APPLICATION TO AY2021-22, TERM 1 INTAKE (AUGUST 2021) IS OPEN FROM 1 AUGUST 2020.
|Term||Opening Dates||Closing Dates|
|Term 1 (August)||01 August (of prior year)||31 January (of intake year)|
|Term 2 (January)||01 February (of prior year)||30 June (of prior year)|
* A successful candidate who applies early may be provided with an early offer.
AY2021-22, Term 1 (August 2021) application is open from 1 August 2020 to 31 January 2021.
The PhD programme accepts application for full-time study only. Click here for part-time study.
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION
Please use the online application system to submit your application. Supplementary instructions are given in each section of the online application form. Once you have completed the online application, we suggest you print and keep a copy of the form for your record.
Please send in the required supporting documents once you have submitted your online application. Your application will only be processed when we have received the supporting documents and application fee.
ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM
FOR NEW USER
You need to first register for an account with SMU before you can submit an online application form.
Click on "Create New Account" below to proceed.
Upon successful submission of your online application, you will be given an application number.
Do take note of this application number for future enquiry and checking of application status.
FOR EXISTING USER
If you have already created an account with SMU, please go directly to the Login page to continue with your application.
CHECKING YOUR APPLICATION STATUS
Login here to check on your submitted application status. You will not be able to update submitted application.
IMPORTANT NOTES TO APPLICANTS
- Online applications received without the complete set of supporting documents will be rejected.
- Online applications will not be processed until application fee is made. If payment is not received by end of the application deadline, the application will be considered as rejected.
Should you have any enquiries regarding your application, please contact Ms. ONG Chew Hong at (65) 6828 0125 or email to scis_phd [at] smu.edu.sg
REQUIRED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
Identity Card (For Singapore Citizens PR)
Passport & Identity Card (For non-Singapore Citizens)
TOEFL / IELTS (for applicants whose first language is not English)
GRE / GMAT (waived for SMU, NTU, NUS and SUTD graduates)
Bachelor Degree Certificate
Official Transcripts for Bachelors Degree (please include the grading policy/system for your transcript. i.e. score range of the grade)
Master Degree Certificate (if applicable)
Official Transcripts for Master Degree (if applicable)
Two Referee Reports (Referees are to submit the completed referee form directly to us.)
All application requires 2 referees (academic referees preferred).
Please contact & request your referees to mail the completed form directly to us.
Referees may also send in their completed form via their official mailbox to scis_phd [at] smu.edu.sg Referee reports received but not satisfying the above conditions will not be accepted.
Any other supporting documents
A softcopy PDF or Word Doc format of your Personal and Research statement is required as attachment in the online application system. Hence, no hardcopy submission is required.
To help you prepare for the online application system, below are the required supporting documents for submission online:
Please discuss your academic and career objectives. Be specific about the area in which you plan to study, your reasons for wishing to study at Singapore Management University. Note: A resume or CV is not a personal statement.
Please propose a research topic that you would like to undertake in the programme, the technical potential and real-world relevance of the topic, and how do you think our programme could equip you to work on the topic.
For all non-English certificates or documents, a copy of the original certificates/documents and their official English translations must be submitted.
SUBMISSION OF REQUIRED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
You may submit the required supporting documents (clear & readable version) via ANY of the following methods:
Mail/Courier the above hardcopy supporting documents to :
SCIS PhD Programme
General Office, Level 5
Singapore Management University
School of Computing and Information Systems
80 Stamford Road
Personal submission to General Office, Level 5
If you are submitting personally, click here for directions to School of Computing and Information Systems.
The operating hours for supporting document submission is on Monday - Friday, 9am - 5:45pm (please avoid 12pm to 2pm).
Email all supporting documents in a less than 6 megabytes, single zip file format to scis_phd [at] smu.edu.sg.
Only clear scanned copy of your files will be accepted. Please name the files appropriately.
Last updated on 12 Apr 2021 .