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National University of Singapore

Singapore , Singapore ,Singapore

MSc in Mathematics (by Coursework)

The Master of Science in Mathematics is designed to provide advanced training in mathematical sciences. Students of the programme are expected to acquire advanced knowledge in modern mathematics, including pure and applied mathematics, and in other interdisciplinary areas. This programme lays a solid foundation in mathematics for students to meet the growing demands by industry and to pursue advanced studies such as Ph.D. in Mathematics.

Intakes

  • Jan
  • Aug

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Executive Positions (R&G)
Teaching Positions (R&G)
Research Positions (R&G)
Academic and Research Positions
Executive & Administrative Positions
Associate Management Programme

PSW Opportunity

International students are allowed to work not more than 16 hours per week.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Track 1 full time
2 – 4 semesters 
(or 1 – 2 years) 4 – 8 semesters
(or 2 – 4 years)
Track 2 full time
4 – 6 semesters
(or 2 – 3 years)

TRACK 1 (40MC PROGRAMME)

An applicant must have:

  • an Honours degree in mathematics or an equivalent qualification, or
  • an Honours degree in a discipline with strong training in mathematics at university level.

TRACK 2 (80MC PROGRAMME)

An applicant must have:

  • a three-year Bachelor’s degree in mathematics or an equivalent qualification, or
  • a three-year Bachelor’s degree in a discipline with strong training in mathematics at university level.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS (FOR BOTH TRACKS)

  • An applicant whose native tongue or medium of undergraduate instruction is not English must complete the TOEFL or IELTS.
  • Minimum score required:
    • TOEFL: 85
    • IELTS: 6 (overall)
  • Foreign applicants are not allowed to study part-time in Singapore unless they have a valid employment pass to work in Singapore.
  • Interested applicants should sit for the required tests early, bearing in mind that the test result has to be uploaded at the point of programme registration.