Minor in ITP

International Trading is offered as a minor programme by the Centre of Excellence International Trading (CEIT) to all students in Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Interested students from other colleges in NBS and NTU may also apply via email to ceit-itp@ntu.edu.sg. Applications will be reviewed and assessed based on academic performance and a suitable CGPA cut-off.

The Minor in international trading programme aims to nurture a specialised, global-ready workforce equipped with business acumen and technical knowledge for the commodity trading sector. Upon graduation, you can look forward to a wide spectrum of exciting, rewarding career opportunities in the lucrative commodity trading sector and value chain.

To fulfil the requirements for the Minor in international trading, you will need to complete six core courses, and earn 16 academic units:

 

Course CodeCourse TitleAUs
   
BF2216Trade Incoterms & Ship Chartering4
BF2218*Commodity Markets*4
BF2302International Tax and Trading Law2
BF3212Trade, Structured & Supply Chain Finance2
BF3213Enterprise Risk Management in Commodity Markets2
BF3214Commodities Trading2

Note: The same course cannot be counted towards satisfying requirements of two programmes, such as a major and a minor, or two minors. The courses are updated from time to time to reflect the needs of the industry, in particular the latest industry trends and skill requirements in Singapore.

*BF2217 Commodity Markets (3 AU) and BF4001 (1 AU) are replaced by BF2218 Commodity Markets (4 AU) from Semester 1 AY20/21. BF2217 and BF4001 will be recognised as part of the Minor in International Trading requirements if students (admitted in AY19/20 and before) have completed both courses.”

Career Prospects

With a Minor in international trading, you will be able to choose from a broad, diverse range of roles in the commodities sector, such as:

  • Marketing, Business Development and Analysis
  • Trading and Sales
  • Operations, Procurement and Sourcing
  • Finance and Regulations
  • Market Research and Product Development

Important Notes

The award of minor will be reflected in a graduate’s transcript but not his degree certificate. No additional certificate will be issued.

  • For students on the Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core (ICC) Curriculum (full-time students admitted to Year 1 from AY2021-22, and full-time students admitted directly to Year 2 from AY2022-23), click here more details on the course requirement and grading.
  • For students who are not on ICC Curriculum (full-time students admitted to Year 1 before AY2021-22, and full-time students admitted directly to Year 2 before AY2022-23), click here more details on the course requirement and grading.
  • NIE students have to consult the NIE Office of Academic Administration and Services (OAAS) if they have intention to pursue a minor.

Updated as at 27 October 2021.