This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Engineering
|Standard duration of study (years)||2 years FT, 4 years PT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Clayton, Gippsland, Malaysia) |
Off-campus (Clayton, Gippsland, Malaysia)
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3292|
Candidature in a research master's degree involves the independent investigation of a research problem that has been formulated by the candidate. It is expected that the research undertaken will make a contribution to the discipline in which the candidate is enrolled by applying, clarifying, critiquing or interpreting that knowledge. Candidates are supported by a minimum of two supervisors throughout their candidature.
Successful completion of the program will signify that the candidate has successfully completed a course of research training and has satisfied the examiners that they can carry out a research project and critically analyse the results.
For all candidature rules and other important information for Master's candidates refer to the Handbook for Research Master's DegreesHandbook for Research Master's Degrees (http://www.monash.edu.au/migr/research-degrees/handbook/masters/).
This course consists of a research and thesis component.
Research in the Department of Chemical Engineering falls into four major areas:
The department has internationally recognised research strengths in the areas of biofuels, bioprocessing and biomaterials, colloid and interface science, combustion and gasification, corrosion, food and pharmaceutical engineering, green chemicals, nanotechnology; mesoporous materials and membranes; powder technology, reaction engineering, rheology and sustainable processing.
Structural engineering, geoengineering, water resources and environmental engineering, transport and traffic engineering.
Computer systems and software engineering, control engineering,electronics, telecommunications engineering, electrical power systems,bio-optics, biomedical engineering, plasmonics, nanophotonics, optical physics and robotics.
Engineering light alloys, advanced polymer science and engineering, biomaterials and tissue engineering, electronic and magnetic materials, thermo-mechanical processing, corrosion, nanomaterials, materials characterisation, modelling and simulation of processes and properties, structural and functional ceramics.
Aerodynamics, fluid mechanics, turbulence, structural mechanics, aerospace engineering, composites, heat transfer, micro/nano fluid and solid mechanics, biological engineering, robotics, mechatronics, railway engineering and maintenance engineering.
Candidates must, in consultation with and under the direct supervision of a member/s of the academic staff:
(a.) carry out a program of research on an agreed topic approved by the faculty in the candidate's chosen discipline for a specified period, including attending and/or presenting at seminars and other related activities as indicated by the faculty
(b.) submit for assessment a thesis of not more than 50,000 words on the program of research which meets the requirements of the examiners. Submission of the thesis based on or partially based on conjointly published or unpublished work may be permitted
(c.) if undertaking research in the Department of Mechanical Engineering complete two compulsory coursework units:
Master of Engineering Science (Research)