PhD Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

Program code



3-4 years full-time, 6-8 years part-time

Mode of study

Full-time or part-time


RMIT Saigon South


As a researcher, you can make a real difference to society.

The Engineering This program is run by the School of Science &Technology at RMIT Vietnam, and the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at RMIT Melbourne.PhD at RMIT Vietnam is a research degree program – this means you will demonstrate intellectual independence, and your work is expected to make a significant and original contribution to knowledge.

You will apply advanced engineering skills to industry-focused research projects, identifying real-world solutions to electrical and electronic engineering problems.

Doctoral Degree qualifications are located at level 10 of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). The purpose of the Doctoral Degree (PhD) is to apply a substantial body of knowledge to research, investigate and develop new knowledge in one or more fields of investigation.

Areas of specialisation

RMIT Vietnam admits applicants on the basis of their demonstrated capacity to conduct independent research. Places are competitive and subject to academic supervisor availability and suitability of proposed research. To be eligible for admission to an RMIT Vietnam program you must satisfy the eligibility requirements and fit one of the following research areas: 

  • Mechatronics and photonics
  • Communication technologies
  • Micro/Nano materials and devices
  • Power, energy and control

Program structure

  • Complete a compulsory research methods course
  • Receive training in research integrity and ethics
  • Select studies in qualitative and quantitative research techniques
  • Complete a thesis/project which demonstrates your contribution to the field and your ability to communicate complex research for peers and the community, to an international standard




Indicative USD fee

Full time study of 3-4 years

385,498,000/ Year 16,706/ Year
  1. Fees are priced and invoiced in Vietnam Dong (VND) by semester.
  2. Payment in other currencies will be converted to VND at the exchange rate on that day. Bank transfer is the preferred method of payment.
  3. The fees in USD are ONLY applicable to those international students who arrange for payment from overseas, as per Circular No. 32/2013/TT-NHNN.

How to apply for a PhD program

1. Find a PhD program

2. Check your eligibility

3. Identify your research topic

4. Find a supervisor

5. Prepare your PhD proposal

6. Submit your application

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