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Leaders for Technical Industries (Doctoral Program) 2020/2021

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General


Academic degree:
  • Doctorate
ECTS:
210
Duration:
7 curricular semesters
Regime:
Daytime
Place:
Azurém Campus, Guimarães (UM)
Main Scientific area:

Contacts


    School of Engineering
    Campus de Azurém
    4800-058 Guimarães

    Tel: +351 253510179 / 253510160 Fax: +351 253510178
    E-Mail: cp@eng.uminho.pt
    URL: http://www.eng.uminho.pt

Description


The Leaders for Technical Industries’ PhD Program is intended to train knowledge-based leaders for companies with a technological profile, enabling a new European paradigm in managing product development and production systems, supported by a doctoral level education. This program looks to develop human resources competences fostering the innovative application of new knowledge in successful products and/or processes.

Access to higher education


LTI graduates are capable of:
i) leading multidisciplinary teams addressing new and complex challenges in product development and manufacturing operations;
ii) planning and managing innovation strategies of technological-based companies; and
iii) to develop and implement research programs under industrial environments.

Careers


Exemples:
- Research/Faculty career
- R&D Departments
- Spin-offs and Startup

Access


20

Vacancies

5

Minimum

Access forms


Access to this cycle of studies requires an application to the School of Engineering of the University of Minho. 

This information does not replace consultation of the Academic Regulations of the University of Minho and other official documents.

Entry requirements


Candidates to the doctoral program have specific entry requirements. They should hold a master's degree or legal equivalent, hold a bachelor's degree and have a curriculum especially relevant to this cycle of studies, or hold a curriculum recognized as attesting capacity for the completion of this doctoral program.
The main target population consists of holders of Master degrees in any engineering area, but preferably in fields that match this program, such as: Mechanical Engineering an related areas (Aeronautics, Automotive, Naval, etc.), Materials Engineering and related areas (Polymers, Metallurgy, etc), Industrial Engineering or Biomedical Engineering. Other Technical backgrounds may be considered (e.g. Masters in industrial design, physics, informatics), but such an applicant needs to be well supported by a relevant industrial or research curriculum in the program area (product development and manufacturing).

Aditional Information


Study Plan


Regime Curricular Unit Scientific Area ECTS
Year 1 60
S1 Advanced Seminars CEM 6
S1 Engineering Systems CE 6
S1 Innovation Management SisEng 6
S1 Manufacturing Management SisEng 6
S1 Product Design SisEng 6
S2 Engineering Systems and Research Methods CE 6
S2 Innovation and Entrepreneurship SisEng 6
S2 Leadership SisEng 6
S2 Management for Engineering SisEng 6
S2 Product Development CDP 6
Year 2 3 120
BA Thesis ENG 120
Year 4 30
S1 Thesis ENG 30

Assessment/Accreditation


A3ES Accreditation status:
Accredited
Resolution publication date:
30-04-2020
Registry number at Ministry:
R/A-Ef 2406/2011/AL01
Registry Date:
09-08-2016
Accreditation validity:
27-10-2025

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    E.: gcii@reitoria.uminho.pt
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