The philosophy of the PhD programme in Material and Textile Engineering is anchored in the philosophy and Core Values of Moi University to engineer innovation for enhanced livelihoods and industrial development. The curriculum foundation for the program is conceptualized, designed and focused to train and produce a graduate who is holistically knowledgeable and geared towards the achievement of pragmatic developments in material & textile engineering. The programme is intended to create the highest level of scholarship, research and development capability and envisages the training of graduates who are industrially analytical, professionally savvy, researchers and agents of industrial innovations. Moreover, the programme will train graduates who are capable of working independently and utilize the acquired knowledge and practical skills to pursue successful high-level professional and leadership careers in the industry as well as in innovation, development and in other disciplines of academic research. The methodological approaches that will be used in the programme will maintain appropriate balance between technical and theoretical aspects of the curriculum and shall involve engineering analysis through course work, seminars and research.
Expected Overall Learning Outcome of the Programme
Upon the completion of the programme, the learner should be able to:
1. Analyse and appraise contemporary and emerging issues in Material and Textile Engineering
2. Formulate and implement research, publish results and evaluate solutions to Material and Textile Engineering problems.
3. Adapt Material and Textile Engineering knowledge, expertise and workshop floor practice to integrate engineering concepts and develop innovative solutions to societal problems.
4. Provide innovative engineering services in a professional manner.