Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)

Programme Duration

Programme Duration

3 to 5 years

Semesters

Semesters

6 to 8

Level

Level

Ph. D

Criteria:

Applicants with M. Tech / M.E. / M.S. qualification with a minimum of 60% marks or with minimum CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale or equivalent grade point average and with minimum of 60% aggregate in Xth, XIIth and B. Tech / B.E. will be considered eligible for admission to PhD programmes in Engineering and Technology.

Academic Year

Academic Year

2020

Fees per year

Fees per year

AED 60,000

Why pursue your PhD?

The PhD programme is offered in two modes – full-time and part-time. This programme is not offered in a distance learning mode. Hence, coursework, participation in various interactions, submission of progress reports through presentations etc. on a regular basis is mandatory during the programme. 

PhD full-time is for a minimum of 3 years and PhD part-time is for a minimum of 4 ½ years. Maximum duration in case of both the modes is 6 years. Amity encourages interdisciplinary research and exchange of ideas and knowledge in various related fields. 

Programme Description

As a research and innovation driven university, Amity University is committed to promoting research. Amity University Dubai, located in the international hub viz. Dubai, will draw senior researchers and scholars from different countries with state-of-the-art infrastructure and lab facilities on campus. The rich experience in research, international projects, patenting, case studies and other research initiatives at the Home campus will be made use of to promote a research culture. With the programme, we aim to generate inquisitiveness, provide intellectual freedom, promote self-development, and respond to academic challenges. 

The global economy is in a dynamic phase with constant innovation, experimentation, opportunity, and uncertainty in all spheres.  Consequently, higher educational institutions will have to understand that in order to prosper; one must embrace innovation and promote research culture. Hence, for engineering and associated industry to prosper, doctoral education becomes important.

Career opportunities

A PhD degree helps to develop valuable transferable skills, that are valued by employers. The very nature of the degree teaches candidates to be team players, problem solvers, have great presentation and communication skills apart from having an analytical mind and perseverance. Careers for PhD graduates span across many areas such as Entrepreneurship, new Product/Service Development, Systems Development, Business Consulting and more. Across the globe in corporate as well as higher education institutions, PhD graduates in Engineering are in high demand, and they have been successful at securing job and progressing to leadership positions.

What will students learn?

What will students learn?

Course work to enhance the student’s cognitive, analytical and statistical skills
Understand and apply research approaches techniques and strategies in the appropriate manner for solving engineering problems.
Articulate relevant engineering theories and identify key current and seminal works relevant to the application domain of engineering and technology and its applications in enterprises. 
Master important constructs in engineering and related disciplines associated with their research area.

What will students achieve?

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