About the National University of Singapore (NUS)

A leading global university centred in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore’s flagship university, which offers a global approach to education and research, with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise.


NUS has 17 faculties and schools across three campuses. Its transformative education includes a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment. Over 38,000 students from 100 countries enrich the community with their diverse social and cultural perspectives. NUS also strives to create a supportive and innovative environment to promote creative enterprise within its community.


The 17 Schools in NUS include:  


  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Business
  • Computing
  • Continuing and Lifelong Education
  • Dentistry
  • Design and Environment
  • Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Engineering
  • Integrative Sciences and Engineering
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Science
  • University Scholars Programme
  • Yale-NUS College


NUS takes an integrated and multi-disciplinary approach to research, working with partners from industry, government and academia, to address crucial and complex issues relevant to Asia and the world. Researchers in NUS’ Schools and Faculties, 30 university-level research institutes and centres, and Research Centres of Excellence cover a wide range of themes including energy, environmental and urban sustainability; treatment and prevention of diseases common among Asians; active ageing; advanced materials; risk management and resilience of financial systems. The University’s latest research focus is to use data sciences, optimisation research and cyber security to support Singapore's Smart Nation initiative.


University Information


  • A good four-year bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business, Computing, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Science or Statistics;
  • A good honours or 2 years of relevant work experience with;
  • Good quantitative score in GRE/GMAT for overseas degree-holders**
  • Strong mathematics foundation

Some programming skills with strong programming aptitude

*All credentials will be weighted by the quality of applicants each year. Hence, there is no minimum cut-off for any criterion mentioned above.

**GRE/GMAT will be exempted for applicants who graduated from either of the 4 local universities, i.e. NUS, NTU, SMU, and SUTD.



There are 3 campuses in National University of Singapore, i.e. Kent Ridge, Bukit Timah and Outram. Most of the NUS MSBA classes are conducted on the Kent Ridge campus or online. The students have access to a wide myriad of services and facilities in the university:

  • University Sports Centre: This facility houses the multi-purpose sport hall, one indoor swimming pool, one Olympic size outdoor pool, a gym, a tennis court, 2 squash courts on top of the running track and football field, conference and meeting rooms.
  • Univeristy TownTM (U-Town) Sport Facilities: Located within the Stephen Riady Centre at the UTown, the range of sports facilities includes two multipurpose sports halls, a rock climbing wall, a fitness gym and a recreational pool.
  • Yusof Ishak House (YIH) Student Hub: Dedicated to promote out-of-class opportunities for students organizations, activities and gathering, there is a dance studio, performance plaza and meeting and discussion rooms.
  • Bukit Timah Campus Sport Facilities: The facilities in this campus include a swimming pool, running track, indoor courts for badmintons/basketball/table tennis/squash and outdoor courts for tennis/basketball and volleyball. (These are provided by the Ministry of Education but reserved for NUS Students and staff.)


There are 8 libraries in NUS, 7 within the Kent Ride campus and 1 in the Bukit Timah Campus.

The Master of Science in Business Analytics students have also access to the facilities within NUS Business School and NUS Computing. They also have a lounge of their own located in ICube Building itself on the Kent Ridge Campus that comes with meeting areas and light refreshments. 



Based on the responses received from recently graduated MSBA students, 92.3% of them were employed within 3 months after graduation and 100% of them found jobs within 6 months of graduation. On top of that, all the MSBA students were successfully placed with industrial partner companies for the completion of their capstone projects despite of the global pandemic in 2020, maintaining the 100% capstone project placements year after year since the inception of the programme since 2013.

In addition, the students are free to approach NUS Business School Career Services for help in improving resume writing and interview skills.  



National University of Singapore (NUS) offers a distinctively Asian and global experience that is grounded in maximising the potential of students and their future readiness and broad-based research excellence that enables beneficial translation.

NUS is also highly regarded for the hallmark rigour and breadth of its academic programmes, innovative entrepreneurship education, and experiential learning. Learning across faculties and disciplines is highly valued and practised, with other cross-disciplinary initiatives available for a well-rounded knowledge base and transferable skills.

Undergraduates will learn countless lessons during their NUS journey. Steeped in an inquisitive culture, students will be nurtured and inspired by pre-eminent thought leaders to think critically and creatively while working synergistically with their peers.

NUS' numerous overseas programmes underscore the global nature of education offered by the University. These expeditions of varying lengths expose participants to a wide range of economic realities and challenges and enable them to experience firsthand how other cultures live, work and play.

Accentuating NUS' transformative global education are programmes that facilitate the pursuit of more than a single degree at a time. Students may choose to do a Concurrent, Double or Joint Degree offered either solely by the University or in collaboration with several of its distinguished partner universities from around the world.