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PhD in Engineering

Program Title: 


Qualification Awarded: 

PhD in Engineering



Program Credits: 

180 ECTS

Language of Instruction: 


Objectives of the Programme:

The objective of the programme is to prepare specialist in engineering sphere, particularly in tool-making, automation and control systems, construction, mechanical engineering and technology and agricultural engineering, who will be competitive on the labour market at both local and international level.

In the scope of the programme doctoral student acquires the knowledge based on the latest achievements of the field, creates new knowledge and after the doctoral academic degree is awarded, he or she is able to conduct academic and scientific work in higher education organizations and in scientific research institutes in Georgia and abroad.

Career Options:

Upon completion of the programme, graduates will be able to work:

  • as a scientist or researcher in private and public organizations and structural units;
  • as academic personnel in the universities;
  • as consultant, leading analyst/researcher in private and in public organizations on local and international level.

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon completion graduates will develop following competences:


Knowledge and Understanding

Graduates will possess knowledge based on the latest achievements, which enables him or her to widen the knowledge and apply innovative methods (at the level required for the referential publication). Through critical analyses and assessment of the current knowledge, graduate can acknowledge the extend of updated knowledge.


Applying Knowledge to Practice

Graduate will be able to plan, implement and monitor innovative research independently; develop new research and analytical methods and approaches, which are oriented on creation of new knowledge and reflected in international referential journals; can plan and lead research projects.


Ability to Make Conclusion

Graduates will be able to conduct complex and critical analyses, synthesis and assessment of new, complicated and contradictory ideas, theories, data and approaches. This can support creation/development of new methodology and finding correct and effective ways for problem resolution independently. 


Communication Skills

Graduates will be able to argumentatively and clearly present new knowledge in connection with the current knowledge; participate in discussions in the foreign language with the international society of scientists; is able to communicate with the colleagues and students effectively and professionally.


Ability to Learn

With the knowledge based on the latest achievements of the field, the graduates will be ready to develop new ideas and processes in order to support the study, research or any other scientific work. The graduate is able to determine the needs for continuous learning and research, select the methods and sources and take next steps. 



The graduates will acknowledge professional, collegial, intellectual property and scientific ethical norms and comply with them. 

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