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Which University should I apply to?

UK/Home and EU students should apply to Warwick.

Australian domestic students should apply to Monash.

International students should apply to the University at which they wish to start their research.

When can I apply?

You can apply for the Alliance Joint PhD at any point in the year.

How do I apply?

You will need to complete an online application form to the university you wish to apply to.

You will need to ensure that you have approached your preferred supervisors prior to making an application. As part of the application process you will be required to complete a Joint Supervision Statement with your proposed supervisors at both Monash and Warwick. If you are applying to Warwick, you should upload the completed statement via the applicant portal - please select 'Additional Information Upload' and use 'Joint Supervision Statement' as the description.

What areas can I undertake research in?

The Monash Warwick Alliance has many areas of ongoing research collaboration including Sustainable Chemistry, Nanomedicine, Psychology, Healthcare Improvement, Migration and Identity, and Advanced Imaging. New areas of collaboration are still being developed and you are encouraged to visit the relevant Department/Faculty research pages to see specific areas of research strength and to identify a main supervisor at both Monash and Warwick.

Monash applicants can apply to study in following faculties:

  • Science
  • Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Arts
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Warwick applicants can apply to study in the following faculties:

  • Arts
  • Science, Engineering and Medicine
  • Social Sciences

What are the entry requirements?

You should have a minimum of four years tertiary study, with a substantive research component, usually in the final year, to the following standards:

  • Monash applicants: Minimum of a first-class honours degree (or equivalent).
  • Warwick applicants for Science PhDs: a 2.1+ from a 3-year Bachelor’s degree; or 2.1+ from a 4-year Integrated Master’s degree (or equivalent from other countries).
  • Warwick applicants for non-Science PhDs: a strong 1-year Master’s degree with a substantial research component in addition to a good Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent from other countries).

What level of English proficiency is required?

You will be required to satisfy the highest English language admission requirement for your particular discipline.

Please take a look at Warwick's English proficiency requirements and Monash's English proficiency requirements.

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