Skip to main content

Doctor of Engineering (DEng)

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 industry-relevant research, team leadership, and unique university-industry partnerships. 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 innovative research output from the programme is expected to be immediately useful to the participating company. The DEng programme offers an opportunity for outstanding engineers to enhance their qualifications through a mix of broadly based technical and professional training while completing an industry-based research project. Successful researchers after completing the programme not only graduate with a title Doctor of Engineering but also with the important mix of professional skills, technical knowledge, and research experience that will enable them to progress to senior positions within the industry at an acceleration rate.


  • A Master's degree (or equivalent) from any institution of higher learning recognized by the Malaysian Government with a CGPA of at least 2.75; AND
  • Have at least 3 years of working experience AND
  • Has obtained the approval from employer to accommodate the research project in the workplace OR
  • A Master's degree student who has obtained Senate approval to enroll in the programme


DEng programme consists of two components, i.e. taught course and research.

Taught Course Modules are designed to enhance candidates' knowledge in the related Engineering and Business Management subjects
Research Based on real industrial problems