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.

Higher Degree by Research Preliminary (Engineering, Computing and Mathematics)

In accordance with University policy, the Faculty may require a student to complete an approved preliminary course of study tailored to the student's requirements to ensure adequate research preparation to satisfy the eligibility requirements for the Master of Philosophy (research) or PhD. The course extends between one and two semesters of supervised research preparation and/or examination as prescribed by the Faculty on the recommendation of the relevant head of school.

Course overview

Course title
Higher Degree by Research Preliminary (Engineering, Computing and Mathematics)
Award abbreviation
HDR Prelim
Course code
60490
Course type
higher degree preliminary
Status
current / 2020
Administered by
Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
CRICOS code
003600G

Course details

Intake periods
Beginning of year and mid-year
Attendance type
full- or part-time (Student visa holders should read Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 for more information.)
Credit points required
48
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
Standard course duration
1 year
Time limit
2 years
Delivery mode
internal
Locations offered
UWA (Perth)
Domestic fee type
Postgraduate fee-paying/FEE-HELP
Available to international students
Yes. For information on international student fees see 'Schedule 2: Fees'. (Enquiries: https://www.uwa.edu.au/askuwa)
Course Coordinator(s)
Professor Amitava Data
Fees
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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 Degree by Research Preliminary Course applies to the Higher Degree by Research Preliminary course in the Faculty.

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

Rules

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

The University Policy on: Higher Degree by Research Preliminary Course applies to the Higher Degree by Research Preliminary course in the Faculty.