The Doctor of Engineering Degree

The Doctor of Engineering (D.Eng) is a professional doctorate degree to prepare engineers to work at the highest level of the engineering profession. Graduates of the programme are problem solvers who can deploy technology knowhow to solve real engineering problem in an innovative way for the benefit of mankind, taking into account of the social, economic, environmental, political and institutional implications. These individuals are expected to further their career as a professional engineer in a business, industry or public environment. ( For details … )

Admission Requirements

To enter the D.Eng programme, an applicant must have a recognized Master's degree in science, engineering or related discipline. Applicants will be selected on the basis of their academic results, professional experience, and ability to complete doctoral studies.

The programme will admit students twice a year, in April and October. Application for admission may be made throughout the year.

Application Procedures

If you are interested in the D.Eng programme, you should first propose a research topic for thesis and approach our academic members for initial assessment. Once potential D.Eng advisor(s) is/are identified, we will advise you on the official application procedures.

Programme Structure

Students admitted to the programme are required to complete 40 or more credits of course work, depending on the background of the student, before proceeding to the research project. 

Students are required to complete 20 credits of course ENGG S950F Engineering Research Methods.

Students are required to complete 20 or more credits of elective courses prescribed by the University. The list of elective coureses can be seen in the prospectus.


For enquiries about the programmes, please contact:

Dr Steven Choy

tel: 2768 6857