PhD in Engineering

Why PhD in Engineering?

PhD degree is usually a choice of those who wish to connect their lives with research and teaching, but some advanced career options in applied engineering area are also can be more available for PhD graduates than for Master or Bachelor graduates. A PhD degree can be count as a several years of work experience, for example, in aeronautical area.

PhD degree can also be completed as a competitive advantage while employment. For example, specialists from another country will be more in demand and have more chances for citizenship and employment with a PhD degree.

How to apply?

In most situations admission for a PhD degree in Engineering requires a Master degree in a relevant area, but applications only with a Bachelor's degree are also not uncommon. Usually requirements for graduates with a Bachelor degree are way more strict - they need to demonstrate they are excellent enough to skip one level of education. An Honours degree is one of the most popular requirements. Applicants need to demonstrate their academic excellence and research plans.

Program structure

Usually completing a PhD degree takes from three (if full-time) to seven (if part-time) years. The curriculum includes lectures and seminars, mandatory teaching practice and research project. It depends on the particular field which is interesting for a student.

Students can also spend a year or more practicing in a partner university in their home country or abroad.

Several study programs

Some PhD study programs in Engineering can be found on our website, for example, PhD in Civil Engineering, University of Bristol, UK, or  PhD in Computing and Electronic Systems, University of Essex, UK, or PhD in Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, USA. Use Search button to find the best study program for you.