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What will I learn?

This programme aims to groom future leaders in selected areas of technology. Specifically, the Masters of Science in Industrial Chemistry will be an enabling postgraduate course for specialist engineers for the pharmaceutical, as well as the fine and speciality chemical industries. The degree will be jointly awarded by Technische Universität München (TUM) and the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Curriculum and course structure

Candidates must successfully complete a programme of study comprising all the following:

  • 4 core modules, 6 elective modules, and 5 cross-discipline modules (10 months)
  • Minimum 11 weeks of internship
  • 6-months Master Thesis / Dissertation

Continuation and Termination of Candidature

In order for a student to graduate on time, the student must obtain a minimum overall CAP score of 2.50. TUM-Asia will issue an academic warning to students if their CAP scores fall below 2.50. There is also a risk of candidature termination for failure in any modules if overall CAP score falls below 2.50.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

Study options

Full Time (20 months)

Tuition fees
SG$20,350.00 (11,31,813) per year
Start date

Expected August 2022


Faculty of Science

Block S16, Level 9,

6 Science Drive 2,

117546, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants require a Bachelor’s degree with honours or equivalent, in a relevant discipline; or a Bachelor’s degree with a relevant Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate with a minimum CAP of 3.00. English Language Requirements: TOEFL score is required: 85 for the internet-based test (with a minimum score of 22 for the writing section); or 580 for the paper-based test; or 237 for the computer-based test; an IELTS score of 6.0.

For international students

An applicant must have completed at least a 3-year Bachelor Degree (Honors) or European/German FH Diploma or its equivalent in areas of Chemical Engineering / Chemistry or closely related discipline from a university with recognized standing with at least a 2nd Upper Honors or equivalent. The applicant must be able to demonstrate a satisfactory level of the language. Applicant whose native tongue or medium of instruction from previous studies (Bachelor / FH Diploma) is not English must submit the TOEFL result with a minimum of 605 for Paper-based test, or 88 for Internet-based test, or 234 for Computer-based test OR IELTS result of at least 6.5 OR CAE grade A, B, or C.


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