Sidebar    Residency Requirements and Candidature

Students must spend a period of residence in Singapore for a minimum of six months (Masters degree) or 18 months (Doctoral degree) during their candidature. The maximum periods of candidature for both full-time and part-time candidates are 36 months for the Masters degree and 60 months for the Doctoral degree. However, please note in particular that for the doctoral programme in Comparative Asian Studies, the maximum period of candidature is 72 months.