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What will I learn?

The PhD programme at SoH will enable you to gain a solid background in research and be fully equipped to have a career in research and teaching in world-class universities.

Our aim is to achieve excellence in education and research. Graduate studies in the humanities act as a central feature of this vibrant intellectual life.

Key aspects of graduate studies in the School of Humanities include:

  • Global and comparative perspectives

  • Broad-based intellectual stimulation

  • Multi-disciplinary approaches

  • Complex cultural awareness

  • Contemporary Asian relevance

  • International network of researchers

Which department am I in?

College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (Minimum 2 years and maximum 5 years)

Tuition fees
SG$19,250.00 (10,86,957) per year
This fee is for 2019 and it may subject to change in the coming year
Start date

Expected August 2022


College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

48 Nanyang Avenue,

HSS-05-62, HSS Building,

639818, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

For PhD studies, a Master's degree or good Honours degree is required. All programmes in SoH do not require a GRE.


The following are the minimum score requirements for the above tests:

TOEFL: 105 (Internet-Based Test - IBT)

IELTS (IELTS is preferred over TOEFL): 7

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


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