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

  • Active Tectonics
  • Atmospheric Chemistry
  • Atmospheric Dynamics and Modelling
  • Climate Science
  • Ecological Theory for Planning and Management of the Urban Water Cycle
  • Environmental Change
  • Marine Microbial Biodiversity
  • Microbial Biofilms in Pristine and Polluted Environments
  • Microbial Community Functions for Bioprocesses
  • Microbial Urban Ecosystems
  • Physical and Chemical Oceanography
  • Sea Level History
  • Tsunamis
  • Volcanology


School of Biological Sciences

  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Biology
  • Gene Regulation
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Stem Cell 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, Methodology and Catalysis
  • Total Synthesis of Natural Products and Drugs

Mathematical Sciences
  • Analysis and Topology
  • Coding Theory and Cryptography
  • Mathematical Logic
  • Number Theory
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Scientific Computing
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Data Analytics

Physics and Applied Physics
  • Biophysics, Bioimaging and Soft Condensed Matter
  • Nano-Science and Nano-Technology, Surface and Interface Science
  • Photonics, Quantum Electronics and Laser Physics
  • Semiconductor Physics and Spin Electronics, and Solid State Physics
  • Theory and Computation - Atmospheric Physics, Condensed Matter, Nonlinear and Complex Systems
  • Ultracold Matter, Quantum Technology and Quantum Information Science