Singapore Management University (SMU) PhD Programme Fees1
The table below shows the programme fees for the SMU PhD.
|Programme Fees 2
||Type and Nationality of Students
Academic Term (S$)
||Singapore Permanent Resident
(with service obligation)
(without service obligation)
Note: These fees are not applicable to the Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Innovation and the PhD in Business (General Management).
- Programme fees, effective from Term 1 of Academic Year 2017, include the Goods and Services Tax. Financial Assistance Schemes are available on a competitive basis.
- SMU reserves the right to alter fees as appropriate.
- Foreign students who self-finance their studies can choose to pay a subsidised tuition fee rate. To qualify, you need to sign an agreement with Singapore’s Ministry of Education (MOE) to work in Singapore-based companies for 3 years after graduation. Details of this service agreement are found on MOE’s website.