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The Doctor of Engineering (DEng) is a 4 years doctoral level programme combining academic research and scholarship with industrial problem-solving and project management. The programme incorporates the industrial relevant research, team leadership and unique university-industry partnership. The academic degree awarded on the basis of advanced study and research in engineering is equivalent to a PhD degree in engineering/ applied sciences. The candidate will normally be advised by one academic supervisor and one industrial supervisor. The topic for the research will be jointly decided by the faculty and the participating company. It can be a single project, or a series of projects, firmly based on a real industrial problem and having significant challenging and innovative engineering content.

  • Duration of Studies

  • Admission Requirement

    Academics Requirement:

    1. A Master degree (or equivalent) from any institution of higher learning recognized by the Malaysian Government with CGPA of at least 2.75; AND
    2. Have at least 3 years of working experience ANDHas obtained the approval from employer to accommodate the research project in the workplace OR
    3. A Master degree student who has obtained Senate approval to enrol for the programme
  • Programme Educational Objective (PEO)

    Programme Educational Objective (PEO) are specific goals describing the expected achievement of graduates in their career and professional life after 5 years of graduation. Below are the PEO for the Faculty of Electrical Engineering’s DEng Programme:

    1. Integrate knowledge acquired for innovative and creative scientific process engineering application(s).
    2. Practice professional leadership in respective discipline.
    3. Engage with community and industry towards sustainable development and lifelong learning.
  • Programme Outcome (PO)

    Programme Outcome (PO) are statements describing what students are expected to know and be able to perform or attain by the time of graduation. These are related to the Knowledge (K), Skills (S), and Attitude (A) that students acquire throughout the programme.

    Below is the list of Programme Outcomes for Faculty of Electrical Engineering’s PhD and DEng Programme:

    1. Synthesise knowledge and contribute to original research that broadens the frontier of knowledge in the relevant field.
    2. Adapt practical skills leading to innovative ideas in the relevant field.
    3. Provide expert advice to society in the relevant field.
    4. Conduct research independently and adhere to legal, ethical and professional codes of practice.
    5. Display leadership qualities through communicating and working effectively with peers and stakeholders.
    6. Appraise problems in the relevant field critically using scientific skills.
    7. Integrate information for lifelong learning.
  • Curriculum Structure

    Doctor of Engineering (DEng) programme structure