Graduate Programmes


College of Science offers innovative and inter-disciplinary programmes in a diversity of scientific disciplines within a vibrant and stimulating community where knowledge is constantly created, imparted and exchanged. It offers graduate programmes by research, leading to a Doctor of Philosophy degree in the below specialisations and also offers Master of Science degree by research. The College is home to an illustrious group of highly inspirational world-class scientists that are available as supervisors to candidates that possess a passion for science.

Asian School of the Environment

  • Environmental Change
  • Society and Complexity
  • Oceans and Atmosphere
  • Volcanology
  • Active Tectonics and Earthquakes
  • Ecology and Ecosystems


School of Biological Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Biology
  • Gene Regulation
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Stem Cel Biology
  • Structural Biology


Chemistry and Biological Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Bioinorganic, Bioorganic, and Biophysical Chemistry
  • Green Chemistry
  • Inorganic and Organic Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Nanotechnology, Nanomaterials and Nanobiotechnology
  • Physical, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
  • Synthesis, Methodolgy and Catalysis
  • Total Synthesis of Natural Products and Drugs

Mathematical Sciences
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Number Theory, Algebra and Combinatorics
  • Analysis and Topology
  • Coding Theory and Cryptography
  • Mathematical Logic
  • Scientific Computing and Computational Mathematics
  • Theoretical Computer Science and Algorithms
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Optimization

Physics and Applied Physics
  • Condensed Matter, Semiconductor Physics and Spintronics
  • Photonics and Quantum Electronics
  • Quantum Technology and Quantum Information Science
  • Nano-Science and Nano-Technology, Surface and Interface Science
  • Biophysics, Bioimaging and Softcondensed Matter
  • Nonlinear and Complex Systems