PhD Program in Mechanical Engineering in Africa

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Mechanical Engineering

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.

Mechanical engineering is the manufacturing of products that move. It encompasses the entire production process, from drafting an idea for an item, to understanding the mechanics necessary to make the item work, to the production of the completed item, to incorporating that item into larger systems.

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DTech / DIng / DPhil in Mechanical Engineering

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

This qualification is intended for students who will make a significant and original contribution to knowledge in a specialised area of technology. They will be able to demonstrate a high level of overall knowledge in that specialized area, ranging from fundamental to advanced theoretical or applied knowledge. [+]

DTech in Mechanical Engineering

This qualification is intended for students who will make a significant and original contribution to knowledge in a specialized area of technology. They will be able to demonstrate a high level of overall knowledge in that specialized area, ranging from fundamental to advanced theoretical or applied knowledge.

Qualification Outcomes

Exit level outcomes:

The qualified student will be able to:

Identify and solve problems by means of responses that demonstrate responsible decisions, using critical and creative thinking. Collect, organize, analyze and critically evaluate information. Work effectively with others. Reflect on and explore a variety of strategies to learn more effectively. Communicate effectively, using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in oral and/or written presentation. Admission requirements and selection criteria ... [-]