Students interacting with faculty from the SMU School of Information Systems.

  • We develop researchers and educators who address deep technology challenges in real information systems that impact business processes or management, or who develop tools and methodologies to translate business goals to technological solutions.

SMU PhD in Information Systems programme is taught by committed faculty members who consistently publish in top-tier business journals and help the students win awards in internationally-known conferences.

  • Our faculty members, being experts in their respective research areas, consistently publish in top-tier business journals and win awards in internationally-renowned conferences with our PhD students.
  • Many students on this programme carry out their dissertation work in one of the several research centres in the SMU School of Information Systems, where they are given opportunities to collaborate with fellow students, professors, industry partners and eminent visitors.
  • The programme, which encourages interdisciplinary work, and provides opportunities for applied research and industry-relevant training, prepares our graduates for careers in R&D units, academic institutions and the industry.
  • Singapore Citizens & Singapore Permanent Residents may pursue the PhD degree as  full-time or part-time students. Learn more about the SMU PhD in Information Systems part-time study programme. We currently only accept international students on full-time study.