Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering


Programme Overview and Admission Requirement
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), which will then subsequently lead to a Master of Science degree.

Admission Criteria
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 is only one intake each year – August.

Online application opens in November for the August intake.
Applications may be made through this portal.
Programme Structure
Total Graduation Requirement: 30 AUs

​​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)


Tuition Fee
Tuition Fees for Full-time students: S$34,000 per academic year
Tuition Fees for Part-time students: S$34,000 for two academic years

Payment Schedule (Full-time students)

​​​ ​Semester 1 ​Semester 2
Singapore Citizens / Singapore Permanent Residents / International Students​ 17,000 ​17,000
Payment Schedule (Part-time students)

​Semester 1​ Semester 2​ ​Semester 3 ​​​Semester 4
​Singapore Citizens / Singapore Permanent Residents / International Students ​8,500 ​​8,500 ​​8,500

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

The tuition fees listed are inclusive of GST and in Singapore dollars (S$). Fees are subject to revision on a yearly basis.

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 :, point A5.8.

Course Content
Please click on the link below to access courses offered.

Contact Us
MSE Graduate Studies Office
50 Nanyang Avenue
Singapore 639798
Tel:  6790 6749