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Recent World University rankings have confirmed the status of National University Singapore (NUS) as one of the top universities in the world and the number one in Asia. The Department of Geography, NUS, is similarly highly rated, and is consistently ranked among the top Geography programmes globally.
Research in the Department of Geography, NUS, makes a major contribution to its international reputation, and falls into three major themes (Politics, Economy and Space; Social and Cultural Geographies; and Tropical Environmental Change), with researchers also working together in a fourth, crosscutting theme (Nature and Society). Graduate students have made a profound contribution to research activities in the Department; this contribution is projected to increase in coming years as the Department looks to build upon its reputation for world class research. Information on research in the
For more information on graduate research opportunities in the Department, see: http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/geog/
Fully funded PhD scholarships (fees and maintenance) of up to four years are currently available in the Department of Geography at NUS. Opportunities also exist to apply for additional funding to support fieldwork and laboratory costs, if relevant, to participate in international conferences and to contribute to the Department's teaching programmes. Graduate research students in the Department follow a semi-structured programme that involves a taught component in the first two years of registration.
For information on how to become a PhD student at one of the world's top universities in one of the most culturally diverse and technologically advanced cities in the world, at the centre of an extremely dynamic and exciting region, see: http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/geog/
For advice on the application procedure, please contact in the first instance Ms Pauline Lee (email [email protected] ). Pauline is the administrator in the Department with responsibility for providing support to the Graduate Studies programme in Geography.
Please note that there are two application deadlines each year: 1 November and 15 May (for entrance in, respectively, August and January of the year following the application deadline).
Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.