Residence Requirement (for research programmes)

Applicants who wish to register for our master's or doctoral degrees but are not residing in Singapore or would like to do their research in overseas institutions, must spend a period in residence in Singapore for a minimum of 6 months (master's degree) or 1.5 years (doctoral degree) during his/her candidature.

Candidates who are in receipt of the NUS Research Scholarship, must reside in Singapore during the duration of the scholarship to conduct research/attend courses at the University except during periods of approved leave.