2021 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 relevantdiscipline 相关学科的四年高等教育
For example, one of the following: 举例说明
A Bachelor’sdegree (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 byCoursework
A Bachelor’s degree (four years) in an approved discipline
Theoverall average result must be at least 70% • 总体平均绩点至少达到70%
2.1 Supervision 教学监督及管理
Students in the PhDPrograms will be supervised by one Supervisor from each of Swinburne and theSZU.
2.2Program of Study项目的学习
It is expected thatstudents enrolled in the Offshore PhD program will visit Swinburne at leastonce during the period of PhD candidature to present work-in-progress seminarsand interact directly with their Swinburne supervisors. Travel, accommodationand related costs for visits to Swinburne shall be borne by the student.
2.3Language of thesis 论文的语言要求
A student’s thesisshould be written in English. In exceptional circumstances, a candidate mayseek approval from the Higher Degrees Research Committee at the time ofcandidature application to submit the thesis in a language other than Englishwhere this is necessitated by the nature of the research program. In this casethe thesis must include a summary in English of no more than 12,000 words.
Where the thesis is writtenin Chinese and summary in English, the testamur will include the followingtext-the language of instruction and written thesis was Chinese.
2.4Language requirements 申请该项目的语言要求
For the research areasof Science, Technology and Engineering.
Internationalcandidates must meet one of the following requirements:
Obtain a minimum IELTSoverall band of 6.0 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0 or anInternet based TOFEL score of 75 (with no band less than 17), no longer than 24months before submitting your application.
Satisfactorily completea total of 24 months (full time equivalent) of formal study where the languageof instruction and assessment was English at AQF level 7 or above (orequivalent) at an approved university no longer than 60 months beforesubmitting 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 areasof Business, Design, Psychology, Humanities, Arts and Social Science Internationalcandidates must meet one of the following requirements:
Obtain a minimum IELTSoverall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0 or aninternet based TOFEL score of 79 (with no band less than 18), no longer than 24months before submitting your application.
1）Satisfactorily complete the SwinburneCollege English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Advanced level certificate or thepostgraduate 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 instructionand assessment was English at AQF level 7 or above (or equivalent) at anapproved university no longer than 60 months before submitting your application.
2.5Admission of Students招生
Admission of eachperson to PhD Program candidature will be a decision of Swinburne in accordancewith Swinburne’s applicable academic policies, procedures, rules andregulations for applications and admissions to degree of Doctor of Philosophyprograms.
Students will need toapply for and obtain an appropriate visa to undertake their study under the PhDPrograms.
If the requirements forcandidature and enrolment for eligible students are met and a student isenrolled in the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, then such students will be anenrolled student of Swinburne only.
2.8Responsibilities of students学生的职责
Students are responsible for
(a) tuition fees to the extent that tuition feesare 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 anallowance, stipend or scholarship,
(d)insurance, including medical and travelinsurance;
(e)accommodation and living expenses, unlesscovered by an allowance, stipend or scholarship
(f)all costs associated with applying for andobtaining appropriate visas and travel documentation;
(h)all debts incurred by them during the courseof their study.