Masters by Coursework
Designed for busy working professionals, our courses offer a range of options including seminars, evening or day courses, as well as longer-term commitments such as single units of study and executive education programs.
The College offers coursework-based Master’s degrees in Master of Arts in Museum Studies & Curatorial Practices, as well as Translation and Interpretation; Master of Mass Communication; Master of Public Administration; Master of Science programmes in Applied Economics, Applied Gerontology, Managerial Economics, Information Studies, Information Systems and Knowledge Management; and Master of Social Sciences (China and Global Governance) - formerly known as Master of Arts in Contemporary China.
School of Art, Design and Media
MASTERS OF ARTS IN MUSEUM STUDIES AND CURATORIAL PRACTICES
The programme prepares graduates for leadership roles in the interpretation, management, and development of arts and museum collections. It has been crafted specifically to nurture vision, knowledge and skills, which will serve, strengthen and transform the museum and gallery sector, as well as government agencies such as National Arts Council (NAC) in Singapore and beyond.
School of Humanities
MASTERS OF ARTS IN TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETATION
The programme focuses on English to Chinese and Chinese to English translation. It serves not only to bridge the gap between different disciplines in academia and industry, but also adds to the intellectual breadth of NTU as a comprehensive university.
School of Social Sciences
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED ECONOMICS
The programme specializes in equipping students with the necessary skills to excel in economic policy analysis by utilizing techniques such as econometrics, financial applied econometrics, cost-benefit analysis, project evaluation, and financial modelling, etc. Such skills are very useful for economic analysis of social policy, investment and portfolio management. Employment opportunities for graduates with these skills include public service, investment banks, broking houses and consultancies.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED GERONOTOLOGY
The programme offers a truly interdisciplinary curriculum with an Asian focus. Taught by faculty from medicine, social sciences, communication, business, engineering, arts and humanities, and biological sciences, our courses not only equip you with the foundational competencies of gerontology, but also train you to design policies, develop leadership capacities, innovate and enhance care services for an ageing population.
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
The coursework programmes are designed for professionals in leadership positions across a wide range of industries and settings, including mass media, communications, information systems, business management, libraries, and the public sector.
The communication-related programmes train students to confront contemporary issues in media theory, research, policy, planning and management and to develop effective communications strategies and familiarize themselves with the complete range of current communications tools and how to use them in an integrated, strategic way.
The information-related programmes teach students to explore and analyse information needs within the organisational and social context, and utilise appropriate and effective strategies to address these needs.
Nanyang Centre for Public Administration
The programmes focus on improving the participants’ analytical, management and leadership skills. By incorporating real-life case studies and experiences into the curriculum, the programmes equip participants with the most current and practical skills and knowledge to address national issues. In addition, they will have opportunities to attend seminars hosted by Singapore leaders and industry experts. Visits to government agencies, statutory boards, and private corporations will also be arranged for them to obtain first-hand experience of Singapore’s public governance. This will enhance their effectiveness as public administrators, and enable them to apply best practices to bring about positive social and economic transformation in their countries.