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National University of Singapore

Singapore , Singapore ,Singapore

MSc in Venture Creation

The National University of Singapore (NUS) Master of Science (MSc) in Venture Creation is a multidisciplinary programme that draws from the expertise of:

  • • NUS School of Continuing and Lifelong Education
  • • NUS Business School
  • • NUS Faculty of Engineering
  • • NUS School of Computing
  • • NUS Faculty of Science
  • • Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

It is an immersive graduate degree programme that combines experiential learning with the academic rigour of one of the top universities in Asia and the world.

Designed to transform mindsets and accelerate the translation of ideas into solutions, the programme targets aspiring entrepreneurs wanting to launch new ventures with success by providing mentorship in business development and access to NUS technologies, as well as opportunities to network for market access.

Gain exposure in hot topics such as Industry 4.0, digital supply chain, cybersecurity, biotechnology, medical technology and financial technology—just some of the modules offered by the six academic units lending their weight to this programme.

The programme was previously marketed as the Master of Science (MSc) in Entrepreneurship.

Why This Programme?

  • Tap on more than 20 years of experience in nurturing entrepreneurship, with the expertise of NUS Enterprise, which spearheads such flagship initiatives as NUS Overseas Colleges and BLOCK71.
  • Deep dive into entrepreneurship with core modules that provide all the guidance, skillsets and opportunities needed to transform ideas into viable businesses.
  • Build a strong technical foundation by harnessing the technical expertise of six academic departments to deepen skills and knowledge through a range of elective modules.


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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

PSW Opportunity

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

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to the NUS MSc in Venture Creation programme is granted on a competitive basis as places in the programme are limited. Applicants should possess the following minimum requirements:
Bachelor's Degree (preferably with Honours)
Strong interest in entrepreneurship and innovation, including demonstrated involvement in entrepreneurial activities
English Language
Applicants whose native tongue and medium of university instruction is not completely in English:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) minimum score of 85 (Internet-based), or
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) minimum Academic score 6.0
Note: TOEFL / IELTS scores are valid for two years from the test date and should not have expired at point of application. Expired scores will not be considered for the application.