PhD Programme

With increasing worldwide interest and attention in this fast-rising industry, it is hence crucial to strengthen and expand research capabilities in the area of 3D Printing.  As such, SC3DP will be working closely with major industry partners to intensify current efforts in 3D Printing to enhance its competitive edge.

The centre invites outstanding candidates who are interested in research to apply for our PhD programme in the following key areas:

1) Aerospace and Defence​​ ​
2) Building and Construction​
3) Marine and Offshore​
4) Future of Manufacturing​
5) Biomedical and Food
6) Electronics

Full-time Programme

You are eligible for this programme if you are a local or international student seeking admission as a full-time candidate pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy programme by research at NTU.

There are various scholarship schemes available under the NTU Office of Admissions (Graduate Admissions).

Please click on this link to find out more.

EDB-IPP (Industrial Postgraduate Programme)

The Centre is also working closely with major industry partners to intensify current research efforts in 3D printing, to enhance our competitive edge, including recruiting top-notch graduates to do PhD in 3D Printing under the EDB-IPP (Industrial Postgraduate Programme) scheme.

An IPP trainee will be enrolled at the PhD educational level, and spend time working on an industry project in an eligible local or multinational company. Only Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents may apply.

Please click on this link for more information on EDB-IPP in general.

To find out the available EDB-IPP opportunities in SC3DP, visit our Scholarships​ page. 


There are 2 intakes per year (August and January), deadlines as follow:
August Semester: 31 January​
January Semester: 31 July

Application Procedure  

You may apply at NTU’s online portal for Research Programme, under the Graduate Admissions. 
For eligibility criteria and to apply online, please see this link.