PhD in Robotics Engineering Nazarbayev University
The PhD program in Robotics Engineering (further in the text: PhD program), fully taught in English, is designed to provide advanced skills and a sophisticated knowledge for individuals planning a career in academia, industry and research settings in any subfield of robotics.
Scholarships and Funding
Merit-based scholarships are available.
The 1st year of the program consists of compulsory core and elective courses. The focus of the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th years is Thesis Research work.
- Thesis Research
- Research Methods & Ethics*
- Current Research Literature
- 6 Elective Courses
Robotics applications vary widely. Robots are used in the automotive, aerospace, metals, nuclear, mining, textile, and computer industries, among others. The robotics engineer must determine the particular needs of each application and customize the robot accordingly. Most robotics engineers are employed by private robot manufacturers or robot users. Some engineers work in military and space programs. Others work for colleges and universities or vocational and trade schools.
- Robotics Engineer
- Mechatronics Engineer
- Maintenance Technician
- Machine Operator
- Research Assistant
- Project Engineer
- Field Service Technician
Teaching assistant or research assistant positions on campus