Programme Overview

ADM interdisciplinary PhD and MA focus on the critical analysis of creative practice linked to scholarly research and technology. Through a variety of teaching, research and practical strategies, ADM graduate programmes also create an immediate impact towards the understanding of knowledge formation in the global times.
 
Graduate candidates tailor their own learning path in close interaction with their supervisor(s), and a wide range of national and international high calibre professors, and specialists involved with ADM graduate programmes.

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The PhD can be pursued on a full-time or part-time basis. The minimum and maximum length of candidature are as shown:

Current students (Students admitted in AY2019 and before)

Full-TimePart-Time
ProgrammesMinimumMaximumMinimumMaximum
PhD
2 Years
5 Years
3 Years
7 Years


Prospective students (Students admitted from AY2020 and onwards)

The maximum course duration for Part-time Research programmes has been revised to be standardised with the equivalent Full-time Research programme.

 Full-TimePart-Time
ProgrammesMinimumMaximumMinimumMaximum
PhD
2 Years
5 Years
2 Years
5 Years

 

Both full time and part time students will attend the same graduate lessons together. There is no separate class timetable for part time students. Lessons are normally conducted on weekdays daytime.


Maximum Course Duration refers to the maximum candidature period of study, beyond which, students pay fees at unsubsidised rates.

Part-time Students to be admitted from AY2020 will pay fees at unsubsidised rates if they exceed the candidature period of 5 years for PhD as shown above.

Nanyang Technological University's academic year commences in August and ends in July the following year. ADM has two intakes in January and August per academic year.

The application deadline is shown below:

Intake

Application Period 

(To submit online application with supporting documents)

August 2023

 

Reviews of applications have begun. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible by 23 December 2022 during this late application period.

 

January 2024

To apply by 31 July 2023