UWA's admission requirements for some postgraduate courses have changed for Semester 2, 2020 to facilitate student access to study during the COVID-19 situation. In many cases, these changes may not be extended beyond 2020. Contact Future Students for more information.

Doctor of Engineering

The Doctor of Engineering degree is of a higher standard than either the master's degree or the Doctor of Philosophy and may be awarded by the Faculty for independent and original work. A qualifying period of 10 years after completion of a first degree is required. Graduates of other universities may, under conditions set by the Faculty, submit work for the degree.

Course overview

Course title
Doctor of Engineering
Award abbreviation
Course code
Course type
higher doctorate
current / 2020
Administered by
Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

Course details

Intake periods
Beginning of year and mid-year
Attendance type
full- or part-time
Delivery mode
unknown mode
Locations offered
UWA (Perth)
Available to international students
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Enquiries and course advice

Course advice
ECM Student Office
6488 3061
[email protected]

Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.

Course structure

The University Policy on: Higher Doctorates applies to the Doctor of Engineering.

See also the rules for the course and the Student Rules.


Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

The University Policy on: Higher Doctorates applies to the Doctor of Engineering.