Doctoral Programmes at SMU

Research-oriented individuals and established professionals undertake rigorous and leading-edge research independently to develop insights that generate impactful and real-world outcomes. SMU develops them into future thought leaders in their specialised fields of study.

POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH PROGRAMMES

PhD in Business (Finance)

This rigorous and intellectually stimulating programme emphasises advanced study in the areas of finance, economics, statistics and quantitative research methods...

PhD in Business (Organisational Behaviour & Human Resources)

This programme equips graduates with the knowledge, skills and abilities to conduct highly rigorous research in OBHR in major research universities worldwide...

PhD in Business (Marketing)

This programme will train you to conduct rigorous and relevant research focused on understanding and predicting marketing actions of firms and managers, and consumer behaviour...

PhD in Business (Strategic Management & Organisation)

This programme is designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge, and competencies to conduct high-quality research in the areas of strategic management and organisations. Prospective students can choose their research topics ...

PhD in Economics

This programme trains you to carry out rigorous research and analysis in economics. The curriculum comprises core courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics, advanced courses in many specialised areas of economics, and supervised original research work...

PhD in Information Systems

This programme produces graduates with the ability to address deep technological challenges in real-world information systems that impact business processes or management...

PhD in Psychology

This programme is designed to equip students with doctoral-level knowledge in research methodology and substantive content knowledge in psychology literature, with a focus on areas in experimental, social, personality and organisational psychology...

Interdisciplinary Doctoral Programme

This programme allows PhD students to undertake primary and secondary specialisations in SMU’s research areas of excellence.

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