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The doctoral studies in materials science and engineering provide the student with advanced knowledge about: basic nature of materials science and engineering; groups of engineering materials; methodology of materials’ testing performance; modern methods and techniques for delivering classes.
Apart from the sole knowledge, the programme teaches its students also practical skills, such as knowledge transfer and practice, scientific research financing, human potential management and development methods and instruments in economic organizations.
Doctoral programme graduates of materials science and engineering can work at universities, research institutes and in industry.
The recruitment of candidates for the first year of full-time studies is carried out by the Recruitment Commission based on an interview and on the opinion of a future scientific tutor. The Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science and Materials Science appoints the Faculty Recruitment Commission.
A candidate for the studies may be a person, who:
A professor or doctor of science employed at an UŚ organisational unit on a full-time job, representing the discipline, which includes the suggested doctoral thesis, may be a scientific tutor.
The admission to doctoral studies is made based on:
The best graduate of the FoCS&MS has priority in admission to the doctoral studies and priority at the distribution of scholarship places.
As a result of interviews the Recruitment Commission prepares a ranking list of candidates awarding points acc. to the criteria:
Note: If former stage of candidate's education was not conducted in English, the candidate is required to submit a certificate of fluency in English on B2 level at least.
Tuition fees in academic year: 2017/2018
Payment for semester
for Polish citizens and foreign candidates applying for studies on the same rules as Polish citizens
No tuition fees
Polish citizens and foreigners applying for studies on the rules applicable to Polish citizens do not settle the tuition fee for full-time studies on the University of Silesia.
Payment for semester
for foreigners applying for studies on tuition-paying basis