NTU College of Science (CoS)


NTU College of Science (CoS) comprises the Asian School of the Environment, the School of Biological Sciences, the School of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, and the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences​. The world is changing rapidly and our understanding of it is developing at a similar pace. Through discovery across the College, we are charting routes and solutions that will deliver a healthier and more sustainable future for humanity as we build on our fundamental understanding of the world around us.

Our Schools

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The Asian School of the Environment (ASE) at NTU is an interdisciplinary School that will be a world leader in environmental research focused on Asian environmental challenges. The ASE integrates earth and environmental life science, ecology, engineering and technology, human ecology​, hum​anities, and the social sciences to address key issues of the environment and sustainability.

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NTU School of Biological Sciences (SBS) explores new knowledge and discoveries in molecular biology that will have major impact on the life sciences, widely acknowledged as the next technological revolution after the internet.

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The School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences (SPMS) consists of two divisions: Mathematical Sciences and Physics & Applied Physics. Our collective mission is to forge a world-class centre of scientific education and research.

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The School of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (CCEB) hosts world-class education and research programmes in organic and inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, chemical engineering, and bioengineering. We aim to nurture future-ready graduates with the ability to tackle new challenges in chemicals manufacturing, healthcare, energy, food, and other important sectors.

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Changing world of the future

“Scientific understanding is key to discovery and development. Within CoS, more than two hundred faculty are pushing at the boundaries of our knowledge of the universe in the domains of Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics. Scientific scholarship at NTU is world-leading. It is focused on addressing some of the biggest challenges that face humanity today. Through discovery across the College we are charting routes and solutions to those challenges that will deliver a healthier and more secure sustainable future for humanity. And we are building on our fundamental understanding of the world around us as we go. The world is changing rapidly, and our understanding of it is developing at a similar pace. There can never have been a more exciting time to embark on a scientific journey.” - Simon Redfern (Dean, College of Science​)

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Your education journey begins here

Expect a balanced, well-rounded education at NTU that prepares you for a dynamic world.
Our graduate programmes lead to the award of the degrees of Doctor of Philosophy and Master.

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NTU College of Science Talks

Want to know what talks are going on in CoS? CoS Talks has the full listing of upcoming and past talks.

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As a research-intensive university, NTU has a vibrant research culture and environment. It has established a global reputation in fields such as biomedical engineering, clean energy, advanced materials and environment, intelligent systems, and nanotechnology. To consolidate and further advance our research standing and capabilities, NTU College of Science (CoS) has identified niche areas of research and innovation strength; and actively facilitating and encouraging interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research, recruiting and retaining talents, and strengthening partnerships with world leading institutions and industry partners.

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