Ph.D. On Campus


Nanyang Technological University

48 months
14326 USD/year
6698 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Chemistry at Nanyang Technological University  is a four-year programme that trains students to work in chemistry through a broad, flexible base of coursework and research experience. 


Chemistry students at Nanyang Technological University take advanced courses focusing on active research topics, and perform research under the supervision of a faculty member. The programme culminates in writing and defending a scientific thesis before a panel of scientific experts.

Key facts:

Our division boasts world-class experts in many fields of chemistry, contributing to NTU's 13th place rank in Chemistry in the 2017 Nature Index, among academic institutions worldwide. We have specialists in biophysical chemistry, nanomaterials, femtosecond and attosecond spectroscopy, microfluidics, atmospheric chemistry, polymer science, chemical biology, pharmaceutical chemistry, organic synthesis, organometallic chemistry, and many other areas.

Many PhD students in our division are supported by scholarships, which cover tuition fees and provide a stipend and other forms of support. Some scholarships include certain teaching and service requirements; the exact terms and conditions are explained upon the offering of the scholarship.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Analytical Chemistry
  • Graduate Organic Chemistry
  • Graduate Physical Chemistry
  • Contemporary Organometallic Chemistry
  • Molecular Electronic Structure and Spectroscopy
  • Computer Aided Drug Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For the PhD programme, applicants may optionally have a MSc degree in chemistry or a related discipline, but this is not mandatory. If the university has an honours system, at least second-upper class honours in the MSc degree, or the equivalent, is required.
  • International applicants must take and pass a Technical Proficiency Test (TPT) in Chemistry administered by the school. This test is exempted if the applicant submits an appropriate GRE score.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14326 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14326 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6698 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6698 USD per year during 48 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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