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Ph. D. On Campus

Construction

Heriot-Watt University Dubai

48 months
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12457 EUR/year
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About

The Construction programme from Heriot-Watt University Dubai is equivalent to a PhD in its intellectual challenge, but as a research engineer (EngD) student, your research will be industry-led and your project will involve your company as an industrial sponsor. 

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Overview

The EngD is equivalent to a PhD in its intellectual challenge, but as a research engineer (EngD) student, your research will be industry-led and your project will involve your company as an industrial sponsor. This provides an unparalleled opportunity to gain experience working at the cutting-edge of research that is relevant to industry.

You will gain an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of construction engineering management with the flexibility to tailor the technical and business training to the requirements of the company’s research area and your career aspirations.

The Construction programme from Heriot-Watt University Dubai combines advanced technical and management training with PhD level research in partnership with an industry partner/sponsor. Research projects will be directly relevant to the strategic plans of your industry partner and cover a wide range of topics in the interrelated, and globally critical areas of construction and engineering.

EngD in Construction graduates will have generated new knowledge or improved business practice in areas of the construction sector relevant to their and their employers' interests and priorities. Research engineers undertaking the programme will have flexibility to tailor the technical and business management training to the requirements of their research area and to the business needs of their employer.

Careers

EngD students will benefit from the expertise and supervision of the academic staff and their industry sponsor. Research projects will be developed collaboratively by the academic supervisors and the research student in consultation with the sponsoring company. Sponsoring companies can range in size from SMEs to University spin-outs to multinational organisations.

Accreditation

The Dubai Campus is accredited by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and fully licensed to teach its degrees in Dubai.  All graduates receive a British degree that is accredited by Royal Charter in the UK.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainability for Construction Professionals
  • Engineering
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Strategic Asset maintenance management
  • Quantity Surveying Financial Management
  • Construction Financial Management
  • People and Organization Management in the BE

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This programme will admit graduates from degrees relevant to the construction engineering and management. The EngD qualification at Dubai will cater for potential candidates who are currently embedded in industry, or to facilitate knowledge transfer from Heriot-Watt to industry with a new recruit.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12457 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49830 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    12457 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49830 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
  • 207,900 AED (covers full four year EngD)

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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