PhD - Doctor of Philosophy (Ehs) (DPHEHS) in Corrosion Engineering

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Courses Overview

What will I learn?
A candidate for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy shall undertake a program of study and research approved by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor. The program shall include the presentation of a thesis and/or other work approved by the Committee, embodying the results of the candidate's study and research, for examination.
A supervisor or supervisors shall be appointed with the approval of the University and subject to the general direction of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Engineering, Health, Science and the Environment, will provide direction and advice to the candidate.
Corrosion Engineering
Corrosion is the degradation of material due to electrochemical reaction of the environment. Corrosion could result in loss of structures and production and sometimes loss of lives. Hence, the cost of corrosion can be very high and some say this could be 3-5% of GDP of an industrialised nation. Corrosion is a complex area where thermodynamics, electrochemistry, materials engineering, mathematics, and electricity need to be applied for analysis. Hence, corrosion engineering is a significant research area covering a number of industries including the oil and gas industry. Research focusses on corrosion in tropical environments.
Research students get a rich and rewarding experience during their candidature at the School. The School has some excellent facilities to carry out corrosion research. There are opportunities for prospective new postgraduate students interested in research. Potential PhD by Research topics include:
Thermodynamic stability diagrams for hard facing alloys
Developing erosion-corrosion models for mining and minerals industry
Microbially Influenced Corrosion in alloys used in the oil and gas industry
Corrosion modelling for structures subjected differentials aeration corrosion
Numerical analysis of corrosion in complex structures
Corrosion engineering research at Charles Darwin University is partly carried within the North Australian Centre for Oil and Gas (NACOG).


Department

Which department am I in? Faculty of Engineering, Health, Science and the Environment


Entry Requirement From Vietnam

The minimum academic requirements for admission to a postgraduate or graduate entry degree is the completion of a bachelor's degree which is deemed equivalent to an Australian bachelor's degree by the University's qualification assessment references. Applicants may also be required to satisfy specific course requirements such as a minimum overall grade score, prerequisite knowledge or work experience. Applicants must have successfully completed the equivalent of an Australian honours degree or master's degree. Other English language requirements accepted: Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) - A minimum overall score of 176 with no skill below 169 or Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module - A minimum overall score of 58 with no score lower than 50.


Entry Requirement For International Student

You must have completed the equivalent of an Australian Bachelor degree with second class Honours division A, or an Australian Masters degree (with a substantial research component). Alternatively, you may have other qualifications and/or experience equivalent to these degrees.
Other English Language Requirements:
Australian Technology and Management College (ATMC) - Successful completion of English for Academic Purposes (EAP). Students will be required to sit an exit test on completion and achieve a score equivalent to IELTS overall 6.5; Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) minimum overall score of 176 with no skill below 169; Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency minimum overall grade of C1 valid for three years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at CDU; Navitas Academic English - a minimum overall pass of 65% in Academic English 3 with a 65% pass in the research essay; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module minimum overall score of 58 with no score lower than 50.


Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)
TAFE Queensland


Full Time (4 years)

Non Lab-based fees: AUD $22,300/ year; Lab Based-Fee: AUD $25,000/ year

26 February 2018, 16 July 2018

Charles Darwin University Casuarina Campus, Ellengowan Drive, CASUARINA, Northern Territory, 0810, DARWIN, Australia


Online/Distance (320 credit points)

Non Lab-based fees: AUD $22,300/ year; Lab Based-Fee: AUD $25,000/ year

26 February 2018, 16 July 2018

Charles Darwin University Casuarina Campus, Ellengowan Drive, CASUARINA, Northern Territory, 0810, DARWIN, Australia