The Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance is offering unique opportunities to undertake doctoral study with a truly international dimension. Students undertaking a collaborative PhD under the alliance are offered a seamless international experience aswell as a fully funded scholarship with living stipend. You will spend time at each institution and will be supervised by both Aberdeen and Curtin research staff.
The University of Aberdeen and Curtin University have been working together closely since 2015, building a strong relationship and laying the foundations for an alliance that will provide innovative solutions to global problems.
The Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance was established in early 2017, combining 500 years of academic strength, history and tradition at Scotland’s University of Aberdeen with the ambition and innovation of the rapidly growing Curtin University, based in Perth, Western Australia.
|Country of Study: Australia/UK||Institution/ University: University of Aberdeen and Curtin University|
|Application Deadline: January 10, 2018||Level of Study: Ph.D. Programs|
University of Aberdeen: Established in 1495, The University of Aberdeen has an outstanding history of pioneering discoveries which have changed thinking and practice in medicine, science, arts and humanities over five centuries. The University supports and promotes research excellence in all its many forms.
Curtin University: Curtin University is an innovative, global university based in Western Australia, with additional campuses in Singapore and Malaysia, and partnerships with institutions across the globe. Curtin’s mission is to change minds, lives and the world through leadership, innovation and excellence in teaching and research.
The Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance
Students undertaking a collaborative PhD under the alliance are offered a seamless international experience aswell as a fully funded scholarship with living stipend. You will spend time at each institution and will be supervised by both Aberdeen and Curtin research staff.
Living stipends will be awarded to the successful applicants. The living stipend is paid by the home institution when the student is studying at the home institution, and then by the host when the student is offshore at the host institution. The stipend rates are payable at the rate for each country. Curtin University will pay it’s stipend at the Australian Government RTP scholarship base rate of AU$27, 082.00 (2018) per annum.
Scholarships are awarded within the faculty of Engineering, Curtin Business School, Science, Humanities and Health Sciences.
Meet the standard PhD course entry requirements for both institutions.
Australian and international students are eligible to apply.
Applicants whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency in English. The TOEFL is the most frequently submitted examination score that the University receives, however, the Admissions Office will use other measures upon the applicant’s request. The IELTS, ACT, and SAT examinations may also be used.
Duration of Course
Submissions should be a maximum of 500 words and emailed.