PhD Programme


Fees and Funding

Research / Tuition Fees

The fees for ADM PhD programme (full-time and part-time) for students admitted in AY 2017 are as shown:

Full Fees​​ Singapore Citizen​ Singapore Permanent Resident International Student
(with Service Obligation)
PhD​ S$35,850 S$9, 000 S$12, 600 S$19, 250​

Detailed information on research / tuition fees are available at

*Service Obligation: An individual international student who chooses to pay a subsidized rate will need to take up a 3-year service obligation. As part of the service obligation, the foreign student is required to work in Singapore-based companies upon graduation. Singapore-based companies refer to local companies and international companies that have a base in Singapore which is registered with the Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA). The duration of the service obligation is fixed at 3 years, regardless of the duration of study at subsidized rates. For further information or enquiries about the service obligation, please click here.


The University provides research scholarships to candidates with outstanding academic records to enable them to pursue their PhD by research on a full-time basis. Applications for the awards open together with the application for admission.

Learn more aboout graduate scholarships at the Scholarships website.