A Ph.D. is one of the highest degrees that can be granted. It is an advanced academic qualification seen as a requirement for the majority of academic and research positions in a wide range of fields and industries. The aim of the Ph.D. is to foster the development of independent research skills. These abilities include the capacity to plan a critical problem, to develop mastery of appropriate conceptual and methodological skills, and to relate the research topic to a broader framework of knowledge in a relevant disciplinary area.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
To meet the Graduate School admissions requirements for a Ph.D., applicants must take care of evidence of the following:
A bachelor’s degree with at least honors class IIA or equivalent from approved universities, which includes a relevant research component; or
A research master’s degree; or
A coursework master’s degree and an overall GPA (grade point average) equivalent to 5.65 on the 7-point UQ scale, which includes a relevant research component; or
A postgraduate degree of at least one year full-time equivalent with an overall GPA (grade point average) equivalent to 5.0 on the 7-point UQ scale, together with demonstrated research experience equivalent to honors IIA will be considered for Ph.D. entry on a case by case basis; or
A bachelor’s degree plus at least two years of documented relevant research experience, including research publications.
Students should have a background in the physical sciences, including disciplines such as biomedical engineering, engineering, information technology, physics, and mathematics or a related field.
Applicants should possess analytical and computational skills, including working with equations, simulations and computer programs and an interest in Imaging Modalities or Healthcare IT Solutions.
How to apply
To be taken into consideration for this scholarship, please email the following documents to Professor David Reutens ([email protected])
Proof of meeting English Language requirements
This scholarship awards Up to $5,800 per annum, tax-free
This scholarship is tenable for 3 years with the possibility of two 6-month extensions in approved circumstances.
Organization / Institution Name
The University of Queensland