ADVANCE-ID PhD programme is a research-intensive programme that emphasises both the mastery of research skills and the acquisition of core knowledge in a specified area of interest. Students will complete coursework and conduct independent research under the supervision of a faculty member.

The PhD will be undertaken via our affiliate school, the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at the National University of Singapore (NUS).

If you are interested to doing a PhD with ADVANCE-ID, you may refer to the flowchart below that outlines the steps on eligibility, how to apply, and the funding routes for prospective PhD students.

We are currently accepting PhD applications for August 2024 intake. The deadline for submission is 15 November 2023.

Eligibility, Application Process & Funding


* : For more information about the TOEFL or IELTS, please visit (for TOEFL) and (for IELTS).
** : For more information on the GRE General Test, please visit
*** : NUS scholarship –
**** : MOE subsidy criteria –
> : Application form –

Application Guide –
NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health Graduate Research Programmes –


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