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NUS MSc in Management students can enroll by choosing the additional CEMS Master in International Management (CEMS MIM) degree.

CEMS is a strategic global alliance of leading business schools, multinational companies and non-governmental organisations. This highly-ranked, global, one-year, pre-experience MIM programme emphasises and develops management and leadership competencies with emphasis on internationalism and responsible leadership.

The programme is ranked by Financial Times among the top Master’s in Management programmes in the world from 2005 to 2015, and was recently ranked 13th in 2019. The CEMS Master’s in International Management consistently ranked in the top 10 of The Economist’s Master in Management Ranking in every year that it appeared. In 2019, CEMS was ranked 8th. NUS was the first Asian university to be made a full Academic Member of CEMS in 2008. This programme is exclusively open to the MSc students of CEMS Member Schools, and has been widely recognised as one of the best springboards to an international career. The international mobility of CEMS graduates is well represented by our over 15,000 alumni of at least 100 nationalities who are currently working in more than 75 countries. More than 45% of them live and work outside their home country.

During your CEMS MIM year, you will enjoy two international exchange semesters at two leading CEMS partner universities, complete CEMS courses in Global Management, block seminars and skills seminars, as well as complete an international internship. With the CEMS MIM, you will get to experience and join a cohort of high-caliber, internationally-minded, multilingual students enrolled at leading business schools across the world.


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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

Applicants in the process of earning a degree and are about to graduate are welcome to apply.

For the single degree NUS MSc in Marketing Analytics and Insights programme:
A good undergraduate degree in any discipline.

For the double degree NUS MSc in Marketing Analytics and Insights + CEMS MIM programme:
A good undergraduate degree in business or a business-related discipline.

English Language Requirement
Good TOEFL or IELTS scores if English is not the mother tongue or medium of prior undergraduate instruction.

The TOEFL score must be at least 100 for the internet-based test.

For IELTS, the overall band score must be at least 7.0.

Although GMAT/GRE is not mandatory, a good GMAT/GRE score will strengthen your application. Candidates with good GMAT/GRE scores will be considered favourably for study awards, and also stand a higher chance in getting their preferred placement in CEMS host schools for the double degree programme. Our GMAT institution code for this programme is DRT-MK-96 (MSc in Marketing Analytics and Insights). Our GRE institution code for this programme is 4642 – NUS Business School MSc Programmes. More information on GMAT/GRE

We do not require you to have work experience for admission into the programme. Applicants with some post-graduation work experience are also welcome to apply, though you may also wish to consider applying to our NUS MBA programme instead.