The School of Engineering supports an active industry-based research program with state-of-the-art research facilities.
As one of Australia’s leading educational institutions, RMIT offers a rich and rewarding educational experience to nearly 10,000 postgraduate students every year. Our postgraduate research programs offer an opportunity to undertake innovative world-class research dedicated to the solution of real problems. You can work independently and cooperatively, interact with experts in your chosen field of research and participate in the commercialisation process.
For past theses and links to the full publications please visit the RMIT Research Repository.
Postgraduate research degrees
- Master of Engineering (Aerospace Engineering)
- Master of Engineering (Chemical Engineering)
- Master of Engineering (Civil Engineering)
- Master of Engineering (Electrical & Electronic Engineering)
- Master of Engineering (Environmental Engineering)
- Master of Engineering (Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering)
- PhD (Aerospace Engineering)
- PhD (Chemical Engineering)
- PhD (Civil Engineering)
- PhD (Electrical & Electronic Engineering)
- PhD (Environmental Engineering)
- PhD (Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering)
How to apply
A range of scholarships are available for students considering research programs. A number of the scholarships offer students the opportunity to participate in the research being undertaken by academic staff in the School.
- RMIT postgraduate research scholarships
- International student scholarships
- Cooperative Research Centre for Advanced Composite Structures (CRC-ACS)
- CRC Auto
- CRC Manufacturing: Please contact Professor John Mo for details.
- Micro Air Vehicle Flight in Turbulence Grant
- International Postgradudate Research Scholarship (IPRS)
- PhD and Research Masters Scholarships (PRS)
- Aerospace Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Women in Engineering Scholarship
- Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Wind Noise Reduction Grant
- Electrical and Computer Engineering scholarships
If you have an inquiry about studying a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) in our school, please contact the relevant HDR Coordinator.