Graduate Studies

Graduate Degrees & Administrators at School of Design & Environment for NUS GSA

Master of Architecture [M.Arch.]

Administrator Ms Ang Mei Ling, Division of Research & Graduate Studies
Phone & Fax [65] 6516-2082 & [65] 6776-3190
E-mail address
Web page http://www.sde.nus.edu.sg/index.html
Application Period
November to January only for Semester 1 intake (commencing in August).
Application Form
Applicants may indicate in our ‘checklist’ that he/she would like to apply for GSA. The ‘checklist’ can be found here.
Application Requirements
Candidates seeking admission to the course must have:
  • Completed 4 years of full-time architectural education; the first three years must be RIBA Part 1 validated, and the fourth is to be from a year of study in an RIBA Part 2 course equivalent to the fourth year of Bachelor of Arts (Architecture) Honours course.
  • NUS 3-year Bachelor of Arts (Architecture)/ Bachelor of Arts (Architectural Studies) degree; or equivalent qualifications.
  • Applicants holding a non RIBA Part 1 accredited degree or qualification must provide proof of accreditation by National Accreditation Body or Professional Registration Board in country of origin; or BOA (Singapore)
  • A preparatory programme, (either 1 or 2 years in duration, depending on the candidate’s academic performance and portfolio review), is usually mandatory for non NUS degree holders and NUS graduates of the 3-year Bachelor’s programme in Architecture.
  • Interview, and portfolio review where necessary

Candidates must furnish proof of English language proficiency, especially if English is not their native language or medium of undergraduate instruction. The Test of English as a Foreign Language [TOEFL] and the International English Language Testing System [IELTS] are internationally established standards to determine a candidate's English language proficiency. Candidates must have a TOEFL score of at least 600 and an IELTS result of at least 6.5.
Master of Arts (Urban Design) [M.A.(UD)]

Administrator Ms Ang Mei Ling, Division of Research & Graduate Studies
Phone & Fax [65] 6516-2082 & [65] 6776-3190
E-mail address
Web page http://www.sde.nus.edu.sg/index.html
Application Period
November to mid-March only for Semester 1 intake (commencing in August).
Application Form
Applicants may indicate in our ‘checklist’ that he/she would like to apply for GSA. The ‘checklist’ can be found here.
Application Requirements
Candidates seeking admission to the course must have:
  • Bachelor of Architecture/Bachelor of Arts (Architecture) Hons / Master of Architecture OR Honours/Graduate degree in a related discipline
  • Interview, and portfolio review where necessary
  • Relevant experience in a related discipline is preferred

Candidates must furnish proof of English language proficiency, especially if English is not their native language or medium of undergraduate instruction. The TOEFL and the IELTS are internationally established standards to determine a candidate's English language proficiency. Candidates must have a TOEFL score of at least 600 and an IELTS result of at least 6.5.
Master of Landscape Architecture [M.L.A.]

Administrator Ms Ang Mei Ling, Division of Research & Graduate Studies
Phone & Fax [65] 6516-2082 & [65] 6776-3190
E-mail address
Web page http://www.sde.nus.edu.sg/index.html
Application Period
Mid-October to January only for Semester 1 intake (commencing in August).
Application Form
Applicants may indicate in our ‘checklist’ that he/she would like to apply for GSA. The ‘checklist’ can be found here.
Application Requirements
Candidates seeking admission to the course must have:
  • Completed 4 years Bachelor of Landscape Architecture full-time education in a recognized programme.
  • Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (equivalent to the first 3 years of the 4-year B.A. (Arch) programme offered by NUS) Students with this background will have to undertake a Bridging Course.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant architectural and environmental design education from other universities*
  • Applicants with an NUS Bachelor of Architecture (specialization in Landscape Architecture) Hons degree will enter directly into the Masters Final Year and may therefore complete the Masters programme within 1 year.
  • Interview, and portfolio review where necessary

*Candidates will undergo a bridging programme prior to admission to the 2-year MLA programme.

Candidates must furnish proof of English language proficiency, especially if English is not their native language or medium of undergraduate instruction. The TOEFL and the IELTS are internationally established standards to determine a candidate's English language proficiency. Candidates must have a TOEFL score of at least 600 and an IELTS result of at least 6.5.

Shortlisted candidates whose native language or medium of instruction is English should be prepared to attend an interview in Singapore at their own expense.
Master of Science (Integrated Sustainable Design)[M.Sc.(Integrated Sustainable Design)]

Administrator Ms Ang Mei Ling, Division of Research & Graduate Studies
Phone & Fax [65] 6516-2082 & [65] 6776-3190
E-mail address
Web page http://www.sde.nus.edu.sg/index.html
Application Period
November to mid-March for Semester 1 intake (commencing in August) and July to September for Semester 2 intake (commencing in January).
Application Form
Applicants may indicate in our ‘checklist’ that he/she would like to apply for GSA. The ‘checklist’ can be found here.
Application Requirements
Candidates seeking admission to the course must have:
  • At least a bachelor’s degree with honours in a relevant discipline.
  • Candidates should have at least two years of relevant practical experience after their first degrees.

Additional requirements such as GMAT or GRE may be stipulated for candidates from universities whose academic standards are not known. Candidates must furnish proof of English language proficiency, if English is not their native language or medium of undergraduate instruction. The TOEFL and the IELTS are internationally established standards to determine a candidate's English language proficiency.
Master of Science (Project Management) [M.Sc.(Project Mgt.)]

Administrator Ms Ang Mei Ling, Division of Research & Graduate Studies
Phone & Fax [65] 6516-2082 & [65] 6776-3190
E-mail address
Web page http://www.sde.nus.edu.sg/index.html
Application Period
November to mid-March for Semester 1 intake (commencing in August) and July to September for Semester 2 intake (commencing in January).
Application Form
Applicants may indicate in our ‘checklist’ that he/she would like to apply for GSA. The ‘checklist’ can be found here.
Application Requirements
Candidates seeking admission to the course must have:
  • A bachelor’s degree with honours in a relevant discipline.
  • At least two years of relevant practical experience after their first degrees.

Additional requirements such as GMAT or GRE may be stipulated for candidates from universities whose academic standards are not known. Candidates must furnish proof of English language proficiency, if English is not their native language or medium of undergraduate instruction. The TOEFL and the IELTS are internationally established standards to determine a candidate's English language proficiency.
Master of Science (Building Performance and Sustainability) [M.Sc.(B.P.S.)]

Administrator Ms Ang Mei Ling, Division of Research & Graduate Studies
Phone & Fax [65] 6516-2082 & [65] 6776-3190
E-mail address
Web page http://www.sde.nus.edu.sg/index.html
Application Period
November to mid-March for Semester 1 intake (commencing in August).
Application Form
Applicants may indicate in our ‘checklist’ that he/she would like to apply for GSA. The ‘checklist’ can be found here.
Application Requirements
Candidates seeking admission to the course must have:
  • At least a bachelor’s degree with honours in a relevant discipline.
  • Candidates should have at least two years of relevant practical experience after their first degrees.

Additional requirements such as GMAT or GRE may be stipulated for candidates from universities whose academic standards are not known. Candidates must furnish proof of English language proficiency, if English is not their native language or medium of undergraduate instruction. The TOEFL and the IELTS are internationally established standards to determine a candidate's English language proficiency.
Master of Science (Real Estate) [M.Sc.(Real Estate)]

Administrator Ms Ang Mei Ling, Division of Research & Graduate Studies
Phone & Fax [65] 6516-2082 & [65] 6776-3190
E-mail address
Web page http://www.sde.nus.edu.sg/index.html
Application Period
November to mid-March only for Semester 1 intake (commencing in August).
Application Form
Applicants may indicate in our ‘checklist’ that he/she would like to apply for GSA. The ‘checklist’ can be found here.
Application Requirements
Candidates seeking admission to the course must have:
  • At least a bachelor’s degree with honours in a relevant discipline.
  • Candidates should have at least two years of relevant practical experience after their first degrees.

Additional requirements such as GMAT or GRE may be stipulated for candidates from universities whose academic standards are not known. Candidates must furnish proof of English language proficiency, if English is not their native language or medium of undergraduate instruction. The TOEFL and the IELTS are internationally established standards to determine a candidate's English language proficiency.