What will I learn?

The Master of Science (MSc) in Analytics programme is an interdisciplinary post-graduate programme suitable for professionals seeking to leverage business analytics in their respective fields, as well as recent college graduates pursuing a career in the data science industry.

Analytics is the science of finding patterns in data to aid decision making. It is an interdisciplinary field rooted in applied mathematics, with a wide range of applications in business, finance, and industry. Modern businesses are turning toward increasingly sophisticated analytics methods to offer improved shopping suggestions to consumers, target previously-neglected markets, and improve the efficiency of their internal logistical processes and workflows.

The MSc in Analytics programme provides the skills and knowledge for applying cutting-edge data science techniques to business challenges in the modern economy.

Programme Structure

The MSc in Analytics programme is an intensive one-year full-time or two-year part-time programme by coursework, taught in three semesters. Upon completion of study, students are awarded a Master of Science (MSc) in Analytics degree.

The programme consists of a total of 30 Academic Units (AU), with 24 AU stemming from core courses and 6 AU from elective courses:

  • 11 Core Subjects
  • 9 Elective Modules to Choose From
  • 1 Analytics Practicum Module (Internship)
  • Ad-hoc Seminars on Analytics Software Tools
  • Ad-hoc Seminars from Industry Professionals

The curriculum strongly emphasizes the application of analytics on real-world data, and includes two practicum modules of 6 AU each (under both the core and elective modules). Sample partner organizations for the practicum module include APL, BreadTalk, Charles & Keith, DHL, Experian, Grab, Johnson & Johnson, JR Group, Lenovo, MSD, PSA, and PwC.

Which department am I in?

College of Science

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
SG$52,500.00 (28,67,286) per year
Amounts quoted are exclusive of GST and subject to change
Start date

Expected November 2021

Venue

College of Science

60 Nanyang Drive,

SBS-01s-45,

637551, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An applicant must have completed at least a Bachelor Degree (Honors) or European/German FH Diploma or its equivalent in areas of Science/Electrical/Electronics Engineering from a university with recognized standing with at least a 2nd Class Honors or equivalent. As the Programme instruction medium is English, 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 at least one of the following: TOEFL score indicating a minimum of 600 for Paper based test or 100 for internet based test; IELTS: With academic IELTS result of at least 6.5.

For international students

The admission criteria are as follows:

  • A good Bachelor's Degree in a quantitative discipline (mathematics, statistics, engineering, computer science etc.) is preferred.
  • A good TOEFL score (iBT = 92 or more, PBT = 580 or more, CBT = 235 or more) or IELTS score (6.5 or more), for graduates of universities in which English is not the medium of instruction.
  • A good GMAT score of 650 and GRE score of 315 is required

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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