Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne, Australia

  • 1908

    Established
  • 4737

    International Students
  • 25

    No. of Programs
  • 383

    QS World University Rankings
  • Yes

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

Swinburne University of Technology is an internationally-recognized public university based in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 1908 as the ‘Eastern Suburbs Technical College’, Swinburne gained its university status only in 1992. The university delivers academic excellence guided by their Educational Quality Excellence Framework and maintains high standards of academic quality in accordance with regulatory requirements of TEQSA, AQSA, VRQA and Victoria. Overall, the university is ranked among the world’s top 400 universities in the QS World University 2021, placing it in the top 3% globally. It is also featured in the QS Rankings among world’s top universities in 14 subject areas. In addition, Swinburne has been ranked #62 in the THE Young University Rankings for 2020.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

Swinburne has a total of three campuses in Melbourne located at Hawthorn, Wantirna and Croydon, with its fourth campus in Sarawak, Malaysia. In 2019, it launched new campuses in Vietnam and Sydney along with an office in Nanjing, China, establishing its presence all around the world. The dual-sector university offers higher education and Pathways and Vocational Education (PAVE) in a broad range of disciplines including astronomy, materials science, computer science and information technology, physics, engineering, design and innovation, health sciences, and many more. The university also prides itself on its cutting-edge facilities and major investments in refurbishments and new infrastructure at all campuses.

Accomplishments & Alumni

Swinburne is named among the world’s top 400 universities in 2021 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. It is also highly ranked for programs offered in the fields of Art and Design, Civil Engineering, Physics and Astronomy, Communications and Media Studies, Law, Engineering and Technology, Computer Science and so on. While Swinburne has a long list of its notable alumni currently making their mark across the globe, some of them include Dimity Hawkins, Houman Younessi, Andrew Dominik, Mark Hartley, Richard Lowenstein, Sam Hammington, David Williamson and so on.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

Swinburne is a community of over 200,000 past students from more than 140 countries. According to US News, the university is among the top 300 for US News Best Global Universities 2021. The university is dedicated to providing students with strategies and methods to manage their career success such as workshops, events, job-boards, individual support, internships, industry-linked projects and so on. Among the leading past employers that have visited Swinburne, some include IBAC, Hotglue, ARRB Group, Clear Grain Exchange, GSK, Bendigo Bank, Peter MacCallum Cancer Center and many more.

Covid-19 Response

At Swinburne, a dedicated Covid-19 Taskforce was set up right after the pandemic started, which continues to monitor and manage the situation. The university is in regular contact with its students and staff to share their response to the global pandemic. Here are the latest updates as of April 2021:

  • International students outside Australia will start their semester 1 classes fully online until travel restrictions are lifted. For those who are currently in Australia, they may attend either fully online or blended classes.

  • Those who do not have Year 12 exam results, they may defer their offer to the next available intake.

  • Australia's higher education regulator has temporarily relaxed the student visa requirements so that they can study as much of their course as necessary online.

  • In case an international student decides that online learning is not for them, they can withdraw from the course before the relevant census date(s) and apply for a full refund or defer their offer to the next available intake.

  • 2021 exams will be replaced by alternative assessment arrangements.

  • Visa extensions will not be automatic and students will have to apply for a new student visa to be able to continue their course at Swinburne.

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Programs

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  • Master of Information Technology

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      N/A

    • Duration

      2 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 16,05,600

  • M.B.A (Executive)

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      N/A

    • Duration

      18 Month

      Tuition Fee

      INR 18,34,700

  • M.E (Civil)

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      N/A

    • Duration

      18 Month

      Tuition Fee

      INR 16,64,800

  • M.E (Electrical and Electronic)

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      N/A

    • Duration

      18 Month

      Tuition Fee

      INR 16,64,800

Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia Scholarship

Swinburne PQP + Master of IT Scholarship

Offered in collaboration with Amazon Web Services, the scholarship is aimed at rewarding students who want to become cloud or IT professionals.

Eligibility:

Only those who fulfil the following criteria can apply for the scholarship:

  • Must be an international student.

  • Must be applying for Postgraduate Qualifying Program (PQP) + Master of Information Technology OR

  • Must be applying for a Master of Information Technology but do not meet the specified academic and English language requirements.

  • Should not be holding any other scholarship or reduced fee arrangement from the university.

Value:

  • $2500 towards PQP fees

  • Free career training from Amazon Web Services’ US headquarters

  • Internship at Amazon Web Services, China

  • Company tour to Amazon Head Office, China.

Swinburne X CPA Australia Scholarship | NEW

Open to applicants of Postgraduate Qualifying Program (PQP )+ Master of Professional Accounting (Extended), the scholarship is offered in partnership with CPA Australia.

Eligibility:

Only those who fulfil the following criteria can apply for the scholarship:

  • Must be an international student.

  • Must be applying for Postgraduate Qualifying Program (PQP) + Master of Professional Accounting (Extended) OR

  • Must be applying for a Master of Professional Accounting (Extended) but do not meet the specified academic and English language requirements.

  • Should not be holding any other scholarship or reduced fee arrangement from the university.

Value:

  • $2500 towards PQP fees

  • Free entry to CPA Australia’s seminars on career and soft skills.

  • Internships for international students returning to their home country after completion of the program.

  • Waiving of A$180 membership application fee for CPA Australia.

  • Company tour to CPA Australia's Melbourne offices.

Swinburne X LinkedIn International Program

This scholarship was introduced to let offshore international students who are not able to travel to Australia due to Covid-19 travel restrictions commence or continue their studies. Such students will be automatically considered for the program which was set up in collaboration with LinkedIn.

Eligibility:

Only those who fulfil the following criteria can apply for the scholarship:

  • Must be an international student.

  • Must be an offshore international student continuing an undergraduate or postgraduate course at Swinburne between June 2020 and December 2021, OR

  • Must be an offshore international student applying outside of New Zealand or Australia for an undergraduate or postgraduate course at Swinburne between June 2020 and December 2021.

  • Must commence or continue their course online from their home country with the intention of returning to Australia when the situation gets better.

  • Is not able to travel to Australia due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.

  • Should not be holding another Swinburne scholarship.

Value:

  • Access to LinkedIn Learning for the entire duration of the course

  • Access to exclusive LinkedIn Learning opportunities

  • A 30% fee reduction of units completed online before arriving in Australia.

ELICOS+ Exclusive

This opportunity is for those who have finished their ELICOS course and are about to start with their main Swinburne course.

Eligibility:

Only those who fulfil the following criteria can apply for the scholarship:

  • Must be enrolled in any English language course (ELICOS) + Undergraduate or postgraduate degree, OR

  • Must be enrolled in any English language course (ELICOS) + Pathway course (e.g. UniLink) + Undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

  • Must be an international student who commences or applies for a course in 2020 or 2021.

  • Has not yet met the English language requirement of your main Swinburne course.

Value:

  • ELICOS

  • Refunds up to 10 weeks of ELICOS tuition fees, up to A$4400.

George Swinburne Postgraduate Scholarship

The scholarship is open to students applying for courses in various disciplines and who meet the entry requirements of the courses.

Eligibility:

Only those who fulfil the following criteria can apply for the scholarship:

  • Must be an international student who commences or applies for a course in Semester 2, 2020 or Semester 1 or 2, 2021.

  • Should not be holding another Swinburne scholarship except ELICOS+Exclusive.

  • Must be applying for a postgraduate program in Engineering (all specialisations and combined degrees), Engineering Science (all specialisations), Engineering Practice, Information Technology, Professional Engineering, Biotechnology, Construction and Infrastructure Management, Data Science, Cybersecurity, Information Technology (Professional Computing), Business Administration, Business Administration (Executive), Business Information Systems, Entrepreneurship and Innovation,    Entrepreneurship and Innovation/Master of Business Administration (Executive), Finance, Financial Planning, Financial Technologies, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Project Management, Professional Accounting, Professional Accounting (Extended), Professional Accounting/Master of Financial Planning, Social Impact, and Supply Chain Innovation.

  • Must have achieved an academic result of 90% GPA Australian standard equivalent or above.

Value:

30% off the course fees for the duration of the course.

Swinburne International Excellence Pathway Scholarship

This is for those who excel in their Foundation Year course and/or UniLink diploma at Swinburne.

Eligibility:

Only those who fulfil the following criteria can apply for the scholarship:

  • Must be applying for Foundation Year + UniLink diploma + bachelor degree; Foundation Year + bachelor degree; UniLink diploma + bachelor degree; or Postgraduate Qualifying Program (PQP) + postgraduate degree.

  • Must be an international student who is not currently enrolled at Swinburne.

  • Should not be holding another Swinburne scholarship.

  • Must have completed at least 3 VCE subjects (Units 1 and 2) to a Satisfactory Completion level; OR

  • Must have obtained an academic result of at least 60% WAM in Australian Year 11 or equivalent qualification; OR

  • Must have obtained an academic result of at least 60% WAM in Australian Year 12 or equivalent qualification; OR

  • Must have obtained an academic result of at least 60% GPA Australian standard equivalent.

Value:

$2500 a year off the course fees for a maximum of two years.

Swinburne International Excellence Undergraduate Scholarship

Eligibility:

Only those who fulfil the following criteria can apply for the scholarship:

  • Must be enrolled in any bachelor degree except Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting/Bachelor of Business double degree or Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting.

  • Must be an international student who is not currently enrolled at Swinburne.

  • Should not be holding another Swinburne scholarship.

  • Must have obtained an academic result of at least 60% GPA Australian standard equivalent.

Value:

10% - 75% off course fees every year for up to four years.

Swinburne International Excellence Postgraduate Scholarship

Eligibility:

Only those who fulfil the following criteria can apply for the scholarship:

  • Must be applying for any master degree programme by coursework.

  • Must be an international student who is not currently enrolled in a two-year master by coursework program at Swinburne.

  • Should not be holding another Swinburne scholarship.

  • Must have obtained an academic result of at least 60% GPA Australian standard equivalent.

Value:

  • 10% - 75% off course fees every year for up to two years.

  • A$2500 towards the program plus A$1000 for the first year and A$1500 for the second year, in case applying for the Master of Science Network Systems program.

Swinburne International Alumni Direct Scholarship

The scholarship offers a discount of up to a total of A$38,000 or A$21,000.

Eligibility:

Only those who fulfil the following criteria can apply for the scholarship:

  • Must be an international student.

  • Must have completed an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Swinburne.

  • Should not be holding another Swinburne scholarship.

  • Must be applying for undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Swinburne  except Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting/Bachelor of Business double degree or Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting.

  • Must apply to Swinburne directly and not through an agent.

  • Must apply to the Hawthorn campus in Melbourne.

Value:

  • For postgraduate applicants: 10% - 25% off course fees every year for up to 2 years, up to a total of A$21,000 for the duration of the degree.

  • For undergraduate applicants: 10% - 25% off course fees every year for up to 4 years, up to a total of A$38,000 for the duration of the degree.

  • For Master of Science (Network Systems) applicants: 2500 for the entire course.

Scholarships for Research Students

International students applying for research at Swinburne may also find scholarship opportunities offered by various departments.

Note: No separate application form needs to be submitted for the scholarships at Swinburne. Applicants will be automatically considered while assessing their course application.

Campus Location

Swinburne University of Technology

John Street, Hawthorn Victoria 3122 Australia

http://www.swinburne.edu.au/student-administration/contact/index.html | +61 3 9214 8444 | international@swin.edu.au

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