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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.

SUTD is currently accepting applications for the January 2022 intake. The application deadline is:

  • 30 September 2021 (for January 2022 intake)

Note: Applications received after 30 September 2021 may still be considered for the January 2022 intake. However, the University reserves the right to offer these applicants admission into the next intake, subject to the admission timeline and availability of places.


Follow the steps in the Admissions Exercise Module to complete your application. This will take approximately 15 to 20 minutes to complete and we recommend having the following information ready to facilitate your application:

  1. Original Undergraduate and/or Master's degree transcript and certificate softcopies
    Please provide your latest official 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. For non-English documents, an official English translation must be provided (at your expense).

  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. Names, titles & e-mail addresses of your 3 Recommenders
    Recommenders should be academic faculty who can gauge your scholastic capabilities and achievements and your ability to complete the programme. Do notify your recommenders beforehand as they must submit their respective online recommendations within 1 week after you submit your PhD application.

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

  6. Softcopy of your Identity Card or relevant pages in your Passport
  7. Your Statement of Objectives (3,000 words) softcopy

Please submit your online application early to facilitate processing. Short-listed applicants may be interviewed face-to-face, via Skype or over the telephone.

SUTD Engineering Doctorate Programme