Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)


The Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering program provides innovative training which enhances professional knowledge in a specialisation area and develops a wide range of advanced transferable skills, ensuring the development of high calibre graduates.

The nature of the program ensures that students develop academically in their professional capability, intellectual creativity, innovation, scientific skill sets and become an independent researcher, as well enhance their personal attributes through personal confidence, leadership traits, communication and entrepreneurial skills. Graduating with a PhD signifies a contribution of the graduate to the community of engineering scholars around the world.

As a research-based program, students would be trained to critically analyse a problem, design a solution (or make a discovery) and implement the solution. In that process, students would collaborate and innovate. With partnering overseas institutions, enabling research students to experience overseas exposure such as exchanging research findings and ideas, culture, working ethics, and many other exciting adventures. This PhD program is tailored to students’ choices of specialisation and thus it is encouraging for students who wish to have higher freedom in their choice of studies, as well as flexibility in terms of time management.

This program is designed to specifically fit the busy and hectic schedule of working professionals who wish to work and study simultaneously as it allows flexible study arrangement. The skills learned in the programme are beneficial to practices in the marketplace as well as the academic field. Students who are highly independent in learning, committed to excel, and ambitious in their career progressions are strongly recommended for this program.


School of Engineering

Type of Specialisation/ Research Areas (if any)

Engineering professional

Entry Requirements

Pass in Master’s Degree or equivalent in a related field.

MQA Full Accreditation No. or Provisional Accreditation No.

PA 8691