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Before you apply

Before you submit your application, you are required to be assigned a supervisor from the respective School/Department. Please find below the step-by-step guide for your reference.

1. You will have to discuss your proposed project with a relevant supervisor. Kindly prepare the following before submitting your enquiry to the respective School Director of Research or PGR Programme Director. This allows the directors to identify a potential supervisor that coincides with your research interests.

  • A research proposal explaining the research topic you are interested in working on. Refer to compliance and checklist documents.
  • A copy of your academic transcripts. Check academic requirements.
  • A copy of acceptable proof of English language proficiency (if relevant)
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)/resume must include current and previous job responsibilities


2. When the documents are ready, please send them to the PGR Advisor of the respective School/Department:

Faculty of Science and Engineering
School/Department Directors of Research Email
Chemical and Environmental Engineering Dr Lim Siew Shee
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Prof Dr Haider Abbas
Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering Dr Ho Jee Hou
Civil Engineering Dr Lee Min Lee
Applied Mathematics Dr Ho Weang Kee
Foundation (Engineering) Dr Kasturi Muthoosamy
Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences Dr Then Sue-Mian
Biosciences Dr Ajit Singh
Environmental and Geographical Sciences Dr Lawal Billa
Psychology Dr Chen Po Ling
Computer Science Dr Tomas Maul
Foundation (Science) Dr Chiew Lin Yap
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
School/Department PGR Programme Directors Email
Nottingham University Business School Dr Tang Kin Boon
Organisational and Applied Psychology Dr Siti Khadijah Zainal Badri
Economics Dr Luke Okafor
Education Dr Lina Guo
English Dr Shivani Sivagurunathan
Media, Languages and Cultures Dr Khoo Gaik Cheng
Politics, History and International Relations Dr Sumit Mandal


Please consult the Graduate School if you require further assistance.




Once you've found the right research opportunity and potential supervisors have been identified and appointed, you can submit your application.