Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology
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Brief description

Australian campuses: HawthornPrahran, Melbourne CBDCroydonWantirna

International campuses: Sarawak, Malaysia


Full description

Swinburne University of Technology is an internationally recognized research-intensive university that aims to increase Australia'ƒ‚‚™s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community. Swinburne has campuses in the inner and eastern suburbs of Melbourne and one in Sarawak, Malaysia.


The George Building, Hawthorn Campus


A Future-Focused University

The 2013 Academic Ranking of Work Universities placed Swinburne among the top 400 universities worldwide, and in the top three in Melbourne. In the 2013 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment, Swinburne was once again awarded an ERA 5 rating well above world standard for Astronomical and Space Sciences, and was the only university in Victoria to receive an ERA 5 rating for Physical Sciences. Swinburne was also the only university in Australia to achieve an ERA 5 rating for Maritime Engineering, through the work of Swinburne'ƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚™s Centre for Ocean Engineering, Science and Technology.

In addition to producing high quality research, our focus is on preparing students for a successful career. We maintain close relationships with industry partners to ensure students learn essential industry relevant skills.


Areas of Research Strengthƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚ 

Swinburne'sƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚ research strengthsƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚ ƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚ƒƒ‚‚‚ƒƒ‚‚ƒ‚‚ are closely aligned with our designated research centres. We have an excellent record of scholarship, publication and research funding, and provide an outstanding environment for postgraduate research students. Our areas of research strength an related research centres are as follows:


Astrophysics and Supercomputing

  • Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing


Brain and Psychological Sciences

  • Centre for Human Pharmacology
  • The Brain and Psychological Sciences Research Centre


Computer Software and Systems

  • Swinburne University Centre for Computing and Engineering Software Systems
  • Centre for Advanced Internet Architectures


Engineering and Industry

  • Centre for Sustainable infrastructure
  • Environment and Biotechnology Centre
  • The Centre for Ocean Engineering Science and Technology
  • Industrial Research Institute Swinburne


Optical Physics

  • Centre for Micro-Phonics
  • Centre for Atom Optics and Ultrafast Spectroscopy


Social Research and Business

  • Institute for Social Research
  • Swinburne Centre for Social Impact
  • Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship


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