Master of Computing




What will I learn?

The National University of Singapore (NUS) Master of Computing (MComp) is offered by the NUS School of Computing.

In this day and age, the universal need for Information Technology (IT) and the crucial role it plays in the modern workforce is undisputed. Rapid advances are being made daily in the way we use IT to enhance performance and function, and there is a massive corresponding demand for tech talent in all industries.

To evolve with the times and manage this tech revolution, organisations are now employing 'Cybersecurity Engineers', 'UX Developers', 'Big Data Analysts', 'Digital Transformation Consultants', 'FinTech Specialists', and the like—new roles created specifically to meet current business needs. Yet, there just are not enough people with the skills necessary to fill these roles. To remain in the game, the best IT professionals evolve with the times and develop their knowledge and skills to take on these new challenges

Whether it is to upskill, or break into the field of Computing, the MComp programme is designed to help its students and graduates achieve their goals.

Experience challenging, comprehensive curricula, informed by the latest innovative research by leading academics, at one of the best computing schools in the world. Gain an edge over the competition, and be well-equipped to pursue those long-awaited career opportunities.

Why This Programme?

Learn from award-winning teachers, world-class researchers and knowledgeable industry leaders, at one of the top universities in the world for computer science*.

Dive deep into a specialisation through focused core/essential modules, and gain a breadth of knowledge via a diverse selection of elective modules—while taking the opportunity to be equipped with the latest findings in research as well as the best practices in industry.

Step into the future confidently, whether it is to start up an entrepreneurship journey through NUS Computing’s own incubation centre, The Furnace, or to grow a career with guidance from the NUS Centre for Future-Ready Graduates and contacts from NUS’ global network of alumni.


  • Infocomm Security
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Systems
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Which department am I in?

School of Continuing and Lifelong Education

Study options

Full Time (18 months)

Tuition fees
SG$40,666.67 (24,70,636) per year
General Track: SG $61,000 (excluding GST) / From SG $65,880 (including 8% GST) to SG $66,490 (including 9% GST). A range is being shown here because the exact amount will vary due to the GST rate increase. Specialisation Track: SG $51,000 (excluding GST) / From SG $55,080 (including 8% GST) to SG $55,590.00 (including 9% GST).

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

15 January 2024


School of Continuing and Lifelong Education

University Town, Education Resource Centre,

8 College Avenue West, #02‐16,

138608, 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

Students need to have a Bachelor's Degree with Honours or equivalent in any discipline, and/or GC in Computing Foundations with a Cumulative Average Point (CAP) of 3.0

English Language

Applicants whose medium of university instruction is not completely in English:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) minimum score of 90 (Internet-based), or
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) minimum Academic score of 6.0.


About National University of Singapore (NUS)

Along with the highest education standards, students at NUS benefit from an excellent overall experience with excellent research facilities.

  • Ranked 11th in the world (QS World rankings 2022)
  • Excellent graduation rate of over 97 percent
  • Leading research teams using cutting-edge facilities
  • Outstanding selection of courses across 17 faculties

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