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Doctoral Degree Program
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                                         Doctoral Degree

  1. Objectives

Doctor:The program aims at cultivatingthe all-around qualities of the doctoral candidates, helping them to achieve both academic and moral excellency.

Through the training, doctoral candidates should have a firm grasp of basic theories and systematic, specialized knowledge, be capable of independent scientific research and teaching, gain innovative achievements inMechanical Engineering, demonstrate scientific attitude, and strive to resolve sci-tech difficulties in a rigorous and pragmatic way.

2.Length of Study

Doctor:The full-time scheme of the program lastsat leastfor3years. The duration can be extended to6yearstillthe student is qualified for doctoraldegree.

3.Credits

The Doctor degree program must be well balanced, emphasizing on one or more theoretical or practical aspects of mechanical engineering. At least 88 credits are required to get the Doctor degree. The detailed credit requirements for each modules and thesis work are shown in the following table.

                                                          Credit Requirement


Course Modules

Minimum requirements

Course study

Communication Module

4

12

ME Module

4

Selective Module

4

Compulsory

Seminar

2

16

Dissertation Proposal

2

Mid-term Assessment

6

Final Academic Report

6

Thesis

Dissertation

60

60

Total



88

4.Thesis

Doctor:Doctordissertation should be completed under the guidance of supervisors. The research topic and scope need to be identified through literature reading and investigation. Candidates should draw on the strong suits of their supervisors and themselves to make creative achievement in their research field.