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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in National Institute of Education



What will I learn?

We offer higher degree studies by research leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in line with the increasing emphasis on research in the areas of Humanities, Education, Sciences and Physical Education.

Applicants reading the degree of PhD by research will pursue an independent but supervised research in an approved field of advanced study based on which a thesis should be between 70,000 to 100,000 words must be submitted. A PhD thesis written in the Chinese language should not exceed 200,000 Chinese characters. The award of the research degree is based entirely on the work presented in the thesis.

Which department am I in?

National Institute of Education

Study options

Full Time (Up to a maximum of 5 years)

Tuition fees
Laboratory Based: SG $42,300/year; Non Laboratory Based: SG $35,850/year
Start date

Expected January 2024


National Institute of Education

1 Nanyang Walk,

637616, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

A Bachelor's degree with honours at least at Second Class Upper level, Master's degree in the relevant areas and the ability to pursue research in the candidate's proposed field of advanced study.

TOEFL: Minimum score of 600 (for paper and pencil examination) or 100 (for internet-based). IELTS: Minimum score of 7.0

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


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