PhD in Mechanical Engineering

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Department of Mechanical Engineering Science, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering Science
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: PhD in Mechanical Engineering
Programme Code: P6M02Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 
NQF Credits: 360
SAQA: 96969

Application Start Date: 
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022

Purpose

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

Career Opportunities

Curriculum

Admission Requirements

15 December 2022

Selection Process

An approved master’s degree in Engineering or a similar approved degree at master’s level.
Final admission to the programme will only be granted upon successful presentation of a research seminar six months after enrolment. Research topics must also be accepted and approved by the supervisors in the Faculty and finally by the Senate or Executive Committee of the Senate of the University.

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