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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Computer Engineering


What will I learn?

A research intensive institution powered by a strong R&D infrastructure and a networked global alliance, the School offers its students the prospects of pioneering next-generation research in a wide spectrum of technological areas. For over two decades, SCSE has paved the way for many exceptional engineers, arming each with the relevant tools to redefine the way we live.

At SCSE, we are committed to inspire as well as generate new thought. We also understand the importance of staying relevant and in-tune with the times. More importantly, we believe in nurturing and inspiring our graduate students to excel in research.

The areas for graduate studies, by research, include:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Hardware & Computer Architecture
  • Custom Computing
  • Cyber Physical Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Database & Information Systems
  • Bioinformatics
  • Multimedia
  • Social Media
  • Visual & Interactive Computing
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Parallel and Distributed Computing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Computer Networks

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (Minimum 2 years, maximum 5 years)

Tuition fees
SG$19,250.00 (11,83,887) per year
This fee is for 2019 and it may subject to change in the coming year.
Start date

Expected August 2023


College of Engineering

70 Nanyang Drive,

Block N1.3 Level B1,

637457, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

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.

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.

Minimum TOEFL score must be at least: 600 for paper-based test, 250 for computer-based test, 100 for internet-based test; Minimum IELTS score must be at least 6.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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