2022 OFFSHORE DOCTOR OFPHILOSOPHY PROGRAM BETWEEN SWINBURNE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND SHENZHENUNIVERSITY
Swinburne University of Technology was established by 1908 and it is located in Melbourne which is the cultural center of Australia and is considered as one of the four livable cities in the world. It contains 5 campuses with more than 30,000 students from different countries and it has more than 200 degrees of bachelor, master and doctor. International students from more than 70 countries are coming here every year for study. It is a famous comprehensive public university in Australia. Swinburne University of Technology holds the first-class academic reputation, ranking among the top3% universities in the world. According to the QS World University Ranking in2019, Swinburne University of Technology ranked as 367 in the world.
1、Admission Requirements 入学要求
Four years of higher education in a relevant discipline 相关学科的四年高等教育
For example, one of the following: 举例说明
A Bachelor’s degree (three or four years) and a Masters by Research
A Bachelor’s degree (three or four years) and an Honor’s year
A Bachelor’s degree (three or four years) and a Masters by Coursework
A Bachelor’s degree (four years) in an approved discipline
The overall average result must be at least 70% • 总体平均绩点至少达到70%
2. Program Details项目细节
2.1 Supervision 教学监督及管理
Students in the Ph.D Programs will be supervised by one Supervisor from each of Swinburne and the SZU.
2.2 Program of Study项目的学习
It is expected that students enrolled in the Offshore PhD program will visit Swinburne at least once during the period of PhD candidature to present work-in-progress seminars and interact directly with their Swinburne supervisors. Travel, accommodation and related costs for visits to Swinburne shall be borne by the student.
2.3 Language of thesis 论文的语言要求
A student’s thesis should be written in English. In exceptional circumstances, a candidate may seek approval from the Higher Degrees Research Committee at the time of candidature application to submit the thesis in a language other than English where this is necessitated by the nature of the research program. In this case the thesis must include a summary in English of no more than 12,000 words.
Where the thesis is written in Chinese and summary in English, the testamur will include the following text-the language of instruction and written thesis was Chinese.
2.4 Language requirements 申请该项目的语言要求
For the research areas of Science, Technology and Engineering.
International candidates must meet one of the following requirements:
Obtain a minimum IELTS overall band of 6.0 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0 or an Internet based TOFEL score of 75 (with no band less than 17), no longer than 24months before submitting your application.
Satisfactorily complete a total of 24 months (full time equivalent) of formal study where the language of instruction and assessment was English at AQF level 7 or above (or equivalent) at an approved university no longer than 60 months before submitting your application
在提交申请60个月内，成功在教学及评估语言为AQF level 7及以上（或同等级）的大学完成为期24个月的全日制学习。
For the research areas of Business, Design, Psychology, Humanities, Arts and Social Science International candidates must meet one of the following requirements:
Obtain a minimum IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0 or an internet based TOFEL score of 79 (with no band less than 18), no longer than 24months before submitting your application.
1）Satisfactorily complete the Swinburne College English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Advanced level certificate or the postgraduate level
(EAP 5: PG-70%)成功完成斯威本学院EAP高级英语语言证书或硕士等级（EAP 5:PG-70%）
2）Successfully complete a total of 24months (full time equivalent) of formal study where the language of instruction and assessment was English at AQF level 7 or above (or equivalent) at an approved university no longer than 60 months before submitting your application.
2.5 Admission of Students招生
Admission of each person to PhD Program candidature will be a decision of Swinburne in accordance with Swinburne’s applicable academic policies, procedures, rules and regulations for applications and admissions to degree of Doctor of Philosophy programs.
Students will need to apply for and obtain an appropriate visa to undertake their study under the Ph.D Programs.
2.7 Enrollment 注册
If the requirements for candidature and enrolment for eligible students are met and a student is enrolled in the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, then such students will be an enrolled student of Swinburne only.
2.8 Responsibilities of students学生的职责
Students are responsible for
(a) tuition fees to the extent that tuition fees are not waived or covered by a scholarship,自付学费（支付超出奖学金的学费）
(b）amenities and services fees and other incidental fees and charges;
(c) travel expenses, unless covered by an allowance, stipend or scholarship,
(d)insurance, including medical and travel insurance;
(e) accommodation and living expenses, unless covered by an allowance, stipend or scholarship
(f)all costs associated with applying for and obtaining appropriate visas and travel documentation;
(h)all debts incurred by them during the course of their study.