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Mechanical Sciences and Engineering

University of Michigan - Dearborn

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About

The Ph.D. program in Mechanical Sciences and Engineering at the University of Michigan - Dearborn educates and trains talented students who will conduct original and innovative research in the engineering field, educate future generations, and play leading roles in developing cutting-edge technologies while working in industry, academia, and government.

Overview

The doctoral program has a strong orientation toward the interfaces between the science of mechanical engineering and other areas. In addition to the core mechanical engineering subfields, such as mechanical and thermo-fluid sciences, the program’s areas of research training include the emerging fields in which mechanical engineering intersects with the materials sciences, bioengineering, automotive engineering, optical engineering, and advanced energy technologies. 

The Ph.D. program in Mechanical Sciences and Engineering at the University of Michigan - Dearborn is highly selective and offers admission to exceptional students who have completed a Bachelor's or Master's degree in engineering, applied math, computer science, or physical science.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge of the foundational principles of mechanical sciences and engineering and the chosen specialization. (Tag: Theory & Tools)
  • Students will be able to conduct high-quality original research in the broad field of mechanical sciences and engineering. (Tag: Research & Innovation/Problem Solving)
  • Students will be able to communicate and disseminate their knowledge to a broader audience. (Tag: Scholarship)
  • Students will be able to demonstrate preparedness for varied responsibilities and opportunities for careers in industrial research and academia. (Tag: Research & Scholarship)

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Advanced Engineering Analysis
  • Study or Research in Selected Mechanical Engineering Topics
  • Experimental Research in Mechanical Engineering
  • Guided Study in Mechanical Engineering
  • Master’s Thesis

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.2
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
84
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in mechanical engineering or a closely related field with a minimum GPA (grade point average) at or equivalent to 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. Candidates with other engineering degrees or degrees from non-engineering fields are considered with the understanding that they have to complete remediation coursework upon admission.
  • Submission of recent GRE scores and, for non-native English speakers, recent scores of an advanced English proficiency exam, such as TOEFL or IELTS.
  • Submission of a full application package, which, in addition to the above, includes: 
    • at least three letters of recommendation (must be on letterhead and indicate the student's research potential),
    • a curriculum vitae (CV) or a resume,
    • an academic statement of purpose indicating the intended field or fields of research, and
    • a personal statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 445 USD per semester and a duration of  .
  • National

    890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 445 USD per semester and a duration of  .

Funding

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Mechanical Sciences and Engineering
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