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  • Qualification

    EngD - Doctor of Engineering

  • Location

    The University of Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    48 months

Course summary

Programme description

Do you work in data science? Are you looking to undertake a research level qualification whilst still doing your job?

The EngD in Data Engineering is firmly couched in real world data science with a focus on practical application in industry. From machine learning to knowledge management, our academics work with a range of stake holders in cutting edge and industry relevant research that addresses real world challenges. If you already work on data intensive technologies, or need training to make the move into this area of science then this EngD is for you. You'll spend 75-80% of your time with your company, working on 4-6 flexible but research level projects. The remainder you'll spend with us training in Advanced Data Science topics, while being guided by your academic supervisor building on your industrial work and solving it's associated research problems.

An EngD gives you a solid industry application focus and offers a range of flexible pathways of differing duration to suit your individual needs. The research conducted as part of the EngD is applied to specific problems faced by the industrial partner, each problem couched as a research challenge.

Throughout the programme, students can undertake a tailored range of Advanced Masters courses that supplement the in-built research skills training and development provided as standard in the EngD programme.

Academia and industry work together in mentoring and training the student, who will graduate with the academic rigour necessary to undertake applied research, with skills and experience to apply that research capability directly within industry.

Aims

The Engineering Doctorate (EngD) is awarded by the University in recognition of the successful completion of a course of supervised research, the results of which show evidence of originality and independent critical judgement and constitute an addition to knowledge.

Our research students have the opportunity to develop their skills through robust and flexible training that is designed to:

  • Develop the research skills needed to plan and conduct research, write a thesis and disseminate research findings to stakeholders and the international research community;
  • Develop competencies which will equip you for a diverse range of roles in industry whilst also contributing to the body of knowledge of a particular technical discipline, industrial sector or multi-disciplinary theme.
  • Equip each student with the broader skills to become world leading industry professionals and researchers in the next generation.

Career opportunities

The EngD is a collaborative programme supported by industry and the Department of Computer Science. You will gain the skills to enhance your career prospects within your chosen career and deliver solutions to on-going challenges within your company.

Opportunities exist in a diverse range of areas such as finance, films and games, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, consumer products, and public services.

Tuition fees

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£ 24,500per year

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

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