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 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 period for August 2023 intake will be from 1 November- 31 January.


You are invited to register for the following information session for MSc Project Management programme AY2023 (August 2023) intake:

[for Local Applicants]

Date: 14 January 2023, Saturday

Time: Kindly refer to the registration form

Venue: Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, 320 Orchard Road, Singapore 238865 (View Map)

Click here to register for the event.

Closing date for registration : 30 December 2022 (Friday), 12noon. 

  • 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)

 


 

MAE Graduate Study Grant

The MAE Graduate Study Grant is awarded to outstanding graduate students seeking admission to MAE’s Master of Science programmes. On top of the admission requirements of each programme, applicants will be assessed based on multiple factors that include academic record, working experiences, past achievements and awards, nationality, financial needs etc.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interviews. Successful candidates will be informed shortly after receiving an admissions offer. Recipients of the grant will be given co-funding (25% or more) of their tuition fees upon matriculation.

Recipients are expected to maintain a CGPA of 3.50 each Semester to maintain the eligibility for the Grant.

If you are interested, please complete and submit the MAE Graduate Study Grant Form to MAE Graduate Studies Office (mae.msc@ntu.edu.sg). Deadline for submission is by 31 January 2023.

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. Please ensure that you upload a scanned copy of TOEFL/IELTS along with your application (hardcopy is not required).

Admissions Application period for August 2023 intake will be from November 1 to January 31.

Credit Transfer of PaCE@NTU courses (FlexiMasters in Project Management) to MSc Project Management

  • Transfer of credits is by application and the application will be assessed and approved by the School and Graduate College.
  • The academic units earned through PaCE@NTU are valid for five (5) years for transfer of credits to the adjoining Master’s by Coursework programme. 
  • The academic units that are approved for transfer of credits are not included in the computation of Grade Point Average (GPA) for the Masters programme.
  • Programme requirement is a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 'B-' for each successful credit transfer. 
  • Mapping of the FlexiMasters in Project Management courses to the Master of Science programme courses are as follows:
PaCE@NTU FlexiMasters in Project Management AU Mapping to NTU's Master of Science in Project Management AU
MA6081 Fundamentals of Project Management 3 MA6081 Fundamentals of Project Management
3
MA6082 Management of Project Plan, Schedule and Resources 3 MA6082 Management of Project Plan, Schedule and Resources 3
MA6083 Project Budget and Cost Management 3 MA6083 Project Budget and Cost Management 3
MA6084 Procurement and Contract Management in Projects 3 MA6084 Procurement and Contract Management in Projects 3
MA6085 Organization Culture and Leadership in Projects 3 MA6085 Organization Culture and Leadership in Projects 3

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

MSc PM students are automatically assigned the default Option 1 - Coursework and Dissertation. If you wish to apply for Option 2: Coursework Only, you must apply using the "Application for Conversion of Option of study" form during your first Semester.

* All 8 core courses are offered every semester

# All 6 electives are offered once per every academic year. Offering is subject to review each 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, 6.45pm-9.45pm. The remaining weeks of the Semester are dedicated to Tutorials and consultations.

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
MA6702
Corporate Resource Planning 2
MA6703

Supply Chain Analysis and Design

2
MA6704 Management of Logistics Functions 1
MA6716 Manufacturing and Service Operations Management 1
MA6741 Quality Engineering 2
MA6504 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

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)
1000

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.

# If you are a Singaporean student, you may use up to $1000 of your SkillsFuture credits towards tuition fees. The claim submission has to be completed 60 days before the start date of the next Semester (e.g. You must submit before November to claim towards Semester 2 tuition fees)

  1. Log in to NTU MSc Project Management programme page on SkillsFuture portal
  2. Click on “Claim SkillsFuture Credit”
  3. To submit a claim, you should have supporting documents such as letter of offer, matriculation documents etc.
  4. In your claim, indicate the course start date to be first day of the upcoming Semester in the Academic Calendar.
  5. As your e-bill for the upcoming Semester would not be available yet, take note of your SFC Claim ID.
  6. Notify School (mae.msc@ntu.edu.sg) and NTU NSS-Finance (pbs@ntu.edu.sg) with the SFC Claim ID and the amount to be claimed through SFC.
  7. When you receive your e-bill for the Semester, leave the SFC amount to be claimed out of your payment.
  8. Please refer to Skillsfuture FAQ at this link.


FlexiMasters in Project Management (through PaCE@NTU)

[Applicable for Singaporeans and PR]

To register your interest for the FlexiMasters through PaCE@NTU, please complete the enquiry form here. PaCE@NTU will follow-up to contact you if there are courses to be offered.

Information on FlexiMasters in Project Management is available on the PaCE@NTU website.

*PaCE candidates interested in pursuing the MSc in Project Management are requested to complete the full FlexiMasters first, and then include the completed PaCE certifications when applying for MSc admissions*