Advance Your Career in Information Capability

Are you seeking a world-class higher degree by research to advance your cyber-related career? Study a fully funded research masters or Industry PhD in information capability at the University of Adelaide - Australia’s #1 defence-research-connected university.

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Why information capability?

The threat posed by digital invasion, disinformation and malign influence is ever-present and increasing. Regardless of the source, or the sectors it occurs in, the consequences are potentially catastrophic for individuals, organisations and states alike.

At the University of Adelaide, our world-class researchers are working across numerous disciplines—frequently in partnership with the Australian Defence Force, DST and key defence contractors—to understand these cyber challenges and develop powerful responses. This includes from our premises at Lot Fourteen, Australia’s most dynamic new defence, space and cyber innovation precinct.

We invite you to join us.

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Research in information capability

Interested in research in information capability at the University of Adelaide? This outstanding research training program is fully funded through a University or industry scholarship. This will give you the opportunity to develop deep expertise in a subject area that is of critical importance to future enterprises, both public and private.  Much of our research in information capability is being conducted in partnership with industry, in the defence, public and commercial sectors. 

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Why a PhD at the University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide PhD in information capability is an outstanding three-year research training program. Fully funded through a University or industry scholarship, it will give you the opportunity to develop deep expertise in a subject area that is of critical importance to future enterprises, both public and private.  Much if our research in information capability is being conducted in partnership with industry, in the defence, public and commercial sectors. By choosing a research project with us you will be able to:

  • explore innovative solutions to an industry problem of direct relevance to your sponsoring organisation, in this case cyber- or information-capability-related issues
  • undertake high-level professional development training to increase your real-world job skills
  • in some cases, undertake a placement and apply your research at your sponsoring organisation

You will emerge with deep, industry-relevant knowledge, and advanced, workforce-ready skills. And you will have enviable employment prospects all over the world—not least with your sponsoring organisation.

We invite you to join us.

Contact us

HDR Industry Enquiries
Email: hdrindustryenq@adelaide.edu.au
Tel: +61 8 8313 9127
Free-call: 1800 061 459

* QS 2020, THE 2020, ARWU 2019.
^ Excellence in Research for Australia, 2018.
** QS World University Rankings, Graduate Employability Ranking 2020.
^^ 2019 Employer Satisfaction Survey (ESS), Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching.