1.5 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Singapore (City)

About this program

Master of Computing

The Master of Computing programme is a comprehensive and challenging graduate programme with area specialisations. It encompasses latest research findings, both applied and fundamental. The programme also provides advanced and in-depth knowledge of IT to prepare the students for challenges in IT career.

In this day and age, the universal need for Information Technology (IT) and the crucial role it plays in the modern workforce is undisputed. Rapid advances are being made daily in the way we use IT to enhance performance and function, and there is a massive corresponding demand for tech talent in all industries.

To evolve with the times and manage this tech revolution, organisations are now employing 'Cybersecurity Engineers', 'UX Developers', 'Big Data Analysts', 'Digital Transformation Consultants', 'FinTech Specialists', and the like—new roles created specifically to meet current business needs. Yet, there just are not enough people with the skills necessary to fill these roles. To remain in the game, the best IT professionals evolve with the times and develop their knowledge and skills to take on these new challenges

Whether it is to upskill, or break into the field of Computing, the MComp programme, with its various disciplines is designed to help its students and graduates achieve their goals.

Admission requirements

General Track

The Master of Computing – General Track is suitable for candidates with non-computing degrees. To be admitted into the program, candidates should either possess a good honors degree or equivalent in any discipline.

Specialization Track

The candidates should possess:

  • A good honors degree in computing; or
  • A good honors degree in a related discipline with 2 years of IT industry experience; or
  • A good bachelor's degree in computing with 2 years of IT industry experience; or
  • A good bachelor's or honors degree in a business-related discipline with 2 years of IT industry experience.

Candidates with degrees in Electronic Commerce/ Engineering/ Economics/ Statistics/ Mathematics can also be considered for admission to the Information Systems specialization.

Common Requirements 

  • GRE / GMAT / Other tests

International applicants are to submit GRE/GMAT test scores as evidence which demonstrates their academic and language ability and readiness for graduate study. Candidates may be required to sit for other tests as prescribed by the school.

Candidates who have graduated from Indian universities may submit GATE scores instead.

Candidates should have a minimum GRE score of 320 (verbal & quantitative) and 3.5 (analytical) or a GMAT score of 650 and above. 

In general, all applicants are required to submit GRE/GMAT or TOEFL scores. However, submitted applications without these test scores may be considered, subject to the admission committee’s decision. Please note that admission to the program is on a competitive basis and there is no guarantee of admission.

English Requirement

International applicants who graduated from universities where English is not the main medium of communication must submit TOEFL or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) scores.

The minimum TOEFL scores for Internet-Based Test (IBT) is 90; or an IELTS score of 6.0. GRE and TOEFL scores will be valid for 5 years and 2 years respectively.

For more information about admission requirements, Please visit the university website.

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Program content

The programme offers five options to support a range of personal career aspirations:

  • Computer Science specialization
  • Information Systems specialization
  • Infocomm Security specialization
  • Artificial Intelligence specialization
  • General Track

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

International students on a student visa will need to be enrolled on a full time basis

Full time on campus.


Tuition fee: SGD 53,500 / year (inclusive of 7% GST)

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National University of Singapore

The National University of Singapore (NUS), ranked 1st in Asia and 11th worldwide (QS Global World Ranking 2022) is Singapore’s flagship university. NUS offers a global approach to education, research, and entrepreneurship, with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise....

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