Nanyang MBA

Master (Coursework)

Programme Type


The Nanyang MBA is Nanyang Business School’s flagship programme. Highly ranked among global MBA programmes, it focuses on tech and innovation with an emphasis on leadership.

The participants, faculty and our partners collaborate to solve real-world challenges through cutting-edge research and distinct pedagogy. Participants get the opportunity to work on a ‘live’ strategy project (Strategy Projects at Nanyang) where they work in teams to address a real-life strategic challenge presented by a particular organisation.

Participants also undergo a comprehensive leadership course (Leading People Globally) and have an opportunity to do a Business Study Mission (BSM) where participants will study specific segments of business/industry and/or corporate/government entities to gain insights and learn relevant best practices of industries in a particular Asian country.

Experience a personal and professional transformation with the leading MBA programme in Singapore that will enable you to take on leadership roles anywhere in the world.

For the full programme details, please refer to Nanyang MBA

#1 Accelerated Learning 

Leveraging NTU’s expertise in technology and world-class research innovation, NBS is uniquely placed to steer the infusion of technology into business and prepare you to lead in a digitally disrupted world. The Nanyang MBA includes courses such as Business Analytics, Technology and e-Business, and Operations to equip you with relevant digital, tech, and innovation knowledge and skills. 

#2 Focus on Tech & Innovation 

Besides equipping you with the tech and innovation knowledge to lead in a digitally disrupted world, our balanced curriculum also emphasises personal leadership development and growth. This will be accomplished through a special leadership module, leadership coaching, and an Asian leadership series. We aspire to help you discover your leadership abilities and nurture you to become an impactful leader in your respective field. 

#3 Global Collaboration Opportunities  

In cultivating global leaders, NBS partners with reputable business schools in Europe and Asia, leveraging their respective strengths to offer Double MBA and Masters degree programmes, which provide you the opportunity to diversify your learning and broaden your perspective. After completing the 12-month MBA programme, you will also have the option to do an additional semester on exchange at one of NTU’s overseas partner universities. 

Admissions Requirement: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience 
  • Competitive GMAT or GRE score 
  • TOEFL score > 100 IBT or IELTS score > 6.5, if English was not the medium of instruction used at the undergraduate level

Application Deadlines:

  • Round 1:      1 November 
  • Round 2:      15 January 
  • Round 3:      31 March 

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

GMAT: V24-ZV-13 

GRE: 3802 

TOEFL: 9705 

Programme Fee:

S$66,340 (inclusive of GST)

Application Fee:


The Nanyang MBA is a 1-year full-time programme. You can choose from the following 5 tracks which allow you to focus on specific career requirements that you would like to pursue: 

  • Banking & Finance 
  • Strategy & Innovation 
  • General Management 
  • Marketing Management 
  • Human Capital Management
  • Business Analytics

Designed to meet the needs and requirements of industry for top notch MBA hires, the Nanyang MBA consists of the following:

  • 9 core courses 
  • 5 electives 
  • Leading People Globally 
  • Strategy Projects at Nanyang (SPAN) 
  • Business Study Mission (BSM)

9 Core Courses 

  • Accounting 
  • Finance 
  • Marketing 
  • Operations 
  • Strategic Management 
  • Technology & e-Business 
  • Analytics for Decision Making 
  • Economics & Markets* 
  • Corporate Governance & Ethics* 

*Half courses 

4 Elective Courses from These Tracks 

  • General Management* 
  • Strategy & Innovation 
  • Banking & Finance 
  • Human Capital Management 
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Analytics

The Graduate Studies Career Development Office (GSCDO) at Nanyang Business School works in partnership with each MBA participant to help plan the next steps in their career journey. Both during and after the MBA programme, you can tap on the advice and support of a dedicated coach in developing career and job search strategies. Our career coaches are established and experienced industry professionals who can share industry insights to help you create a practical roadmap towards fulfilling your professional goals. 

96% students found employment within 3 months of graduation* 

119% increase in alumni salary 3 years after graduation*   

USD 136,365 average alumni salary 3 years after graduation* 

*FT Global Rankings 2020

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