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College of Engineeringwww.coe.ntu.edu.sgAs one of the largest engineering colleges in the world with six constituent Schools, 16,000 students, 1,900 faculty and staff,the College of Engineering offers a rich array of multidisciplinary programmes and specialisations catering to the variedinterests, talents and career aspirations of our students.We aim to nurture well-rounded engineer leaders who are flexible across disciplines and not limited by national boundaries.The holistic and versatile education you receive at the College will give you a strong and sustainable foundation for an excitingfuture, diversity in engineering professions and global leadership.Our engineering programmes are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Board, a body set up by the Institution ofEngineers Singapore. For the newer programmes, we have obtained provisional accreditation or applied for provisionalaccreditation. Full accreditation of newer programmes can only be considered after two batches of students have graduated.Under the Washington Accord, accredited engineering degrees are internationally recognised by all 13 signatory members,which include Australia, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States, giving you more opportunities to pursue aglobal career.A Revolutionary Learning ExperienceThe Blue Ribbon Commission (BRC) on Undergraduate Education was convened by the University in August 2007 toreview all aspects of undergraduate education in NTU. Central to the BRC’s key recommendations is the revamp of theundergraduate curriculum. The new BRC engineering curriculum boasts such salient features as a student-centric programmewith a balance between deepening and broadening, more offerings of multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary courses andgreater flexibility in curriculum. It would also provide engineering students with more opportunities for personal developmentand self-learning.Bachelor of Engineering with Business Minor*This is a programme jointly offered by the College of Engineering and the Nanyang Business School. The curriculum ispurposefully structured such that the Engineering core inculcates analytical, problem-solving and entrepreneurial skill instudents, while the Business minor empowers them with the know-how in the various aspects of business management. Theprogramme is a winning combination that will equip graduates with the necessary technical skills and a good understandingof today’s business essentials, giving them a head-start in their careers.*Applicable to all single Engineering degree programmes except Maritime Studies3


School of Computer Engineeringwww.sce.ntu.edu.sgFor over two decades, the School of Computer Engineering (SCE) has successfully produced exceptional computer engineersand scientists, arming each with competencies and lifelong-learning skills to redefine the technology industry. To date, SCEconsistently produces the top-earning graduates in NTU.Programmes OfferedBachelor of Engineering inComputer EngineeringStudents will gain an education in programming andelectronics, interfacing, as well as software and firmwaredesign. They may choose to specialise in Digital Media,Embedded Systems, High Performance Computing orNetworking and Mobility. With a solid academic and practicalfoundation, graduates will excel in careers in embeddedsystems, mobile computing, programming, IT relatedindustries and commerce.Bachelor of Engineering in Computer ScienceComputer Science students will be trained in the design ofreliable and practical software which helps to streamlinebusiness and production processes. They will be schooledin disciplines such as the design of efficient algorithms,data structures and language and software engineering.Students may specialise in Digital Media, High PerformanceComputing, Information Systems or Intelligent Systems.Graduates can expect to find employment in industries whichinclude finance, medicine, advertising, manufacturing, ITconsultancy and more.Double Degree in Bachelor of Engineering(Computer Engineering/ComputerScience) and Bachelor of Business(Information Technology)This hybrid curriculum has been specially designed tointegrate both computer engineering and computer sciencewith business, giving students that competitive advantage.In this four-year double degree programme from SCE andthe Nanyang Business School, students will be trained inthe fundamentals and combined application of computerengineering or computer science and business practices.Unique FeaturesAt SCE, we believe in being at the forefront of computerengineering and computer science. We invite like-mindedindividuals to break new ground and chart new coursesof advancement with us. To meet our objectives, we havecreated an environment furnished with state-of-the-artequipment, flushed with technocratic spirit for our studentsto thrive in.Career ProspectsCareer prospects for our graduates received a boost withthe government’s Intelligent Nation Masterplan (iN2015).This initiative aims to harness the Infocomm industry as apowerhouse of growth for the economy.Possible careers include:• Banking and Finance• Consultancy and Solutions• Digital Media and Animation• Education and Training• Enterprise Network Management• Game Development• Interactive Entertainment• IT Management• IT Security• Research and Development Engineering• Robotics• Software Design• Telecommunications• Web ServicesDouble Degree in Bachelor of Engineering(Computer Engineering/Computer Science)and Bachelor of Arts (Economics)In this five-year programme offered by SCE and the Schoolof Humanities and Social Sciences, students will developan appreciation in both engineering and the economicenvironments. In today’s competitive landscape, graduatesarmed with two honours degrees will have an edge in jobsthat require both disciplines and a bigger advantage ineither specialisation.6


School ofElectrical and Electronic Engineeringwww.eee.ntu.edu.sgThe School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) is one of the largest and most established EEE schools in the world.With its strong and experienced faculty, coupled with sophisticated teaching facilities, students are able to indulge in acquiringmuch sought-after expertise such as in satellite engineering, renewable energy, interactive media, photonics, nanotechnology,IC design and autonomous systems.Programmes OfferedBachelor of Engineering in Electrical andElectronic EngineeringThis four-year programme aims to provide professionaltraining in Electrical, Electronic and Information Sciences andTechnology. Recognised for its high academic standards andstrong research orientation, the course is accredited by theEngineering Accreditation Board (EAB) of the Institution ofEngineers, Singapore (IES), which is a full signatory memberof the Washington Accord.Double Degree Programme in Bachelorof Engineering (Electrical and ElectronicEngineering) and Bachelor of Arts (Economics)This five-year programme jointly offered by EEE andthe School of Humanities and Social Sciences aims toequip students with dual competency in Engineering andEconomics. In today’s competitive business landscape,graduates armed with two honours degrees will invariablyenjoy an advantage in applying for positions, eitherin each field of expertise or for positions requiringdual specialisations.Bachelor of Engineering in InformationEngineering and MediaEngineers and artists think and view things differently. Thisfour-year multidisciplinary programme cultivates in studentsthe twin perspectives of engineering and artistry. Thisprogramme is hosted jointly by EEE with the School of Art,Design and Media, School of Computer Engineering and theWee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information.IC-Design/Wafer-Fabrication SpecialistManpower Programme (SMP) ScholarshipThe SMP Scholarship is meant for undergraduates whospecialise in IC Design or Microelectronics. Successfulscholars will be offered an industrial attachment with asponsoring company.Career ProspectsGraduates of EEE are in high demand. According to a 2011survey conducted by the Ministry of Education, 90.3% ofNTU EEE graduates get a job within 6 months from takingtheir final exams. They also earn a mean gross monthlystarting salary of $3,243, which is among the highest of alluniversity graduates.Our graduates also enjoy a plethora of career options, suchas in:• Aviation• Banking and Finance• Biomedical• Control and Automation• Defence Engineering• IC Manufacturing• Interactive and Digital Media• Internet Services• IT & Communications• Optoelectronics• Power Generation and Smart Energy Distribution• Research and Development• Software and Telecommunication Services• Wafer FabricationDouble Degree in Bachelor of Engineering(Information Engineering and Media) andBachelor of Arts (Economics)The unique blend of inter-disciplinary qualities of an engineerand an economist will be highly valued in the globalisedenvironment. Offered in partnership with the School ofHumanities and Social Sciences, this double degreeprogramme aims to equip students with in-depth knowledgeand competency in information, communications and mediaengineering, and economics.Unique FeaturesChoice of Broad EEE Education or SpecialisationsStudents can opt for broad-based Electrical and ElectronicEngineering programme, or one of nine specialisations:Biomedical Electronics, Communication Engineering,Computer Engineering, Digital Media Processing, IntegratedCircuit Design, Intelligent Systems and Control Engineering,Microelectronics, Photonics and Power and Clean Energy.7


School ofMaterials Science and Engineeringwww.mse.ntu.edu.sgThe School of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) in NTU has become one of the world’s largest materials engineeringinstitutions. Science driven and application-oriented, this engineering education will equip graduates with competencies andknowledge in materials and their applications. Graduates will be suited for a wide array of industries including and not limited to,biomedical, renewable energy, semiconductor and defence.Programmes OfferedBachelor of Engineering inMaterials EngineeringUpon completion of this four-year programme, graduates willbe awarded a Bachelor of Engineering (Materials Engineering)with Honours.In the first year, students will build a strong foundation inscience and engineering. Topics like the fundamentalsof materials science, processing, characterisation andapplication of materials will be introduced in the second andthird year. Students will undergo an industrial orientation orindustrial attachment programme in their third year of study.In the final year, options to do advanced topics will allowthem to specialise in materials disciplines of their choice.Double Degree in Bachelor of Engineering(Materials Engineering) and Bachelor ofArts (Economics)This five-year programme awarded by MSE and the Schoolof Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) will give studentsgrounding in both economic and engineering environments,enabling an edge to graduates in today’s competitive businesslandscape. Equipped with two honours degrees, graduateswill be able to choose from multiple career opportunities inmaterials science and engineering, finance and businessservice industries.Closely-knit EnvironmentThe closely-knit environment in MSE allows students toperform at their best with support from caring academicand non-academic staff in the School. With a dedicatedcounselor based in the School, students can better managetheir personal and academic issues.Career ProspectsMaterials Engineers are continually in high demand byindustries all over the world for important positions in theaerospace, biomedical, clean energy, defence, electronics,manufacturing, petrochemical and research sectors.MSE graduates are employed by organisations such as3M, Advanced Micro Devices, BASF, Ciba Vision, DataStorage Institute (DSI), DSO National Laboratories, Essilor,ExxonMobil, GlobalFoundries, Hewlett Packard, Instituteof Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), Instituteof Microelectronics, Singapore (IME), Monetary Authorityof Singapore, Renewable Energy Corp, Shell, SingaporeInstitute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), STMicroelectronics, leading financial and educationalinstitutions, both in Singapore and overseas.Unique FeaturesWide Spectrum of Materials ExpertiseBeing one of the largest materials institution in the world,MSE attracted many international and local award-winningfaculty each with varying specialised skills and knowledge ofmaterials to teach in the School. This have allowed the schoolto offer a wide range of specialisation for final year students,which are also designed in consultation with industry expertson future job market demands.Close Industrial and International LinkThe School’s close link with world renowned Universitieslike MIT, Cambridge and Northwestern University and closepartnership with industry leaders like Bosch, ExxonMobil and3M, provide MSE students with a multitude of opportunitiesfor global exposure with the best people in the academia orthe industries.8


School ofMechanical and Aerospace Engineeringwww.mae.ntu.edu.sgThe School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) offers comprehensive programmes with academic and practicaldimensions. It has a strong and experienced faculty team, with expertise covering some of the most sought-after fields inengineering, including aerospace, manufacturing, mechatronics, innovative design and nanotechnology. Students will haveaccess to state-of-the-art facilities, a wide range of supplementary courses, research opportunities and overseas exchanges.These aim to promote and nurture creative, leadership and technopreneurship skills while maintaining focus on the maindiscipline. This holistic learning experience serves to expand students’ horizons, giving them a wide perspective and the abilityto tackle challenging problems.Programmes OfferedBachelor of Engineering inAerospace EngineeringThis four-year direct honours programme boasts a rigorouscurriculum that trains students to be astute aerospaceengineers who are capable of applying advanced scientific andengineering principles in the design, assembly, manufacturingand maintenance of aerial vehicles. The unique features ofour programme provide students with a holistic educationalexperience that promotes critical thinking, creativity andan appreciation of the impact of aviation on society. Thecurriculum offers an integrated system view of aircraft design,analysis and manufacturing under four knowledge domains:Aerospace Materials and Structures, Aircraft Propulsion, FlightMechanics and Control, and Aerodynamics.Bachelor of Engineering inMechanical EngineeringThis four-year direct honours programme has beenmeticulously tailored to meet the fast changing technologicaldevelopments, as well as the needs of the local economy andbeyond. Most students will enroll in the mainstream whileapproximately 20% of each cohort may choose to pursue astream in either Design or Mechatronics from their secondyear of study. Students may pursue one of the followingspecialisations in the final year: Aeronautical Engineering,Energy and Environment, Innovative Design, ManufacturingEngineering, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering,Mechatronics and Control, and Systems Engineering.Double Degree in Bachelor of Engineering(Mechanical Engineering/AerospaceEngineering) and Bachelor of Arts (Economics)With intensifying global competition, increasing resourcescarcity, and escalating societal and environmental concerns,engineers of the future will face increasing challenges toreconcile engineering activities with these issues. This fiveyearprogramme, jointly offered by the School of MAE andthe School of Humanities and Social Sciences, aims toequip students with excellent knowledge and competenciesin either Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, andEconomics. Graduates armed with two honours degreeswill enjoy multiple advantages when applying for positionswithin each field of their expertise and for roles requiringdual specialisations.Unique FeaturesEngineering Innovation and Design(EID) ProgrammeThis second-year practical-oriented programme honesengineering, design and technopreneurship skills. Studentswork in teams to develop a product with a business plan. Theywill present their work in an exhibition to a panel of judges thatincludes industrialists and venture capitalists.Leadership Development Programme (LDP)This programme, opened to the school’s best talents, groomsleadership abilities through enrichment programmes such asseminars, forums and community activities. These communityactivities benefit MAE students, and the underprivileged, bothlocally and abroad.Product Development Challenge (PDC)Taking lessons beyond the classroom, the PDC providesstudent teams the chance to take on an open-ended projectto develop a product with commercial viability or novelty.Promising teams are given opportunities to participate ininternational competitions.Career ProspectsGraduates of MAE programmes are highly sought after inmany fields, for example: aircraft design and manufacturing,aerospace consulting, aircraft operations and maintenance,aviation regulation, defence science, logistics, manufacturing,marine and offshore engineering, pharmaceutical,petrochemical or biomedical engineering, product design,project planning and management, power generationand distribution.9


College of Sciencewww.cos.ntu.edu.sgThe NTU Science education arouses the student’s spirit of inquiry, instils respect for evidence, objectivity and reasoning,cultivates critical analytical thinking, and develops problem solving ability. These are skills highly valued by employers. At theCollege of Science, such skills are imparted through a combination of theory, experiments and practical applications – featurescharacteristic of all our innovative direct Bachelor of Science (Honours) programmes. Opportunities abound for our students inindustrial internship, attachments to research labs, and study aboard. Our graduates have been sought after by employers fromsectors as diverse as banking and finance, scientific R&D, IT, biomedical, chemical, educational, government.Our flexible curricula in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics prepare students to tackle multidisciplinary problems insustainability, energy, environment, economics and health that constitute major challenges for the future of mankind. Studentshave the choice of programmes in these disciplines, with optional concentrations in current topics such as Green Chemistryand Nanotechnology, as well as several multidisciplinary programmes such as the double degree programme in BiomedicalSciences and Chinese Medicine, B.Sc. (Hons) in Physics with 2nd major in Mathematical Sciences, and the combined major inMathematics and Economics.10


School of Biological Scienceswww.sbs.ntu.edu.sgThe School of Biological Sciences (SBS) provides a three to four year honours programme that equips graduates with indepthknowledge and industry relevant skill-sets for rewarding careers in the Biomedical industries, Health Care services andBiomedical Research. The key feature of the programme is that it provides students with intensive trainings in Molecular andCell Biology, Genetics and Genomics, Immunology and Microbiology, Stem Cell Biology, Neurobiology, Infectious Diseases,Biochemistry, Structural and Computational Biology. These areas are the cornerstones for understanding human diseases andare crucial for the development of therapy and medical devices.Our programmes are designed and delivered by an international team of experienced academics and leading researchers intheir respective fields. Coupled with conducive teaching and state-of-the-art research facilities in the School, students will havean enriching and engaging learning experience that promotes innovation, critique and analytical skills. Incorporating electivecourses starting from the second year allows students to specialise in areas of biological sciences that match their interestsand strengths.Programmes OfferedBachelor of Science (Honours) inBiological SciencesIn the first year, students receive strong grounding in theprinciples and practice of Chemical Biology, Structural andComputational Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology andGenetics. After completing the foundational units, studentswill choose their specialisations and focus on topics, suchas Genomics, Neurobiology, Cancer Biology, Immunology,infectious diseases, stem cell biology and drug discovery.In the final year, students will either do a laboratory-basedproject that can prepare them for a laboratory-basedresearch career or a company internship that can preparethem for a non-research career such as in managementand administration.Bachelor of Science (Honours) in BiologicalSciences with Business MinorThis programme, jointly offered by SBS and the NanyangBusiness School, imparts an independent understanding ofcore business disciplines, skills, and practices. The addedexposure to Business will complement the students coretraining by providing alternative paradigms for problem solving,an understanding of the applications of processes within theframework of the business environment, and prepare them formanagerial positions within the industry.Double Degree in Bachelor of Science(Honours) in Biomedical Sciences and Bachelorof Medicine (Chinese Medicine)This unique five-year double degree programme is anamalgamation of the western approach to BiomedicalSciences with Traditional Chinese Medicine. The Bachelor ofScience (Honours) in Biomedical Sciences is conferred by NTUand the Bachelor of Medicine (Chinese Medicine) is conferredby the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (BUCM). Thefirst three years of the double degree are taught at NTU, whilethe final two years are taught at the BUCM in the People’sRepublic of China. This is a bilingual course with English andMandarin as the languages of instruction. The graduates canpursue a laboratory-based research career or as a Chinesemedicine physician, provided they pass a Chinese medicineboard licensing examination.Unique FeaturesOutstanding Faculty MembersStudents are taught by eminently qualified faculty from over 20nations, whose transnational perspectives, teaching methodsand contact networks will prove invaluable. Within its ranksof teaching staff, SBS boasts renowned Nanyang Professors,Assistant Professors and National Research FoundationFellows, all of whom are professionals dedicated to the trainingand the nuturing of first-class scientists.Direct Honours ProgrammesSBS offers direct Honours programmes to all students. Thissystem gives all students, regardless of academic standing,exposure to advanced coursework and project work, and theopportunity to graduate with an honours classification.Career ProspectsThe eternal human quest for longevity and quality of lifecoupled by the demands of today’s pharmaceutical and lifescience industries assures both employment and a widearray of career prospects for Biological Science graduates.Our students will be equipped with practical and cuttingedgeknowledge throughout the course of their study. Upongraduation, they will receive globally recognised certificationto work in positions as diverse as research and developmentto scientific journalism.11


School ofPhysical and Mathematical Scienceswww.spms.ntu.edu.sgWe offer an interdisciplinary education, which promotes flexibility and innovation without compromising on in-depth knowledgeand training for our students’ specialisations. This is pronounced in the fact that most of our faculty members cross two or moredomains in the areas of Physical and Mathematical Sciences.Programmes OfferedBachelor of Science (Honours) in Chemistryand Biological ChemistryThis direct honours programme satisfies the AmericanChemical Society curricular guidelines for a rigorous professionin chemistry. Students may also opt for concentration in areasof Green Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry after satisfyingtheir core modules. Enrichment courses on Chemistry are alsoavailable, such as Forensic Science, Impact of Chemistry onSociety and many more.Bachelor of Science (Honours) inMathematical SciencesThe Division of Mathematical Sciences offers a good mixof fundamental, as well as the applied, computational,and the industrial aspects of Mathematics and Statistics.Students undergo 18 months of foundational courses;thereafter they will choose their specialisations either inthe Statistics stream, the Applied Mathematics stream, thePure Mathematics stream or the Business Analytics stream.The emphasis of this degree lies in breadth, flexibilityand relevance.Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Mathematicsand EconomicsThis programme gifts students with a strong mathematicalfoundation which will lend strength as the later part of theprogramme branches into Economics and further Mathematics.There will be an emphasis in numerical, computational andstatistical methods for this degree. On top of that, Economicsgrounding will be on both quantitative techniques and thefundamental economic concepts.Bachelor of Science (Honours) in MathematicalSciences with Minor in FinanceIn Finance and Economics, Mathematics has been cementedas an essential tool. The Minor in Finance in addition to aMajor in Mathematical Sciences is designed to respond to thedemand for mathematically trained professionals in the abovesectors. The Minor is offered by the Nanyang Business School,exclusively to selected Mathematical Sciences students whowill be taking additional courses in Banking and Finance.Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied PhysicsAfter undergoing the foundational courses, students majoringin Applied Physics will undergo courses that emphasisethe physical principles that are critical in driving frontiertechnology and applied research. The Applied Physics majorsalso enjoy the opportunity to opt for a concentration in areasof Nanotechnology, Optical Technology, SemiconductorTechnology and Biophysics.Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Physics withMathematical Sciences MajorOutstanding students majoring in Physics may apply foradmission to the degree programme, which enables themto pursue a second major in Mathematical Sciences.This second major allows students to acquire a strongmathematical foundation for graduate studies in Theoreticaland Computational Physics.Unique featuresStudents are encouraged to learn through inquiry-basedlearning, participation in small group discussions duringtutorials and are given ample opportunities to takepart in open-ended research projects alongside theiracademic studies.Career ProspectsOur past graduates have launched into exciting careers in theprivate and public sectors, such as:• Banking and Financial Sectors• Education• IT and Communications• Medical Sectors• Pharmaceutical and Chemical Industries• R&D of Defence Technologies• Semiconductor IndustryA significant proportion of our graduates are pursuing theirPhDs in top overseas and local universities, e.g. Harvardand MIT.Bachelor of Science (Honours) in PhysicsThe Physics degree is designed to arm students with solidanalytical and computation skills while preparing them forthe industry with focused experimental training. Emphasisis placed on the course cores, which focus on conceptualand fundamental knowledge as well as lab based trainingsand experiments. Students may opt to concentratein Nanotechnology.12


A Joint Medical School by Imperial College London and Nanyang TechnologicalUniversity, SingaporeLee Kong Chian School of Medicinewww.lkcmedicine.ntu.edu.sgOpening in 2013, the Lee KongChian School of Medicine, built ona prestigious partnership betweenImperial College London and NTU, willoffer capable students, local and foreign,the opportunity to pursue a world-classmedical degree in Singapore. Jointlydeveloped by Imperial and NTU, thecurriculum is adapted from Imperial’sworld-class undergraduate medicalcurriculum and leverages on NTU’s keystrengths in engineering and business.It is a five-year medical programmetailored to Singapore’s healthcaresystem. The new medical school willboost the national effort to meet thehealthcare demands brought by anaging population.Built on an ethos of patient-centred careand innovation, the programme will trainstudents through hands-on learningby professional practitioners as well astop medical academics. They will alsobe trained in areas of managementand interpersonal communication skillsfor a comprehensive education. Theprogramme will be delivered througha breadth of methods includinge-learning, simulation, lectures, seminars,apprenticeships as well as problembasedand team-based learning. Toprovide students relevant clinicaltraining, the School is partnering theNational Healthcare Group (NHG), aleader in public healthcare with anintegrated network of primary healthcarepolyclinics, acute care hospitals andnational speciality centres.The admissions process includes entryrequirements which are equal to theSingapore-Cambridge GCE A-levels,Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT),an online application with personalstatement and selection interviews.The School emphasises the scientificbasis of medicine as a key feature in thecurriculum, amongst other thrusts:• Students are encouraged to put thepatient’s individual needs at thecentre of all care.• Students are encouraged to considerhealthcare as a partnership betweendoctors and patients.• Students will have the opportunity towork across the whole pathway ofcare from tertiary to primary settingsfrom day one.• Teaching methods will include extensiveuse of e-learning technology.• One of the school’s two campuseswill be located directly opposite TanTock Seng Hospital – the proximitywill integrate students into clinicalsettings from an early stage intheir course.Graduates will be conferred a jointMBBS (Bachelor of Medicine andBachelor of Surgery) degree underthe seals of Imperial College Londonand NTU.Training doctors who are notonly well-versed in medicalmatters and modern medicaltechnologies but also adeptat leading teams of fellowhealthcare professionals. Ourethos is to produce the sort ofdoctors you and I would like tohave caring for us.13


NanyangBusiness Schoolwww.nbs.ntu.edu.sgAt Nanyang Business School (NBS), you will acquire morethan a globally relevant business education, you will find awhole world unfolding before your eyes. This is where you willemerge well equipped with real-world knowledge as well asessential skills like problem solving, communication, culturalintelligence, negotiation and leadership.At NBS, you will build networks, develop new interests andwiden your perspective on life and its many facets. With ourinnovative, stimulating and highly realistic learning environment,here is where you will be able to apply your knowledge to awide range of real-world situations and to make significantcontributions to industry. The rigorous curriculum is backedby renowned faculty, strong alliances with the world’s leadinginstitutions, extensive corporate networks and a commitmentto relevance and excellence. NBS is where you will be poisedto achieve your own measure of success in the business world.that are able to continuously pass a strict set of standards thatare designed to ensure quality.The Nanyang Master of Business Administration (MBA) hasbeen placed among the world’s top 35 by The Financial Timesin the past three years, and has been ranked Asia’s best by theEconomist Intelligence Unit since 2004.NBS is one of Asia’s top business schools and is the first inSingapore and third in Asia to be awarded accreditation by boththe Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business(AACSB) and European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).This represents the highest standards of achievement forNBS. The accreditations are given only to business schools14


Nanyang Business SchoolProgrammes offeredBachelor of AccountancyThis three-year direct honours Accountancy degree isrecognised as a professional accounting qualification by theInstitute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore andthe Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority. It is alsoone of only nine outside the United States to be awarded theAACSB accreditation. Based on real-world cases, projects areslated to develop critical thinking and communication skillswhile providing real and relevant solutions. With rich updatedcourse content, we have a long heritage of developingstrategic thinkers.Bachelor of BusinessThis rigorous and broad-based three-year direct honoursBusiness degree is among the top business programmes inAsia. With its pragmatic, real-world focus, you will gain globalperspectives, critical and analytical skills. The team-basedprojects, presentations, simulations and integrative casestudies ensure you will be ready to meet the demands of thebusiness world.There are six cutting edge specialisations:• Actuarial Science: recognised by the U.K. Institute ofActuaries (IOA), the programme allows our ActuarialScience students up to eight exemptions from the level oneexaminations offered by IOA.• Banking and Finance: this is recognised as a CFA(Chartered Financial Analyst) programme partner, givingour Banking and Finance students a head-start in theirpreparation for the CFA qualification.• Human Resource Consulting: the only HRC major uniqueto the Asia-Pacific region in training HR professionalsfor strategic roles in human capital development forcompetitive advantage.• Information Technology: provides a SAP BusinessProcess Partner certification; combines and synergisesIT competency with business domain knowledge to meettoday’s business needs.• Marketing: the curriculum boasts a strong global perspectiveand real-world orientation.• Tourism and Hospitality Management: launched withthe support of the Singapore Tourism Board; designed tomeet the challenges of a growing and highly dynamictourism and hospitality industry.Double Degree in Accountancy and BusinessLeveraging on the strengths of our renowned Accountancy andBusiness programmes, this three and a half to four-year doubledegree programme with direct honours equips graduates withmultiple skill sets, along with strong accreditations to ensurethey are more marketable to employers and in turn have morecareer options.Double Degree in Bachelor of Engineering(Computer Science) and Bachelor of Business(Information Technology)A fusion of two different programmes, this four-year programmeis jointly offered by NTU’s School of Computer Engineering(SCE), which will award Bachelor of Engineering (ComputerScience) and Nanyang Business School, which willaward Bachelor of Business (Information Technology). Itscomprehensive and well-rounded curriculum hones students’business management skills and also equips them to excel atsoftware application and development.Double Degree in Bachelor of Engineering(Computer Engineering) and Bachelor ofBusiness (Information Technology)Master two disciplines — business and computer engineering— in this double degree programme jointly offered by NBSand SCE. It is a hybrid curriculum that has been speciallyprepared to seamlessly integrate both business and computerengineering elements. This double degree programme inBusiness and Computer Engineering addresses the industry’sincreasing need for technical professionals with managementskills and perspectives. At the end of four years, you will earntwo degrees — Bachelor of Business (Information Technology)and Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Engineering).Unique FeaturesBe Among the World’s BestOur alliances with the world’s leading business schools andtop ranking programmes affirm us as an international leader inbusiness education.Our three-year direct honours programmes offer graduatesa head start in their careers, while the double degreeprogrammes in accounting and business, and business andIT, give graduates an edge to becoming leaders in the globalbusiness and financial arenas.Second SpecialisationYou have the flexibility of obtaining a second specialisation,while still completing your degree programme within threeyears. Offered only to top academic achievers, dualspecialisation arms you with two sets of skills to maximiseemployability. Second specialisations are offered in the fieldsof Business Law, Economics, Finance, Human ResourceConsulting, Information Technology and Marketing.Broad Range of Minors and ElectivesAs part of a comprehensive university, we offer over 20non-business minors to complement your core studies andbroaden your horizons.Career ProspectsNBS graduates are highly sought after by top employers fortheir analytical acuity and resourceful creativity. They areparticularly valued for their adaptability, leadership qualities,and ability to work effectively in a team. Many go on to becomeoutstanding leaders in the public sector, as well as CEOs,CFOs and directors of established global organisations.These include the Big Four accounting firms, Shell EasternPetroleum, ExxonMobil, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, OCBC,Unilever, Keppel Land, SingTel and StarHub.15


College ofHumanities, Arts, andSocial Scienceswww.cohass.ntu.edu.sgThe College offers a wide selection of major disciplines across three distinct schools: the School of Art, Design and Media (ADM),Singapore’s premier professional art school to offer degree programmes in Art, Design and Interactive Digital Media; the WeeKim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI), Asia’s top school in Mass Communications; and the School ofHumanities and Social Sciences (HSS), dedicated to the study of human progress, the human condition, its social aspects, andin all, an enlightened understanding of the individual and society.The College seeks to offer well-balanced programmes that foster a culture of excellence and creativity through the breadth anddepth of syllabus. This will fortify our graduates as troves of talent in any organisation. Rooted in the belief of cross-disciplinemastery, students can take minors or second majors beyond their primary disciplines, across the three schools, from ADM — aMinor in Art History; from WKWSCI — a Minor in Information and New Media or Minor in Communication Studies; from HSS — awhole host of minors in the humanities and social sciences.Higher education should not only equip you with a valuable skill set necessary for your prospective career, it should also extendyour understanding of ways in which societies function and path you on a journey of self-discovery. Along the way, you will gainnew perspectives and develop interests and meet friends you will cherish for life. To these ends, the College aims to foster in ourstudents a spirited intellectual curiosity, openness, independence and integrity. We will provide you with challenging curricularand co-curricular options, and an environment that is conducive for learning, reflection, interaction and community involvement.Whether you are majoring in Economics, Digital Filmmaking or Journalism, pursuing an education in the College of Humanities,Arts, and Social Sciences will enable you to question assumptions, articulate informed judgment and make innovativecontributions to diverse professions and industries.16


School of Art, Design and Mediawww.adm.ntu.edu.sgThe School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) provides a learning environment to bring out the artistic talents and is a treasuryof resources through which students may furnish their ideas with actuality. Through the theories of fine and applied art, fromdrawing and painting to three dimensional design, animation, and digital interactivity, students will gain insight through theexploration of expression and communication. Particular focus is given to the creation of content, objects, products, basis in timeand the interactive experience across mediums. Students begin work in a directed approach to subject matter that culminatesin an artistic vision that is uniquely individual. Within a culture where artists influence and find echoes in each other, they will findwithin the school a strongly supportive and collaborative spirit.Housed in the new grass-roofed Art, Design and Media building, the school boasts exceptional hands-on studios, digital creationlaboratories, state of the art rapid prototyping shop media studios and wide open spaces, rivalling the best the industry has tooffer without the commercial pressure, to the end that each student discovers and develops his/her own personal genius.Graduates may prepare to undertake professional posts in design and media, image-making, photography, animation, experiencedesign, and filmmaking, or further their studies in design, cultural theory, arts and media at Master’s and Doctoral levels.ADM’s international faculty is a collective of talented and accomplished artist scholars and practitioners, selected for theirpassion, accomplishment, and experience in their respective fields.Programmes OfferedBachelor of Fine Arts in Digital AnimationThe BFA in Digital Animation is an advanced programme thatfocuses on animation. Designed to provide students withthe fundamentals of the art and craft of animation as well asemergent trends and techniques in the field, the curriculumallows a choice of concentrations according to the student’saptitude and interest. These include hand-drawn, digital, andstop-motion animations. The programme is structured to givestudents the conceptual tools and knowledge as well as adeep sense of time and spatial composition that will makethem stand-out as world class animators.Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital FilmmakingThe BFA in Digital Filmmaking offers a comprehensiveeducation in the theory and practice of narrative film production.The curriculum provides students with a foundation in filmhistory, existing cinematic and production techniques, and theawareness of the medium’s constantly evolving relationshipwith new technologies. Being by necessity a communal effort,students will develop an appreciation of their work as trulycultural artefacts.Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography andDigital ImagingPhotographers explore the first horizons and the fixedperspectives of the standing image. To provide a basis for theirown practice, students will study traditional, experimental,and technologically dependent genres of imaging. They willacquire mastery of established darkroom techniques tocutting-edge digital manipulation. Portfolio work and studiopractice develop proficiency in conjunction with course workin history and critical theory, giving students both competenceand a platform of knowledge from which to base theirfuture work.Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interactive MediaDesigned to cultivate the conceptual and practical skillsexpected of a first-rate multidisciplinary creative artist,the programme’s focus is threefold: interactive installationand device creation; game design, including scenography,mechanics, narrative and player progression; and interactivetheatre design. In the practical component, students areexpected to produce work with video and sound, design andexecute virtual and real stage settings for live actors, andcreate computer games from conception to production.Bachelor of Fine Arts in Product DesignBeyond problem-solving skills, in-depth analyses of therelations between users, markets and cultural values, studentswill learn to work in multiple paradigms, to question establishedmethods and procedures, perceptions and thought. Throughdynamic laboratory work and familiarisation with the workshopenvironment, students will understand the bases of functionalinnovation, and be able to design products of high conceptualand utility value.Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual CommunicationBased on craft, concept and critical thinking, and entrenched ina culture of experimentation, the BFA in Visual Communicationcreates designers capable of dealing with wide medium andwork scopes. Their expertise will address design challengesin visual presentation in areas such as advertising, packaging,identity, and in situ experience. Involving a multidisciplinaryunderstanding of fields such as motion graphics, new media,installation and exhibition, students may expect careers inpublishing, editorial and event management.Unique FeaturesADM offers interdisciplinary learning and rigorous conceptualdevelopment with a wide range of available majors andminors. Students will also be given intensive studiopractice and exposure through professional internships andattachments. Under NTU’s Overseas Exchange Programme,students can spend up to one semester at leadingoverseas universities.Career ProspectsGraduates can look forward to rewarding careers in digitalanimation, digital filmmaking, photography and digital imaging,interactive media, product design and visual communication.17


School of Humanities and Social Scienceswww.hss.ntu.edu.sgThe School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) is a dynamic and fast-growing school with distinctive interdisciplinary researchstrengths in Cultural & Literary Studies; Environment & Sustainability; Global Asia; Humanities, Science, & Society; and New Frontiersin Neuroscience.Home to more than 220 faculty and staff members, and over 2,700 undergraduate and 300 graduate students, the School preparesstudents for opportunities and challenges in a globalised world through a curriculum that fosters curiosity and resourcefulness. TheSchool's faculty members, drawn from the best universities worldwide, are inspiring teachers, and award-winning scholars workingon research projects that have a significant impact on our society, providing relevant and useful contributions for policy-makers.HSS offers four-year direct honours degrees in seven major disciplines, and also offers a range of unique minor programmes such asCreative Writing, Environmental and Urban Studies, Philosophy, Public Administration, and Translation.Programmes OfferedBachelor of Arts (Honours) in ChineseThis programme provides a concrete foundation in classicaland modern Chinese literature, a deep understanding ofChinese language, and a broad perspective on ModernChina and the Chinese diaspora in Southeast Asia. It aimsto equip students with multidisciplinary research skills andbilingual capabilities.Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in EconomicsThis programme trains students to understand the economicforces that shape and compel the individual and society.Students will explore the reasons and ramifications behindexisting world conditions such as crime, class loyaltyand capitalism. This programme allows for three areas ofspecialisation, in Development and Public Policy, Financeand Business, or Quantitative Economics.Double Degree in Bachelor of Engineering(Honours) and Bachelor of Arts (Honours)in EconomicsThis five-year programme aims to equip graduates with adual competency in Engineering and Economics.Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Mathematicsand EconomicsThis is a joint honours programme in Mathematics andEconomics which prepares students for exciting andchallenging careers in the financial sector.Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English LiteratureThis programme covers traditional areas of English literarystudies while also engaging with more recent developmentsin contemporary literature and culture. Significant elementsinclude Singaporean literature and culture, internationalAsian literature, contemporary literature, postcolonial studies,critical and literary theory, gender and sexuality studies,cultural studies, postmodernism, and film and theatre studies.Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in HistoryThis programme equips students with the analytical toolsdrawn from comparative, cultural, economic, interdisciplinary,political and social history to explore critically the pastand present. Specialisation in one of three areas can bedeveloped: Global Asia in Connected History; InterdisciplinaryHistory of Science, Technology, Medicine, Business, and theEnvironment; or World History.Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Linguistics andMultilingual StudiesThe interdisciplinary nature of this programme is directedtowards an extensive understanding of the sources andfunctions of language, sign systems and semantics, as well astheir relation to other disciplines. A major in this programmewill create opportunities not only in the many sub-fields oflinguistics, but also in any career in which communicationand analytical thinking play a pivotal role.Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in PsychologyPsychology is a cross-disciplinary scientific study of humanbehaviour. Drawing on concepts from life and social sciencesincluding biology, neuropsychology, and sociology, aswell as from areas such as mathematics and philosophy,this broad-based programme provides students with thefoundation for understanding human cognition, emotion andpersonality. The discipline also explores how these domainsand processes influence human behaviour and interaction indifferent social contexts.Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in SociologyThrough this rigorous programme, students will learnto analyse the social conditions that make a significantimpact on human lives. In cultivating an awareness of thesocial implications of personal choices, organisationaldecisions and public policies, sociology develops theability to think through complex issues and to move beyondconventional wisdom.Unique FeaturesHSS Professional Attachment ProgrammeThis optional programme exposes students to the workingworld through internships and professional attachments,allowing them a competitive edge in the job market aftergraduation. Students will also have the opportunity toconnect with people from diverse cultures and develop thecapability to respond to today’s global economy through thevarious NTU’s overseas exchange programmes.CAREER PROSPECTSHSS opens the doors to a wide variety of careers in bankingand finance, the civil service, education, social work,journalism, advertising, publishing, human resources,management, public administration, arts administration andother creative industries.18


Wee Kim WeeSchool of Communication and Informationwww.wkwsci.ntu.edu.sgFounded in 1992, the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI) has grown to be the region’s leadinginstitution in providing world‐class education and producing top‐notch research in communication and information studies.In 2006, the School established an endowment fund of S$30 million to support a wide range of education, research, andoutreach initiatives. The endowment now provides research grants for the faculty and students and supports innovativepedagogy. Through the endowment, the School has been able to pursue cross‐cultural classes in which students havetravelled to countries in Asia and Europe.The School has over 50 full‐time faculty members who come from prestigious institutions and represent diverse backgroundsand disciplines. Their presentations in international conferences, publications in top journals, and engagements withgovernment and industry attest to the global recognition of their expertise.The School’s more than 500 graduate students and 700 undergraduates are among the best in Singapore and the region. Inthe School, students take classes that combine theory and practice. They can also participate in extensive student mediaplatforms such as a campus newspaper, an alumni magazine, a radio station, a television station, as well as in activities suchas a film festival.The School is strongly committed to providing a collegial environment that brings out the best in students and faculty as theyparticipate in interactive classes and conduct collaborative research.Programmes OfferedBachelor of Communication StudiesThis is a four-year honours programme. Students canstructure their course by choosing the following tracks:• Advertising• Broadcast and Cinema Studies• Communication Policy and Research• Inter-Disciplinary• Journalism• Public RelationsOther students enrolled in the College of Humanities, Arts,and Social Sciences (CoHASS) have the option of graduatingwith a second major in Communication Studies within theirrespective four-year courses.Unique FeaturesStudying at this school means:• Receiving quality education from top professors andpractitioners in media and communication.• Gaining experience in student‐driven media:- Spectrum TV- Radio Fusion- Connexscion- Nanyang Chronicle- The Perspectives Film FestivalCareer ProspectsIn Singapore and abroad, the media scene is continuallyevolving with the rise of new communication ideas, products,services, and technologies, making it one of the most fastpacedand exciting industries of the modern day.Graduates can pick from a variety of careers in media andcommunication: Reporter, Columnist, Editor, Photojournalist,Correspondent, Publisher, News Analyst, Producer, Director,Interactive Media Coordinator, Publicist and much more.• Going beyond the classroom and national borders inthe pursuit of knowledge. Students have the opportunity tostudy abroad and apply theoretical knowledge and skillsthrough exchange programmes with prestigious universities:- McGill University- Seoul National University- University of California at Los Angeles• Taking classes held in international settings such asGO‐FAR, Sojourn, Regional Strategic CommunicationManagement and International Strategic CommunicationManagement.19


National Instituteof Educationwww.nie.edu.sgThe National Institute of Education, Singapore, has been pivotal in providing both initial teacher preparation and continual teacherprofessional development for the past 60 years. Its emphasis on educational research has provided an evolving educationallandscape that has allowed both teachers and students to adapt to the rapid changes of the education sector.NIE’s programmes comprise of a sterling education of foundation, pedagogies for effective teaching and specialised subjectknowledge in at least one academic discipline. The programme offers two teaching tracks, either primary or secondaryschool teaching. To cater to the diversity of applicants’ educational backgrounds, there are multiple pathways of professionaladvancement. Apart from the Bachelor of Arts/Science (Education) programmes, NIE also offers the Postgraduate Diploma inEducation for university graduates and the Diploma in Education for those with pre-university and diploma qualifications.Programmes OfferedBachelor of Arts (Education)/Bachelor ofScience (Education)The four-year Bachelor of Arts (Education) and Bachelor ofScience (Education) programmes are designed to providestudents with a disciplinary knowledge base and key skillsets indispensable to their future roles as educators. Thecurriculum comprises an integration of school-relevantacademic content and effective pedagogical skills, as wellas a good understanding of the professional values ofa teacher.Diploma in EducationThe Diploma in Education (Dip Ed) offered by NIE is anotherpathway to a meaningful career in teaching. Completion ofthis two-year programme also allows the pursuit of furtheracademic or professional qualifications in the course of one’steaching career.Teaching practiceThis mandatory teaching practice is a rite of passage for allaspiring teachers. It connects theory to practice and providesstudent teachers a realistic school setting to hone theirteaching skills.Career OpportunitiesGraduates of NIE’s degree programmes are fully qualifiededucation professionals. Teachers play a key role in theeducation system to mould future generations. On anindividual level, MOE provides many opportunities forpersonal and professional growth. Graduates are expectedto be in high demand within the Singapore education systemand elsewhere.Unique FeaturesMore than just an educatorNIE’s programmes focus on nurturing values and growth ofcharacter with the aim to develop leadership, communicationand soft skills of its teachers. One such programme componentis the Group Endeavours in Service Learning (GESL) projectthat provides the teachers with the opportunity to reach out toa charitable cause.20


Sport Science and Managementwww.ssm.ntu.edu.sgUnique FeaturesWith the inception of The Sports Hub, the demand for trainedsporting professionals have soared. The SSM curriculumwas specifically conceptualised in anticipation of thisexciting international prospect. It provides undergraduateswith relevant coursework, research resources, and accessto industry experience in the form of academic projectsand internships.Outstanding undergraduates will be presented with theopportunity to spend up to six months at overseas universitiesas part of an exchange experience. Expedition stintsorganised with industry partners also give the opportunityfor personal growth and team building.Singapore’s strategic geographical location hoists it to be aperfect host country for regional sporting events. Bolstered byits excellent infrastructure, security, steady growth of sportsrelatedprofessionals and trained specialists, Singapore isslated to be at the regional epicentre of sporting action.The four-year direct honours programme offers relevantknowledge in areas such as physiology, biomechanics, skillacquisition and psychology, and compounds these withsofter skills such as sport management and coaching, toequip its students for engagement in every arena within thesports industry.Soaking up the fervour of progress, SSM has the finestsports science laboratories and teaching facilities run bywell-qualified academic staff to provide students with thebest edge in a sports career.Career ProspectsOur students can look forward to career paths rangingfrom sports administrators, event managers, writers andmarketers, to sport scientists, trainers and coaches, all ofwhich are in increasing demand because of the burgeoningsports and leisure industry, as well as Singapore’s increasingimportance in the capacity of sports hostmanship in the region.Renaissance Engineering ProgrammeNurturing a New Wave of Engineering Leaders of a Better Agewww.ntu.edu.sg/REPUnique FeaturesAn education that fuses engineering with inter-disciplinarystudies coupled with a year of overseas experience in apartnering top-ranking university. Students can expect:• Specialisation in one of the eight areas of engineeringdisciplines (Chemical; Civil and Environmental; Biomedical;Computer; Electrical and Electronics; Materials; Mechanical;and Aerospace).• Residential education where residential living translatesinto residential learning.The Renaissance Engineering Programme (REP) is a majorinter-college collaborative effort of national prominencerealised by partnerships with global universities and toprankinginstitutions. This co-terminal programme awardsa Bachelor of Engineering Science (with a specialisation ina specific engineering discipline) and a Master of Science(Technological Management) in four and a half years.The curriculum comprises four components: CommonCore, Interdisciplinary Studies, Integrative Experience andSpecialisation. It is the only programme in Singapore toadopt phases in carving out strong leadership qualities in itsgraduates while delivering a holistic education in tandem.• Lifelong mentorship by university alumni, faculty andindustry leaders.Career ProspectsEngineering leaders who are able to deliver integrated solutionsand lead interdisciplinary teams effectively and efficiently,in the face of rapid technological innovation and complexeconomic changes. REP graduates will have the potential todevelop into next generational industry leaders:• Chief Executive Officers• Chief Technology OfficersThey will be positioned at the forefront of meeting the grandengineering challenges of the 21st Century.21


CN Yang Scholars ProgrammeAn outstanding opportunity for students passionate about Science and EngineeringThe CN Yang Scholars Programme is one of the premierundergraduate programmes at Nanyang TechnologicalUniversity for science and engineering students. Theprogramme is named in honour of Professor CN Yang, NobelLaureate in Physics (1957) and one of the greatest scientistsof our era.The programme is designed to prepare exceptional studentswho have a deep passion for science and engineering, forthe high-technology world of the 21st century. It shares thesame philosophy as the Caltech Core Curriculum and theMIT General Institute Requirements in providing a strong andbroad foundation in the basics of science and mathematics soas to empower the student to delve deeper into any disciplinein science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and todevelop an interest in leading edge research.Students graduating from the challenging undergraduateprogramme will be awarded a special certificate on top ofthe degree certificate. CN Yang Scholar graduates who meetthe admission requirements are given an option to pursueaccelerated post-graduate study (PhD) with a top scholarshipas well as overseas attachment. It is however not mandatoryfor students to pursue this option after graduating as aCN Yang Scholar with a Bachelor Degree.Benefits:• Guaranteed overseas exchange for one semester withone-time award of S$5,000.• Guaranteed four years of stay in NTU halls of residence.• Opportunities for research attachment with monetaryallowance from year one.• Opportunities for accelerated post-graduate study (PhD).• Opportunities for attending an international conference withfull subsidy.• Opportunities to meet top leading scientists and academics.• Participation in programmes offered by the NTU Institute ofAdvanced Studies.• A mentor will be assigned to each student to provideacademic guidance during his/her course of study.The Nanyang Scholarship will be awarded to successful localapplicants with benefits described on page 26.Eligibility of international students to apply for one of thefollowing scholarships:• ASEAN Undergraduate Scholarship (for Citizens orSingapore Permanent Residents of ASEAN countries,except Singapore)• Scholarship for Undergraduate Studies in Singapore (forCitizens or Singapore Permanent Residents of originalnationality from India or Indonesia)Recipients of other scholarships are eligible to apply for theCN Yang Scholars Programme.All successful applicants are required to fulfil the terms andconditions of the scholarships.For more information, please visitwww.ntu.edu.sg/cnyang-scholarsURECAwww.ntu.edu.sg/urecaURECA (Undergraduate ResearchExperience on CAmpus) is an eliteresearch programme for the secondand third year undergraduate studentswho have achieved excellent academicstanding. The programme allowsstudents to immerse in a vibrant researchculture and gain invaluable first-handexperience while earning monetaryallowances or academic credits. Theywill be awarded the coveted title of NTUPresident Research Scholar (NTU PRS)upon completion of the programme.On this very exclusive platform, theoutstanding undergraduates are givenan opportunity to work on a researchproject of their interest to pursueindependent research under theguidance and supervision of a professorover eleven months (August to June).URECA students commit quality timeon their research, which gives thema unique exposure to develop a feeland experience research at a level notavailable to many.By the end of URECA, NTU PRSs willgain a good appreciation of the rigorrequired of research, the conciseformulation of research problems andnurture a desire to possibly pursue ahigher degree through research andthereafter, choose research as a career.By participating in URECA,students may:• Develop a deeper understanding of aresearch topic of their choice.• Utilise this opportunity to prepare forpostgraduate studies.• Challenge knowledge gained throughtextbooks and classrooms, and learnto look at an issue from more thanone perspective.Other opportunities include:• Participating in Discover URECA@NTU Poster Exhibition and PosterCompetition held in conjunction withthe annual NTU Open House.• Pursuing research-based final yearprojects under the FYP-URECA scheme.• Publishing research papers inarchived journals and presenting theirresearch at international conferences.• Participating in collaborative researchwith national laboratories includingA*STAR institutes.22


University Scholars Programmescholars.ntu.edu.sgThe University Scholars Programme (USP) leads a University wide commitment to provide an intellectually stimulating andenriching academic environment for the best students in Nanyang Technological University (NTU). The programme includesan exciting multi‐disciplinary curriculum that supplements students’ core curriculum and general education programme. Fromethics to quantitative reasoning, from religions of the world to astronomy, USP offers a wide range of courses, special events,and learning opportunities each year that promise to broaden students’ perspectives and challenge their creative thinking andanalytical ability.Enabling USP scholars to pursue academic research is just one of the ways that USP expects to inspire intellectual reflection,encourage critical and innovative thinking, and develop leadership skills which will enable them to be pioneers both in theirmajor field of study as well as in business, government, and industry more generally. USP scholars will also have the opportunityto attend seminars and participate in fireside chats on topics of academic and social interest with Nobel Laureates, renownedscientists, writers, artists and business leaders while also serving as goodwill ambassadors for the university at signature events.USP scholars are involved in every aspect of campus life; they are guaranteed a place for overseas exchange and on‐campusaccommodation. Upon completing the programme, USP scholars will graduate along with the rest of their cohort, receiving bothan honours degree from their college and a University Scholars Programme Certificate.NTU invests in truly exceptional undergraduate students to equip them with intellectual skills to ensure they are ready for a varietyof high‐level careers.23


Grooming Global Citizensglobal.ntu.edu.sgIn this global age, the ability to traverse different sociocultural terrains with ease is an asset for any graduate. At NTU weoffer our students the opportunity to learn, work and do research at some of the best international partner universities andorganisations. These help them develop global perspectives besides broadening their learning experience.Currently, one in two students has at least one overseas learning opportunity during their undergraduate studies at NTU. Theuniversity is planning to raise this to 70% of each cohort and students who qualify receive financial support for these trips.At NTU, we offer various outbound mobility opportunities that include the GEM Discoverer, GEM Explorer and the OverseasAttachment Programme. One of the strengths of these global programmes is the flexibility it allows – from deciding on thelength of the term of study, to the type of programme chosen.GEM DISCOVERERGEM Discoverer offers enriching, customised short-termoverseas programmes (ranging from 2 to 22 weeks) thataim to enhance your cross-cultural intelligence and globalexposure. You can choose to embark on the popular summerstudies arrangement or participate in specially designedthematic programmes during your vacation. GEM Discovereralso offers challenging internship/research opportunities forattachment with companies and institutions in emerging toadvance economies.Work & StudySpend 12 weeks to a semester long on an internship cumstudy arrangement in China, India or ASEAN countries.ResearchAttach yourself to renowned scientists and researchers inone of the leading universities in Europe.Summer StudiesEmbark on an interesting summer programme during yourschool vacation to immerse in the academic culture andheritage of other universities worldwide.PreludeDiscover the essence of the culture, economy and societyin key Asian cities and other emerging countries, through a2-week intensive customised programme conducted by ourpartnering universities.GEM EXPLORERGEM Explorer enables undergraduate students to takecourses in an overseas partner institution for one fullsemesterwhile exploring a new country and culture. You canearn academic units while broadening your global networkand perspective.This programme consists of over 150 prestigious partneruniversities spanning across more than 25 countries thusallowing you to broaden your horizons. Not forgetting, aworld of adventure awaits.OVERSEAS ATTACHMENT PROGRAMMEThe Overseas Attachment Programme is a unique learningexperience for students to experience life outside Singapore.Based on a strong partnership between NTU and the industry,the programme allows students to widen their perspectiveof the working world, enhance their employability and careermobility worldwide upon graduation.With attachments available in Australia, China, France, Germany,Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Nepal,Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, UnitedKingdom and United States, participation in this programme willempower the students with the capabilities to compete locallyand internationally.24


Campus Livingwww.ntu.edu.sg/campusExperience university life to the fullest by living on or near campus! Students will be able to enjoy easy access to academicfacilities, recreational and activity spaces, and pursue an all-rounded student life with the myriad of extracurricular activitiesoffered by 100-odd student organisations, all catered to groom them as future leaders.Halls of ResidenceNTU’s main 200-hectare garden campus is home to 16 Halls ofResidence catering to more than 9,000 local and internationalstudents. All freshmen are guaranteed a hostel room to enjoytheir undergraduate life.The following facilities are found within each of our halls:• Reading room• Music room• Computer room• TV room• Laundry room• Kitchenette/pantry• Lounge• Ethernet connectionOff-Campus AccommodationNTU has an online portal system that helps students to sourcefor accommodation just off campus. Students will be able tomake contact with their prospective landlords and contactthem about rooms or apartments for rent.Student Activities Centre and Global LoungeCentrally located on campus, the Student Activities Centre(SAC) and the Global Lounge are popular hangouts forstudents to chill and relax with friends over freshly brewedcoffee or engage in project discussions with professorsand classmates.Day or night, the SAC and the Global Lounge are alwaysbuzzing with activity, making them icons of NTU’s vision ofbeing a great place for students of diverse cultures to live,study and play.Sports Facilities in NTUThe Sports and Recreation Centre (S&R Ctr) actively promoteshealthy living through sports and recreational events. Studentsmay take part in recreational activities organised under theRe’kre-at and Pretty Tuff programmes held every semester.For the more serious athlete, you will also have the opportunityto represent the University in various sports at local, regionaland international competitions.S&R Ctr offers the following sports facilities:IndoorActivity rooms, fitness gyms, rock-climbing wall, dancestudio, multi-purpose sports halls for badminton, table tennis,basketball, etc.OutdoorStadium with pitch and running track, archery range, outdoorbasketball courts, street soccer court, cricket training net,multi-purpose fields, multi-purpose outdoor courts, sepaktakraw courts and tennis courts.Aquatic FacilitiesSwimming pool, diving pool and wading pool.Planned for students by students, the space meets bothlearning and recreational needs with a number of facilitiesavailable. Head to the study zone or meeting rooms to “mug”or discuss an upcoming presentation; watch and learn aboutother cultures around the world on the TV screens; “battle” withfriends and relieve stress at the U-ROC (U-Relax One Corner)zone with no less than seven game consoles and a billiardtable; or get styled with T-shirts, caps and other merchandiseat the Union Shop.25


ScholarshipsIn recognition of academic excellence and leadership potential, NTU offers a wide variety of scholarships to students based onacademic merit, leadership qualities, unique talents and outstanding Co-Curricular Activities records. For more information,please visit http://admissions.ntu.edu.sg/UndergraduateAdmissions/Pages/Scholarships.aspxSCHOLARSHIPS ELIGIBILITY BENEFITSNanyang ScholarshipCollege ScholarshipASEANUndergraduateScholarshipNTU Scienceand EngineeringUndergraduateScholarshipThe Khoo Teck PuatScholarship• All nationalities• Successful awardees should read a fulltimeundergraduate degree programme.The scholarship will cover the years ofstudy at NTU*• All nationalities• Successful awardees should read a fulltimeundergraduate degree programme.The scholarship will cover the years ofstudy at NTU*• Citizens or Singapore PermanentResidents from the ASEAN countriesexcept Singapore• Successful awardees should read a fulltimeundergraduate degree programmeleading to a first degree, with the exceptionof Renaissance Engineering Programme.For the Biomedical Sciences & ChineseMedicine and the NTU-Georgia TechIntegrated Programmes, the scholarship willcover only the first three years of study in NTU.• Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residentsfrom the Asian countries, except Singapore.• Successful awardees should read a full-timeEngineering or Science undergraduatedegree programme leading to a first degree,with the exception of Biomedical Sciences& Chinese Medicine, NTU-Georgia TechIntegrated Programmes and RenaissanceEngineering Programme.• Excellent Co-Curricular Activities records.• Strong leadership qualities and potential.• Citizens of Singapore and People’s Republicof China (PRC) or Singapore PermanentResidents of original PRC nationality• Successful awardees should read a full-timeundergraduate degree programme leadingto a first degree, with the exception ofBiomedical Sciences & Chinese Medicineand the NTU-Georgia Tech IntegratedProgrammes where it will cover only thefirst three years of study in NTU• Subsidised tuition fees (after Tuition Grant) will be fully covered• Living allowance of S$6,000 per academic year• Book allowance of S$500 per academic year• Accommodation allowance of up to S$2,000 peracademic year**• Travel grant of S$5,000 for an overseas study/attachmentprogramme (one-off)• Computer allowance of S$1,500 (one-off)• Settling-in allowance of S$250 (one-off)• Priority for Overseas Study Programme• No bond#• Subsidised tuition fees (after Tuition Grant) will be fully covered• Living allowance of S$3,600 per academic year• No bond#• Subsidised tuition fees (after Tuition Grant) will be fully covered• Living allowance of S$5,800 per academic year• No bond#• Subsidised tuition fees (after Tuition Grant) and all compulsorymiscellaneous fees will be fully covered• Living allowance of S$6,000 per academic year• Annual accommodation allowance pegged at the lowest doubleroom rate for on-campus accommodation• Settling-in allowance of S$200 (one-off)• One-way air passage from home country to Singapore at thecommencement of the programme and a return air passageupon completion of the programme• Six-year bond^• Subsidised tuition fees (after Tuition Grant) will be fully covered• Living allowance of S$5,800 per academic yearFor PRC scholars (in addition to the above):• Annual accommodation allowance pegged at the lowest doubleroom rate for on-campus accommodation• One-way air passage from home country to Singapore at thecommencement of the programme and a return air passageupon completion of the programme• No bond#* For Biomedical Sciences & Chinese Medicine Programme and the NTU-Georgia Tech Integrated Programmes, the scholarship will coveronly the first three years of study in NTU. For the Renaissance Engineering Programme (REP), the scholarship is also applicable for theone year the scholarship holder is at the University of California Berkeley.** Applicable for scholarship holders who reside in NTU hostels only.# No bond is attached to the Scholarship apart from the three-year bond applicable to all Singapore Permanent Residents and internationalstudents under the MOE Tuition Grant Scheme.^Scholarship holders are required to serve a six-year bond in a Singapore-registered company.26


APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION (ACADEMIC YEAR 2013/2014)International students must have completed at least 12 years of general education up to GCE Advanced Level or acceptableequivalent qualifications to be considered for admission. The more common international qualifications that we consider foradmission and the application period for the respective international qualifications are given below. Applicants with otherequivalent qualifications from countries that are not listed here may also apply.INTERNATIONALQUALIFICATIONSMA Ujian Akhir Nasional(UAN)Vietnam High SchoolGraduation CertificateAPPLICATION DETAILSPlease apply with Rapor SMA Year 10 and Year 11 results before closing date ifyou are taking UAN in 2013.Please apply with Senior High School Year 10 and Year 11 results before closingdate if you are taking national examination in 2013.Application PERIOD1 Oct 2012 – 15 Dec 20121 Oct 2012 – 15 Dec 2012Malaysia Unified ExaminationCertificate (UEC)E1119 English certificate is compulsory if you are applying for non-engineering/non-science programmes except Chinese programme.1 Oct 2012 – 15 Jan 2013PRC National CollegeEntrance Examination(Gao Kao)• Apply with Senior Middle 1 & 2 results together with IELTS/TOEFL/ SAT1/Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) if you are taking Gao Kaoin 2013.• Apply with Gao Kao result together with IELTS/TOEFL/SAT1/ Pearson Test ofEnglish Academic (PTE Academic) if you have already taken Gao Kao.• Apply via Ameson Chinese Elite Identification Scheme (ACEIS).Visit http://aceis.ameson.org/ for further details.Admissions interview will be conducted for selected candidates.1 Oct 2012 – 15 Jan 2013Australia TEE, NSW HSC,SAM, VCE, Tasmanian HSCCanada HSC-OntarioDiploma, British ColumbiaHigh School CertificatePlease apply before closing date and submit HSC results and TER/UAI/ENTERscore once available if you are in the final year of study.Please apply with final term grades before closing date and submit actual resultswithin 3 days after release if you are in Grade 12.1 Oct 2012 – 15 Jan 20131 Oct 2012 – 15 Jan 2013Myanmar High SchoolCertificate (HSC)- 1 Oct 2012 – 15 Jan 2013• German Abitur• Kazakhstan HighSchool Certificate• Philippines High SchoolCertificate (HSC)• New Zealand NCEA• South Korea ScholasticExamination• Thailand Mathayom 6• Turkish High SchoolCertificatePlease apply with final term grades before closing date if you are in the final yearof high school.1 Oct 2012 – 15 Jan 2013American High SchoolDiplomaIndia Standard 12French Baccalaureate(FB)Malaysia Sijil TinggiPersekolahan Malaysia(STPM)Please apply with final term grades before closing date if you are in the final yearof high school.Admission is based on India Standard 12 results. Actual Standard 12 resultsneed to be submitted within 3 days after release for final decision.If you are taking FB examination in 2013, please apply before closing date andsubmit predicted results. Actual FB results need to be submitted within 3 daysafter release for final decision.E1119 English certificate or MUET is compulsory if you are applying for nonengineering/non-scienceprogrammes except Chinese programme.1 Oct 2012 – 1 Apr 20131 Oct 2012 – 1 Apr 20131 Oct 2012 – 1 Apr 20131 Oct 2012 – 1 Apr 2013Mauritius High SchoolCertificate (HSC)- 1 Oct 2012 – 1 Apr 2013‘A’ Level (AQA, Brunei,Cambridge, Edexcel,Hong Kong, Maldives,Sri Lanka, London)Certificate• Admission is based on at least 3 ‘A’ level subjects in a single sitting. Pleasesubmit predicted ‘A’ level grades from your high school if actual results arenot available at the point of application. Actual ‘A’ level results need to besubmitted within 3 days after release for final decision.• Applicants sitting for ‘A’ level in June 2013 should also apply by 1 Apr 2013.1 Oct 2012 – 1 Apr 2013InternationalBaccalaureate Diploma (IB)If you are taking IB examination in 2013, please apply before closing date andsubmit predicted results. Actual IB results need to be submitted within 3 daysafter release for final decision.1 Oct 2012 – 1 Apr 2013All other internationalqualifications not listedPlease apply with final term grades before closing date if you are in the final yearof high school.1 Oct 2012 – 15 Jan 201327


SUBJECT REQUIREMENTSIn addition to fulfilling the minimum entry requirements, applicants applying for the degree programmes listed below must alsosatisfy the minimum subject requirements.PROGRAMMEEngineeringINTERNATIONALBACCALAUREATE (IB)Minimum Subject RequirementsOTHER INTERNATIONALQUALIFICATIONS• Aerospace Engineering *^• Civil Engineering *^• Electrical & ElectronicEngineering *^• Environmental Engineering *^• Engineering ^• Information Engineering& Media *^• Mechanical Engineering *^• Business & Computing(Double Degree)• Business & ComputerEngineering (Double Degree)• Bioengineering *^• Computer Engineering *^• Computer Science *^Mathematics at Higher Level and Physics/Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science at HigherLevel and Physics at Standard Level or equivalent+Mathematics and Biology/Chemistry/Physics atSenior High School Level and Physics at JuniorHigh School Level+Mathematics and Biology/Chemistry/Physics/Computer Science at Senior High School Leveland Physics at Junior High School Level+• Materials Engineerting *^Mathematics at Higher Level and Physics/Chemistry/Biology at Higher Level and Physics atStandard Level or equivalent+Mathematics and Biology/Chemistry/Physics atSenior High School Level and Physics at JuniorHigh School Level+• Chemical & BiomolecularEngineering *^• Maritime Studies **• Maritime Studies withBusiness Major **Science• Biological Sciences ^#• Biological Sciences withPsychology Major NEW #• Biomedical Sciences & ChineseMedicine (Double Degree) #• Chemistry & BiologicalChemistry• Mathematical Sciences ^^• Mathematics & Economics(Combined Degree)• Physics/Applied Physics• Physics with MathematicalSciences MajorMedicine• Medicine NEW #Mathematics and Chemistry at Higher Level andPhysics at Standard Level or equivalent+Mathematics at Standard Level and Physics/Chemistry/Biology at Standard LevelMathematics at Standard Level and Biology/Chemistry/Physics at Higher LevelMathematics and Chinese at Standard Level andBiology/Chemistry/Physics at Higher LevelChemistry at Higher Level and Mathematics/Physics at Higher LevelMathematics at Higher LevelPhysics and Mathematics at Higher LevelPass in Higher Level Chemistry and Pass in eitherHigher Level Biology or PhysicsMathematics and Chemistry at Senior High SchoolLevel and Physics at Junior High School Level+Additional Mathematics and Biology/Chemistry/Physics/Science at Junior High School LevelMathematics at Junior High School Level andBiology/Chemistry/Physics at Senior HighSchool LevelMathematics and Chinese at Junior High SchoolLevel and Biology/Chemistry/Physics at SeniorHigh School LevelChemistry and Mathematics/Physics at SeniorHigh School LevelMathematics at Senior High School LevelPhysics and Mathematics at Senior HighSchool LevelChemistry and Biology/Physics at Senior HighSchool LevelIn addition, candidates are required to submit the following materials for admission assessment:1) Academic Results 4) Official Testimonial from School2) Personal Statement 5) 2 Reference Letters3) Co-curricular Accomplishments 6) Any Other Supporting DocumentsBioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)Applicants will have to register for the Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT) and take the BMAT aspart of the criteria for entry to the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCSoM) MBBS programme.Applicants take the BMAT around November each year, prior to their application to the LKCSoM. Onlyresults of the BMAT taken in the 12-month period prior to application to LKCSoM will be consideredin the selection process. For more details on the BMAT, please refer to www.bmat.org.ukFor further details, please visit www.lkcmedicine.ntu.edu.sg/Admissions/Pages/default.aspx28


SUBJECT REQUIREMENTSPROGRAMMEINTERNATIONALBACCALAUREATE (IB)Minimum Subject RequirementsOTHER INTERNATIONALQUALIFICATIONSbusiness• Accountancy #• Business #• Accountancy & Business(Double Degree) #Mathematics at Standard LevelAdditional Mathematics at Junior High School LevelHumanities, Arts, & Social Sciences• Art, Design & Media Mathematics at Standard Level Mathematics at Junior High School LevelIn addition, candidates are required to submit the following materials for admission assessment:1) A Portfolio 3) A Creative Writing/Film2) A Personal Statement 4) Three DrawingsFor specific submission instructions and details, please visitwww.adm.ntu.edu.sg/ProspectiveADM/UndergraduateProgrammes/ApplicationProcedures/Pages/ADMAdmissionRequirements.aspx• Communication Studies #• English #• History #• Linguistics & MultilingualStudies #• Public Policy & Global Affairs NEW #• Sociology #A good pass in English at Standard LevelA good pass in General Paper/English at SeniorHigh School Level• Chinese # A good pass in Chinese at Standard Level A good pass in Chinese at Junior High School Level• Economics #• Psychology #Education• Arts (Education) #Δ• Science (Education) #ΔSport ScienceA good pass in Mathematics at Standard Leveland a good pass in English at Standard LevelMathematics and English A1 at Standard Level.Pass in at least 5 subjects including English as aFirst Language at ‘O’ Level/Junior High SchoolLevel, where applicableAdditional Mathematics at Junior High SchoolLevel and General Paper/English at Senior HighSchool LevelPass in English and Mathematics at Senior HighSchool Level. Pass in at least 5 subjects includingEnglish as a First Language taken at Junior HighSchool Level. Preferably a good score for IELTSor TOEFL• Sport Science & Management **# Mathematics at Standard Level Additional Mathematics at Junior High School LevelRenaissance Engineering Programme• Renaissance EngineeringProgramme ❖#Mathematics at Higher Level and Physics/Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science at HigherLevel and Physics at Standard Level or equivalent+Mathematics and Biology/Chemistry/Physics atSenior High School Level and Physics at JuniorHigh School Level+❖Programme leading to Bachelor of Engineering Science & Master of Science in Technology Management.* The programme is also offered as a double degree programme with Economics.^The programme is also offered as a single degree programme with Business Minor.+ Pass in Physics at Standard Level or Junior High School Level is only applicable to applicants who have not read Physics at Higher Level orSenior High School Level.# Programmes that require additional assessment such as interviews and/or selection tests.** Programme leading to Bachelor of Science degree.^^ The programme is also offered as a single degree programme with Minor in Finance.ΔThese degree programmes offer many courses which may require further subject prerequisites. Please refer to the National Institute ofEducation (NIE) website for details.29


APPLYING TO NTUApplication ProcedureApplications have to be submitted online at http://admissions.ntu.edu.sg/UndergraduateIntnlAdmissions/Pages/InternationalOthers.aspx(Please refer to page 27 for application deadlines)Supporting DocumentsThere are two modes to submit your documents (Please use only one mode):a) Submit online at the Check Status link. Scan documents and upload online to respective sections at the Check Status link.b) Print checklist and send supporting documents together with the bank draft (where applicable) to the Office of Admissionsand Financial Aid by post.The documents you need to submit are:• Copy of birth certificate or passport• Junior High School national examination results* (eg. Malaysia SPM, India Standard 10)• Senior High School internal examination results* (eg. Indonesia Rapor SMA Year 10 and Year 11, Vietnam Year 10 andYear 11) if you have not taken your senior high school national examination• Senior High School national examination results*, if applicable (e.g. Indonesia UAN, Vietnam HSC)• Actual IB/‘A’ Level (AQA, Brunei, Cambridge, Edexcel, Hong Kong, Maldives, Sri Lanka, London)/India Standard12 examination results*, when available (required)• University entrance examination results*, if any• University academic transcripts* (if applicable)*certified by school principal or teacher or any gazetted officerIf you are applying for the MBBS programme or Art, Design & Media, please refer to Subject Requirements (page 28 and 29) fordetails on the additional documents you need to submit.Application FeeA non-refundable and non-transferrable application fee of S$30 or US$30 (inclusive of S$10 or US$10 handling charge) isapplicable for payment by a bank draft payable to “Nanyang Technological University”. Please write your application numberand name on the back of the bank draft. If you choose to pay online by credit card, you will enjoy a discounted application feeof only S$20.Entrance ExaminationInternational students with Malaysia STPM, Malaysia UEC, ‘A’ Level (AQA, Brunei, Cambridge, Edexcel, Hong Kong, London,Maldives, Sri Lanka), India Standard 12, Mauritius HSC, PRC Gao Kao, American High School Diploma, German Abitur, FrenchBaccalaureate and International Baccalaureate qualifications are not required to take the entrance examination. In addition,applicants who have won gold, silver or bronze medals in International Science Olympiad Competitions* will be exempted fromtaking the entrance examination.Applicants with other qualifications may be required to take an entrance examination before a final decision on admission ismade. Details of the examination will be made known to shortlisted applicants.*We accept the medals from the following competitions:• International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO)• International Physics Olympiad (IPhO)• International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO)• International Biology Olympiad (IBO)• International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI)• International Astronomy Olympiad (IAO)• International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA)Admission to undergraduate programmes not closely related to your field of achievement (as above) will normally be on a case-by-case basis.Application OutcomeThe application outcome will be released progressively between February to July. Please refer to website for estimated outcomeperiods. Application outcome will be released to applicants by e-mail and updated online at the Check Status link.30


FINANCING AN NTU EDUCATIONTuition FeesThe tuition fees for international students shall remain fixed throughout the duration of the degree programme as shown in thetable below for Academic Year (AY) 2012/13 (subject to revision for AY2013/14). For more information, please visithttp://admissions.ntu.edu.sg/UndergraduateAdmissions/Pages/FeesTuitionGrant.aspxProgramme of Study• All Programmes (except for those listed below)• Accountancy• Business• Accountancy & Business (Double Degree)• Business & Computing (Double Degree)• Business & Computer Engineering (Double Degree)• Renaissance Engineering Programme• Medicine (MBBS)Annual Subsidised Tuition FeeS$13,730S$15,500S$30,620We will announce the tuition fee at a later date.Please visit our website for the latest information.• SPR and international students who are eligible and applied for Tuition Grant are required to sign the Tuition Grant Agreement by Ministry of Education (MOE),Singapore. Applicants will be bonded to work in any Singapore-registered companies based overseas or in Singapore for 3 years upon graduation.• All amounts quoted are exclusive of GST.• For students paying subsidised fees, GST on the tuition fee is subsidised by MOE.Estimated Monthly Living ExpensesAccommodation (on-campus) S$195 – S$230Meals S$300 – S$400Transport, Books, Personal Expenses S$100 – S$250Total S$595 – S$880Financial AidAt NTU, we have a wide comprehensive range of financial assistance schemes to make it financially possible for you to pursueyour education. International students paying subsidised tuition fees can apply for the Tuition Fee Loan and Study Loan. The twoloans when taken together will allow students to finance the bulk of their tuition fees.Financial Assistance Schemes (Value per academic year)LoanTuition Fee Loan (TFL)Study Loan (SL)Maximum Loan Amount per Annual90% x S$7,460* = S$6,71410% x S$7,460* = S$746 + S$3,600 living allowance loanRepayment of Loans• Minimum repayment of S$100 per month after graduation.• Maximum repayment period of 20 years for TFL & SL.• Interest rate is based on the average of our 3 local banks’ prime lending rate.• Interest free during course of study and interest commences after graduation.*AY2012/13 subsidised tuition fee paid by a Singaporean annually for a similar programme. The above loans are available only to students paying subsidisedtuition fees.For more information, please visithttp://admissions.ntu.edu.sg/UndergraduateAdmissions/FinancialAssistance/Pages/default.aspx31

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