NTU-UBC Joint PhD Programme


LILY invites outstanding students to apply for the NTU-UBC Joint PhD Programme.

This programme allows doctoral students to undertake their PhD studies either at The University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada or at NTU, Singapore in collaboration with the other university. Upon successful completion of the programme, a single PhD degree will be jointly awarded by the two universities. A student enrolled in the Joint PhD Programme will be supervised and examined by faculty from both universities.

Join us for this unique opportunity, and contribute to building an ageless aging society!


Research Focus Areas

IoT, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Computer Engineering,  Electrical Engineering


Admission Requirements

Prospective students must satisfy the admission requirements of, and be admitted by, both universities. Other requirements include:

1. Bachelor’s degree with minimum 2nd upper class honours or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university
2. A good GRE (GMAT or GATE) score (where applicable)
3. A good TOEFL or IELTS score (where applicable)


Admission Procedure

You must apply at both NTU (programme code/name [189B] DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (IGS-NEW MEDIA) LILY) and UBC.


Application Deadlines

August Intake (Semester 1): 15 January
January Intake (Semester 2): 15 June