General Information for Current MSc Students

Course Registration 

 

Please access the NTU Student Intranet Portal for course registration, via this link.

Course Registration Period 1  (For Existing Students)

          Opening Date and Time Closing Date & Time
 04 July 2022 (Monday); 1100hrs 06 July 2022 (Wednesday); 1700hrs
  • All existing students are to register for themselves the course(s) they wish to study via the Graduate Course Registration System within the stipulated course registration period. It is the responsibility of all students to check and ensure that the courses are correctly registered.
  • Priority is given to Coursework students registering courses offered by their own programme of study.
  • Research students, and Coursework students registering courses offered by other programmes of study will be placed on Waiting List, and will receive an email confirmation on their courses on 12 July 2022.

     

    Course Registration Period 2  (For New and Existing Students)

              Opening Date and Time Closing Date & Time
     08 August 2022 (Monday); 1100hrs 17 August 2022 (Wednesday); 2359hrs
    • New matriculated students will have 2 Core courses pre-registered for them in the first Semester. Students enrolling in Semester 1 AY2022-2023 may only access e-services (including Course Registration) after they have been matriculated and upon commencement of Course Registration Period. Students are advised to check their pre-registered courses and add/drop courses as required during the registration period.
    • Priority is given to Coursework students registering courses offered by their own programme of study.
    • Research students, and Coursework students registering courses offered by other programmes of study will be placed on Waiting List, and will receive an email confirmation on their courses on 19 August 2022.

     

    ​Full Time Students ​Part Time Students
     Maximum up to 5 courses
     (including cross-programme courses)
    ​ Maximum up to 3 courses
     (including cross-programme courses)
    • Students may register up to 5 courses (including cross-registered courses) for FULL-TIME STUDENTS and up to 3 courses (including cross-registered courses) for PART-TIME STUDENTS.
    • All students are entitled to a maximum of 2 cross programme (optional) throughout their candidature.

       

      Registration For Cross-School/ Cross-Programme Courses (Courses NOT offered to Student's programme of study)

      • Please take note that all cross-programme application is subjected to the approval of programme director and class size availability 
      • All registration of graduate courses outside the prescribed curriculum will have to be done online via the Graduate Course Registration System during the stipulated course registration periods.
      • The table below shows the relevant dates and deadlines for cross-programme registration for all schools.
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        Registration Period for Cross-School/Cross-Programme courses

        Registration Period          Opening Date and TimeClosing Date & Time
        1
        04 July 2022 (Monday); 1100hrs
        06 July 2022 (Wednesday); 1700hrs
        208 August 2022 (Monday); 1100hrs15 August 2022 (Monday); 2359hrs

        Final closing date for registration of cross-school/cross-programme courses is 6 July 2022 (for Registration Period 1), and 15 August 2022 (for Registration Period 2). No request for registration of cross-school/cross-programme courses will be accepted after the final closing date.

      • Students who have registered cross-school/cross-programme courses will receive an email confirmation on the courses on 12 July 2022 (for Registration Period 1), and 19 August (for Registration Period 2).

      Academic Implications - Please note:

      • All registration of courses must be completed within the stipulated period, after which students will not be allowed to add or drop any courses.
      • Students who do not register officially for courses they wish to take will not be allowed to sit for the examination.
      • A course dropped within the registration periods will not appear in the result slip and official transcript.
      • Request for course withdrawal (“W” grade) should reach MAE Graduate Studies Office by Teaching Week 10.
      • For a course that was dropped outside the registration period, and after Teaching Week 10, the student will be deemed to have sat and failed the course and a grade "F" will be reflected in his/her result slip and official transcript. 

       

       

       


       

      Examination  

      Information on Exam Timetable can be viewed here. Please check back 2 weeks before Exam week for venues.

      Students are required to sit for an examination at the end of each semester for each of the courses registered in a particular semester. A student who does not register or who have registered but fails to take any examination for which he is eligible to sit shall be deemed to have sat and failed the examination.

      A student who is absent from an examination on medical grounds should submit the medical report through the Online MC Submission Application portal by Logging in using SSO or submit the medical report and original medical certificate to One Stop@SAC within two (2) working days of absence form the day of examination. The medical certificate must be issued by a medical practitioner who is registered with the Singapore Medical Council. The MC issued by the Medical Practitioner must indicate:

      1. MC issue date. This date must be the date of your visit
      2. The name and signature of the attending doctor
        (For digital MCs issued, ensure the attending doctor’s name is printed on the MC)

      A student who is unable to sit for examination due to reasons other than medical and would like to request for special consideration should submit an appeal letter together with the supporting documents through OneStop@SAC portal within (2) working days of absence from the day of examination. Late submission will not be considered.

      Example:

      A student is being sent by his/her company for overseas assignment during the examination period.

      He has to (1) submit an appeal letter, (2) produce his company's letter certifying his overseas assignment, and (3) his air-ticket or e-ticket. 

      Please read the instructions to Examination Candidates carefully.

      If you have any queries, please email to gradexam@ntu.edu.sg 

      Compassionate Leave

      In the event of death in your immediate family (defined to include parents, siblings and grandparents), you may decide whether to proceed with your scheduled examination(s). If you decide not to take the examination(s), please inform your School immediately. Leave of absence on compassionate grounds will be granted for absence from any examination(s) within 7 days of the death (starting from the day of death, and inclusive of Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday). The form for Application for Compassionate Leave for Examination duly filled up, together with a copy of the death certificate, must be submitted to One Stop @ SAC latest by the 2nd working day after the examination period.

      REGISTRATION/ SEALING OF CALCULATORS  

      • You are required to register your calculator before you can use it during the examinations.
      • Please register your calculator during the registration hours and at the venue stated below. You can authorize another person to register your calculator on your behalf. 
      Date Time Venue
      08 August 2022   to
      18 November 2022
                  9.00am to 5.00pm       School of MAE     
            Graduate Studies Office Counter
            (N3-02a-29)

       

      • If you have previously registered your calculator and the seal is intact, you are not required to re-register.
      • Please note that only calculators in the approved list can be registered. Please click HERE for the list of approved calculators.
      • Students are responsible for clearing any information and/or programs stored in the graphic calculators before the examination.

      Leave of Absence (LoA)

      Students should refer to our dedicated website for details of the academic and financial implications of students who did not submit their application for the semester Leave of Absence (LoA).

      • If you are not registering any courses in AY2022 Semester 1, please apply for LOA.
      • Students should apply for the semester LoA and be granted approval of the leave by the School before the start of the semester.
      • Students who applied LoA after the second week of the semester shall be liable for fees due for the entire semester. To retain their name in the matriculation register, a non-refundable administrative fee of $53.50 (inclusive of GST) per semester will be levied upon the approval of leave of absence.
      • For the days which you are unable to attend lectures, you will also need to apply for the leave of absence. And it is your responsibility to notify your course coordinators regarding your absence from lecture(s). This is because most of our course coordinators will hold their Continuous Assessments (CAs) during lectures and the CA marks will be counted towards your final examination grade. 
      • If you wish to apply for LoA, please download and complete the LoA Form and submit it through mae.msc@ntu.edu.sg. All LOA application must be enclosed with valid supporting documents such as a letter from the company for an overseas trip, medical certificate etc.

      It will take at least five working days from the date of receipt of your application for processing to notifying you of the outcome of your application through your NTU student email address.  If your application for leave of absence is approved, you are required to contact your Programme Director immediately.

      Programme Structure 

      *[Information in this mini-section is for MSc PM programme students only]*

      Option of Study

      Students enrolled in the MSc (PM) programme are allowed to choose to complete the programme of study by: 

       Option 1: Coursework and Dissertation (default); OR 

      Students must complete the eight Core courses within the programme and submit a Dissertation on an approved project. 

       Option 2: Coursework Only 

      Students must complete ten courses from the list of core and elective courses specified for the programme. 

      *Please note that MSc PM students will automatically be assigned the default Option 1 - Coursework and Dissertation.    If you wish to apply for Option 2: Coursework only, you must apply for conversion using the Application for Conversion of Option of Study form. The conversion deadlines are by 30th November (if you are planning to enroll MA6088 in subsequent Semester 2), or 30th May (if you are planning to enroll MA6088 in subsequent Semester 1)

      Summary:  

      Option Description No. of Courses
      1 Coursework and Dissertation (*Default Option) 8 Courses + Dissertation
      2 Coursework Only
      10 Courses

      Note: Programme Structure and Course offerings are subject to changes 

      Course Details

      • Classes for MSc PM programme have a Blended Learning format. Please refer to the circulated Timetable for course details.

      *[Below Information in this mini-section is for students from MSc Mech, MSc SCL/MSc SCE and MSc SM programmes]*

       

      Option of Study

      Students enrolled in the MSc (by coursework) programmes are allowed to choose to complete the programme of study by: 

       Option 1: Coursework and Dissertation; OR 

      Students must complete eight courses from the list of core and elective courses within the specified programme and submit a Dissertation on an approved project. 

       Option 2: Coursework Only (default)

      Students must complete ten courses from the list of core and elective courses within the specified programme. 

      *Please note that students will automatically be assigned the default Option 2 - Coursework Only. If you wish to apply for Option 1: Coursework and Dissertation, you must apply using the Application for Conversion of Option of Study form by Week 16th of your first Semester.

      Summary:  

      Option Description No. of Courses
      1 Coursework and Dissertation 8 Courses + Dissertation
      2 Coursework Only (*Default Option) 10 Courses

      Note: Programme Structure and Course offerings are subject to changes  

      Course Details 

      • Classes for our MSc programmes are usually held in the evenings (7pm to 9.50pm) on weekdays. Each course is covered in 39 hours and usually consists of 13 lectures of 3 hours each.
      • Each course comprises of seminars, lectures, laboratory sessions (for selected courses only), followed by a 3-hour written examination. 
      • Each course is designed to develop the understanding of subject areas, promote independent learning and to encourage group discussion. 
      • Continuous Assessment (CA) will also take place throughout the 13 teaching weeks of the course. The types of CA that course coordinator(s) may choose from include essays, assignments, quizzes, individual projects, group work, seminar presentations and etc. All CA grades will be taken into account in the calculation of the overall grade for the course.

      Examination

      Most examinations are held during office hours at the end of each semester. For more information on examinations process at NTU, please check the NTU Office of Academic Services website.


      Mode of Study

      Our MSc (by coursework) programmes offer both full-time and part-time mode of study.

      Duration of Programme

      Full-Time Students

       Minimum Candidature Maximum Candidature 
      1 year (2 semesters) 

      2 years (4 semesters) 

      [MSc PM - 3 years (6 semesters)]

       Maximum number of courses per semester: 5 

       Part-Time Students

       Minimum Candidature Maximum Candidature 
       2 years (4 semesters)

      4 years (8 semesters)

      [MSc PM - 6 years (12 semesters)]

       Maximum number of courses per semester: 3

      For conversion of candidature status, complete the Application for Conversion of Candidature Status (Full/ Part-Time) Form and send a scanned copy as PDF document to mae.msc@ntu.edu.sg.