Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a Doctor of Philosophy. The purpose of a PhD is to apply a substantial body of knowledge to research and develop new knowledge in one or more fields of investigation.

PhD researchers become experts in their area, and RMIT will provide you with the support of a group of experienced and trained research supervisors who will help you to develop the research skills and knowledge needed to maximise your potential.

RMIT Vietnam offers the following PhDs - your proposed research topic should be aligned with at least one of the specialisations listed in these areas:

The quality of the RMIT’s research work has been endorsed by the Australian Research Council. In the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia evaluation, RMIT was rated “well above world standard” in 13 research fields and “above world standard” in a further nine fields.

For further information regarding the PhD Program at RMIT Vietnam, please contact

Research Supervisors

RMIT Vietnam candidate should select 01 supervisor of Category 1 and 01 supervisor of Category 2 in the following list.


Research at RMIT Melbourne

RMIT has a reputation for excellence in high quality research and strong industry links.                   



RMIT Vietnam offers a variety of research scholarships to students undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).


How to apply?

Steps to help you understand how to apply for a PhD.                                                                                        


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