SUTD Engineering Doctorate Programme

Application Deadline

There are two EngD intakes a year, in September and January of the following year.

Please take note that only Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents are eligible to apply for the Engineering Doctorate Programme.

Application for the September 2024 intake will open from 1 December 2023 to 31 March 2024.

Application Process

Follow the steps in the SUTD Online Application Portal to complete your application. This will take approximately 15 to 20 minutes to complete. Please have the following information and electronic copies of supporting documents ready to facilitate your application:

  1. Original Undergraduate Degree certificate and academic transcripts
    Please provide your undergraduate degree certificate, official academic transcripts and official letter of certification from your institution stating the expected date of graduation or award of degree if you have not graduated from your degree programme. Please include the grading policy/system for your transcript. For non-English documents, an official English translation must be provided (at your expense). Those who have a Master degree, should also provide the Master degree certificate and official academic transcripts.

  2. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score report
    If the medium of instruction during your undergraduate studies was not in English, please submit your IELTS or TOEFL scores no later than 2 weeks after the application deadline.

  3. Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) score report
    Not required, but highly recommended.

  4. Name, designation and institutional email address of THREE academic referees
    Your academic referees must be able to gauge your scholastic capabilities and achievements and your ability to complete the programme. It is advisable to notify your academic referees beforehand as they must submit their respective online recommendations within 1 week of your PhD application submission.

  5. Relevant supporting documents
    Soft copy or web links to academic and/or industry portfolio, awards, publications, etc.

  6. Your Singaporean Identity Card (NRIC) or relevant pages in your Passport

  7. ​Your Statement of Objectives (3,000 words)

The uploaded documents must be in English. Otherwise, they must be accompanied by certified translations in the English language.

Please submit your online application early to facilitate processing. Short-listed applicants may be contacted for an interview.

You may write to with your enquiries.

Application Fees

All applicants are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of S$21.80 (inclusive of prevailing Goods & Services Tax). Please make payment by the application closing date for your application to be processed. Applicants will be prompted to make payment in the online application portal during your application submission.

The following payment modes are available:

  • DBS/POSB internet banking
  • eNETS Debit (local bank only)
  • Credit Card (VISA/Master)
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