Application to AY2017-18, Term 1 In-take (August 2017) is closed.
Application to the AY2017-18, Term 2 In-take (January 2018) will open on 01 April 2017.
|Term 1 (August)||Term 2 (January)|
|Opening Date||01 November of prior year||01 April of prior year|
|Closing Date||31 January of intake year||30 June of prior year|
The PhD in Information Systems programme accepts application for full-time study only. Click here for part-time study.
General Instructions for Completing Your Application:
Please use the online application system to submit your application. Supplementary instructions are given in each section of the online application form. Once you have completed the online application, we suggest you print and keep a copy of the form for your record. Please send in the required supporting documents once you have submitted your online application. Your application will only be processed when we have received the supporting documents and application fee.
ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM
|FOR NEW USER||
You need to first register for an account with SMU before you can submit an online application form.
FOR EXISTING USER
If you have already created an account with SMU, please go directly to the Login page to continue with your application.
Upon successful submission of your online application, you will be given an application number. Do take note of this application number for future enquiry and checking of application status.
CHECKING YOUR APPLICATION STATUS
Login here to check on your submitted application status. You will not be able to update submitted application.
Login Here Guideline to using the Applicant Self-Service System Guideline to retrieving Applicant Self-Service Login Information
IMPORTANT NOTES TO APPLICANTS
- Online applications received without the complete set of supporting documents will be rejected.
- Online applications will not be processed until application fee is made. If payment is not received by end of the application deadline, the application will be considered as rejected.
- If application fees is paid but full application materials (complete set of supporting documents) are received after the closing date, application will be considered for the next in-take term. Should supporting documents not reach us by the end of the next in-take term's application deadline, it will be deemed as rejected.
Should you have any enquiries regarding your application,
please contact Ms. SEOW Pei Huan at (65) 6828 0125 or Ms. ONG Chew Hong at (65) 6828 0910 or email to email@example.com
To help you prepare for the online application system, below are the required supporting documents for submission online:
Please discuss your academic and career objectives. Be specific about the area in which you plan to study, your reasons for wishing to study at Singapore Management University. Note: A resume or CV is not a personal statement.
Please propose a research topic that you would like to undertake in the programme, the technical potential and real-world relevance of the topic, and how do you think our programme could equip you to work on the topic.
REQUIRED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
(to be submitted by application deadline)
- Identity Card (For Singapore Citizens PR)
- Passport & Identity Card (For non-Singapore Citizens)
- TOEFL / IELTS (for applicants whose first language is not English)
- GRE /GMAT (waived for SMU, NTU and NUS graduates)
- Bachelor Degree Certificate
- Official Transcripts for Bachelors Degree (please include the grading policy/system for your transcript. i.e. score range of the grade)
- Master Degree Certificate (if applicable)
- Official Transcripts for Master Degree (if applicable)
- Two Referee Reports (Referees are to submit the completed referee form directly to us.)
- Any other supporting documents
A softcopy PDF or Word Doc format of your Personal and Research statement is required as attachment in the online application system. Hence, no hardcopy submission is required.
For all non-English certificates or documents, a copy of the original certificates/documents and their official English translations must be submitted.
- Mail/Courier the above hardcopy supporting documents to :
- Personal submission to General Office, Level 5
- Email all supporting documents in a less than 12 megabytes, single zip file format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only clear scanned copy of your files will be accepted. Please name the files appropriately.
All application requires 2 referees (academic referees preferred). Please contact & request your referees to mail the completed form directly to us. Referees may also send in their completed form via their official mailbox to email@example.com. Referee reports received but not satisfying the above conditions will not be accepted.
Referee forms can be downloaded here:
Last updated on 20 Feb 2017 .