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3.1.2.1    Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

A. Masters

In general, the University requires:

  • Normally an NUS Honours degree (Merit/Second Class and above) or equivalent (e.g., a four-year Bachelors degree with at least an average grade of ‘B’) in a relevant discipline;
  • In exceptional cases, a Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline with at least two years of relevant work experience, subject to approval by the Faculty and Board of Graduate Studies, on a case-by-case basis; and
  • TOEFL/IELTS, where applicable.

All applicants should consult the website of relevant Departments/Programmes for specific departmental requirements.

B. Ph.D.

In general, the University requires:

  • Normally a good Masters degree in a relevant discipline; or
  • An NUS Honours degree (at least Distinction/Second Class Upper Division) or equivalent (e.g., a four-year Bachelors degree with an average grade above ‘B’) in a relevant discipline, subject to approval by the Faculty, on a case-by-case basis; and
  •  TOEFL/IELTS, where applicable.

All applicants should consult the website of relevant Departments/Programmes for specific departmental requirements.