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Mechanical Engineering Technologies and Materials, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #751 (QS) Bratislava, Slovakia
The graduate of doctoral study programme Mechanical Engineering Technologies and Materials in the branch 2307 Mechanical Engineering Technologies and Materials has enhanced theoretical knowledge in the field of metallurgy, advanced technologies of cutting and non cutting processing of materials, computer aided (CA) and applications of CA technology systems and simulations of technology processes. 

Overview

The graduates of the study programme Mechanical Engineering Technologies and Materials are expected to be working in research teams or training institutions in domestic or foreign labour market, in position of top-researchers or top-managers in industry, in the management of production departments equipped with advanced production technologies, in institutes of Slovak Academy of Sciences and at technical universities focused to production technologies. The graduates can be also asserted in the institutions providing further professional education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Slovak
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • The graduate manages scientific methods of research and development of production processes with a primary focus on machining, welding, soldering, forming, foundry, as well as on surface engineering, metrology, assembly, tribology, CA technologies in engineering and machines for metal processing.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5

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  • Minimum required score:

    87

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General Requirements

To be eligible to apply for the PhD. study, the applicant must have accomplished the second stage of the engineering (Master) study.

The admission procedure to PhD. Study at STU MTF comprises the entrance examination which is obligatory for all applicants. The Examination Committee evaluates:
  • knowledge in engineering (Master) study programme subjects related to the applied PhD. study programme and selected dissertation thesis topic,  
  • prerequisites of the applicant for an independent research in the field of science, technology or art,
  • level of applicant´s expertise.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • The annual tuition for study programmes in the external form of studies, realised in a foreign language per one year 2.000 €

Living costs for Bratislava

  • 600 - 980 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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