SMU is a research-intensive university that offers internationally reputable PhD programmes that achieve world-class research excellence across the disciplines of management, social science and computing.

SMU offers PhD degrees in the following fields:

SMU PhD in Business,  Lee Kong Chian School of Business
SMU PhD in Psychology,  School of Social Sciences

SMU PhD in Economics,  School of Economics
SMU PhD in Information Systems,  School of Information Systems

SMU PhD in Accounting,  School of Accountancy