NBS’s PhD programme is committed to educating scholars who will lead in their fields of research. Our PhD training combines theoretical analysis with in-depth, interdisciplinary research rooted in real-world applications.
If you have determined to embark on a rigorous career in research and develop your full potentials, we invite you to explore the possibilities of a PhD in business and be a part of NBS’s pursuit of excellence.
For more information on the programme, please visit: https://www.ntu.edu.sg/business/admissions/phd-programme.
As a premier business school in a leading technological university, Nanyang Business School (NBS) is the nexus of world-class innovation, research, and business education. Situated within NTU’s technology and innovation ecosystem, we are uniquely positioned to create and share knowledge on how cutting-edge technologies can be leveraged for enterprise transformation and a smart economy.
- Accounting (ACC)
- Banking & Finance (BF)
- Information Systems (IS)
- Leadership, Management & Organisation (LMO)
- Marketing (MKT)
- Operations Management (OM)
Strategy, International Business & Entrepreneurship (SIE)
We are looking for candidates with good bachelor's or master's degree and strong motivation and passion for research.
Submission of application is fully digital. Electronic copies of your supporting documents must be uploaded through the online portal.
Personal particulars page of your passport (for international applicants)
Recent passport-sized colour photograph
GMAT or GRE score report (exam taken in the last 5 years)
TOEFL or IELTS score report (exam taken in the last 2 years)
Official Bachelor's and Master's degree (if any) transcripts with detailed results.
Bachelor's and Master's degree (if any) certificates
Two academic referee reports
A brief research proposal
Statement of objectives
Research publications, award certificates (if any)
The NBS PhD programme is a full-time research programme that is typically completed between 4 and 5 years.
The NBS PhD Programme runs on trimester calendar (13 weeks per term), with commencement of academic year in late July. The overview of the curriculum consists of the below: