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Engineering Sciences, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #155 (QS) Monterrey, Mexico | Ciudad López Mateos, Mexico | Tlalpan, Mexico
The Engineering Sciences program of the Tecnológico de Monterrey was designed to provide a unique and solid answer to the country’s need for consolidating top-quality human resources able to conduct relevant research work at national and international levels at research centers, institutions of higher education, and the industrial sector.
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The Engineering Sciences program of the Tecnológico de Monterrey meets these needs by training highly specialized researchers with knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • Mechatronics and Advanced Manufacturing
  • Clean Energy and Sustainable Use of Water Industrial Engineering
  • Telecommunications


The objectives of this program are to prepare independent researchers with the capacities, knowledge and skills to:

  • Identify opportunities, and create and manage original research projects at the frontier of knowledge.
  • Disseminate research findings.
  • Apply the knowledge generated for the country’s technological development.
  • Conduct high-impact research on engineering in the country’s productive, education-academic and social sectors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Directed Research
  • Research seminar
  • Research Workshop
  • Scientific Product
  • Doctoral research

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.7

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.7 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Provide evidence of a GPA equal to or greater than 90/100, or its equivalent in master’s studies. 

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

To hold a Master’s degree.

  • Have obtained a grade point average or GPA equal to or higher than 90/100 or its equivalent in his/her master’s degree.
  • Obtain a score required for the program in the TOEFL English proficiency test.
  • Take the Tecnológico de Monterrey’s Graduate Admission Test (PAEP test) and obtain the score required for the program or a score equivalent in other tests authorized by the Institution.
  • For the line of research of Industrial Engineering, an additional requirement is to take the GRE test with the following required score: Quantitative: 650 points; Verbal: 425 points.  
  • Academic interview with the program director.  
  • Submit the admission application together with all required documentation.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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