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SUTD Engineering Doctorate Programme

Programme Overview

The SUTD Engineering Doctorate (EngD) provides graduate students with industry-relevant training to enable the translation of research & development (R&D) efforts into tangible products, systems and services.

In general, the EngD is oriented toward research of a technical readiness level (TRL) at 3–4, compared with a PhD degree  that is traditionally oriented toward a TRL of 1–2.

EngD students must demonstrate a high level of expertise in both theoretical scientific principles and the implementation of said theory on realistic and industry-relevant needs. EngD students will be co–supervised by SUTD faculty members and industry supervisors.

In additional to passing the EngD qualifying examination (within 2 years) and submitting a EngD thesis, students are required to complete the following coursework components:

Candidature Period for Full-Time (Maximum candidacy of 5 years)

  • Full-Time: 3 to 5 years

Research Areas of SUTD Faculty Members

Potential applicants who are interested in the SUTD Engineering Doctorate (EngD) Programme are required to indicate their research topics of interest and may identify SUTD faculty member(s) whose research focus are closely aligned to their research areas of interest. Please visit the following links for more information about our faculty members and their research areas.