Research Programmes

Programmes Available

The research degree provides training in a particular subject area through independent investigation, study and experimental work, culminating in the submission of a thesis on the research undertaken. A supervisor or supervisors will be appointed for each candidate. Candidates are required to attend appropriate lectures and sit for written examinations.

The following Masters and Doctoral degrees are awarded upon completion of the research programme:

  • Master of Arts;
  • Master of Social Sciences; or
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

In addition, there are two Joint Doctoral Programmes available with selected departments. Please click on the links for more details.

Teaching and supervision of graduate research students are undertaken by the following Departments / Programmes:

All the departments/programmes offer a Semester I (August) intake. Some departments/programmes also offer a Semester II (January) intake. Please refer to Application & Application Periods for details.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Dean's Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences National University of Singapore

  • Add: The Shaw Foundation Building, Block AS7, Level 5
  • 5 Arts Link, Singapore 117570
  • Level 5 (Undergraduate) & Level 6 (Graduate)
  • Fax: +65 6777 0751
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