Ph.D. On Campus

Biological Sciences

Nanyang Technological University

24 months
14326 USD/year
6698 USD/year
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Biological Sciences is offered at Nanyang Technological University.


Biological Sciences  offered at Nanyang Technological University aims to produce research scientists, who have deep and wide knowledge to be competitive in today’s global research and work environment. Our graduate students enrolled in graduate programmes by research may be admitted on a full-time or part-time basis. They will receive supervision and guidance by faculty members to conduct research projects aligned to the overall objectives of their chosen laboratories. We also provide advanced learning and hands-on training through foundation courses and practical modules. 

Key facts:

The School of Biological Sciences has trained and graduated more than 500 Ph.D. students. Promising scholars and researchers interested in the above mentioned fields are encouraged to apply. Prestigious scholarships will be awarded to successful applicants.

In addition to the research work, Ph.D. students are required to complete 4 course modules, Research Communication for Graduate Studies, Teaching Assistantship Programme and Transferable Skills Modules within stipulated period of the Ph.D. candidature. Graduate English Course may apply to some students. The final requirements include the submission of a Ph.D. dissertation and an oral examination.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practical Course in Multidimensional NMR spectroscopy
  • Pract​ical Course in Electron Microscopy and image processing of macromolecular complexes
  • Skin Biology: Theory and Practice
  • Bioentrepreneurship
  • Computational Biology and modeling
  • Practical Course in Advanced Microscopy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have Bachelor's degree with minimum 2nd class honours upper or *Honours (Distinction) and the ability to pursue research in the candidate's proposed field of advanced study. 
  • A valid GRE/GMAT score is required for applicants who are not graduates of the Autonomous Universities in Singapore, unless there is specific requirement stated in the School's website for the respective programme. Test dates must be within 5 years or less from the date of your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14326 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14326 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6698 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6698 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Singapore Citizen: S$9,000
  •  Singapore Permanent Resident S$12,600 
  •  International Student S$19,250 
  •  NonSubsidised Fees S$42,300

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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