The Course

The course extends between one and two semesters of supervised research preparation and/or examination as prescribed by the Faculty on the recommendation of the relevant head of school.
Higher Degree by Research Preliminary - Engineering, Computing and Mathematics

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Approximately 46 hours per week over 13 weeks, including contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 60490
CRICOS code
  • 003600G, 009137K
Higher Degree by Research Preliminary - Engineering, Computing and Mathematics
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Approximately 46 hours per week over 13 weeks, including contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 60490
CRICOS code
  • 003600G, 009137K
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year
Degrees course is available in
  • Higher Degree by Research Preliminary Engineering Computing and Mathematics

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

A HDR Preliminary course is a supervised conversion course of advanced study and/or research administered by the Faculty to a value 48 credit points of which:

a) at least 24 credit points must comprise Level 4 and/or Level 5 units resulting in a research output; and

b) the remaining credit points comprise coursework units to provide for preparatory knowledge.

The coursework units referred to in (b) may comprise levels 1 – 5 units that prepare the student to undertake their research degree course, as advised by the Course Coordinator.

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