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What will I learn?

Ph.D. students have graduated from the School of Biological Sciences. Promising scholars and researchers with interest in biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology, stem cells, cancer, immunology, chemical biology, structural biology, infectious disease, microbiology, neuroscience, gene regulation are encouraged to apply. Prestigious scholarships will be awarded to successful applicants. Ph.D. students are required to complete 4 courses within the entire candidature period. The final requirements include the submission of a PhD dissertation and an oral examination.

The School of Biological Sciences is committed to implementing the current best practices in the training of our graduate students. Our main objective is to produce research scientists, who have deep and wide knowledge in biological sciences and the flexibility to engage in research in diverse areas. Our graduate students will receive supervision and guidance by our faculty members in conducting research projects aligned to the overall objectives of their chosen rough the completion of advanced coursework and hands-on training in foundation courses and practical modules, graduate students are well prepared to make original contributions to expand the knowledge in biological sciences.

Our Fields of Research includes:

  • biochemistry
  • biophysics
  • cancer biology
  • cell biology
  • chemical biology
  • gene regulation
  • immunology
  • infectious diseases
  • microbiology
  • neuroscience
  • stem cell biology
  • structural biology.

Which department am I in?

College of Science

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
SG$19,250.00 (10,88,801) per year
This fee is for 2019 and it may subject to change in the coming year
Start date

Expected August 2022


College of Science

60 Nanyang Drive,


637551, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants should be holders of at least a B.Sc. degree (Honours-2nd Class Upper Division) or equivalent in an appropriate discipline. A valid GRE/GMAT score is required for applicants, who are not graduates of the Autonomous Universities in Singapore. Test dates must be within 5 years or less from the date of your application. For applicants whose native language is not English, a good IELTS score is required. Test dates must be within 2 years or less from the date of your application. TOEFL may be submitted in place of IELTS.

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


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