Ph.D. On Campus

SUTD Programme

Singapore University of Technology and Design

36 months
22682 USD/year
10601 USD/year
Tuition fee
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SUTD Programme at Singapore University of Technology and Design offers you a chance to collaborate with the best minds in their fields and conduct breakthrough research that will make a difference to the world.


SUTD Programme at Singapore University of Technology and Design creates an environment which places a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary and collaborative research and provides opportunities for industry internships, overseas research attachments and teaching experience.

The SUTD PhD Programme also features:

  • Access to multiple world-class faculty with co-supervision flexibility
  • Leading-edge research experience through potential overseas research attachments at top universities worldwide
  • Close research collaboration and exposure to industry through local or overseas internships

Programme Structure


Upon enrolment, students will pursue a PhD under these academic tracks:

  • Architecture and Sustainable Design 

  • Engineering Product Development

  • Engineering Systems and Design

  • Information Systems Technology and Design

  • Science and Math

  • Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Original Undergraduate and/or Master’s degree transcript and certificate softcopies
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score report
  • Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) score reportNot required, but highly recommended.
  • Names, titles & e-mail addresses of your 3 Recommenders
  • Relevant supporting documents
  • Softcopy of your Identity Card or relevant pages in your Passport
  • Your Statement of Objectives (3,000 words) softcopy

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22682 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22682 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    10601 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10601 USD per year during 36 months.
  • Singapore Citizens (SC): S$14,300

  • Singapore Permanent Residents (SPR): S$20,000

  • International Students (IS) (Inclusive of GST):  S$30,600

  • Non-Subsidised Fees (Inclusive of GST): S$50,950

Living costs for Singapore

1878 - 3880 SGD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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