Master of Science in Cyber Security (MSCS)

Master (Coursework)

This Masters program is jointly offered by School of Computer Science and Engineering and School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. The MSCS programme is intended to meet these demands by equipping professionals with the necessary expertise and skills. The curriculum builds upon traditional computer science and information technology disciplines, to emphasise the mastery of professional cyber security skills to evaluate, protect and manage infocomm technologies.  The intensive hands-on course components and industry-centric curriculum ensure that students will acquire the skills and knowledge that are sought by employers of cyber security professionals.


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  1. At least a good relevant bachelor's degree
  2. Relevant working experience is an advantage
  3. For applicants whose native language is not English, TOEFL/IELTS score is to be submitted with the application for admission:

         TOEFL Score (Test dates must be within 2 years or less from the date of application):

          ≥ 600 (paper-based)

          ≥ 250 (computer-based)

          ≥ 100 (internet-based)

IELTS Score (Test date must be within 2 years or less from the date of application):≥ 6.5

GRE is not required for MSc programme (by coursework).

Admission Stage Action
Application Period for August Intake
Application will open in November
1. Please click here to submit your application.
2. Read the Coursework Programmes Admission Guide
3. APPLY NOW.  This form may take you 20 minutes to complete.
4. Complete set of supporting documents (must be legible) have to be uploaded via the fully digital application portal. Do not send hardcopy admission package unless requested.
Pay Application Fee Application fee payment can be made online before submitting application by VISA/Mastercard. Please ensure that application fee is made to the correct Coursework Application Number (eg C22xxxxx) and programme name. 
Check Application/Result Status Owing to the large number of applicants, we are unable to attend to phone or email enquiries on application status/results. You may check your application status 3 working days after you have made successful online payment.

We emphasize that the selection process is competitive. Meeting all prior requirements does not guarantee selection. All applicants will be holistically evaluated academically, relevancy of work experience and other relevant experiences.  

Applications are to be submitted electronically only. Late submissions would not be accepted and any other form of submission would not be processed.

*Applicants should consider carefully that they are able to cope with work/personal/financial commitments before applying/accepting admission as full-time/part-time candidates.

Deferment of admission base on these reasons may not be considered.  

For admissions matters and enquiries, please email directly to [email protected].  Thank you.

Total Graduation Requirement: 30 AUs 

​ Study Type ​​Minimum Candidature  ​Maximum Candidature 
​Part Time Study  ​2 years (4 semesters)  ​4 years (8 semesters) 
​Full Time Study  ​1.5 year (3 semesters)  ​3 years (6 semesters) 

Each course (except Capstone Project) is a 3 AU course with 39 teaching hours over 13 weeks.

View the Course Content  Here

*Note: the curriculum is subject to change.

Top 5 Careers in Cybersecurity

  • Security Consultant
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Security Architect
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Security Engineer


Programme Fees

Please note that this MSc programme is a non-MOE subsidised programme.

Application Fees


(Payable when you submit your application)

Deposit Payment

(The deposit will be used to offset the semester 1 tuition fees after matriculation)

Non-refundable & non-transferable

(Payable upon acceptance of offer of admission)
5000 (exclusive of GST)
Tuition fees starting from August 2023 intake onwards (Exclusive of GST**)
Programme Tuition Fee (Full Programme) Singapore Citizen (SC)36500
Singapore Permanent Resident (SPR)43500
International Student (IS)54300

For Miscellaneous Fees, please click here

**From 1st January 2023, GST will be increased to 8%

**From 1st January 2024, GST will be increased to 9%. 

Notes on payment of fees:

Fees are subject to annual revision.

Students will be billed at the commencement of each semester, and payment due date is 2 weeks after billing date. A student who withdraws or leaves the University two or more weeks after the commencement of his candidature or the commencement of the semester is liable to pay the fees due for the semester.


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 on the final payment of the course and it can only be used to offset the tuition fees and no other fees related to the course of study.



International Students

Please view more information  Here.

Frequently Asked Question

For more Frequently Asked Question, please click  here

Contact Us

Please contact [email protected] for more information on MSCS.