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Academic Timetable

The NBS PhD Programme runs on trimester calendar (13 weeks per term), with commencement of academic year in late July. The courses are completed within the term but students who are registering for non-NBS PhD courses will have to adhere to the corresponding programme's academic calendar. Students who are intending to participate in the local exchange programmes may refer to this page​​​ for details and application deadlines.

 

SCHEDULE (ACAD YEAR 2019- 2020)

Matriculation
Date:  15 - 18 July 2019
Time:  9.30am - 12.00noon and 2.30pm - 4.00pm
Venue:  The ARC, LHN-LT (click here​ for map)
Students should book their schedule for matriculation online. Check here for details.
*The NBS PhD Orientation is scheduled on 18 July. Students should not miss the Orientation and ensure that matriculation is already completed by then.

  
COURSE SCHEDULE (ACAD YEAR 2019- 2020)
  

Trimester 1
22 July 2019 - 18 October 2019 (13 weeks)
Recess: 21 October 2019 - 1 November 2019 (2 weeks)
(Check here​ for details)

Trimester 2 (1st half)
4 November 2019 - 13 December 2019 (6 weeks)
Recess: 16 December 2019 - 27 December 2019 (2 weeks)
(Check here​​ for details)

Trimester 2 (2nd half)
30 December 2019 - 14 February 2020 (7 weeks)
Recess: 17 February 2020 - 21 February 2020 (1 week)

Trimester 3
24 February 2020 - 22 May 2020 (13 weeks)
Recess: 25 May 2020 - 17 July 2020 (8 weeks)
(T3 course sched. will be posted up here 1-2 months before start of term. Course outlines are available via this link.)​


​SCHEDULE (ACAD YEAR 2018 - 2019)
 

Matriculation

Date:  17 - 20 July 2018
Time:  9.30am - 12.00noon and 2.30pm - 4.00pm
Venue:  LT19A
*Due to the high number of students matriculating at this period, NBS PhD students are highly encouraged to complete the matriculation on 17 Jul 2018 so that student records can be processed expeditiously.
  
COURSE SCHEDULE (ACAD YEAR 2018 - 2019)

Trimester 1
23 July 2018 - 19 October 2018 (13 wks)
Recess: 22 October 2018 - 2 November 2018 (2 wks)
(Click here for T1/AY18 timetable)
 
Trimester 2 (1st half)
5 November 2018 - 14 December 2018 (6 wks)​
Recess: 17 December 2018 - 28 December 2018 (2 wks)

Trimester 2 (2nd half)
31 December 2018 - 15 February 2019 (7 wks)
Recess: 18 February 2019 - 22 February 2019 (1 wk)
(Click here​ for T2/AY18 timetable)
 
Trimester 3
25 February 2019 - 24 May 2019 (13 wks)           
Recess: 27 May 2019 - 19 July 2019 (8 wks)
(Click here for T3/AY18 timetable)


 

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