There is 1 intake per year for the PhD Programme in Operations Research and Analytics, coinciding with the start of the academic year in August.


Closing Date

August 2018

15 December 2017


All applicants are required to apply online, through the Graduate Admission System.

Applicants may refer to the User Guide to better equip themselves before commencing their application. Interested applicants should take note that they should select “NUS Business School” as the faculty and “Doctor of Philosophy (BIZ) (Management)–Analytics and Operations” as the programme for the time being if they are keen to apply for the new integrative PhD programme in IORA.


Application Fee
A non-refundable application fee of S$50.00 (inclusive of GST) is payable for each application.


Where to send the application package
After the completion of the online application and payment, the application package (listed in the Application Checklist below) must be sent to the following :

           Attn: Ms Eng Pui Leng
           Email Address:


Applicants may refer to:


Application outcome
Successful applicants will be notified via email of the outcome of PhD application sometime between January to April 2018. If you have not heard from us until the end of April 2018, you may assume that your application is unsuccessful.


Please note
The University has not engaged any external agencies to undertake graduate student recruitment on its behalf. Candidates interested in our graduate programmes are advised to apply directly to the University and not through any agents. Candidates who apply through agents will not have any added advantage in gaining admission and the University reserves the right to reject such applications without giving reasons.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be processed.

Thank you for your interest in our PhD programme.