|Year 1||First Sem|
|Year 2||Third Sem|
|Year 3||Fifth Sem|
|Year 4||Seventh Sem|
1. Coursework Requirements:
In addition to pursuing independent research, candidates are required to satisfy the following requirements.
|Minimum Term Grade Point Average (TGPA) to be attained in any term of study||3.5* |
|Minimum Grade Point to be attained in any course||2.5|
|Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average to be attained to graduate||3.5* |
|Maximum Period to Complete Graded Course Requirements||12 months|
|Maximum Period to Complete 18AU (with the option to take up to 6AU audited courses out of 18AU)||18 months|
|Maximum no of courses allowed for Exemption||3 AU (»1 module)|
|Total No. of AU/Graded & Audited modules required before QE confirmation||18 AU|
(» 6 graded modules or
» 4 graded modules+2 audited modules)
|Total No. of AUs/modules required before graduation||18 AU (» 6 modules)|
|Maximum No. of ‘6000’ courses series can be used as graded modules||6 AU (» 2 modules)|
|Minimum No. of ‘7000’/’9000’ series courses can be used as graded modules||6 AU (» 2 modules)|
|*Research Centres/Institutes may have additional requirements|
For NPGS scholar, please refer to the terms and conditions in your letter of offer, letter of award for Nanyang President's Graduate Scholarship.
Exemption from the coursework courses may be granted by the Assoc Dean (Interdisciplinary Programme) if the candidate is deemed to have already done sufficient coursework in the relevant area in a Master's degree program at a recognized university. In
general, only credits and qualifications earned within the last 5 years from the date of application can be considered.
2. Ph.D. Qualifying Examination (QE):
Candidates have to undergo QE within 18th of the candidature. Students must pass both parts below to confirm their PhD status:
- Graduate coursework with required CGPA, and
- Passed and completed HWG702 & ERI701
3. Thesis & Oral Examination:
At the end of the programme, students are required to write and submit a thesis, which will be examined by examiners. After which, students have to conduct an Oral Examination.