Higher degree research
Prospective Research Students
ACAC would like to give an opportunity for an enthusiastic student to make a valuable contribution to the area of cryptography and quantum computation.
This page is to provide some information for prospective research students to start preparing the application.
Please contact ICS Student Services (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you need further assistance.
How to apply
Domestic Research Students
Most information that you require can be obtained from the Higher Degree Research Office Booklet.
International Research Students
Admission to Postgraduate Research candidate requires to provide evidence of proficiency in English.
The Macquarie International site provides important information for prospective international students concerning visas, life at Macquarie, student services and study abroad.
Applications are typically reviewed from October for students starting in the following year and the outcome is available in November. Please see the important dates for your reference.
Information about scholarships, eligibility and application process can be found at Scholarships.
Additional financial support can be obtained by undertaking teaching duties - Postgraduate Research Teaching Supplement.
Potential supervisors from ACAC
DOCHE, Dr Christophe: Number Theory and Cryptography
MANS, A/Prof Bernard: Graph Theory, Complexity Theory, Distributed Computing, Quantum Computation
McCALLUM, Dr Scott: Algebraic and Symbolic Computation
PIEPRZYK, Prof Josef: Cryptography and Information Security, Quantum Cryptography
SHPARLINSKI, Prof Igor: Complexity Theory, Computational Number Theory, Quantum Computation
WANG, Dr Huaxiong: Cryptography and Information Security