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Earning a Ph.D. requires extended study and intense mental effort. A PhD is an academic study on which you concentrate for four to six years after obtaining your master’s degree, and that leads, if successful, to a PhD degree, the highest academic degree.

Upon advancements in applied sciences and engineering studies, you are awarded a doctorate in Engineering. The education in Engineering PhD results into innovation, research and excellent training in the field. You can enroll for the course in many of the UK and US universities as well as other applicable institutions worldwide.

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PhD in Electrical Engineering

University of Nicosia
Campus Part time 3 years September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia Greece Athens + 2 more

The doctorate degree is intended for students who have excelled during their undergraduate and/or graduate studies, have a strong motivation and enthusiasm toward technological research and innovation, and are inclined to remain in an academic or research environment working on emerging technologies and challenging engineering projects. [+]

Top Part time PhD Degrees in Engineering in Europe. Duration (years): 3 years Qualification Awarded: Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering Level of Qualification: 3rd Cycle (Doctorate Degree) Language of Instruction: The research output and the PhD Thesis must be written in English. Mode of Study: Full Time or Part Time Minimum Credits: 90 Minimum ECTS Credits: 180 Profile of the Programme: The doctorate degree is intended for students who have excelled during their undergraduate and/or graduate studies, have a strong motivation and enthusiasm toward technological research and innovation, and are inclined to remain in an academic or research environment working on emerging technologies and challenging engineering projects. The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering of the University of Nicosia is dedicated to provide PhD candidates with in-depth academic knowledge and hands-on experience on advanced engineering topics such as telecommunications, signal and image processing, microwave engineering, antenna technology and wave propagation, power system analysis and design, renewable energy technologies, and computer engineering systems. The high-caliber academic staff of the department is dedicated to work closely with students to solve current engineering problems thereby producing new knowledge and results that can be published in reputable journals and conference proceedings. During their studies, students will have the opportunity to work on funded research projects, co-author papers with their advisors and other class-mates, present their contributions at international conferences, participate in the write-up of research proposals, prepare scientific reports, use simulation software, perform laboratory experiments, attend training schools, participate in workshops, etc. The three-year experience acquired during their PhD studies, working primarily on formulating and solving challenging engineering problems, will provide students with the necessary skills and qualifications to excel in their field of expertise and secure a research/academic position at a university or college, a government institute, or high-tech company. Career Prospects: Graduates with a PhD in Electrical Engineering will be equipped with the necessary skills in order to enable them to secure a research/academic position at a university or college, a government institute, or high-tech company. Learning Outcomes The PhD in Electrical Engineering, in line with the general philosophy behind the awarding of a doctoral degree, provides students with: highly specialized and advanced scientific knowledge in the field of Electrical Engineering; new methodologies and scientific approaches tailored toward innovative design, scientific progress, and technological revolution; research skills and analytical thinking to effectively tackle critical engineering problems; extensive training and professional practice in their primary area of research interest; competencies related to substantial authority, innovation, autonomy, scholarly and professional integrity. PhD in Electrical Engineering holders: have a deep understanding of their research topic(s) and demonstrate advanced skills and research capabilities associated with their field(s) of expertise; have the ability to conceive, design, implement and adapt a substantial process of research; have made a notable contribution through original research that extends the frontier of science through the development of a substantial body of work, some of which merits national or international refereed publication; are capable of critical thinking, analytical evaluation, and synthesis of new and complex engineering ideas; are able to promote technological, social or cultural advancement in a knowledge based society; are able to work as part of a team in an academic and research environment promoting new ideas and emerging technologies. [-]

PhD in Applied Geology

Charles University Faculty of Science
Campus Part time 4 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

A graduate of the Applied Geology Ph.D. program has acquired deep knowledge in the field of engineering geology focused on theoretical and experimental soil and rock mechanics as well as geotechnical mathematical modelling. [+]

A graduate of the Applied Geology Ph.D. program has acquired deep knowledge in the field of engineering geology focused on theoretical and experimental soil and rock mechanics as well as geotechnical mathematical modelling, in the field of hydrogeology focused on the use and protection of ground water resources, in the field of applied geophysics with special interest on mathematical models of physical fields, in the field of economic geology focused on the genesis of raw mineral material deposits including prospecting, exploration and evaluation as well as the problems of the reclamation of abandoned mines, and in the field of environmental geology and geochemistry. Scholarship 50 000 Kč This number was calculated by automatic currency conversion using exchange rate for EUR: 27.055 Branch characteristic Applied geology with specializations of geology of mineral deposits, engineering geology, hydrogeology, applied geophysics, environmental geology and geochemistry is focused on study and the use of the rock environment and its protection. ENGINEERING GEOLOGY Engineering geology applies the geological knowledge in design and construction in all branches of civil engineering, in mining and in urban planning. It is an interdisciplinary field in between the science and technology. Using technical or rather mathematical methods, the knowledge gained by geology is applied in analyzing geodynamic processes and the interaction between the rock and civil engineering structures. HYDROGEOLOGY Hydrogeology is a scientific field engaged in groundwaters, their origin, conditions of incidence, laws of movement, their regimes, physical and chemical properties, their interaction with rocks, surface water and atmosphere. Hydrogeology ranges among applied geological branches and has closest relation to engineering geology. Modern hydrogeology has the character of a cross-border scientific discipline at the margin between geology, hydraulics, hydrology, chemistry and several technological disciplines (water management, civil engineering, chemical technology of water treatment etc.).A necessary method of modern hydrogeology is the development and use of mathematical models simulating natural processes as well as artificial interventions in the regime of waters both in saturated and unsaturated zones. The contents of the hydrogeology of today is moving from simple searching for water resources to the determination of optimum conditions of their utilization and protection. Hydrogeology plays an irreplacable role in the field of the protection of the living environment, in research and remediation of contaminated soils, rocks and groundwater. APPLIED GEOPHYSICS Applied geophysics studies physical fields and their utilization in solving geological problems. The main interest is in the upper part of the Earth s crust in the depth range of the first meters to first kilometers. The basic methods of applied geophysics are: gravity methods, magnetic methods, seismic methods, geoelectrical methods, radioactivity methods, geothermal methods and well logging. Geophysical methods are applied for investigation and exploration of mineral deposits, building materials, water resources, energy resources and are significant in monitoring and protection of natural environment. Description of the entrance examination and evaluation criteria The admissions test consists of a personal interview. In exceptional cases, the dean may permit a virtual interview via communications technology. The maximum score is 100 points. During the admissions interview, the applicant must demonstrate language skills to study in the chosen field, and the necessary skills to conduct independent scientific work. The applicant will be asked to elaborate on his/her interest in the particular topic, choice of supervisor, and ability to carry out research in this area. Conditions for admission The doctoral program application must be properly completed and submitted by April 30th, 2016, including all appendices. The applicant must pass an admissions examination by receiving a minimum of at least 50 points during the admissions interview. The applicant must have successfully completed a master’s studies program, verified by the submission of a notarized copy of the diploma or other documentation of master’s degree by September 30th, 2016. The requirement for submitting a notarized copy does not apply to graduates of master’s programs at the CU Faculty of Science. Applicants who have received their master’s degree at a foreign university must submit a certificate of equivalence for this foreign university degree by September 30th, 2016 to the CU FS Department of Studies, unless determined otherwise by international agreement. For applicants still waiting as of Sept. 30th on a ruling regarding recognition of their foreign study, this deadline is extended to October 21st, 2016. [-]

PhD in Physics of Nanostructures

Charles University Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Campus Part time 4 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

The graduate of the PhD study branch Physics of nanostructures will be competent in the field of physical properties of various types of low-dimensional structures in semiconductor, metallic, and dielectric materials, as well as biological nanostructures. [+]

Top Part time PhD Degrees in Engineering in Europe. The graduate of the PhD study branch Physics of nanostructures will be competent in the field of physical properties of various types of low-dimensional structures in semiconductor, metallic, and dielectric materials, as well as biological nanostructures. According to the subject of the PhD thesis, he/she will be an expert in the preparation and growth of various types of nanostructures and in the application of physical methods for their characterization and diagnostics. The graduates can practice in basic physical, chemical or bio-physical research, in an applied material research (new metallic, semiconductor and dielectric materials), in sensorics, in the catalysis research, nanofluidics, in the research of micro- and nanomechanic systems, as well as in industrial nanotechnology. Tuition Fee: 6000€ [-]

PhD in Appli­cations of Natural Sciences

Czech Technical University in Prague
Campus Part time 4 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

The Faculty is a dynamic scientific and research centre working in the border areas between modern science and its applications in engineering. Its laboratories are equipped with several large research facilities, such as the VR-1 training nuclear reactor, the scanning electron microscope, high power laser systems, etc. [+]

Doctoral Degree Programmes Mathematical Engineering Physical Engineering Nuclear Engineering Nuclear Chemistry Radiological Physics Science and Research FNSPE consists of ten departments (Mathematics, Physics, Languages, Solid State Engineering, Physical Electronics, Materials, Nuclear Chemistry, Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation, Nuclear Reactors, Software Engineering in Economy), several laboratories (Training Nuclear Reactor, Computational, Radiochemical, …), the Central Faculty Library with an Audio-Visual Section, Central Workshop and other services. The Academic staff, both teachers and scientists, number about 120 and the supporting staff 100. As a rule, the scientific and research staff are engaged in teaching, especially supervising the students' research projects and giving special courses. The Faculty is a dynamic scientific and research centre working in the border areas between modern science and its applications in engineering. Its laboratories are equipped with several large research facilities, such as the VR-1 training nuclear reactor, the scanning electron microscope, high power laser systems, etc. In 2005, about 110 research projects were in progress. Scientists from the Faculty are invited to present papers at conferences worldwide and they are also involved in or directly supported by grants from the U.S.A, Germany, United Kingdom, France, the European Community, and Russia. More than 20 universities and international scientific institutions cooperate with or support research at the Faculty. The best doctoral students have been awarded scholarships at universities abroad. The Faculty research staff are also engaged in teaching and especially in supervising student research projects, which form a part of the departments’ research. Due to the training received, the graduates possess good skills in various experimental techniques and computer modelling, and their theoretical and methodical background is broad enough for versatile careers in research, engineering, informatics, management, etc. [-]

PhD in Elec­trical Engineering and Information Technology

Czech Technical University in Prague
Campus Part time 4 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

A Doctoral Study Programme (DSP) is the highest education available, aimed at further education of excellent holders of a Master Degree. [+]

Top Part time PhD Degrees in Engineering in Europe. Fields of Study Acoustics Electric Machines, Apparatus and Drives Electric Power Engineering Electronics Electrotechnology and Materials Plasma Physics Information Sciences and Computer Enginering Mathematical Engineering Measurement and Instrumentation Air Traffic Control Radioelectronics Control Engineering and Robotics Business Management and Economics Telecommunication Engineering Electrical Engineering Theory Artificial Intelligence and Biocybernetics Essential Information about Doctoral Studies A Doctoral Study Programme (DSP) is the highest education available, aimed at further education of excellent holders of a Master Degree. Study in the Doctoral Study Programme Doctoral study at CTU in Prague is pursuant to act No.111/1998 Coll., in accordance with Study and Examination Code for Students of the Czech Technical University in Prague, Rules of Doctoral Study at the CTU in Prague, Admission Procedures and Conditions of Study for Foreigners and the guidelines of individual faculties and institutes. A doctoral study programme at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering is divided into 16 branches of study. To be eligible for admission to doctoral study, applicants must hold a master degree (not a bachelor degree) in the same discipline or a related field. Admission to the programme is at the discretion of the Dean of the Faculty on the basis of the results of the selection procedure. Experience in the chosen field is not a condition of admission, and there are no age restrictions. Students in their final year of studies may also apply, their admission is conditional on graduation. Citizens of the Czech Republic, foreigners and persons without nationality, who are legally resident in the Czech Republic, may study in the doctoral programme. Applicants who are admitted to doctoral study become doctoral students of the FEE. The goal of doctoral study is to prepare graduates for scientific work. By attaining higher qualifications, including knowledge of foreign languages, Ph.D. graduates will significantly increase their career opportunities. A Ph.D. programme at the FEE is carried out through full-time and combined (part-time) forms of study. Full-time study at the FEE CTU generally takes 3 years for students enrolled before 1. 3. 2007 and 4 years for students enrolled after 1.3.2007, while combined form of study generally takes 5 years, with the option of interrupting the studies. Transfer between combined study and full-time study, or vice-versa, is possible on the basis of a recommendation by the Supervisor and a written statement from the doctoral student to the Dean of the Faculty. The Supervisor is appointed by the Dean. Supervisors are professors, associate professors (docents), or distinguished scholars. It is possible, with the agreement of the Supervisor and the appropriate Branch Board, to complete the study programme in a shorter time. Doctoral students studying at CTU are, for the duration of their studies, classified as regular tertiary students, with all associated rights and responsibilities. In both full-time and combined forms of study, doctoral students must submit their doctoral thesis within 7 years of the commencement of their studies. The studies take place according to an individual study plan, which designates the time allocated to study, specialised and scientific activities with plans for the development of the doctoral thesis, study at other workplaces (which may be outside the Czech Republic), designated minimum teaching duties, dates of examinations for courses taken, and other responsibilities. The individual study plan is specified by the Supervisor, after the doctoral student has expressed his/her agreement with it. Fulfilment of the coursework component (a study block) of the individual plan is completed by passing the prescribed examinations and by presenting and defending a specialised study (written report) on the current state of the subject in the world. It also comprises presentation of student's research work to scientific community. After successful termination of the study block, having passed the exam in English, it is possible to apply for the final comprehensive doctoral examination, in which the student should demonstrate his/her specialised theoretical knowledge, methods of scientific work, and the ability to acquire new scientific knowledge and to apply it creatively. This examination is conducted by the Board of Examiners for Comprehensive Doctoral Examination (Komise pro státní doktorskou zkouąku). Successful completion of this examination is a pre-requisite for the presentation and defence of the doctoral thesis. This thesis is a result of the solution of a specific scientific task; it proves the capability of a doctoral student to independently create his/her own work and must include original achievements of scientific work published by the author of the dissertation or results accepted for publication. The doctoral thesis must contain original new findings. The presentation and defence of the work is conducted by the Board for the Defence of a Doctoral Thesis (Komise pro obhajobu dizertační práce), and is open to the public. A single re-submission is allowed in the case of an unsuccessful final examination or an unsuccessful presentation and defence of the doctoral thesis. Based on the regular completion of study in a Ph.D. Programme, degree of "Doctor" (abbreviated to "Ph.D.") is obtained from The Czech Technical University in Prague. Doctoral studies can be prematurely ended by the student, on the basis of a written application. In the case of long-term neglect of responsibilities, the studies can be ended by a decision of the Dean or the Director of the institute. [-]

PhD in Nautical Operations – Joint Degree

University College of Southeast Norway
Campus Part time January 2017 Norway Porsgrunn Rauland Bodø Drammen + 2 more

The doctoral programme trains qualified candidates for research, teaching, dissemination and innovation work, and other activities where there is a requirement for scientific insight and an operational maritime focus. [+]

PhD in Nautical Operations – Joint Degree About the programme The doctoral programme in Nautical Operations is a joint degree between University College of Southeast Norway (HSN) Stord/Haugesund University College (HSH) Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Ålesund (NTNU) Arctic University of Norway (UiT) The doctoral programme trains qualified candidates for research, teaching, dissemination and innovation work, and other activities where there is a requirement for scientific insight and an operational maritime focus. Implementation of complex nautical operations today requires interdisciplinary and varied expertise, including research expertise, for safe and efficient planning, implementation and evaluation of nautical operations. Academic content Nautical operations is comprised of two disciplines: Nautical, which covers the navigation, manoeuvring and transport of floating vessels, and operations, which indicates that the PhD programme will focus on applied research to support, improve and develop the activities that are being implemented. The operational perspective includes both strategic, tactical and operational aspects. Strategic levels including choosing the type and size of a fleet of vessels. Tactical aspects concerning the design of individual ships, choice of equipment and personnel. The operational aspects include the planning, implementation and evaluation of nautical operations. It will be a common subject that is offered at all four institutions. Further academic content will be linked to individual focus areas at the four institutions: Maritime Organizational Safety Management and Fire Safety and Evacuation Research at HSH Maritime Operations and Sensor Technology at UiT Maritime Human Factors together with Maritime Logistics and port operations at HSN Maritime Design and Product Development at NTNU The PhD programme consists of: The academic training component (30 credits). This is made up of topics at PhD level divided into compulsory (15 credits) and elective (15 credits) components. The core areas of the academic training have two compulsory and eight elective topics based on the programme's overall profile. The core areas ensure the continuation of the central themes in the maritime-related undergraduate and graduate programmes at the four institutions. The research component thesis is an independent research or research and development project, that must meet international standards with regard to ethical requirements, academic standards and methodology within the field of nautical operations. The thesis should contribute to the development of new specialist knowledge and be at a level that suggests it could be published internationally or issued in an appropriate format, as part of the field's research-based knowledge development. What kind of job can you get? Candidates will be qualified for positions within the national and international maritime sector. Jobs and sectors can be, for example: Supplier industry to the maritime sector Shipping companies State companies and public institutions with maritime activities Consultancy firms The HE sector with training for the maritime professions Offshore and energy companies Ports and land-based services for the maritime industry Training and education centres for maritime personnel. [-]

Online Ph.D. in Aviation

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Online
Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online India India Online Australia Australia Online South Korea South Korea Online Germany Germany Online Qatar Qatar Online Argentina Argentina Online France France Online China China Online Canada Canada Online United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Online USA USA Online Philippines Philippines Online Brazil Brazil Online + 25 more

You’ve earned your bachelor’s and master’s degrees, but you desire more. To take your education to an even higher level, Embry-Riddle offers a Ph.D. in Aviation. The first Ph.D. in aviation offered in the United States, this innovative program is designed to prepare students like you with cognitive research skills necessary to solve acute problems facing the field of aviation, and to advance the discipline... [+]

Top Part time PhD Degrees in Engineering in Europe. You’ve earned your bachelor’s and master’s degrees, but you desire more. To take your education to an even higher level, Embry-Riddle offers a Ph.D. in Aviation. The first Ph.D. in aviation offered in the United States, this innovative program is designed to prepare students like you with cognitive research skills necessary to solve acute problems facing the field of aviation, and to advance the discipline. Through the Ph.D. program, aviation professionals get the chance to pursue the discipline in a diverse, intellectually versatile, multidisciplinary environment. Embry-Riddle offers this program primarily online with the inclusion of three six-day residencies at designated campuses. This way, you can continue working while you get your degree. The Ph.D. program is open to aviation professionals who include flight crew members, air traffic controllers, industry technical representatives, aviation educators, government employees and others wishing to advance their knowledge and enhance their careers. The Ph.D. in Aviation program prepares students to be the leaders and researchers in aviation and aerospace. What impact will you have on the future of the industry? Mission The mission of the Ph.D. in Aviation program is to produce outstanding scholars for careers in research and teaching in the aviation field. At Embry-Riddle, Ph.D. in Aviation students take part in a rigorous, research-driven program that pushes them to their greatest potential. This is accomplished by focusing on Program Educational Goals. They are: Develop mastery of the central theories and concepts in the field of aviation, including foundations, safety management, economics, and regulatory procedures. Pose and solve theory-based and research-based problems designed to advance applications in the field of aviation. Extend the aviation body of knowledge by conceiving, planning, producing, and communicating original research. Develop and demonstrate expertise in instructional processes. Demonstrate leadership, collaboration, and communication necessary for scholarly work in aviation. Specializations Students have the option to pursue studies in one of three specializations: Aviation Safety and Human Factors, Operations, and Intradisciplinary. Specializations may represent a students personal, professional, or research interest. Aviation Safety and Human Factors Overall, technological advances have led to improved safety and human performance in the aviation and aerospace domain. However, these advances have also resulted in new, unexpected challenges and demands. Drawing upon the principles of systems engineering, the goal of this specialization is to equip students with theoretically-based yet practical knowledge and skills in aviation safety and human factors, and prepare them to design, conduct, and apply research in these fields in both current and future operations. Students choosing this specialization will focus on managing risk culture through control of known and yet-to-be discovered techniques and safety applications. In addition to all other required coursework, students must take the following five courses in this specialization: DAV 712 Aviation Safety Management Systems DAV 715 Human Factors in Aviation DAV 716 Management in Systems Engineering DAV 736 User-Centered Design in Aviation (Prereq. DAV 715) DAV 737 Topics in Safety Management Systems (Prereq. DAV 712) Operations Students choosing this specialization will focus on the work that emphasizes research capabilities in a global marketplace while considering industry trends and innovations. In addition to all other required coursework, students must take the following four courses in this specialization: DAV 732 Strategies for Organizational Dynamics in Aviation DAV 733 Globalization and the Aviation Environment DAV 734 Operations Research and Decision Making DAV 735 Current Practices & Future Trends in Aviation Intradisciplinary For students with a broader interest in aviation, this specialization offers a cross-disciplinary approach to aviation where you work with your advisor to build a curriculum appropriate for a student's educational needs. In addition to completing all other required coursework, students in this specialization must complete four courses from Group B and four from Group C. Qualifying Examination Within six months of completing your coursework, and before you can begin working on your dissertation, you are required to pass a two-day qualification examination covering content from all completed courses. Students should plan on up to 16 hours to complete the exam over a two-day period. Passing the qualifying examination will require that the student achieves a satisfactory score on each section. Questions on the exam are prepared and subsequently graded by a committee of the program faculty, with the oversight and approval of the Department Chair. The exam will be graded for course subject mastery, which will include organization of the response, clarity of thought, depth of understanding, accuracy of information presented, and quality of writing with an emphasis on demonstration of research knowledge and ability. The student will be admitted to candidacy status upon successful completion of the qualifying exam and all course work, and will be enrolled in DAV 901 in the subsequent semester. The student will be allowed one retake each for the components of the exam should he or she fail to achieve at least a satisfactory score on either component. The student will need to retake only the component failed. Dissertation First and foremost, a Ph.D. is a rigorous research degree. Students will likely spend far more time preparing for and writing their doctoral dissertation than they will in the Embry-Riddle virtual classroom. In order to complete the dissertation, students will choose an original research topic based on an area of interested developed during their course of study. Students are provided opportunities as early as their first residency to explore potential research topics and receive feedback and insight from faculty, industry advisors, and graduates. During the second residency, students will enter the pre-dissertation phase, during which they will prepare and present a prospectus describing the likely area of research for the dissertation. Students will also meet extensively with their advisor to discuss their prospectus. This prospectus will assist program administrators, faculty, and the student to identify a faculty member who has expertise in the student's chosen area of inquiry, and who will ultimately be assigned as the chair of the student's dissertation committee. A minimum of two other members will serve on the committee. After completing the writing of the dissertation, students must then defend their findings during an oral defense before the committee to earn their Ph.D. Financials Made Easier Earning a Ph.D. in Aviation from Embry-Riddle comes with costs, but we’ve worked to make it as easy as possible for students to receive assistance and pay for their tuition and other expenses. Veterans are eligible to receive Financial Aid through several federal programs, and other students can receive aid from the government and private lenders. We also break down the Estimated Cost of Attendance to see what expenses to expect during an online semester or on-campus residency. Finally, we accept credit cards and personal checks as Payment Options, which can be made online, by mail, or by telephone call. Many students successfully earn financial assistance from external organizations in the form of tuition assistance, scholarships, and grants. [-]

PhD Engineering

University of Leicester
Campus Part time 4 - 7 years October 2017 United Kingdom Leicester

PhD students complete an independent research project under the guidance of a supervisory team. The research is normally completed over a maximum period of 3.0-3.5 years [+]

The essential requirement of a PhD is the creation of new knowledge. Being a researcher means developing new ideas and improving understanding through the creation of new knowledge. Your research will inevitably build to some degree on the work and ideas of others, but as a research student you are expected to make an original contribution to knowledge in your discipline. The research project is led by the research student. At Leicester, each of our PhD students has a supervisory team who are there to provide guidance and read and comment on draft work - but the ultimate responsibility for planning and managing the research project rests with the research student. The research project is then written up as a thesis - usually of 50,000 to 80,000 words depending on the discipline. Again, responsibility for writing and submitting the thesis rests with the research student, but the supervisory team provide guidance and read and comment on draft chapters to help ensure the thesis is of an appropriate standard. Finally, to be awarded a research degree research students must defend their thesis in a "viva voce" (spoken) examination. The viva voce examination is an intense and challenging experience, but we offer workshops and mock examinations to help our research students prepare and almost all research students who reach this stage go on to successfully complete their degree. In the UK all higher education institutions are required to follow standards set by the national Quality Assurance Agency. They have produced a short guide on UK doctorate programmes and international applicants in particular may find this helpful in understanding what makes UK doctorates distinctive. Duration PhD students complete an independent research project under the guidance of a supervisory team. The research is normally completed over a maximum period of 3.0-3.5 years (full-time) or 6.0-6.5 years (part-time). A fourth year (full-time) or seventh year (part-time) or the remaining part of this can be used to prepare the thesis for examination. The thesis should not normally exceed 50,000 words and must make an original contribution to knowledge and contain work of publishable quality. The thesis must then be defended in a viva voce (oral) examination before a degree can be awarded. Supervision and Research Areas We offer PhD supervision in areas compatible with the research interests of our academic staff including: - Bioengineering - Control Systems - Electrical Power and Power Electronics - Mechanics of Materials - Radio Systems - Thermofluids How to Apply 1) Look at our staff research interests and find the research group you would like to work in and one or two members of staff within that group whose research interests are closest to your own 2) Draft a brief (1,000 words maximum) personal statement that: - explains why you want to work in this area - describes any relevant research experience - for example, as part of a previous degree - lists any academic work you have published or which is awaiting publication 3) Prepare your supporting documents - with your application you need to include proof that you meet the academic and English language entry requirements: - include all relevant certificates/diplomas and transcripts - international applicants must provide official copies of their entire course transcripts including explanations of the mark schemes used and, where possible, an indication of their class ranking/position in class - supporting documents not in English must be provided with a certified English translation 4) Submit your online application or apply by post [-]

Doctor of Engineering Programme

University of Aberdeen
Campus Part time 4 - 7 years August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

It is important when submitting an application that you ensure you have completed all the necessary sections and enclosed all the relevant documentation to ensure that your application can be processed as quickly as possible. [+]

Doctor of Engineering Programme

Research Degrees: EngD

Applying

It is important when submitting an application that you ensure you have completed all the necessary sections and enclosed all the relevant documentation to ensure that your application can be processed as quickly as possible. Prospective students who require a visa to study in the UK are advised to apply as early in the year as possible to secure a place. Applications received after 30th June from students who need to apply for a visa to study in the UK will not be processed for entry in September of that year but may be considered for entry the following year as appropriate. To apply you must submit:... [-]


Doctorate in Engineering (DEng)

University of Gloucestershire, The Business School
Campus Part time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Cheltenham

This Doctorate in Engineering (DEng) programme is for engineers able to engage in major projects inside their employing organizations. It benefits you, makes a contribution to knowledge, and can significantly develop your organization. [+]

Doctorate in Engineering (DEng)

This programme is for engineers able to engage in major projects inside their employing organizations. It benefits you, makes a contribution to knowledge, and can significantly develop your organization. The programme design reflects the recent move within engineering into the digital domain. Digital technology now provides engineers with facilities to plan, design, develop, simulate, prototype and manufacture through computer-based technology.

The DEng is a structured research degree for engineering professionals in a broad range of technical disciplines that incorporates this new reality. You advance your standing in the field and achieve an understanding of engineering practice that cannot be attained by other means. The DEng provides a vocational and professional doctorate that is better suited to the needs of industry and its participants than the more traditional PhD.... [-]