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    Preamble

    The Faculty of Engineering, through its Departments of Study, offers several postgraduate programmes with combinations of lectures, coursework and research in varying proportions and scope that lead to diplomas/degrees at four levels:

  • Postgraduate Diploma (PG.Dip.) in an approved field
  • Degree of Master of the Science of Engineering (M.Sc.Eng.)
  • Degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)
  • Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
  • There are two types of postgraduate programmes:

  • Taught Programmes
  • Research Programmes
  • Moreover, these postgraduate programmes admit both full-time and part-time candidates in order to accommodate students with diverse professional backgrounds and varying degrees of financial and time constraints. It is not only those who are seeking academic and research careers, the engineers in the industry are also increasingly aware of the benefits of such courses to update and advance their knowledge.

    Students are admitted to any one of the four distinct categories:

  • Regular full-time postgraduate student
  • Regular part-time postgraduate student
  • Provisional student
  • Casual student
  • Postgraduate Diploma/Degree Programmes are offered by following Departments of Study:

  • Chemical & Process Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • The following Centres and Units also provide additional support for postgraduate research students:

  • Engineering Library
  • Computing Centre
  • Engineering Workshops
  • Electronics Workshop
  • Internet & Communications Unit
  • NB: Please refer the document entitled 'General Regulations for the Postgraduate Programmes in the Faculty of Engineering' for a more comprehensive description of regulations pertaining to the postgraduate programmes in the Faculty of Engineering. In case of any discrepancy, the above document shall prevail over the information presented in this website.