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Precision Instrumentation and Measurement (Advanced)

24 months
47940 AUD/year
33520 AUD/year
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The Precision Instrumentation and Measurement (Advanced) program at the Australian National University is at the heart of scientific discovery, and the frontiers of knowledge are expanded through the development of new and more precise instrumentation. This program draws on the history and current expertise of three leading research schools at ANU.  


During the Precision Instrumentation and Measurement (Advanced) program at the Australian National University, you have the opportunity to learn the most advanced techniques for studying the heavens, the Earth, and everything in-between. 

The interdisciplinary expertise you acquire will impact on diverse areas of fundamental scientific research as well as industrial applications.  

The program aims to produce graduates with deep insight and creative know-how to pursue related careers in science, industry and government, with a focus on innovation, teamwork, and getting results. The degree is a mix of course work and projects, comprising individual and group-based research.

Learning Outcomes 

  • demonstrate high level knowledge of scientific instrumentation and measurement;
  • apply their knowledge of measurement systems and instrumentation to new problems;
  • interpret, synthesize and critically analyse published literature of relevance to measurement and instrumentation;
  • demonstrate theoretical and practical skills relevant to techniques and research methodology in scientific measurement;
  • critically analyse data from measurement systems to reach independent conclusions;
  • independently perform experimental or theoretical work, interpret and analyse results, write reports and collate data into a thesis;
  • demonstrate a critical understanding of science in society;
  • clearly communicate theory and results in both written and oral formats

Career Options

ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.

We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physics for Future Leaders
  • Leadership and Influence in a Complex World
  • Creating Impact
  • Mobilising Research
  • Unravelling Complexity
  • Making Modern Science 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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General requirements

CRICOS: 099249A 

  • At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to most ANU programs is on a competitive basis. Therefore, meeting all admission requirements does not automatically guarantee entry. 

Applicants must present a Bachelor degree or international equivalent

  • with a grade point average of at least 5.5/7.0
  • with at least 8 courses in the field of Physics or Engineering with a grade point average of at least 5.5/7.0
  • Mathematics at least at the level of MATH2305 (Ordinary Differential Equations and Vector Calculus)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47940 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47940 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    33520 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33520 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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