Candidates pursuing the PhD in Engineering must develop an independent thinking approach and a unique expertise in their own research interest. Independent research requires diligent and thorough investigation into a topic with the aim of formulating new and original ideas, findings and theories.
All PhD students are required to attend the Scientific Research Practices and Entrepreneurship modules in their first year of candidature.
Taylor’s School of Engineering specialises in Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. We offer a well established curriculum, backed by a highly qualified team of academics, who possess multidisciplinary research strengths in the following fields:
Acoustics & Vibration
- Acoustic Materials
- Environmental Acoustics
- Human Sound and Vibration Comfort
- Sound and Vibration Source Identification and Insulation
- Modelling of Bones and Joints
- Modelling of Heart Valves
Chemical & Biochemical
- Biochemical Engineering
- Chemical Process Operation Design
- Environmental Biotechnology and Modeling
- Fractionations of Oil and Fats
- Reactors Fluid Mechanics
- Separation Processes
Electrical & Electronic
- Digital Circuits
- Power Engineering
- Case Based Learning
- Project Based Learning
Manufacturing Production & Design
- Machine Condition Monitoring
Thermofluids & Aerospace
- Computational Fluid Dynamics
- Flight Mechanics
- Flow Visualization
- Porous Media
- Stability and Control of Airplanes and Rockets
The minimum qualification for admission into the PhD in Engineering is Master’s degree in a related discipline, which should include a significant research component in the final year.
Equivalent course studies from a recognised tertiary institution may also be considered for admission.
Prospective students that are able to provide details of publications in refereed journals, conference abstracts and reports that demonstrate research proficiency will have an added advantage in gaining entry
English Language Requirements
Prospective students must be able to meet one or more of the English language entry requirements listed below:
- English is the first language
- Successful completion of tertiary studies conducted entirely in English involving formal assessment of written work.
- TOEFL – a minimum total score of 575 (paper-based) or 233 (computer-based) and a score of at least 5.0 in TWE (written English).
- IELTS – an overall score of 6.5 and a score of at least 6.0 for each band score
Full documented evidence in support of English language requirements must be submitted with the PhD application form.
A research degree involves a programme of active research with the normal duration of three years for full time or six years for part time.
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No. 1 Jalan Taylor’s,
47500 Subang Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,
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