Fully Funded PhD Funding in Public Health at Curtin University, Austrlia 2020

The School of Public Health, Curtin University, is offering a fully-funded PhD Funding in Health Economics and Systems Modelling to an outstanding student. The successful candidate will receive a stipend of $27,596 per annum (2019 rate). The duration of the award shall be for three years with a maximum possible extension of up to six months (assess on a case by case basis).

Curtin is a leading Australian university with campuses in WA, Dubai, Malaysia, Mauritius & Singapore offering undergrad, postgrad & research opportunities.

  • Application Deadline: Open
  • Degree Level: PhD
  • Fields: Public Health
  • Place of Study: Australia
  • Nationality: Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand Citizen
  • Number of Scholarships: One
  • Value: Fully funded
  • Duration: Three years


Eligibility criteria:The successful candidate will have:

  • A Masters degree in a relevant discipline requiring the completion of a publicly available thesis or research project to an acceptable standard; OR
  • A Bachelors degree with first class honours; OR
  • Graduated with a Bachelors degree (with first class or upper second honours) and completed a postgraduate diploma or its equivalent, or completed a Masters degree by coursework with, in both cases, a course-weighted average of not less than 70 per cent within the University, and demonstrated the capacity to undertake significant research

At least one degree will be in Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science or a related course.

Additionally, the applicant should:

  • Have strong computational skills and an interest in systems modelling;
  • Preferably have experience in research and/or the use of statistical packages; and
  • Preferably have experience of publishing peer-reviewed research.

Language Requirements: Must meet the minimum academic entry requirement for admission into the Doctor of Philosophy program including the English proficiency levels set by Curtin University.


An applicant must enrol in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program via full-time study mode.

Please email Dr Delia Hendrie (d.v.hendrie@curtin.edu.au) an expression of interest with:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Academic transcripts
  • A brief covering letter (no more than 2 sides A4) that addresses the eligibility criteria. The letter should explain why you are interested in the project and how your skills, attributes and experience make you a good candidate for the award.

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