Courses and study options

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All postgraduate courses for Corrosion Engineering are offered online. Units are taught by leading academics with relevant expertise in the subject matters through both industry experiences and cutting-edge research.

If you have an undergraduate degree in engineering or applied science, then this allows you to break into the market and fast-track your career in a broad spectrum of industries.

A higher degree by research (HDR) from Curtin will enable you to pursue a specialist area in corrosion and materials science and engineering, build knowledge in your profession and contribute to valuable research.

Higher Degree by Research

A higher degree by research (HDR) from Curtin will enable you to pursue a specialist area in your field, build knowledge on Corrosion and Materials and contribute to important research.

Our higher research degrees are awarded following the completion of a major thesis, involving independent original research, under the supervision of a thesis committee.

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) offered at Curtin University aims to expand knowledge beyond the undergraduate level, culminating in a research thesis.

Admission criteria

The minimum criteria for entry include a bachelor's degree with honours or a postgraduate diploma.

Course duration

One to two years of full-time study, or part-time equivalent.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Doctoral research degree candidates generate new knowledge, either by the discovery of new facts, the formulation of theories or the innovative reinterpretation of known and established ideas.

Admission criteria

Criteria for entry include a research master degree or a bachelor degree with first or upper second-class honours with a research thesis. Find out more.

Course duration

Three to four years of full-time study.

How to apply for scholarships?

Under the Research Training Program (RTP), Australian and New Zealand citizens, as well as Australian permanent residents undertaking doctoral degrees by research, are eligible for an Australian Government RTP Fee Offset Scholarship which will automatically be assessed at the point of application to an HDR course. There is no separate application process. For more information please visit the RTP Scholarship Policy website.

Applicants from overseas will need to visit the International Students page for further information regarding course fees.

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