Ph.D. On Campus


Nanyang Technological University

48 months
14544 USD/year
6790 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


NBS’s Business PhD programme at Nanyang Technological University is committed to educating scholars who will lead in their fields of research. Our PhD training combines theoretical analysis with in-depth, interdisciplinary research rooted in real-world applications. 


As a premier business school in a leading technological university, Nanyang Business School (NBS) is the nexus of world-class innovation, research, and business education. Situated within NTU’s technology and innovation ecosystem, we are uniquely positioned to create and share knowledge on how cutting-edge technologies can be leveraged for enterprise transformation and a smart economy.

Research Areas of the Business PhD at Nanyang Technological University

  • Accounting (ACC) 
  • Banking & Finance (BF) 
  • Information Systems (IS)  
  • Leadership, Management & Organisation (LMO) 
  • Marketing (MKT) 
  • Operations Management (OM) 
  • Strategy, International Business & Entrepreneurship (SIE) 

Programme Structure

The NBS PhD Programme runs on trimester calendar (13 weeks per term), with commencement of academic year in late July. The overview of the curriculum consists of the below:

  • Coursework
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • ​Personal particulars page of your passport (for international applicants)
  • ​Recent passport-sized colour photograph
  • ​GMAT or GRE score report (exam taken in the last 5 years)
  • ​TOEFL or IELTS score report (exam taken in the last 2 years)
  • Official bachelor's and master's degree (if any) transcripts with detailed results
  • Transcripts should include the marking scale (interpretation/explanation of grades/marks) and they should show the university name with the official stamp
  • Applicants who are presently completing their degree must submit a certification letter from the university stating the expected graduation period
  • Two academic referee reports
  • A brief research proposal
  • A short write-up (approximately 2-3 pages in length) on the topic/idea that you wish to investigate/study if you are admitted into the programme
  • ​Statement of objectives
  • ​Curriculum Vitae
  • ​Research publications, award certificates (if any)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14544 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6790 USD per year during 48 months.
  • Singapore Citizen: S$9,150
  • Singapore Permanent Resident S$12,800
  • International Student S$19,600
  • Non-Subsidised Fees S$38,850

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.


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