Prospective Students



The School offers two PG programmes:
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Engineering (MEng)

The periods of candidature are as follows:

Candidature Master of Engineering (MEng)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Full-Time (Year) Part-Time (Year) Full-Time (Year) Part-Time (Year)
1 1 2 3
Maximum 3 4 5 7

Coursework Requirement (PhD)
  • Minimum of 6 subjects
  • 3 core subjects
  • 3 elective subjects (Preferably at least 2 from School)
Coursework Requirement (MEng)
  • Minimum of 3 subjects
  • 1 core subject
  • 2 elective subjects (Preferably at least 1 from School)
Coursework Subjects
Core subjects

  • BG7002 Molecular Biophysics
  • BG7004 Advanced Cell Biology
  • BG7005 Advanced Mathematics for Bioengineering
  • BG7103 Bionanotechnology
  • CH7003 Advanced Reaction Engineering
  • CH7004 Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

Elective subjects

  • BG6001 Advanced Biomaterials
  • BG6002 Advanced Biomechanics
  • BG6003 Advanced Biomedical Instrumentation
  • BG6004 Biomedical System Design
  • BG6005 Physiological Systems
  • BG6101 Tissue Engineering & Gene Theraphy
  • BG7111 The Singapore-Standford Biodesign Process
  • BG9107 Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering
  • CH7101 Nanotechnology & its Applications
  • CH7102 Cell Therapeutics Engineering
  • CH7106 Advanced Physical Chemistry
Possible areas of research
  • Nanotechnology catalysis and reaction engineering
  • Process systems engineering
  • Industrial chemistry
  • Chiral and pharmaceutical sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Green technology
  • Separation technologies
  • Molecular modeling
  • Tissue engineering

  The general entry qualifications for admission to the PhD and MEng programmes are:

  • A good bachelor’s degree in areas related to chemical and biomedical engineering and
  • Good GRE/GATE (for Indian applicants) and TOEFL scores. In countries where GRE/GATE and TOEFL are unavailable, representatives from the School may travel to these countries to conduct Technical Proficiency Tests / English Proficiency Tests and interviews with potential candidates.

The University offers attractive research scholarships to candidates with outstanding academic results pursuing full-time PhD programme. The scholarship covers the research fees and other university-related fees and includes a monthly stipend.

Applications for admission must be submitted online through here.

Postgraduate programme enquiries:

School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Nanyang Technological University
N1.2, 62 Nanyang Drive Singapore 637459

Tel: +65 6513 8146 / +65 6592 7588
Fax: +65 6794 7553