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PhD in Integrated Biology and Medicine (IBM)

The PhD programme in Integrated Biology and Medicine (IBM) focuses on the study of disease mechanisms and translational concepts. It prepares students for a career in translational and biomedical research, covering a broad spectrum of disciplines, including cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, physiology and health policy. Students take between four and five years to complete the programme and are awarded a joint PhD degree by NUS and Duke University.

Application Timeline

Applications to the PhD programmes open in June of the preceding year of intake, and 15th January is the final deadline.

Month PhD Application Timeline
Jun Applications for next year's intake opens
Jan Application deadline for PhD programmes: 15 January*
Feb Interviews begin
Mar Admissions offers are made
Aug Class is confirmed

*Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application as early by 1st January should they wish for their application to be reviewed and notified earlier for shortlisting.

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