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  • Regulations for the degree of Doctor of Engineering

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    1. General
    1.1 These regulations are made under paragraphs 1 to 4 of the Regulations for the Award of Postgraduate Degrees.
    1.2 In these regulations definitions shall apply as in the Regulations for the Award of Postgraduate Degrees and in the Interpretation Section of the Academic Rules and Regulations.
       
    1.3 The period of study and research from the admission to the programme to the satisfactory completion of the thesis shall be no more than eight years.
       
    2. Entry Requirements
    2.1 To enter the Doctor of Engineering programme, a student shall possess:
      2.1.1 A recognized Master's degree in Science, Engineering or a related discipline.
       
    3. Doctor of Engineering (DENG)
    3.1 To be eligible for the award of the degree of Doctor of Engineering, a student shall:
      3.1.1 comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
      3.1.2 comply with the Regulations for the Award of Postgraduate Degrees; and
      3.1.3 obtain at least 40 credits of coursework at Postgraduate level as prescribed by the regulations and;
      3.1.4 complete a thesis at doctoral level as prescribed by the regulations.
    3.2 For the coursework element of the degree of Doctor of Engineering, the University has prescribed that a student must:
       
      3.2.1 successfully complete at least 20 credits of elective courses at postgraduate level listed in Table 1; and
      3.2.2 succesfully complete 20 credits from the compulsory course ENGG S950F Engineering Research Methods.
    3.3 Students must complete the coursework successfully before being allowed to start the RSCH S990 D Eng. Thesis.
    3.4 Following the submission of the thesis, a viva voce examination will be conducted by the Award Committee, which will include an External Examiner.


    Table 1

    Course Code

    Course Title

    Credits

    Elective courses
    COMP S801 Object Oriented Programming and Internet Application Development
    10
    COMP S811 Java Programming for Web applications, Enterprise Computing and Mobile Devices
    10
    COMP S821F Architecture of Enterprise Systems
    10
    COMP S822F Technologies in Enterprise and Mainframe Computing
    10
    COMP S834 Web Server Technology
    10
    COMP S838 Enterprise Systems and Information Security Management
    10
    COMP S888 Multimedia Technology
    10
    ENGG S826F
    Engineering Management, Engineering Project Management and Development
    20
    ENGG S837F
    Systems Engineering
    10
    ENGG S838F
    Innovation and Technology Management
    10
    ENGG S851F Construction Economics
    10
    ENGG S852F Building Planning and Construction
    10
    ENGG S853F Building Services Management
    10
    ENVR S860F Theories, Practices and Audit in Accidents and Safety
    20
    ENVR S870F Occupational Health, Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene
    20
    ENVR S880F Environmental Leadership and Decision Making
    20
    ENVR S890F Energy Management and Audits
    20
    ENVR S891F Cleaner Production and Green Technology
    20
    ENVR S892F Environmental Engineering and Design
    20
    STAT S801F Quantitative Methods for Decision Analysis
    10
    STAT S802F Multivariate and Time Series Analysis
    10
    Complusory course
    ENGG S950F Engineering Research Methods
    20
    Thesis
    RSCH S990 D Eng. Thesis

    July 2012

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