PhD Program in Engineering in South Africa

Compare PhD Programs in Engineering in South Africa 2019

Engineering

A PhD or Doctor of Philosophy is a postgraduate academic degree awarded by universities. Once one attains a PhD he or she may often be referred to as a doctor.

An engineering studies program is a great way to discover more about the field and discipline of engineering. Students might learn about a specific subfield or cover engineering in general, and may also be able to study real-world engineering problems and their solutions.

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Top Doctoral Programs in Engineering in South Africa 2019

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Doctorate of Engineering Systems

Mind Development Academy
Online February 2019 South Africa Cape Town

The Doctor of Engineering Systems (D.Sc) objective is to help students develop technical knowledge and apply new research methodologies to address problems in the development and implementation of engineering and technological systems. The Engineering Systems program provides both a broad background knowledge base and an in-depth study of a specialized area of systems engineering. [+]

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The Doctor of Engineering Systems (D.Sc) objective is to help students develop technical knowledge and apply new research methodologies to address problems in the development and implementation of engineering and technological systems. The Engineering Systems program provides both a broad background knowledge base and an in-depth study of a specialized area of systems engineering. Examples of specialization include: civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering. The Engineering Systems program is designed to advance the professional development of experienced engineering systems graduates and professionals in the engineering systems arena by extending their knowledge and equipping them with broad research and process engineering systems skills, enabling them to make a key leadership contribution to their chosen fields.... [-]


DIng / DPhil in Engineering Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of the qualification is to develop an engineer with advanced abilities in applying fundamental engineering management sciences and/design and synthesis, and related principles independently to specific management systems problems of society at large. [+]

DIng in Engineering Management

The purpose of the qualification is to develop an engineer with advanced abilities in applying fundamental engineering management sciences and/design and synthesis, and related principles independently to specific management systems problems of society at large. One of the main objectives of this process is to develop an advanced capability to conduct fundamental independent systems engineering and management research of an original nature. It also promotes a lifelong learning approach and an aptitude for training other students in similar fields.

Qualification outcomes

Exit level outcomes:

The qualified student will be able to:

Identify, assess, formulate, interpret, analyze and solve engineering research/development problems independently, creatively and innovatively by applying relevant advanced fundamental knowledge of i.e. Engineering and/or Engineering Management Sciences in the chosen field of research. Plan and manage advanced engineering research project(s), demonstrating fundamental knowledge, understanding and insight into the principles, methodologies, and concepts that constitute socially responsible (to local and other communities) engineering research/development/management in the chosen field of research practice. Work effectively, individually or with others, as a member of a team, group, organization and the community or in multi-disciplinary environments in the chosen field of research. Organise and manage him/herself and his/her activities responsibly, effectively, professionally and ethically, accept responsibility within his/her limits of competence, and exercise original judgment based on knowledge and expertise, pertaining to the field of research. Plan and conduct advanced investigations, research and/or experiments of an original nature by applying or developing appropriate theories and methodologies, and perform data analysis... [-]

DTech in Metallurgy Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

At this level, a qualifying student will be competent in conducting original research and development at a specialized level in Metallurgical Engineering, thus contributing to the research and development needs and knowledge base of the metallurgical industry and mining community. The qualified student will be able to register with ECSA as a Professional Technologist. [+]

At this level, a qualifying student will be competent in conducting original research and development at a specialized level in Metallurgical Engineering, thus contributing to the research and development needs and knowledge base of the metallurgical industry and mining community. The qualified student will be able to register with ECSA as a Professional Technologist.

Admission requirements and selection criteria

An appropriate Magister Technologiae or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard. Students are selected on academic merit and approved field of study.

Conferment of the degree

The DTech: Engineering Metallurgy will be conferred on students who have completed the research programme and thesis successfully.... [-]