- Good Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline with Honours (at least 2nd Class Upper) or its equivalent
- Good GRE and TOEFL scores (applicable to international applicants)
- All candidates are admitted to the full-time PhD programme.
Supervision of research will be carried out by a joint supervisor each from NUS and DTU, and any number of co-supervisors as deemed necessary.
- Candidates are to spend at least 2 semesters/terms of their PhD candidatures at each university either reading courses and/or working on their research.
- Candidates are expected to complete their requirements for the joint PhD programme within 3 years.
The prevailing requirements for coursework/education plan for each student of his/her home university shall apply. However, all students will be encouraged to read some approved courses at the partner university. Courses taken at the partner university will be accredited as partial fulfillment of their PhD degree.
Each student’s thesis, which must be written in English, after approval by their joint supervisors, will be examined by at least 3 examiners (other than the joint supervisors). There will be one examiner each from NUS and DTU, and one examiner external to both NUS and DTU.
Oral Defence of Thesis
The oral examination will be conducted at NUS with a possible teleconferencing link to the examiner(s) at DTU
- The student must satisfy the prevailing graduation requirements for coursework of NUS. For his/her research thesis, he/she must pass the qualifying examination (which may be written and oral), and submit a satisfactory thesis and pass the oral examination.
- Conferment of the joint degree will be by NUS. One certificate is awarded jointly by both universities.
- Centre for Total Building Performance (CTBP)
- International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy (ICIEE)
- Technical University of Denmark (DTU)