Our Admissions Committee is committed to forming a diverse cohort that comprises individuals with different academic, professional backgrounds and life experiences. We strongly believe that a student's learning experience is enriched when they leverage on perspectives, experience and network of a highly diverse group of students. Our past and current students include nurses, physiotherapists, medical doctors, social workers, civil servants, lecturers, engineers and professionals from the financial sector.

Applicants should possess:

  • ​​​​​​​​a good bachelor’s degree; and
  • a passion for working with older people or on ageing-related matters

International applicants whose medium of instruction was not in English at the tertiary level should have:

  • ​an IELTS score of 6.0; or
  • TOEFL internet based score of 85

Course exemptions  

Students may be eligible for exemptions of up to 6 academic units (AUs) if they have:

  • A graduate diploma in gerontology or an ageing-related field.
  • A graduate or FlexiMasters certificate from NTU in gerontology or an ageing-related field.

These exemptions are subject to approval on a case-by-case basis. Students can apply for the exemption once they have been admitted to the programme. Those granted exemptions will receive a tuition fee subsidy of up to $5,000. 

Our programme offers one intake in each year.
Online application for August 2024 intake is now open.

To apply, please complete the online application here.
Do ensure that you have the following documents ready when submitting your online application.

1. Application form (completed and signed)
2. One recent passport-sized Photograph
3. Local applicants: Photocopy of NRIC
International applicants: Photocopy of Passport
4. Photocopy of Employment Pass/Work Permit/Dependent's Pass/LTVP, if any
5. Photocopy of the original Degree Scroll(s) and original University Transcript(s) must be in English.
Otherwise, an official English translation must be provided.
6. Photocopy of IELTS / TOEFL (for international applicants graduated from universities with non-English medium of instruction. The result should not be more than 2 years from the issued date of the certificate.)
7. Photocopy of Professional Qualifications/Membership Certificates, if any
8. Two reference letters (e.g. supporting letters from your employers or referees) 

Please take note of the following details:

  • All supporting documents are to be submitted via the online application portal. Alternatively, you may email them to [email protected].
  • The maximum file size per email submission is 15MB.
  • There is no refund for application fee.
  • Late or incomplete applications will not be processed.​

If you encounter problems during the online application process, please contact Service Desk via the link here.

ApplicationNovember - February
InterviewMarch - April
Mailing of offer letter /
Accepting offer
May - June