Ph.D. On Campus

Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Nanyang Technological University

24 months
14326 USD/year
6698 USD/year
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Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at Nanyang Technological University aims to provide educational experiences that facilitate the students to gain thorough understanding of the fundamentals of life and chemical sciences.


Key facts:

Develop good communication and management skills through team work in the execution of experimental and design projects with Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at Nanyang Technological University.

Deftly solve challenging problems in chemical and biomedical engineering and related areas while understanding the implications of such solutions to society.


Bioengineering (BIE) graduates who are well-versed in both engineering and biomedical sciences find attractive opportunities in industries, research institutes, hospitals and organisations that deal with biomedical instrumentation, medical devices, biomaterials, drug discovery and others. Bioengineering graduates can find abundant career opportunities in healthcare industries, such as Siemens Healthcare, Toshiba Medical Systems, GE Healthcare, Philips Medical, Burker, Glaxo SmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Boston Scientific, Bayer, Eli Lilly, Baxter, Merck, Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Novo Nordisk, Gilead Sciences, Singapore General Hospital, and the list goes on. Our BIE graduates have consistently commanded a high starting monthly salary of more than S$3090*.

Programme Structure

Research areas:

  • Nanotechnology catalysis and reaction engineering
  • Process systems engineering
  • Industrial chemistry
  • Chiral and pharmaceutical sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Green technology
  • Separation technologies
  • Molecular modeling
  • Tissue engineering

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants from overseas universities must have a relevant Bachelor’s degree with at least 2nd Upper Honours or better. 
  • All applicants from overseas universities must provide GRE and TOEFL scores. 
  • Applicants from India may use GATE to replace GRE. IELTS may be used in place of TOEFL.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14326 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    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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