To apply for our MSc Business Analytics (MSBA) programme, you need to meet the following minimum admission requirements:​​​​​​​​​​​

Admission Requirements

1. A good bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
2. A good GMAT/GMAT Focus or GRE score is optional.
3. TOEFL/IELTS for applicants whose first degree was taken in a language other than English.
4. Applicants with no work experience are welcome to apply.​

*Graduates from a Singapore autonomous university are exempted from GMAT/GMAT Focus or GRE.

The institutional cod​e for the following tests are:​

  • GMAT: V24-ZV-70
  • GRE: 3123
  • TOEFL: 9705

We accept these online tests only if they're taken no later than 31 Dec 2023:

  • GMAT Online Exam
  • GRE Test at Home
  • TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition
  • TOEFL ITP Plus for China students
  • IELTS Indicator


Application Deadlines

Both full and part-time programmes will start in July. The application for the July 2024 intake will start in September 2023.

Round 1: 30 November 2023

Round 2: 31 January 2024
Round 3: 31 March 2024

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Application Process

Candidates must meet our Admission Req​uirements in order to join the MSBA programme. Only completed applications will be assessed. An application is considered complete when the online application is completed, required supporting documents are uploaded, and application fee is paid.


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Apply for the programme via our online application system. You may also login to the system to check your application status after submission.

Your application should demonstrate:

  • Strong intellectual capability
  • Solid career progression
  • Professional achievements
  • Leadership potential
  • Cultural sensitivity

The essay questions are compulsory and you should articulate your thoughts clearly, using good judgement with respect to the word limit.

No separate application for scholarships is required – simply tick on the box relating to the scholarship you are applying for in the online application form and complete the essay for scholarship consideration.


Fill in the application form and upload the following supporting documents:

CV or Resume
Concise document no more than 3 pages, briefly describing your responsibilities and accomplishments.

Educational Documents
Degree scroll/certificate(s) and academic transcripts of each university attended (official English translation is required for non-English certificates and transcripts)

Passport Photo
Coloured photo (taken within the last 3 months) in hi-resolution jpeg format.

Passport or NRIC
For all applicants, kindly upload a scanned copy of valid passport. For Singapore Citizens and SPR, the scanned copy of NRIC is also accepted.

GMAT/GMAT Focus or GRE Score Report
You may upload your unofficial or test taker copy, if you do not have your official test scores on hand. Please arrange to have your official test scores sent to Nanyang Business School. Our GMAT institution code is V24-ZV-70 and our GRE ID code is 3123.

Applicants who have yet to take the GMAT/GMAT Focus or GRE and TOEFL/IELTS may still proceed to submit their application and indicate the test dates in the online application form.

TOEFL or IELTS score report
Applicants are required to take the TOEFL or IELTS if English was not the medium of instruction used at the tertiary level.

Referee Reports
Applicants are required to nominate two referees in the online application form. Upon nomination, an online referee report form will be sent to them for their completion.

Professional Membership Certificates, if any


Upon submitting your application, you will be required to pay an application fee of S$100 via VISA or Mastercard. If you are unable to pay via VISA or Mastercard, please issue a cheque payable to “Nanyang Technological University” (indicate your full name and address on the reverse).


After assessment of your application is completed, we will shortlist candidates for the interview. The interview is by invitation only and you will be informed via e-mail if you have been shortlisted.

The announcement of shortlisted candidates will be made after the deadline of the application round and is not a one-time exercise – subsequent announcements will also be made as warranted.


Candidates who have successfully completed the interview will move to the final selection stage whereby the Admissions Committee will meet for deliberation and candidates for admission are selected. Accepted candidates will be notified via an e-mail from the Admissions Office.

Please note that only successful candidates will be notified. Applicants are advised to check the online application system for their application status. We are unable to confirm or release information via phone.


Should you receive an admission offer via email, you are required to complete the acceptance of the offer within the stipulated time or the offer will lapse automatically. The acceptance must be accompanied by a non-refundable enrolment fee of S$20,000 (exclusive of GST) which is deductible from the total tuition fees payable.




Fee Schedule (Full-Time)

(August 2024 intake)

Enrolment Fee 

Instalment 1 
Payable by Aug

Instalment 2 
Payable by Oct 

Instalment 3 
Payable by Mar 


Tuition Fee 






(Fees indicated includes prevailing GST rate set at 9%)
*Note: Excludes a Student Services Fee of $126.67 that is subject to change.

The application fee is S$100. An enrolment fee of S$21,800 is payable upon acceptance of offer and this would be deductible from the full tuition fee. Both the application fee and enrolment are non-refundable.  




MSc Business Analytics Scholarship

MSc Business Analytics Merit Scholarship

NBS offers partial scholarships to stellar candidates, on a competitive basis. Only applicants who have been offered a place in MSc Business Analytics programme are eligible for the scholarships. The partial scholarship will go towards off-setting the fees of the programme, and does not cover the living expenses in Singapore, travel and accommodation.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Possess excellent academic credentials
  • Performed well in the admission interview
  • Granted admission to the MSc Business Analytics Programme

How to Apply

  • Please complete the scholarship part of the online application, including the scholarship essay. 
  • Applicants who wish to be considered for the scholarship should ensure that their scholarship applications are completed (including submission of all supporting documents) by round 2 deadline.
  • Scholarship application will only be considered when it is submitted together with the application. 


ASEAN Development Scholarship

This partial scholarship is awarded to nationals of ASEAN member countries (excluding Singapore) as part of NBS’s effort to accelerate economic and social progress in the Member States of ASEAN. Each scholarship quantum is at 100% or 40% of the tuition fee.

Scholarship applicants must possess strong academic records, demonstrated leadership qualities and potential, and for working professionals, a strong career progression. A complete online application including the scholarship section, and required supporting documents must be submitted by the first round application deadline to be eligible for the ASEAN Development Scholarship.


SG Digital Scholarship By Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)

Singapore citizens may wish to consider the SG Digital Scholarship to finance their studies. More information about the scholarship can be found here.




NTU Alumni Grant

NTU alumni who have completed a bachelor’s or post-graduate degree at NTU are eligible for an alumni grant of 10% of the tuition fees. The subsidy can only be used to offset the tuition fee and cannot be used to offset other costs such as student service fees or miscellaneous fees.


Singapore Citizen & Singapore PR Grant

Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents are eligible for a grant of 10% of the tuition fees. The subsidy can only be used to offset the tuition fee and cannot be used to offset other costs such as student service fees or miscellaneous fees.


SkillsFuture Credit

SkillsFuture Credit aims to encourage individual ownership of skills development and lifelong learning. All Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of S$500 from January 2016. 

The MSBA programme is a certified course under this programme. Please click here for more information on the disbursement of the credit.  



Education loans with some leading banks/institutions that offer optimal lending terms to eligible applicants are available. Please note that NTU is not an agent for these banks/institutions and students must apply for the loans directly with the respective banks/institutions and abide by their terms and conditions​. 

You may click on the following loans to learn more the loan eligibility, terms & conditions and application guide. 

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