School of Information Technology research

The School of Information Technology intends to benefit society by generating new fundamental knowledge, training tomorrow's technology leaders and assisting industry to advance their technologies to maintain a competitive edge.

Computer Science at Deakin University has been ranked within the top 101-150 in the world, in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).This is the first time that a Deakin subject area has been included in the top 200 rankings and reflects Deakin's serious commitment and investment in research excellence over the past five years, particularly in the areas of data analytics, machine learning and cyber security. Read more...

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Research Degrees

Higher Degree by Research (HDR)

Higher Degree by Research (HDR) programs enable you to develop independent research skills and are for students who want to pursue their own theories and ideas at a high conceptual level.
(View current HDR Students and thesis topics.)

Master of Science (Research)

The first course of its kind to be offered at Deakin, this course comprises a unique combination of coursework and research, and provides the ideal pathway between undergraduate study and a doctoral degree.

Research enquiries

Prof Yong Xiang
Associate Head of School (Research)
Phone: +61 3 92517740

Higher Degree by Research (HDR) enquiries

Dr Atul Sajjanhar
HDR Coordinator
Phone: +61 3 925 17441

Dr Shang Gao
HDR Campus Coordinator - Waurn Ponds
Phone: +61 3 522 71383

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