The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy Programs in Mechanical Engineering

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Course Information

Registration period
2 Sep 2022 (Fri) - 2 Sep 2026 (Wed)
Price
-
Study Mode
Duration
4 Year(s)
Language
English
Location
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Course Overview

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Program focuses on strengthening students' background in the fundamentals of mechanical and aerospace engineering and exposing them to the environment of academic research and development. A candidate for an MPhil degree is expected to demonstrate knowledge in the discipline and to synthesize and create new knowledge, making a contribution to the field.


The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program aims at equipping the students with the capability of identifying and solving academic and/or real problems creatively. A candidate for a PhD degree is expected to demonstrate mastery of knowledge in the chosen discipline and to synthesize and create new knowledge, making an original and substantial contribution to the discipline.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To qualify for admission, applicants must meet all of the following requirements. Admission is selective and meeting these minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

1. General Admission Requirements of the University
Applicants seeking admission to a master's degree program should have obtained a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification;

Applicants seeking admission to a doctoral degree program should have obtained a bachelor’s degree with a proven record of outstanding performance from a recognized institution; or presented evidence of satisfactory work at the postgraduate level on a full-time basis for at least one year, or on a part-time basis for at least two years.

2. English Language Admission Requirements
Applicants have to fulfill English Language requirements with one of the following proficiency attainments:

TOEFL-iBT: 80*

TOEFL-pBT: 550

TOEFL-Revised paper-delivered test: 60 (total scores for Reading, Listening and Writing sections)

IELTS (Academic Module): Overall score: 6.5 and All sub-score: 5.5

* refers to the total score in one single attempt


Applicants are not required to present TOEFL or IELTS score if

their first language is English, or

they obtained the bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from an institution where the medium of instruction was English.

 

 

What You’ll Learn

On successful completion of the MPhil program, graduates will be able to:

Review, analyze, and interpret specialized topics in the scientific literature;
Creatively and innovatively design and develop basic research methodologies applied to scientific research in Mechanical Engineering;
Professionally and ethically conduct scientific research/development in Mechanical Engineering;
Analyze and interpret data, and find solutions for scientific and engineering problems;
Effectively communicate ideas and disseminate the research outputs; and
Pursue advanced studies such as a PhD or undertake an R&D position in industry.


On successful completion of the PhD program, graduates will be able to:

Review, analyze, and interpret specialized topics in the scientific literature;
Conduct high-impact research to solve the most fundamental problems in Mechanical Engineering;
Professionally and ethically conduct scientific research/development in Mechanical Engineering;
Actively seek to learn the most advanced methodologies and techniques;
Design, implement, and evaluate state-of-the-art research to solve complex problems in Mechanical Engineering; and
Work effectively with others as team members or leaders and make constructive contributions.



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