PhD in Mechanical Engineering Nazarbayev University
The Ph.D. program in Mechanical Engineering fully taught in English, is designed to provide advanced skills and a sophisticated knowledge base at the expert level for individuals planning a career in academic, industry, and research settings in any of the subfields of the mechanical engineering discipline.
Scholarships and Funding
Merit-based scholarships are available.
The 1st year of the program consists of compulsory core and elective courses. The focus of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th years is Thesis Research work.
- Thesis Research
- Research Methods & Ethics*
- Current Research Literature
- 6 Elective Courses out of 23:
The diversity within the Mechanical engineering curriculum provides graduates with a breadth of career opportunities including sales, marketing, management, and design.
- Materials Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering Technicians
- Petroleum Engineers
- Natural Sciences Managers
- Nuclear Engineers
- Physicists and Astronomers
Teaching assistant or research assistant positions on campus