General This track is designed to offer professional depth and range without the requirement of an extensive thesis. The track is suitable for engineers who would like to deepen, expand and update their professional skills while working.
Admission A candidate who wishes to be accepted to the ME studies in the department needs to meet the Technion admission terms for ME studies. Students who are not graduates of the department shall be required to complete prerequisite courses according to the decision of the Committee for Graduate Studies.
Counseling A supervisor shall be assigned to each student. The student will require the supervisor’s approval for the study subjects and other details of his/her studies.
Program Curriculum The program consists of 40 credits, of which 34 credits are for courses. The remaining 6 points are for the final project. The student must qualify for 6 mandatory credits within 3 semesters from the commencement of studies, select a main field for the final project, and attend courses of at least 15 credits. In addition, the student is entitled to take up to 9 credits in other faculties, and the remaining credits may be obtained from the department’s general list (level 086, 088). Please consult the program’s courses form.
The Project The project includes independent work and a written essay. If possible, a lecture shall also be given. The project should preferably contain an element of independent thought or synthesis between several fields, or a critical literature review. In the case of a literature review, the candidate must read a great deal of material, summarize it and submit a written report of his/her work. An industrial project is a possible direction, but more basic or academic directions are also possible. The project shall include 250 hours of net work, and earn 6 credits. It should not last longer than a semester.
Project Supervision The students shall be supervised by faculty members.