PhD (Japanese Studies) Program By National University of Singapore (NUS) |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    11
  • Degree PhD
  • Study Level PHD
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Subject Modern Languages
  • Fees(SGD) 38750-
  • Scholarships Yes
The Department of Japanese Studies is one of the largest area studies departments in the Asia-Pacific region devoted to the scholarship on Japan. The Department offers MA and PhD degrees in Japanese Studies taught by faculty members trained in a wide array of disciplines including anthropology, sociology, history, political science, literature, linguistics and business. Graduate students are provided with comprehensive guidance and training to carry out independent research in a theme of their choice, and encouraged to make best use of the available expertise by adopting an inter-disciplinary approach. Successful candidates will (1) fulfill modular requirements, (2) undertake research in a chosen field of study under the guidance of a supervisor, and (3) submit a thesis for examination.

About University

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.

For more information on NUS, please visit http://www.nus.edu.sg/

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