You will study under the direction of an appointed research supervisor.
Candidates will be supervised for the duration of their degree. In addition you are required to attend at least 1 week of intensive classes in Melbourne during the first semester of the first year. Thereafter you will be required to travel to Melbourne for 1 week every subsequent year for the remainder of your candidature for milestone reviews.
Research at RMIT
Time spent on research
Full-time candidates are expected to commit at least four days per week (or at least two days per week for part-time candidates) to their research. The academic year is 48 weeks.
Regular contact with your supervisor
A schedule of meetings with your supervisor/s must be established to assess progress against milestones and timely completion.
Resources, facilities and support
You will have access to the Learning Hub and other online and digital resources through the myRMIT student portal.
You will be part of an active research community and have access to resources and workshops to help you succeed.
School of Graduate Research
The School of Graduate Research works with Schools to further support candidates during their postgraduate research degree.