Master of Science in Project Management

Master (Coursework)

Programme Type

Full-time, Part-time

There is a growing need for competent, qualified project managers in the sophisticated industries of the 21st century. The NTU Master of Science Programme in Project Management aims to educate project professionals to conceptualize, plan, develop, implement and deliver successful projects.

This MSc PM Programme (offered in both Part-Time and Full-Time mode) is designed to support professional career development in the management of projects and to improve competence profiles of both students & their organizations.

The programme embodies critical thinking and practical application. It promotes and supports a community of practice for students, enabling networking and communication with their peers; sharing experiences and practices across a wide array of project environments. 

 

Admissions Application portal for January 2022 intake is now Open (August 2 - September 24)! 

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  • This Programme is designed to accommodate busy professional lifestyle
  • Blend of face-to-face interactions and Self-Paced Learning. 5 lectures per semester for each course 
  • Course modules designed by leading academic and industrial specialists
  • Recorded Lectures and all e-learning resources are available 24/7 on the eLearning Portal
  • Program Duration is between 1-3 years for Full-Time students, and between 2-6 years for Part-Time students
  • Modular blended learning with all Core MSc PM courses are assessed based on continuous assessment. Elective courses have an exam component
  • Students only pay for the registered modules and no fee is charged when the student is on LOA (Misc fees apply)

This programme is open to the following candidates

  • Prospective candidates who are currently employed in Project Management Related roles
  • Prospective candidates with previous work experience in Project Management related roles
  • Candidates must possess at least a Bachelor Degree or international equivalent, in relevant subjects from a recognized university.
  • Candidates sponsored by their employers have a clear advantage. 
  • A TOEFL/IELTS or equivalent is required for graduates from universities with non-English medium of instruction.

 

Admissions Application portal for January 2022 intake is now Open (August 2 - September 24)! 

Click Apply Now button (on top right of page) to submit your application.

By application, on a case-by-case basis.

A unique feature of this MSc PM is the self-paced, internet-enabled, modular blended-learning. Students in this programme must fulfil 30 Academic Units (AUs) by choosing one of the options below

Option   Description No. of Courses Maximum Courses per semester
1 Coursework and Dissertation (Default Option) 8 Core Courses* +Dissertation Full-Time – 5 Courses
Part-Time – 3 Courses
2 Coursework Only (Opt in Option) 8 Core Courses* +2 Electives# Full-Time – 5 courses (4 core + 1 elective)
Part-Time – 3 Courses

* All 8 core courses are offered every semester

# All 6 electives are offered once per every academic year

 

Duration:  

  • Students can complete the entire Program within 1 year (Full-time) or 2 years (Part-Time).
  • Full-Time students choosing the dissertation option typically require 1.5 years instead of 1 year to graduate.
  • The maximum candidature for Full-Time students is 3 years and for Part-Time students is six years.

 Note - There are no traditional style 13 weekly classes in this Blended learning program. There are 5 lectures for the core courses, spaced out approximately every two to three weeks during Monday-Friday, 6.30pm-9.30pm

However, students on the Opt-In Coursework-only Track may select Elective courses offered by other MSc programmes on a weekly schedule. Weekly Lectures for Elective courses may be on Monday-Friday, 7pm-9.50pm, for 13 Weeks of each Semester.


Courses

There are two semesters per year August – December (Semester 1) and January – May (Semester 2)

In each semester, Part-Time students can take up to three courses, and Full-Time students can take up to five courses, depending on option of study.

Please note the course pre-requisites in the table below.

Course CodeTitleAUsAssessmentPrerequisitesSemester
MA6081 Fundamentals of Project Management​3Coursework
(individually assessed project assignment)
NIL1, 2
MA6082

Management of Project Plan, Schedule and Resources 3Coursework
(individually assessed project assignment)
NIL
1, 2
MA6083

Project Budget and Cost Management​3Coursework 
(individually assessed project assignment)
MA6081 and MA6082
1, 2
MA6084

Procurement and Contract Management in Projects3Coursework 
(individually assessed project assignment)
MA6081 and MA6082
1, 2
MA6085

Organization Culture and Leadership in Projects3Coursework
(individually assessed project assignment)
MA6083 and MA6084
1, 2
MA6086

Systems Engineering Fundamentals​3Coursework 
(individually assessed project assignment)
MA6083 and MA6084
1, 2
MA6087

Project Strategy, Risk and Quality Management3Coursework
(individually assessed project assignment)
MA6085 and MA6086
1, 2
MA6088

Research Project Management3Coursework
(individually assessed project assignment)
MA6085 and MA6086
1, 2

Note:- Programme structure & course offerings are subject to change. ​

 

[For students on Coursework-only Track (Choose 2)]

The available Electives are :

Course Code Course Title Semester currently offered
L6003 Corporate Resource Planning 2
L6103 Supply Chain Strategy & Design 2
L6115 Management of Logistics Functions 1
L6116 Manufacturing and Service Operations Management 1
M6141 Quality Engineering 2
MA6535 Management of Global Manufacturing 2

This programme is open to the following candidates

  • Prospective candidates who are currently employed in Project Management Related roles
  • Prospective candidates with previous work experience in Project Management related roles

Fees and Financial Aid

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

Fees S$
Application Fees

Non-refundable

(payable when you submit your application)

21.40
Deposit Fee

Non-refundable

(payable upon acceptance of offer of admission)
500

Programme Tuition Fees

(ex-GST)

[Fees per course is 1/10th of the full programme fees and you are billed for courses you register in each semester;

Dissertation is equivalent to two courses or 2/10th of the full programme fees]

 
 Full programme comprising of 8 courses and 1 dissertation for Singaporean Citizen32,000
 Full programme comprising of 8 courses and 1 dissertation for Singaporean Permanent Resident34,000
 Full programme comprising of 8 courses and 1 dissertation for Foreigner36,000

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.

 

Financial Aid for Singaporeans and Singapore PRs

We are very pleased to inform you that up to four PM courses are offered with SkillsFuture subsidies (and other funding schemes) for Singaporeans and Singapore PRs by applying through PaCE@NTU.

To start with, you may apply to read MSc Project Management courses, MA6081 Fundamentals of Project Management and/or MA6082 Management of Project Plan, Schedule and Resources, as standalone courses through NTU’s Centre for Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE@NTU).

Please note you will need to separately submit your application at this link to apply for these PaCE courses. 

Up to four of these courses read through PaCE@NTU can be counted towards an MSc in Project Management, provided the minimum grade requirements are met for credit transfer after successful application for MSc (PM) admissions.

To obtain an MSc in Project Management, candidates must then complete the full coursework requirements (eight courses and one dissertation or ten courses). Fees for self-financed MSc (PM) courses are about $3200-$3600 per course, depending on local citizenship status.

Please refer to below flowchart for illustration.