Master of Science in Smart Manufacturing

Master (Coursework)

Programme Type

Full-time, Part-time

Admissions (Coursework)

Admission_Coursework@ntu.edu.sg

The manufacturing industry is undergoing another profound transformation towards “Smart Manufacturing”, characterized by Industry 4.0 and digitalisation. 

 

The Master of Science in Smart Manufacturing programme is aligned with Industry 4.0 and focuses on one of the four major pillars, that is, smart manufacturing including 3D Printing.

This programme aims to address the needs of the manufacturing sectors with key courses in Advanced Manufacturing. The programme equips graduates with a set of skills to manage manufacturing operations on a global scale, including methodologies and processes applicable to manufacturing systems.

30 AUs coursework or 24 AUs coursework and a dissertation.

Candidates must possess 

(A) A good bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Industrial engineering or a related discipline with mathematical and production training, or 

(B)  A bachelor's degree in engineering or a related discipline with mathematical training and 2 years relevant industry experience, and

(C) A good TOEFL score (iBT = 100 or more, PBT = 600 or more, CBT = 250 or more) or IELTS score (6.5 or more) for graduates of universities in which English is not the medium of instruction.
Related disciplines include but are not limited to bachelor's programmes offered by the College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Business graduates will also be considered if they have relevant specialisation and/or relevant experience; relevant experience needs to be supported by a letter from the employer.​

Applicants are recommended to also provide letters of reference and a clear statement of purpose in support of their application.​

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

Full time (1 year) and Part-Time (2 years).

OptionDescriptionNo. of CoursesCoreElectives
1Coursework and Dissertation8 Courses + Dissertation​ 4
4
2Coursework Only (*Default Option)10 Courses4
6

*Please note that ALL 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.

Core Courses

Course CodeTitleAUsPrerequisite(s)SemesterAvailability to Exchange Students
M6236
Manufacturing Control and Automation
3
NIL
1
Yes, but subject to the School's approval & class availability 
​M6550​Laser and Optics in Smart Industry
​3​NIL​1​Yes, but subject to the School's approval & class availability 
​M6423​Prototype & Rapid Prototyping​3​NIL​2​Yes, but subject to the School's approval & class availability 
​MA6535​Management of Global Manufacturing​3​NIL​2​Yes, but subject to the School's approval & class availability 

 

Electives Courses

Course CodeTitleAUsPrerequisite(s)SemesterAvailability to Exchange Students
M6205Systems Simulation & Modeling3NIL1
Not Available
M6235Advanced Manufacturing Processes
3NIL1Yes, but subject to the School's approval & class availability
M6301Advanced Metrology and Sensing Systems3NIL2

Not Available
M6303Fundamentals of Precision Engineering3NIL2
Yes, but subject to the School's approval & class availability
M6421Advanced Design for Manufacturing
3NIL1Yes, but subject to the School's approval & class availability
M6551Machine Learning and Data Science3Background in programming, linear algebra, calculus and statistics2Yes, but subject to the School's approval & class availability
M6802Engineering Measurements3NIL2
Yes, but subject to the School's approval & class availability  
M6803Computational Methods in Engineering3NIL1
Yes, but subject to the School's approval & class availability  

Please note that the courses offered are subject to review every academic year.

 

The programme is tailored for practicing industrial engineers, supervisors and technologists employed or seeking employment in manufacturing sectors.

Fees and Financial Aid

Admission portal will be open from November to January. The application outcome will be released between April - May.

 

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

  S$
Application Fees

Non-refundable

(payable when you submit your application)

21.40

Programme Tuition Fees

(exclude GST)

Full programme

To attain an MSc in Smart Manufacturing, candidates must complete ten courses or eight courses and one dissertation

Fees are $4500 per course or $1500 per Academic Unit

45,000

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.
For modes of payment, please refer to the Student Financial Services here.