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Programme Briefing

There will be a programme briefing on 3 February 2018, from 12.45 to 4.30 pm at NUS Shaw Foundation Alumni House, Level 2 Auditorium, 11 Kent Ridge Drive, Singapore 119244

For information please click here.

If you have any queries regarding the programme, please contact us.



All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online for our graduate coursework programme.
The new online application system is opened.

*Important Note:

For the School of Computing’s Master of Computing programme, please note that only the Computer Science, Infocomm Security and Information Systems specialisations will be offered for admission.”


Password (for online application only)

When submitting your application online, you will be asked to enter a 6-character password. Your password is important and can be used, together with your application number, to access the following online facilities related to your application:

bullet arrow Online Application Status Enquiry*
bullet arrow Online Update of Contact Details
bullet arrow Online Reply to Offer of Admission


Application Fee

A S$50 non-refundable application fee (per online application & inclusive of prevailing GST) is payable for each MOE subsidised programme that you apply.

Please send your proof of payment together with your application package.  Please note that an application without the application fee payment will not be processed.



The deadlines for submission of application forms are as follows:

Online Application (open date)Closing Date for receipt of applications
August intake
17 November 15 March
January intake
25 June 1 September of previous year

* Applicants will be notified of the outcome by postal mail by mid-end May (August intake) or mid-end November (January intake). The application outcome will also be available via the online Graduate Admission System


Submission Checklist

When submitting your application via the online Graduate Admission System, you are also required to upload ALL the supporting documents via the online Graduate Admission System before sending the hardcopies to the school. The documents to be uploaded to the online system should be in pdf format [Refer to (1)].

After submitting your application via the online Graduate Admission System, the completed online application form should be printed out and submitted to the School together with the supporting documents listed below [(Refer to (2)].

All documents to be submitted should preferably be in A4 size. All documents that are not in English must be accompanied by certified true copies of the English translation documents. Omission of required information and documents may render the application void.

Your application package should consist of the following documents:

Checklist of Documents to be Submitted

To be Submitted
Online System

to be Sent

To be Sent
by External

Completed application form.


Application Fee Form and payment of S$50/- (for online application).

Please pay your application fee (S$50.00) online (Graduate Admission System--->Declaration--->e-payment. Please print out a copy of the payment receipt and attach in your application as proof of payment.


A recent coloured passport-sized photograph must be pasted on the completed hardcopy application form.


Personal statement (mandatory).


A copy of citizenship certificate, identity card, passport, Employment Pass (EP) or documentary proof of permanent residence status.


All applicants, except Singapore citizens, are required to submit their passport copy.

International students, who wish to apply for part-time course, must also submit their EP.


Certified true copy of degree certificates - Bachelor's/Master's (with English Translation).


Certified true copy of transcripts - Bachelor's/Master's (with English Translation).

Applicants should submit official transcript of academic records from each university attended. Please use the Transcript Request Form for this purpose where necessary.
For foreign graduates, the official transcript must be enclosed in a SEALED envelope with its flap bearing the security seal of the University and the signature of the Registrar or his representative. Original copies of supporting documents submitted by candidates will not be returned.


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GRE (General) or GMAT.

Our institution code for GRE is 0677, Dept Code 0402/0404, GMAT code is DRT-16-68 and TOEFL is 9088. A copy of the scores should be attached in the application for reference.


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All applicants are required to submit at least one recommendation/referee letter along with your application.

Referees’ recommendations are to be submitted via the online admission system. Applicants are to include the referees’ email addresses in their online application, so that, the system will send an email to your referees automatically, hence, it is not necessary to submit hardcopies of the recommendation letters.


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the applicant
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Other supporting documents (to be certified true copies).

(Eg. Scholarships, awards and prizes received, etc).


Other supporting documents.

(Eg. Professional certificates, etc).

A copy of bank statement and recent payslip or original sponsor's letter.

The sponsor will have to produce a copy of his/her bank statement. Bank statements should show that candidate will have sufficient financial support on the tuition fees for at least one academic year.
As a guide, international students would require an estimated S$18,000 per year for living expenses.


Candidates are required to produce the originals of the earlier submitted certified true copies of documents for the School’s verification during enrolment (if your application is successful).

Please send the hardcopy application form along with the supporting documents or submit them personally to:

National University of Singapore
School of Computing
Dean's Office, Graduate Studies
Computing 1, #03-27, 13 Computing Drive
Singapore 117417
Attn: Ms Cindy Loh


Completed hardcopy application form must be submitted with the above mentioned supporting documents to School of Computing Dean's Office, Graduate Studies by the stipulated closing date.  Applications deemed incomplete by the School (e.g. those with insufficient documents, transcripts that do not contain all semesters’ examinations results or have not satisfactorily completed their requirements for the bachelor's degree by the stipulated deadline of submission) will not be processed. Applicants are required to submit a new application with full set of supporting documents should they be interested to apply for the Master of Computing programme again.


Status of Application

Applicants may check their application status in the Graduate Admission (GDA) System after the application deadline.

Upon receiving both the online and hardcopy application, and verifying that the application package is complete, the status of the application will be updated to “physical application verified” two weeks from the application deadline. Application outcome will be made known two to three months from the application deadline via the GDA System. An offer package will also be sent to the successful candidate at the same time. Applicants who did not receive their outcome status can contact us at mcomp@comp.nus.edu.sg.

Unsuccessful applicants who wish to be considered for admission for the following intake, are required to submit a new set of application together with all their relevant supporting documents.


bullet arrow Transcript Request Form

Last updated 17 September 2013


To apply click here.