The industrial Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme is primarily intended for science, engineering and technology graduates working in local industries who:
- are interested in pursuing a career in applied research
- seek professional advancement
- wish to enhance their understanding of a particular field or discipline within the domain of science and technology, and
- aspire to contribute in science and technology to the industry at the highest academic level and gain concomitant recognition of their effort and achievements.
Unique Features of the Programme
The PhD programme focuses on industrial research so that the research findings and the skills acquired can be easily transferred to the local industry. Each candidate will be guided by an industry supervisor, in addition to an academic supervisor, in order to ensure industry relevance.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis; therefore applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early.