Our PhD program is a bit different. We implement a cohort approach, with candidates appointed through a competitive process. Our PhD candidates must have completed the Master of Applied Cybernetics. The PhD program is 3 years in length.

We have welcomed two cohorts of PhD candidates since the program was launched in July 2020. Read more about the launch of the program here.

Those wanting to apply for the PhD program should first apply to be accepted into our Masters program.

You are on Aboriginal land.

The Australian National University acknowledges, celebrates and pays our respects to the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people of the Canberra region and to all First Nations Australians on whose traditional lands we meet and work, and whose cultures are among the oldest continuing cultures in human history.

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