Joint PhD (NUS-King's College London (KCL)) Program By National University of Singapore (NUS) |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree PhD
  • Study Level PHD
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(SGD) 66650-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Jan, Aug
The National University of Singapore (NUS)-King’s College London (KCL) Joint PhD programme is a new joint degree programme (JDP) offers by the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS Medicine) and King’s College London (KCL), Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine (KCL-FoLSM) and Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN). The JDP focuses on training PhD students in Biomedical Sciences. This JDP, through the interaction of PIs and students from both institutions and cultures, allows students to develop questioning minds, a well-rounded character, constructive and responsible mindset, a global citizen, a resourceful and enterprising spirit and strong communicator. The joint PhD programme is a research-intensive programme, with a coursework component, in a global setting.

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A leading global university centred in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore’s flagship university, which offers a global approach to education and research, with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise.

NUS has 17 faculties and schools across three campuses. Its transformative education includes a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment. Over 38,000 students from 100 countries enrich the community with their diverse social and cultural perspectives. NUS also strives to create a supportive and innovative environment to promote creative enterprise within its community.

The 17 Schools in NUS include:  

  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Business
  • Computing
  • Continuing and Lifelong Education
  • Dentistry
  • Design and Environment
  • Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Engineering
  • Integrative Sciences and Engineering
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Science
  • University Scholars Programme
  • Yale-NUS College

NUS takes an integrated and multi-disciplinary approach to research, working with partners from industry, government and academia, to address crucial and complex issues relevant to Asia and the world. Researchers in NUS’ Schools and Faculties, 30 university-level research institutes and centres, and Research Centres of Excellence cover a wide range of themes including: energy, environmental and urban sustainability; treatment and prevention of diseases common among Asians; active ageing; advanced materials; risk management and resilience of financial systems. The University’s latest research focus is to use data sciences, optimisation research and cyber security to support Singapore's Smart Nation initiative.

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