Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering

Master (Coursework)

Programme Type

Full-time, Part-time

The Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering is offered in NTU and is intended to equip students with the latest postgraduate level knowledge in materials science and engineering.

This programme will use the latest online learning tools and the students can select any combination of these courses [with conventional face-to-face courses available] to make up to 30 AUs through the wide selection of courses offered in the curriculum. 

The students must fulfil a minimum 30 academic units (AUs) and attain a minimum CGPA of 2.5, which will then subsequently lead to a Master of Science degree. 

Have a good Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent in a related discipline.

Good polytechnic qualifications in materials science and engineering or closely related major with a substantial number of years of relevant work experience.

A good TOEFL/IELTS score for applicants whose native language is not English. Test dates must be within 2 years or less from date of application.

TOEFL : 600 / 100 (Paper / Internet)
IELTS : 6.5 (Academic)

GRE is not required for MSc programme (by coursework).

We emphasize that the selection process is competitive. Meeting all prior requirements does not guarantee selection. All applicants will be holistically evaluated academically, relevancy of work experience and other relevant experiences.  

Admission Period
There are two intakes each year – January and August.

Online application opens on July to September for the January intake.
Applications may be made through this portal.

Online application opens on December to February for the August intake.
Applications may be made through this portal.

    Total Graduation Requirement: 30 AUs 

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    ​​Minimum Candidature 

    ​Maximum Candidature 

    ​Part Time Study 

    ​2 years (4 semesters) 

    ​4 years (8 semesters) 

    ​Full Time Study 

    ​1 year (2 semesters) 

    ​3 years (6 semesters) 

    Our graduates are always in high demand by the industry due to their interdisciplinary training and relevant research competencies. Many of our graduate students go on to secure employment during their final year of candidature in multinational organizations and overseas universities/research institutions such as Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Queensland, BASF, Hewlett Packard, Ciba Vision, Advanced Micro Devices and GlobalFoundries. 

    Tuition Fee

    The table below shows the tuition fees payable by the Master of Science (MSE) students based on the academic year (AY) they are admitted in (subject to revision on a yearly basis).

    • For full-time students, the tuition fee amounts stipulated below shall cover two semesters of study and will be payable in two equal instalments in each semester (refer below for the payment schedule).
    • For part-time students, the tuition fee amounts stipulated below shall cover four semesters of study and will be payable in four equal instalments in each semester (refer below for the payment schedule).

     

    Admission Academic YearSingapore Citizens & Singapore Permanent ResidentsInternational Students
    Before AY2023-2024
    Inclusive of 7% GST
    S$34,000S$34,000
    AY2023-2024 (Sem 1)
    Inclusive of 8% GST
    S$36,720S$39,960
    AY2023-2024 (Sem 2)
    Inclusive of 9% GST
    S$37,060S$40,330
    AY2024-2025 (Sem 1 & 2)
    Inclusive of 9% GST
    S$37,060S$43,600

     

    Payment Schedule for Singapore Citizens & Singapore Permanent Residents (Full-time)

    Admission Academic YearSemester 1Semester 2
    Before AY2023-2024
    Inclusive of 7% GST
    S$17,000S$17,000
    AY2023-2024 (Sem 1)
    Inclusive of 8% GST
    S$18,360S$18,360
    AY2023-2024 (Sem 2)
    Inclusive of 9% GST
    S$18,530S$18,530
    AY2024-2025 (Sem 1 & 2)
    Inclusive of 9% GST
    S$18,530S$18,530


    Payment Schedule for Singapore Citizens & Singapore Permanent Residents (Part-time)

    Admission Academic YearSemester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4
    Before AY2023-2024
    Inclusive of 7% GST
    S$8,500S$8,500S$8,500S$8,500
    AY2023-2024 (Sem 1)
    Inclusive of 8% GST
    S$9,180S$9,180S$9,180S$9,180
    AY2023-2024 (Sem 2)
    Inclusive of 9% GST
    S$9,265S$9,265S$9,265S$9,265
    AY2024-2025 (Sem 1 & 2)
    Inclusive of 9% GST
    S$9,265S$9,265S$9,265S$9,265


    Payment Schedule for International Students (Full-time)

    Admission Academic YearSemester 1Semester 2
    Before AY2023-2024
    Inclusive of 7% GST
    S$17,000S$17,000
    AY2023-2024 (Sem 1)
    Inclusive of 8% GST
    S$19,980S$19,980
    AY2023-2024 (Sem 2)
    Inclusive of 9% GST
    S$20,165S$20,165
    AY2024-2025 (Sem 1 & 2)
    Inclusive of 9% GST
    S$21,800S$21,800


    Payment Schedule for International Students (Part-time)

    Admission Academic YearSemester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4
    Before AY2023-2024
    Inclusive of 7% GST
    S$8,500S$8,500
    S$8,500S$8,500
    AY2023-2024 (Sem 1)
    Inclusive of 8% GST
    S$9,990S$9,990S$9,990S$9,990
    AY2023-2024 (Sem 2)
    Inclusive of 9% GST
    S$10,082.50S$10,082.50S$10,082.50S$10,082.50
    AY2024-2025 (Sem 1 & 2)
    Inclusive of 9% GST
    S$10,900S$10,900S$10,900S$10,900


    Government subsidy is no longer available for Coursework Programme. Students will be liable for full tuition fees.

    For international students, the required amount of the living expenses is estimated at S$18,000 per year, in addition to the tuition and miscellaneous student fees.

    For other fees, please click here​.

    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.
    Please refer to the website.

    For accepted applicants, please click here to pay the Acceptance Deposit of $5000 (non-refundable).