Master of Philosophy in Information Systems atSingapore Management University School of Information Systems


18 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The Masters by research programme is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in the specializations of data management and information retrieval, information security, information systems management, intelligent decision support systems, or software systems
  • Programme is intended for candidates who aspire to an IT professional career, such as IT consultant, IT architect, IT project manager or instructor
  • The curriculum consists of a master thesis [12 Credit Units (CUs)] and coursework comprising of courses and Empirical Research Projects, making a total of 20 CUs for graduation requirement


  • University Rankings
    • #501-550

      - QS 2022

    • #777

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 21,20,280
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 4,38,319
TransportationINR 37,272
Registration feesINR 31,060
Personal expenseINR 1,49,088
Residence admin chargesINR 7,454
Residence utility chargesINR 38,825
TotalINR 7,02,018

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 SGD = INR 62.12


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree with good honors in a relevant discipline.
  • Candidates should be keen to pursue research at the intersection of IT and business.


No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants are required to submit GRE General Test scores

Other eligibility criteria
TOEFL/IELTS are not required if applicants have completed their bachelor degree in English Students may choose to substitute the GRE scores with GMAT scores.
Conditional Offer


The university offers students a conditional offer letter

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Applicants need to submit the details of 2 referees (academic referees preferred)

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Singapore.

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