The NUS PhD in Management is a full time programme. On the average, it can take up to 4 to 5 years to complete.
The first two years are dedicated to coursework, summer paper & qualifying examination. The last two years are dedicated exclusively to research and dissertation. [Click here for more details]
You need at least 4 years to complete your PhD degree.
No. PhD can only be pursued on a full time basis.
The maximum duration allowed for finishing the PhD degree is 6 years.
Six specializations are offered: Accounting, Analytics & Operations, Finance, Strategy & Policy, Management & Organisation and Marketing.
Yes you can, but the waivers are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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Candidates are assessed on the basis of outstanding intellectual ability, motivation, faculty recommendations and potential for an international academic career.
The minimum qualification for applying to the PhD programme is a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline.
Yes you can. Alongside your application, please submit a detailed essay on your area of interest, knowledge about the area and your objective from this programme to help us evaluate your application.
Please contact us so that we can access the system to amend your application.
Documents cannot be uploaded after submission of application. Please send the documents directly to us by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact us so that we can access the system to update the status of your application to withdrawn.
We will inform you via email.
Please contact us so that we can check and resend the email to your referee.
Please contact us so that we can check and resend the email to your referee with the reopening of the system for your referee to submit his/her report.
The concerned department will be conducting a telephonic interview to the shortlisted applicants.
The system is open for August 2020 intake. Deadline for online application is 15 December 2019.
We regret to inform you that only shortlisted applicants will be notified for an interview.
Successful applicants will be notified via email/letter of the outcome of PhD application sometime between January to April 2020. If you have not heard from us until the end of April 2020, you may assume that we had rejected your application.
Applicants can login to Graduate Admission System to check their application status. Final status of all applications will be made known after 30 May 2020 once the admissions committee has finalized their decision.
Yes, you can re-apply for the next intake.
Yes, you can apply for multiple fields (departments). But you need to fill in separate application forms and pay application fee for each application.
IELTS is also acceptable. You can submit either TOEFL or IELTS.
Applicants who obtained their degrees from universities where English was not the main medium of communication MUST submit certified Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score sheets. TSE and TWE scores are required as part of TOEFL. Applicants who do not have TSE and TWE scores will be assessed on spoken and written English by a faculty member, and this may delay processing of their applications. IELTS is also acceptable. Applicants either submit TOEFL or IELTS
Yes. You just need to indicate the test date in your application and provide us with the test scores after your exam.
No, you must submit at least one of these scores.
No minimum GMAT score is required. The average score is around 680-700/800.
Our institution code for GRE/GMAT at 7219, TOEFL at 9082 and IELTS at 0677.
The NUS Research Scholarships are awarded to outstanding candidates to pursue a full time research degree. [Click here for more details]
The PGF Scholarship is open to all incoming PhD candidates as well as current NUS Research Scholars. [Click here for more details]
The Commonwealth Scholarship (“Scholarship”) is awarded to outstanding graduate students from Commonwealth countries for research leading to a higher degree at the University. [Click here for more details]
Yes. Please indicate in the application form the details of the other financial support that you have already secured.
Yes, PhD students are entitled to a monthly stipend under the various scholarship schemes described above. [Click here for more details]
Yes. The following options are available for PhD Students:
Graduate Students Researchers
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