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What will I learn?

The Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering (MSc ISE) programme is designed to provide graduate level education to prepare individuals for a lifelong career addressing critical engineering and managerial decision making in the manufacturing and service sectors. It equips students with core competency and skills in data analytics, optimization, system engineering, decision making, and project management. The programme also emphasizes on the application of ISE knowledge in solving real life problems and challenges.

The programme is idea for professionals who have increasing responsibilities in management and decision making. It is also suitable for all engineering and science students who want to advance their career in data science, logistics, business analytics, etc.

Domain-specific focus in the programme is also available for those who wish to deepen their understanding in any of the following areas of specialization:

Data Analytics (DA)

Engineering and Service Management (ESM)

Operations Research (OR)

Systems Engineering (SE)


  • Decision Modelling and Risk Analysis
  • Human Factors Engineering
  • Integration of Complex Systems
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Which department am I in?

NUS Engineering

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
SG $51,360 (inclusive of GST) for the entire course

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

Start date

1 August 2022


NUS Engineering

National University of Singapore,

Block EA #07-26, 9 Engineering Drive 1,

117576, 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

A Bachelor’s degree with 2nd class honours or its equivalent in Engineering, Science or related discipline from an institution of recognised standing.

This is a minimum requirement which does not guarantee admission; selection is on a competitive basis.

English Requirement

TOEFL (internet-based test)> 85 or IELTS (academic)> 6.0 is required if your first language is not English. You may be waived from this requirement if you have completed your degree programme taught entirely in English, situated in an English speaking country, for example (non-exhaustive list) Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA.


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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