MComp (Specialisation): Application Information

Programme Briefing

MComp (Specialisations) will be having an information session on:

Date: Saturday, 6 July 2024
Time: 2pm (Registration starts at 1:30pm)
Venue: E2i, 80 Jurong East St 21, Level 1, Halls 2 & 3, Singapore 609607

Please click here to register your interest by 5 July 2024, noon.

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


To apply for the Master of Computing (Specialisation) programme, applicants are to submit their applications via the online application portal (Graduate Admission System).

The following Specialisations for the MComp (Specialisation) programme will be offered for admission:

  • Artificial Intelligence; or
  • Computer Science; or
  • Information Systems; or
  • Infocomm Security

Application Fee
A S$109 non-refundable application fee (per online application and inclusive of prevailing GST) is payable.

The application period are as follows:

Opening DateClosing Date
August intake*
1 December 202329 February 2024
January intake
1 July 202431 August 2024

*For the August intake, applicants who submit their applications by end of January may be considered for early offers of admission.

Application Status

The application outcome will be released via the online Graduate Admission System by end May/June (August Intake) or end November (January intake).

Submission of Application

Please ensure that all mandatory and supporting documents are uploaded in the online Graduate Admission System before submitting your application. The School will not assist to upload documents on behalf of applicants. Submission of hardcopy documents is not required at the application stage.

Documents submitted must meet the following requirements:

Only applications submitted by the stipulated application deadline will be processed.

Applications deemed incomplete by the School will not be processed (e.g. those with insufficient documents, transcripts that do not contain all semesters’ examinations results or have not satisfactorily completed their Bachelor’s degree requirements).

Applicants are required to submit a new application with a full set of supporting documents should they be interested to apply for the programme again.

The following documents are to be submitted online via the Graduate Admission System:  

Checklist of Mandatory Documents to be Submitted Online
Personal Statement 

You are required to describe succinctly your reasons for applying to the programme, your preparation for the field of study, future career plans, and other aspects of your background and interests that may help in the evaluation of your aptitude and motivation for graduate studies.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Your CV should provide a summary of your education, work experience and achievements.

Proof of Residence

Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents:

  • Identity Card (Pink/Blue NRIC)^

International Applicants:

  • Passport copy and
  • Work Pass (Employment Pass/S Pass), Long-Term Visit Pass, Dependent’s Pass and other Passes (if applicable)^

^Please provide both the front and back of these documents in full colour.

Academic Qualifications (with English Translation)

  • Official Degree Certificate(s)
  • Official Transcript(s)

Applicants who have completed their Bachelor’s Degree:

  • Official Degree Certificate for Bachelor’s Degree (certifying award of Bachelor’s degree)
  • Official Transcript for Bachelor’s Degree
  • Official Transcript(s) for Exchange programmes (if applicable)

All academic documents must be certified true copy (i.e. contains University seal and/or Registrar’s signature). Transcripts must show the grades of all courses taken.

Applicants who have not received their Bachelor’s Degree Certificate are required to submit an official letter from their University stating their expected date of graduation or certifying their completion of Bachelor’s Degree.

Applicants who have obtained higher degrees should also submit their Master’s/PhD Degree Certificate(s) and the relevant Official Transcript(s).

Test Scores

  • GRE (General), GMAT or GATE
  • *Applicants who have graduated from Universities where English is not the main medium of instruction are required to submit TOEFL or IELTS score as proof of English proficiency.
  • Applicants must submit an official copy of the test scores in their online application and electronically send the test scores to the University.

Test Name

Electronic System

Institution Code


Educational Testing Service (ETS)

0677 (Department Code 0402/0404)


GMAT Score Reports

National University of Singapore (NUS), School of Computing


Educational Testing Service (ETS)



IELTS Test Report Form (IELTS TRF)

National University of Singapore (NUS)

  • The validity of GRE/GMAT and TOEFL/IELTS scores are 5 years and 2 years respectively.
  • Please refer to the Admission Requirements webpage for the minimum test score requirements.
Referee’s Reports
All applications will require at least one referee’s report.
  • Referees’ recommendations are to be submitted via the online Graduate Admission System.
  • Applicants are to input the referees’ email addresses in their online applications, and your referees will receive an email with the relevant instructions. Applicants can also send a reminder to their referees via the Graduate Admission System, if required.
Other Supporting Documents
  • Scholarships, awards and prizes received, etc. (certified true copies) if applicable.
  • Copy of professional certificates, etc. if applicable.
  • A copy of bank statement/recent payslip/original sponsor’s letter.

The sponsor will have to produce a copy of his/her bank statement as proof that the applicant will have sufficient financial support for at least one academic year of tuition fees.

Registration Formalities

Successful applicants are required to produce original hardcopies of their academic qualifications for the School’s verification during registration formalities. In addition, successful applicants are required to submit a hardcopy official transcript to the School and this will not be returned. 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/her representative.


Enquiries may be directed to

To apply click here.