The Nanyang EMBA programme is designed for outstanding senior leaders who have the ambition to build further on their already considerable experience. Our EMBA cohorts reflect a rich variety of professional profiles and industries, with each selected participant capable of contributing to classroom discussions and active participation to enrich peer-to-peer learning.

Admission Requirements

1. Minimum ten years of work experience with at least five years in a leadership capacity*
2. Undergraduate degree*
3. Complete fluency in English, both oral and written
4. TOEFL score > 100 IBT or IELTS score > 6.5, if English was not the medium of instruction used at the undergraduate level​

* Candidates without an undergraduate degree or ten years of work experience but outstanding career accomplishments will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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

Round 1: 15 October 2023 (Round 1 scholarship deadline)*
Round 2: 31 January 2024
Round 3: 01 March 2024

* Applications received in Round 1 will enjoy priority consideration for higher scholarship quantum

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Application Process

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Create Online Profile

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

Your application should demonstrate strong intellectual capability, solid career progression and professional achievements (where applicable), and leadership qualities/potential. 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.

Prepare and Upload Supporting Documents

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

CV or Resume
Concise document 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.

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

Submit Application & Application Fee

Upon submitting your application, you will be required to pay an application fee of S$200 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).

Assessment & Interview Shortlist

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

Interview Evaluation & Final Selection

Candidates who have completed the interview will move to the final selection stage whereby the Admissions Committee will meet for deliberation and candidates for admission are selected. Announcement of offered candidates will be made via an e-mail notification 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.

Acceptance of Offer

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$10,000 (inclusive of GST) which is deductible from the total tuition fees payable.





Enrolment Fee  

Instalment 1 
Payable by Apr

Instalment 2 
Payable by Oct

Instalment 3 
Payable by Feb


Tuition Fee 






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

The programme’s tuition fee is S$115,000 before prevailing government taxes. It covers tuition, most teaching materials and meals when classes are in session. Classes could be hybrid, face-to-face or online sessions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fee does not include accommodation or travel-related expenses.

The application fee is S$200. An enrolment fee of S$10,000 is payable upon acceptance of offer and this will be deductible from the full tuition fee. Both the application fee and enrolment are non-refundable.  


​Other Expenses

Flight, accommodation and miscellaneous expenses are not inclusive in the tuition fees. These are regarded as additional costs associated with the programmes. The estimates below are approximate but can differ depending on the individual candidate. 

Residential Segment in USA
Flight, accommodation, and miscellaneous costs are estimated to be around S$12,000-S$15,000.

Residential Segment in China
Flight, accommodation, and miscellaneous costs are estimated to be around S$5,000-S$8,000.




As one of Asia’s leading providers of higher education, NBS is committed to supporting the brightest minds achieve their education and career goals. Attractive partial scholarship opportunities are available based on merit.

Applicants keen on applying for a scholarship should indicate their interest in the application form and complete the scholarship essay as part of the application requirement.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early as we will review applications whenever they are received.

Women In Leadership Scholarship

As part of our commitment to recognise the increased representation of women in the business community, this scholarship is awarded to talented and motivated women who have demonstrated potential to make significant contributions both during and after the EMBA programme.

Transformative Leader Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to exceptional leaders who have achieved outstanding career achievements in their respective fields.

NTU Innovation Leader Scholarship

With NTU's steep tradition in technology and innovation, we are committed to nurturing innovative business leaders. This scholarship is offered to senior business leaders who can demonstrate innovativeness in their industries or who are leaders in the technology field.

Healthcare Leader Scholarship

Offered to healthcare professionals including the pharmaceutical sector, this scholarship recognises the contribution of leaders in driving transformation for healthcare.

Diversity Scholarship

As part of our commitment to ensure diversity in the programme, this scholarship is awarded to candidates who come from a minority nationality, industry, or professional background.

Global Citizen Scholarship

With the aim of attracting highly mobile and adaptable leaders who have rich experience in different geographical locations, this scholarship is open to all individuals who have lived and/or worked in two or more countries – the duration in each country to be greater than a year.

ASEAN Development Scholarship

This scholarship is open to nationals of ASEAN member countries (excluding Singapore). As part of NTU’s effort to accelerate economic and social progress in the Member States of ASEAN, successful scholars need to demonstrate strong career progression and be willing to champion the dynamic development of their country and the ASEAN community. Singapore citizens, SPRs, and recipients of other scholarships or bursaries are not eligible to apply.




NTU Alumni Grant

NTU alumni who completed an undergraduate or post-graduate degree programme with NTU will receive a one-time grant of 10% off the tuition fees (before GST). This grant will be applied to offset the tuition fees and no other fees related to the course of study.

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 and you may claim up to S$1,500 under this programme.

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

Corporate Sponsorship

We encourage you to approach your organisation when considering an EMBA to ensure you get the right support to pursue the programme.

Reach out to us for a  1 to 1 consultation to find out more on corporate discount for applicants who are admitted to the Nanyang EMBA with full or partial corporate sponsorship. 

DBS My Preferred Payment Plan (MP3)

Split your tuition fee into smaller, hassle-free monthly repayments with DBS My Preferred Payment Plan. You can choose to settle your tuition fee payments over a 3 to 24 months period when you pay your tuition fees via your DBS/POSB credit card. Find out more about the DBS My Preferred Payment Plan here

Bank Loans

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.


For more information on the application process and the available funding options, arrange a 1 to 1 chat with the admission team.


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