PhD in Singapore

Top PhDs in Singapore 2017

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PhD degrees are some of the most prestigious qualifications offered by institutions of higher education. Those who hold a PhD earn the right to be addressed with the title "Doctor" and are acknowledged as experts in a certain subject area.

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a Southeast Asian island city-state off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, 137 kilometers north of the equator. A number of foreign universities, business schools and specialised institutes have also setup their Asian campuses in Singapore. Singapore is one of the safest major cities in the world by virtually any measure.

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PhD program in Integrated Biology Medicine (IBM)

Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore
Campus Full time 4 - 5 years August 2017 Singapore Buona Vista area

The program distinguishes itself from others by emphasizing training in translational bioscience, preparing cutting edge researchers to take their research findings from "bench to bedside." [+]

Top PhD Programs in Singapore 2017. PhD program in Integrated Biology Medicine (IBM) Duke-NUS launched its inaugural PhD program in Integrated Biology and Medicine (IBM) in August 2010. The program distinguishes itself from others in Singapore and abroad by emphasizing training in translational bioscience, preparing cutting edge researchers to take their research findings from "bench to bedside." Students will complete their advanced training in one of Duke-NUS’s five Signature Research Programs: Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Emerging Infectious Diseases Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases Neuroscience and Behavioral Disorders Health Services and Systems Research The degree, which will take on average 4 to 5 years to complete, culminates with the development of a written thesis and a successful oral dissertation defense. Like the Duke-NUS MD program, the Ph.D. core course incorporates a novel education strategy which rapidly transitions students to a mode of learning better suited for a lifelong career in biomedical research. From the first week in the program, students are introduced to scientific literature searches, evaluation and critique of seminal scientific papers. The core curriculum is delivered in a small group collaborative learning environment that reinforces critical thinking and public debate. Curriculum Year 1 – required coursework and lab rotations All PhD candidates participate in the 15-week core course called “Molecules to Medicines” during their first semester of the PhD program. This course introduces students to translational research, and provides training on experimental models, methods and mechanisms that drive current investigations into human disease. Scientific ethics training is woven throughout... [-]