PhD Programme

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Programme Overview

Length of Candidature

The PhD programme can be pursued on a full-time or part-time basis. The minimum and maximum length of candidature are as shown:

Current students (Students admitted in AY2019 and before)

  Full-Time Part-Time​
Programme Minimum Maximum Minimum Maximum
Doctor of Philosophy  2 Years  5 Years 3 Years 7 Years​

 

Prospective students (Students admitted from AY2020 and onwards)

The maximum course duration for Part-time Research programmes has been revised to be standardised with the equivalent Full-time Research programme.

  Full-Time Part-Time​
Programme Minimum Maximum Minimum Maximum
Doctor of Philosophy  2 Years  5 Years 3 Years 5 Years​

 

Maximum Course Duration refers to the maximum candidature period of study, beyond which, students pay fees at unsubsidised rates.

Part-time Students to be admitted from AY2020 will pay fees at unsubsidised rates if they exceed the candidature period of 5 years for PhD as shown above.

Academic Calendar and Intake

Nanyang Technological University's academic year commences in August and ends in July the following year. ADM currently has two intakes per academic year, one in August and one in January. The application deadline is shown below:


Intake Application Period
January 2020
1 June 2019 to 31 July 2019
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