Doctoral Degree in Engineering Studies in Portugal

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Engineering Studies

The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.

The field of engineering and technology is a combination of the theoretical emphasis of engineering and the practical emphasis of technology. Engineering and technology students learn how to apply the concepts and designs of engineering to everyday situations in a variety of technological environments.

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PhD in Informatics - New Media and Pervasive Systems

ISG Business & Economics School
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years October 2018 Portugal Lisbon

NEMPS is a doctoral programme offered by Universidade Lusófona. The programme's NEMPS has a total minimum duration of 3 consecutive years, full time, and a maximum duration of four years. It comprises eleven (11) curricular units, five (5) of which are mandatory. The programme comprises two main parts... [+]

NEMPS is a doctoral programme offered by Universidade Lusófona. The programme's NEMPS has a total minimum duration of 3 consecutive years, full time, and a maximum duration of four years. It comprises eleven (11) curricular units, five (5) of which are mandatory. The programme comprises two main parts:

Curricular Component. A total of 60 ECTS are split across two semesters (each holding 30 ECTS). The first semester includes two (2) mandatory curricular units (Research and Innovation Methodologies; Digital Media) and four (4) optional curricular units - two to be selected by the candidate. The second semester includes two (2) mandatory curricular units (Thesis Planning; Pervasive Communication Systems) and two (2) optative curricular, of which candidates must select one. Research Component. Comprising a minimum of 2 years and a maximum of 3, this is the part dedicated to the thesis work, which will end with the presentation of the doctoral thesis. Objectives To complement the education of MSc and undergrad students in science and engineering courses, providing advanced training in emergent areas of pervasive communication systems and digital media. To assist in the development of competences in terms of research methodology and experimentation, allowing the autonomous development of research and the development of activities covering several aspects of the R&D process, namely, selection and application of writing techniques for the dissemination of R&D results. To provide candidates with a solid grasp of the most recent evolution concerning informatics sciences, in particular concerning pervasive systems and new media. The programme integrates a... [-]

Doctoral Programme in Informatics MAP-i

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years October 2018 Portugal Guimarães

The MAP Doctoral Program in Computer Science consists of a first curricular year starting in the fall and divided into two semesters. The first semester features four courses chosen in the foundations of the area of computing, programming paradigms and information technologies and a seminar on research methodologies which includes working visits to MAP associated research centers and laboratories. In the second semester, the students are offered a number of optional courses taught by professors from MAP universities and leading scientists from abroad. The graduate students are expected to take some credits in matters not directly related to their field of study. [+]

Doctoral Programme in Informatics MAP-i

The MAP Doctoral Program in Computer Science consists of a first curricular year starting in the fall and divided into two semesters. The first semester features four courses chosen in the foundations of the area of computing, programming paradigms and information technologies and a seminar on research methodologies which includes working visits to MAP associated research centers and laboratories. In the second semester, the students are offered a number of optional courses taught by professors from MAP universities and leading scientists from abroad. The graduate students are expected to take some credits in matters not directly related to their field of study.... [-]


Doctoral Programme in Advanced Materials and Processing

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time October 2018 Portugal Guimarães

AdvamTech is a PhD sponsored by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (Portuguese Foundation for the Science and Technology), and it integrates all universities where scientific research in the field of Materials Science and Engineering is performed, namely Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Universidade de Lisboa, Universidade de Coimbra, Universidade da Beira Interior, Universidade de Aveiro, Universidade do Porto and Universidade do Minho. [+]

Doctoral Programme in Advanced Materials and Processing

AdvamTech is a PhD sponsored by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (Portuguese Foundation for the Science and Technology), and it integrates all universities where scientific research in the field of Materials Science and Engineering is performed, namely Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Universidade de Lisboa, Universidade de Coimbra, Universidade da Beira Interior, Universidade de Aveiro, Universidade do Porto and Universidade do Minho.

Seventy percent of all technical innovations are directly or indirectly linked to materials. This percentage has been increasing since 1970 and is forecast to continue increasing steadily until 2030Æ Advanced Materials have been identified by the European Commission as one of the five Key Enabling Technologies.... [-]


Doctoral Programme in Materials Engineering

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time October 2018 Portugal Guimarães

The goal of the Doctoral Programme in Materials Engineering is to train experts and researchers in the area of Materials Engineering, which are highly qualified and able to perform autonomous research, development, and innovation work in the academic or industrial environment. [+]

Doctoral Programme in Materials Engineering

The goal of the Doctoral Programme in Materials Engineering is to train experts and researchers in the area of Materials Engineering, which are highly qualified and able to perform autonomous research, development, and innovation work in the academic or industrial environment.

The programme is organized according to the following principles:

To complete the training of master and 1st cycle degree holders in the areas of Sciences and Engineering, granting advanced training in emergent areas of Materials Engineering, namely regarding innovation and development of materials/products, technologies, and processes for new applications. To develop research methodology and experimentation skills which allow the autonomous development (either individually or within a research team) of research and development (R&D) activities covering all aspects of the R6D process: revision of the state-of-the-art, project planning, selection and application of research methods and procedures, writing R&D results reports, etc. Access to higher education ... [-]

Doctoral Programme in science and engineering of polymers and composites

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time October 2018 Portugal Guimarães

The objective of the course is providing the relevant educational and scientific knowledge. [+]

Doctoral Programme in science and engineering of polymers and composites

The objective of the course is providing the relevant educational and scientific knowledge that will be required to: i) encourage students to develop, in a independent way, scientific work and deeply advanced research in the envisaged field, ii) provide students advanced knowledge in the field of science and engineering of polymers and composites, iii) deepen the knowledge acquired by students in previous cycle courses in order to provide them a better training and preparation to the active life, so they may contribute to the advancement of current knowledge in the science and engineering of polymers and composites through a research creative, critical and independent... [-]


Doctoral Programme in Industrial and Systems Engineering (DPISE)

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2018 Portugal Guimarães

The DPISE was designed and structured in order to provide advanced higher education by promoting high-quality research in the areas of Industrial and Systems Engineering. In this context, the general aim of the DPISE is to produce highly qualified professionals who are able to contribute to the competitiveness and sustainability of industrial products and services. [+]

Doctoral Programme in Industrial and Systems Engineering (DPISE)

The DPISE was designed and structured in order to provide advanced higher education by promoting high-quality research in the areas of Industrial and Systems Engineering. In this context, the general aim of the DPISE is to produce highly qualified professionals who are able to contribute to the competitiveness and sustainability of industrial products and services. The objective is for these professionals to acquire and develop advanced scientific skills in order to design, model, and manage complex systems. The targeted scientific domain of this doctoral program is the study of complex engineering systems. It aims at producing a new generation of specialists and researchers who are able, in a systematic way, to design innovative solutions of/to integrated production systems with higher added value and/or that allow them to climb their international value chain.... [-]


Doctoral Programme in Mechanical Engineering

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time 8 semesters October 2018 Portugal Guimarães

The Doctoral Program in Mechanical Engineering aims at complementing the training of MSc and graduates in Science and Engineering, granting advanced education in traditional and emergent areas of Mechanical Engineering. Such areas include Biomechanics, Energy and Environment, Advanced and Functionalized Materials as well as Mechanical Design and Precision Manufacturing amongst others. [+]

Doctoral Programme in Mechanical Engineering

The Doctoral Program in Mechanical Engineering aims at complementing the training of MSc and graduates in Science and Engineering, granting advanced education in traditional and emergent areas of Mechanical Engineering. Such areas include Biomechanics, Energy and Environment, Advanced and Functionalized Materials as well as Mechanical Design and Precision Manufacturing amongst others.

The Doctoral Program also aims at developing skills for research and experimenting methodologies which allow the autonomous development (both individually or in research teams) of research and development activities (R&D), covering all aspects of the R&D process: state of the art, project planning, selection and application of the research methods and procedures, report writing with R&D results, etc.... [-]


Doctoral Programme in Informatics

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time 8 semesters October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Doctoral Program on Informatics aims at promoting excellence and research in Informatics and associated theoretical fundaments, providing high-quality advanced training, based on own research, with international recognition. [+]

Doctoral Programme in Informatics

The Doctoral Program on Informatics aims at promoting excellence and research in Informatics and associated theoretical fundaments, providing high-quality advanced training, based on own research, with international recognition.

The current study program allows a solid training of human resources in several areas of Informatics, which are able to take on autonomous scientific research, contributing to the progress of science, the deepening of technological evolution and the widening of its applicational spectrum.

The program will endow students with competencies, abilities, and methods of research that assure the capacity to design, adapt and implement high-level scientific research projects, according to internationally accepted quality and innovation standards.... [-]


Doctoral Programme in Electronics and Computer Engineering

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2018 Portugal Guimarães

The PhD in Electronics and Computer Engineering aims at providing the students with skills, competencies and methods which allow them the ability to conceive, design adapt and perform a high-level scientific research project, according to internationally recognized quality and innovation parameters. [+]

The PhD in Electronics and Computer Engineering aims at providing the students with skills, competencies and methods which allow them the ability to conceive, design adapt and perform a high-level scientific research project, according to internationally recognized quality and innovation parameters.

The specific domain of this course is Electronics and Computer Engineering, including the following scientific areas:

Automation, Control, and Robotics, Power Electronics and Embedded Systems Instrumentation, Sensors, and Actuators Microtechnologies and Microsystems Telecommunication Systems and Services.

The conclusion of this PhD implies a curricular component (doctoral course) and a dissertation. The course is comprised of transversal Curricular Units (CU), a dissertation planning CU and advanced training CUs, in a total of 60 ECTS.... [-]


Doctoral Programme in Civil Engineering

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2018 Portugal Guimarães

The third cycle Programme (PhD) in Civil Engineering was launched in 2008 and revised for the 2012/2013 academic year in compliance with the principles of the Bologna Process and Decree-Law 74/2006 of 24 March, which defines Academic Degrees and Higher Education Diplomas. [+]

The third cycle Programme (PhD) in Civil Engineering was launched in 2008 and revised for the 2012/2013 academic year in compliance with the principles of the Bologna Process and Decree-Law 74/2006 of 24 March, which defines Academic Degrees and Higher Education Diplomas.

The guiding principles of the Doctoral Programme in Civil Engineering are the following:

to complement the training received by holders of master degrees and 5-year undergraduate degrees in the field of Science and Engineering, particularly Civil Engineering, by providing advanced training in fast-growing areas such as Construction, Structures and Geotechnics, Hydraulics and Environment, as well as Planning and Transport Infrastructures, with particular emphasis on innovation and development of technologies and processes in these areas and on the source materials/products for construction technologies; to provide students with solid training in research methodology and experimentation, which may allow them to conceive and promote the elaboration of research and development projects in academic and/or professional contexts, thus contributing to increase their abilities in terms of research, technological development and, consequently, their ability to innovate in order to achieve further knowledge in the field; to boost Civil Engineering-related research and technological development, promoting their consolidation as an important element of the industrial sector. Access to higher education ... [-]

Informatics Ph.D.

Universidade de Évora
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Portugal Évora

The PhD program in Computer Science aims to develop competencies, skills and advanced methods in computer research. [+]

PRESENTATION

The program PhD in Computer Science It aims to develop competencies, skills and advanced methods in computer research.

Careers

Scientific investigation; Teaching in Higher Education; technology-based entrepreneurship.

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