At the end of the programme, graduates must be able to:

  1. Synthesise knowledge in the relevant field;
  2. Adapt practical skills leading towards innovative ideas in the relevant field;
  3. Provide professional services to society in the relevant field;
  4. Conduct research independently and adhere to the legal, ethical and professional code of practice in the relevant field;
  5. Communicate and work effectively with peers, scholarly communities and stakeholders, while displaying leadership qualities
  6. Appraise problems in the relevant field critically using scientific skills; and
  7. Integrate information to develop lifelong learning in the relevant field. Note: For the industrial PhD programme, ‘in the relevant field’ should be read as in the relevant industry’.