Ph.D. On Campus

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Nanyang Technological University

24 months
14544 USD/year
6790 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) from Nanyang Technological University offers higher degree programmes by research, on a part-time and full-time basis. 


Students can choose to pursue a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Nanyang Technological University in one of the following research areas:  

Construction Technology and Management 

  • Construction Technology and Management  
  • Risks and Project Financing  
  • Facility and Infrastructure Management 

Environmental and Water Resources 

  • Membrane Technology in Environmental Engineering  
  • Water Reclamation Technologies  
  • Waste Reuse and Resource Recovery  
  • Environmental Biotechnology  
  • Integrated Urban Water Management  
  • Environmental Fluid Mechanics  
  • Sediment Transport  
  • Coastal Management 

Geotechnical Engineering 

  • Foundations of High-Rise Buildings  
  • Land Reclamation  
  • Underground Space Development  
  • Tropical Soil Engineering  
  • Rock Mechanics and Engineering Geology 

Maritime Studies 

  • Maritime Energy and Sustainable Development 
  • Maritime Logistics  
  • Port Economics and Management  
  • Maritime Strategy and Risk Management  
  • Strategic and Quality Management in Shipping  
  • Supply Chain Management 

Structures and Mechanics 

  • Computational Mechanics  
  • Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics  
  • Protective Technology  
  • Fire Engineering  
  • Concrete and Steel Technology 

Transportation Engineering 

  • Transport Modelling and Traffic Management  
  • Transport Planning  
  • Congestion Pricing  
  • Road Safety Engineering  

Programme Structure

Research areas:

  • Structural Dynamics
  • Precast and Prestressed Concrete Structures
  • Behaviour and Design of Steel and Composite Structures
  • Advanced Concrete Technology
  • Structural Response to Blast Loading
  • Soil Behaviour and Engineering Properties

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


18 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
3 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good Honours degree, at least Second Class Honours, Upper Division or Honours (Distinction) and the ability to pursue research in his proposed field of advanced study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14544 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6790 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Singapore Citizen: S$9,150
    • Singapore Permanent Resident S$12,800
    • International Student S$19,600
    • Non-Subsidised 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.


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