Research Area(s) in which research students will be admitted to:
Applied Mathematics; Electronic Engineering; Environmental Science, Energy and Built Environment; Life Sciences (Biomedical Science, Molecular Science) and Biomedical Engineering; Materials Science and Applied Physics; or Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Manufacturing
|Programme Core Courses: (5 credits)|
|Course Code||Course Title||Credit Units||Remarks|
|MBE8002M||Research Seminar||2||for MBE PhD students under the Mainland Collaboration Schemes only|
|MBE8010||Advanced Research Topics||3|
|MBE8007||Research and Development Case Study||3||for MBE PhD students under joint PhD programmes|
|MBE8007M||Research and Development Case Study||3||for MBE PhD students under the Mainland Collaboration Schemes only|
Programme Electives: (9 credits)
Please refer to the updated list of approved courses for research students posted in the SGS website.
|Other Requirement (not counted towards the University coursework requirement)|
|Course Code||Course Title||Credit Units|
|SG8001||Teaching Students: First Steps||1|
Qualifying/Annual Report Submission:
Students are required to submit qualifying report and annual report in compliance to the regulations or guidelines as set by the School of Graduate Studies (SGS). Such regulations and guidelines are accessible via the guidebook located at SGS website.
Each student is required to submit a well written thesis to complete the PhD programme of studies.
The thesis must be a scholarly piece of work that can adequately demonstrate the student’s:
1) competence in the application of research methodology and tools to undertake an independent scientific enquiry;
2) in-depth knowledge and understanding of the chosen research area; and
3) contribution to the creation of new knowledge in the chosen research area.
In addition, the thesis should also exhibit more than one of the following characteristics:
4) displays a high level of critical understanding and intellectual accomplishment of the chosen research area
5) makes substantial academic contribution to knowledge
6) makes substantial innovative contribution to professional practices
7) publishable in the mainstream research or professional journals
The submitted thesis will be examined by a panel of examiners.