The University has not engaged any external agencies to undertake graduate student recruitment on its behalf. Candidates interested in our graduate programmes are advised to apply directly to the University and not through any agents. Candidates who apply through agents will not have any added advantage in gaining admission and the University reserves the right to reject such applications without giving reasons.
In line with the NUS Resilience & Growth Initiative, we are extending applications for the following Masters coursework degree programmes for the August 2020 intake:
- Master of Arts (Chinese Culture and Language)
- Master of Arts (English Language and Linguistics)
- Master of Arts (Literary Studies)
- Master of Arts (Southeast Asian Studies)
- Master of Economics
- Master of Psychology (Clinical)
- Master of Social Work
The application period is from 1 to 30 June 2020. This is for candidates who are/will be conferred the NUS bachelor’s degree in January 2020, June 2020, or August 2020.
We are sorry to inform you that candidates who do not qualify under these criteria but proceed to submit an application during the period will not be considered and will not receive any notification.
All applications are to be submitted online only. There is no need to submit the application via post (or by hand) for now as offices are closed and staff are working from home.
The outcome will be made known by end July 2020.
Applications for admission to graduate coursework programmes, are available online as well as via paper. You are advised to apply online.
Please note that even though an application is submitted online, relevant supporting documents must be sent via post. In order for you to be considered for a specific intake, your online application, payment and available supporting documents must all reach us by the relevant deadlines. Please read the general instructions here first before proceeding to apply online. For access to the online system, please visit the website here.
Application for each coursework programme must be accompanied by an application fee which is not refundable. Application fee for online or paper-based application is at S$50.00 (inclusive of GST).
The application periods are indicated in the table below.
|Intake||Application Period||Coursework Programmes|
(in the year preceding the intake)
to 15 January
(in the same year as the intake)
|Master of Economics|
Master of Science (Applied Geographic Information Systems)
Master of Arts (Chinese Culture and Language)
The outcome of application will be made known by 31 May for the Semester I (August) intake.
To check the status of your application which was submitted online, please click here.