Engineering with a Second Major in Business


NTU’s foremost colleges, College of Engineering (CoE) and Nanyang Business School (NBS), jointly offer a unique degree programme that will equip you with both engineering and business knowledge, as well as competencies relevant for the global marketplace. Acquire a distinct competitive advantage over your peers and enjoy better market value, career options, opportunities and mobility across the full breadth of the job market. This is designed for candidates who enjoy a challenging academic programme that combines the technical, hard skills of Engineering with the soft skills of management and leadership inherent in Business studies.  


PROGRAMME OPTIONS


Students can choose from 11 Engineering majors according to their interests and strengths:

Additionally, students have the following options under the Second Major in Business:

  • Second Major in Business (Mainstream)
  • Second Major in Business (International Trading Programme) 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The structure of the Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (EGBM) programme integrates the requirements of both the Engineering and Business majors within the typical candidature of 4 years. Right from Year 1, the EGBM curriculum incorporates Business foundation courses alongside Engineering major courses. At the end of Year 1, students can continue with the Second Major in Business (Mainstream) or specialise in International Trading under the second major via the International Trading Programme (ITP) Opt-In Exercise.

 

Academic Unit Requirements

Table 1a: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (Mainstream) 

Course Category   PI   PA
Major in Engineering75 - 87*/
76 - 88**
75 - 87*/
76 - 88**
Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core  -  Common Core1717
Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core  -  Foundational Core1510
Second Major in Business3030
Total144 - 149/
145 - 150**
139 - 144/
140 - 145**
 

Table 1b: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (International Trading Programme)

Course Category   PIPA
Major in Engineering75 - 87*/
76 - 88**
75 - 87*/
76 - 88**
Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core  -  Common Core1717
Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core  -  Foundational Core1510
Second Major in Business3131
Broadening and Deepening ElectivesTBCTBC
TotalTBCTBC

*  82/83AU (CSC, CE),       
    83/84AU (BIE, CBE, 
CEE, ENE, EEE), 
    85/86AU (AERO, ME),
    75/76AU (MAT), 
    87/88AU (IEM)
** Students without H2 Level Physics will take PH1012 Physics A (4 AU).

Note:
PI - Professional Internship (20 weeks)
PA - Professional Attachment (10 weeks)


Curriculum and Courses

Table 2a: Curriculum for Second Major in Business (Mainstream) 
Second M​​ajor in Business AU
Foundation Business Courses (6 courses)
    
  1. AB1201 Financial Management
  2. AB1301 Business Law
  3. AB1501 Marketing
  4. AB1601 Organisational Behaviour and Design
  5. AD1102 Financial Accounting
  6. BE1402 Business Operations and Processes​ 

18

3
3
3
3
3
3
3

Advanced Business Courses  (4 courses)

BF2602 Management in Principles, Skills & Competencies
BF2219 Investments  (Prerequisite: AB1201)
BM2509 Consumer Insights
AD2102 Management Accounting (Prerequisite: AD1102)

12

3
3
3
3

Total​​30


Table 2b: Curriculum for Second Major in Business (International Trading Programme)

Second M​​ajor in BusinessAU
Foundation Business Courses (4 courses)
   
  1. AB1201 Financial Management
  2. AB1501 Marketing
  3. AD1102 Financial Accounting
  4. BE1402 Business Operations and Processes​ 
12

3
3
3
3
ITP courses (7 courses)
   
BF2216 Trade Incoterms & Ship Chartering
BF2218 Commodity Markets
BF2302 International Tax and Trading Law
BF3212 Trade, Structured & Supply Chain Finance (PrerequisiteBF2216)
BF3213 Enterprise Risk Management  in Commodity Markets
BF3214 Commodities Trading
AD2102 Management Accounting (Prerequisite: AD1102)
 
19

4
4
2
2
2
2
3
Total​​31

For the detailed curriculum specific to your chosen Engineering major, please follow the hyperlinks from the section on Programme Options above.   

Academic Unit Requirements

Table 1a: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (Mainstream) with Professional Internship

Majo​​r   AU   
Engineering​114
   Core & Major Prescribed Electives102
   GER-Core14
Second Major in Business32
Total148
 

Table 1b: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (International Trading Programme) with Professional Internship

Majo​​r   AU   
Engineering​114
   Core & Major Prescribed Electives102
   GER-Core14
Second Major in Business30
Total146

Table 1c: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (Mainstream) with Professional Attachment 
Majo​​r   AU   
Engineering​114
   Core & Major Prescribed Electives97
   GER-Core14
​   Unrestricted Electives​5
Second Major in Business32
Total148

Table 1d: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (International Trading Programme) with Professional Attachment 
Majo​​r   AU   
Engineering​114
   Core & Major Prescribed Electives97
   GER-Core14
​   Unrestricted Electives5​​
Second Major in Business30
Total146
 


Curriculum and Courses
  

Table 2a: Curriculum for Second Major in Business (Mainstream) 
Second M​​ajor in Business AU
Foundation Business Courses (6 courses)
    
  1. AD1101 Financial Accounting​
  2. AB1201 Financial Management
  3. AB1301 Business Law
  4. AB1501 Marketing
  5. AB1601 Organisational Behaviour and Design
  6. BE1401 Business Operations and Processes​ 

20

4
3
3
3
3
4

Advanced Business Courses (Choose 3)

BF2201 Investments (Prerequisite: AB1201)
BM2501 Market Behaviour (Prerequisite: AB1501)
BM2502 Market Intelligence (Prerequisite: AB1501)
BE2601 Management Principles, Skills and Competencies (Prerequisite:AB1601)

12
Total​​32
  
Table 2b: Curriculum for Second Major in Business (International Trading Programme)
Second M​​ajor in BusinessAU
Foundation Business Courses (4 courses)
   
  1. AD1101 Financial Accounting​
  2. AB1201 Financial Management
  3. AB1501 Marketing
  4. BE1401 Business Operations and Processes​
14

4
3
3
4
ITP courses (6 courses)
   
5.  BF2216 Trade Incoterms & Ship Chartering
6.  BF2218 Commodity Markets
7.  BF2302 International Tax and Trading Law
8.  BF3212 Trade, Structured & Supply Chain Finance^
9.  BF3213 Enterprise Risk Management  in Commodity Markets
10. BF3214 Commodities Trading
 
^Prerequisite: BF2216 Trade Incoterms & Ship Chartering
16

4
4
2
2
2
2
Total​​30

   
For the detailed curriculum specific to your chosen Engineering major, please follow the hyperlinks from the section on Programme Options above.   

Academic Unit Requirements 

Table 1a: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (Mainstream) with Professional Internship
Majo​​r   AU   
Engineering​114
   Core & Major Prescribed Electives102
   GER-Core14
Second Major in Business32
Total148
 

Table 1b: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (International Trading Programme) with Professional Internship

Majo​​r   AU   
Engineering​114
   Core & Major Prescribed Electives102
   GER-Core14
Second Major in Business30
Total146
 

Table 1c: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (Mainstream) with Professional Attachment
 
Majo​​r   AU   
Engineering​114
   Core & Major Prescribed Electives97
   GER-Core14
​   Unrestricted Electives​5
Second Major in Business32
Total148

Table 1d: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (International Trading Programme) with Professional Attachment 
Majo​​r   AU   
Engineering​114
   Core & Major Prescribed Electives97
   GER-Core14
​   Unrestricted Electives5​​
Second Major in Business30
Total146

Curriculum and Courses
  

Table 2a: Curriculum for Second Major in Business (Mainstream) 

Second M​​ajor in Business AU
Foundation Business Courses (6 courses)
    
  1. AD1101 Financial Accounting​
  2. AB1201 Financial Management
  3. AB1301 Business Law
  4. AB1501 Marketing
  5. AB1601 Organisational Behaviour and Design
  6. BE1401 Business Operations and Processes​ 
20

4
3
3
3
3
4
Advanced Business Courses (Choose 3)

BF2201 Investments (Prerequisite: AB1201)
BM2501 Market Behaviour (Prerequisite: AB1501)
BM2502 Market Intelligence (Prerequisite: AB1501)
BE2601 Management Principles, Skills and Competencies (Prerequisite:AB1601)
12
Total​​32
  
Table 2b: Curriculum for Second Major in Business (International Trading Programme)
Second M​​ajor in BusinessAU
Foundation Business Courses (4 courses)
   
  1. AD1101 Financial Accounting​
  2. AB1201 Financial Management
  3. AB1501 Marketing
  4. BE1401 Business Operations and Processes​
14

4
3
3
4
ITP courses (7 courses)
 
5.  BF2216 Trade Incoterms & Ship Chartering
6.  BF2217 Commodity Markets
7.  BF2302 International Tax and Trading Law
8.  BF3212 Trade, Structured & Supply Chain Finance^
9.  BF3213 Enterprise Risk Management  in Commodity Markets
10. BF3214 Commodities Trading
11. BF4001 Industry Seminar 
 
^Prerequisite: BF2216 Trade Incoterms & Ship Chartering
16

4
4
2
2
2
2
1
Total​​30

 

PROGRAMME OPTIONS

Students can choose from 11 Engineering majors and 6 Business tracks in Accounting, Business Analytics, Banking & Finance, International Trading, Marketing and Operations Management, according to their interests and strengths.


PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The structure of the Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business programme integrates the requirements of both the Engineering and Business majors within the typical candidature of 4 years. The Year 1 curriculum incorporates Business foundation courses along with the Engineering major courses. From Year 2, the Business major component branches into 6 advanced business tracks and students will be streamed via a combination of student option and academic performance.

Academic Unit Requirements

Table 1a
: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (Accounting, Business Analytics, Banking & Finance, Marketing and Operations Management Track with Professional Internship)

Majo​​r   AU   
Engineering​114
   Core & Major Prescribed Electives102
   GER-Core12
Second Major in Business35
Total149

Table 1b: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (Accounting, Business Analytics, Banking & Finance, Marketing and Operations Management Track with Professional Attachment)
 
Majo​​r   AU   
Engineering​114
   Core & Major Prescribed Electives97
   GER-Core12
​   Unrestricted Electives​5
Second Major in Business35
Total149

Table 1c
: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (International Trading Track with Professional Internship)
Majo​​r   AU   
Engineering​114
   Core & Major Prescribed Electives102
   GER-Core12
Second Major in Business39
Total153
 
Table 1d: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (International Trading Track with Professional Attachment) 
Majo​​r   AU   
Engineering​109
   Core & Major Prescribed Electives97
   GER-Core12
Second Major in Business39
Total148
 

Curriculum and Courses
  
Table 2a: AU Requirements for Second Major in Business for Engineering Students (Accounting, Business Analytics, Banking & Finance, Marketing and Operations Management Track)
Second M​​ajor in Business AU
Business Foundation Courses (8 courses)
  1. AD1101 Financial Accounting​
  2. AB1201 Financial Management
  3. AB1301 Business Law
  4. AB1501 Marketing
  5. AB1601 Organisational Behaviour & Design
  6. AB0901 Principles of Economics: A Singapore Perspective
  7. BE1401 Business Operations and Processes​; or AB1401 Information Technology and AB1402 Foundational Excel
23
Choose 1 Business Track (3 courses)
12
Total​​35
  
Table 2b: AU Requirements for Second Major in Business for Engineering Students (International Trading Track)
Second M​​ajor in BusinessAU
Business Foundation Courses (4 courses)
  1. AD1101 Financial Accounting​
  2. AB1201 Financial Management
  3. AB1501 Marketing
  4. BE1401 Business Operations and Processes
14
International Trading Track courses (7 courses)

5.  BF2201 Investments
6.  BF2207 International Finance
7.  BF2209 Derivative Securities
8.  BF2301 International Tax and Trading Law
9.  BF3211 Commodities Trading and Risk Management
10. MS4670 Commodities’ Geology and Metallurgy
11. BF4001 Seminar Series
11. One Prescribed Elective to be chosen from the following:
      a) MT1003 Trade Practices & Incoterms
      b) MT3006 Ship Chartering

25
Total​​39

   
For the detailed curriculum specific to your chosen Engineering major, please follow the hyperlinks from the section on Programme Options above.

GRADUATION  

Graduates of the Engineering with a Second Major in Business programme will be awarded a Bachelor of Engineering in their chosen Engineering major with a separate certificate for the Second Major in Business.   


CAREER PROSPECTS

With the Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business, you will have the versatility to choose from a wide range of career options in economic sectors such as:

  • Aerospace Industries
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Business, Engineering and Design Consultancies
  • Educational and Research Institutions
  • Government Agencies
  • Manufacturing, Petrochemical and Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Technical Sales and Marketing

Broad and diverse range of career functions including:

  • Finance
  • Technical Marketing and Business Development
  • Commodity Management and Trading
  • Market Research and Product Development
  • Management of Engineering Operations and Projects

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must meet the minimum entry requirements of Engineering and Business programmes, including the minimum subject requirements. Please refer to the Admissions website for more information.   


TUITION FEES AND SCHOLARSHIPS


The tuition fees for the Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business programme will be pegged to the fees for the Bachelor of Engineering programmes. Eligible students may also be considered for scholarships that include fully-paid subsidised tuition fees and living allowances. Scholarship terms and conditions apply. For more information on tuition fees and scholarships, please refer to Office of Admission.


ACCREDITATION

All Bachelor of Engineering programmes at NTU College of Engineering are accredited by The Institution of Engineers Singapore, the Singapore signatory of the Washington Accord​, through its  Engineering Accreditation Board. The Washington Accord is an international agreement for mutual recognition of the substantial equivalence of engineering academic programmes in satisfying the academic requirements for the practice of engineering at the professional level.


The Nanyang Business School is the first business school in Singapore, and the third in Asia, to be accredited by both the  European Quality Improvement System and Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. NBS is also one of only nine business schools outside of the US to be accredited with the AACSB in Accounting. These are the most widely recognised quality assurance standards for accounting and business education, and they assure that degrees NBS confers are recognised around the world.

 

INFORMATION AND ENQUIRIES

ProgrammeContact
Aerospace Engineering with a Secon​​d Maj​or in BusinessMs Soh Mei Zhen
6790 5517
Bioengineering with a Second Major in BusinessAssoc Prof Raymond Lau
6316 8830
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering with a Second Major in BusinessAssoc Prof Raymond Lau
6316 8830
Civil Engineering with a Second Major in BusinessAssoc Prof Teo Chee Chong
6790 4887
Computer Engineering with a Second Major in BusinessAssoc Prof Nicholas Vun
6790 4929
Computer Science with a Second Major in BusinessAssoc Prof Nicholas Vun
6790 4929
Electrical & Electronic Engineering with a Second Major in BusinessMs Madona Fernandez
6790 6364
Environmental Engineering with a Second Major in BusinessAssoc Prof Teo Chee Chong
6790 4887
Information Engineering and Media with a Second Major in BusinessAssoc Prof Chua Hock Chuan
6790 4547
Materials Engineering with a Second Major in BusinessMr Muhammad Fareez Bin Muhammad Rajaine 
6790 4854​
Mechanical Engineering with a Second Major in Business​Ms Soh Mei Zhen
6790 5517

 

Information is accurate at the time of publication.  The University reserves the right to update any of the programme options and curricula without prior notice and obligation.