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What will I learn?

Programme Objectives

Advanced training in Applied Physics (especially in semiconductor manufacturing, photonics and biophysics).
Opportunities for Physics graduates and other professionals who have relevant working experience, to upgrade their professional skills and qualifications, or to switch to the hi-tech industry.

Programme Structure

A candidate in the M.Sc. Programme in Applied Physics by coursework must complete the following in order to be awarded the M.Sc. degree:

Track 1: 40 modular-credit programme (for applicants who have an Honours degree or equivalent qualifications)

EITHER

  • Read and pass four PC level 5000 modules (excluding PC5198) amounting to 16 MCs. Subject to approval, students are allowed to choose not more than 12 MCs from Level 5000 modules offered by other Departments.
  • Read and pass two PC level 4000 modules amounting to 8 MCs
  • Complete a research project PC5289 equivalent to 16 MCs
  • Obtain a minimum Cumulative Average Point (CAP) of 3.00

OR

  • Read and pass seven PC level 5000 modules (excluding PC5198) amounting to 28 MCs. Subject to approval, students are allowed to choose not more than 12 MCs from Level 5000 modules offered by other Departments.
  • Read and pass three PC level 4000 modules amounting to 12 MCs.
  • Obtain a minimum Cumulative Average Point (CAP) of 3.00

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

Study options

Full Time (Two to eight semesters for Track 1 or four to ten semesters for Track 2)

Tuition fees
SG$20,350.00 (11,49,068) per year
Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

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 Honours degree in Physics or an equivalent qualification approved by NUS, or A Bachelor’s pass degree in Physics or related discipline, or Completed three years of Physics study in a university with a minimum Cumulated Average Point (CAP) of 3.00.

English Language Requirements: Minimum 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. IELTS result of 6.0 is required.

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