Why NBS?

At Nanyang Business School (NBS) PhD Programme, a small cohort of high quality  students are groomed and nurtured to acquire specialised research skills and to develop an academic career in their selected area of specialisation. The general areas of study are Accounting (ACC), Banking & Finance (BF), Information Systems (IS), Operations Management (OM), Marketing (MKT), Leadership, Management & Organisation (LMO), and Strategy, International Business & Entrepreneurship (SIE).

Many young men and women who aspire to achieve thought leadership in business choose to pursue doctoral study at NBS.

Global leadership in business research

NTU is ranked​ as one of the world’s top universities. NBS is one of the most established and comprehensive providers of business and management education in the Asia-Pacific. It is accredited​ by both the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which are the two most widely recognised quality assurance standards for accounting and business education.

Internationally renowned faculty

Our faculty group​ is global and diverse. Our doctoral candidates may gain insights from our faculty who are leading experts in their fields and have solid record of quality research publications.

Outstanding research environment and facilities​

Candidates for PhD in business will benefit from the research-intensive environment and vast resources available and have the opportunity to be connected with our various research centres. The opportunity for international network and collaboration is boosted by the seminars conducted by stream of academic visitors at Nanyang Business School, through the initiatives of the academic divisions​ and the research centres.

Generous financial support

Scholarships are available to support the students’ full-time PhD programme and additional financial assistance is made available for PhD candidates who are presenting their papers in conferences.


Be part of the Nanyang Technological University and start your journey of discovery and continuous learning.