Department of Economics

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Master of Economics *

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants should have an NUS Honours degree of second class and above or the international equivalent (e.g., a four-year Bachelor's degree with at least an average grade of B or equivalent) in Economics or a related field (e.g., finance, accounting, mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering, operations research); or a Bachelor's degree with at least an average grade of B or equivalent in Economics or a related field and successful completion of a placement test which is in the form of an oral interview to be conducted by at least three members of the Master of Economics Committee.

TOEFL/IELTS

Applicants whose native tongue and medium of university instruction is not English should submit the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) as evidence of their proficiency in the English language.

The following minimum TOEFL score is required:
- 85 for the internet-based test (with a minimum score of 22 for the writing section); or
- 580 for the paper-based test; or
- 237 for the computer-based test.
Alternatively, an IELTS result of 6.0 is required.