Admission Information

A good BSc (Hons) degree or equivalent for the PhD programme. Good TOEFL (for international applicants whose native language is not English) and GRE scores are normally required. However, both scores may be waived in exceptional cases. Candidates with relevant research experience and publication records are favoured.

Candidature Periods (Full-Time Program)

Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Science


How to Apply
Click here to apply on-line for degrees by research. Please ensure that you have read the general information and have your supporting documents ready before you use the on-line application. Note that applications are to be submitted electronically only. Any other form of submissions will not be accepted.
Click here to view your application status.


Application Deadlines

There are two intakes per academic year - one in Semester 1 (August) and the other one in Semester 2 (January).

Last day of submission of application with supporting documents is as follows:

Application deadline for admission in August (Semester 1): 31 January
Application deadline for admission in January (Semester 2): 30 June
Applications are open throughout the year. Applications received after the closing date will be considered for the next relevant intake.