UTM and AAU IN THE WORLD ENGINEERING EDUCATION RESEARCH
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark are offering a joint PhD degree in Engineering Education where both the universities are already offering the PhD programme for several years.
UTM is Malaysia’s premier university in engineering and technology. The UTM Centre for Engineering Education (CEE), which has been actively involved in conducting training and research in the engineering education to promote scholarly and evidence-based practices, manages the PhD in Engineering Education programme. With an enrolment of about 40 students, the programme is run in collaboration with engineering and social science based academics who supervise the students.
AAU is known world-wide for its successful educational approach based on problem based project organised work (PBL). The UNESCO Chair in PBL in Engineering Education is located at AAU and is running an intensive PhD programme on PBL in Engineering Education and curriculum change. Currently 17 international PhD fellows are enrolled at the UNESCO Chair.
Both UTM and AAU have an extensive global research network and have organised various conferences, seminars and workshops, nationally and internationally to disseminate and share research findings. Both universities are also renowned in the teaching and learning of engineering.