Graduate study is offered in two broad categories: research-based programmes leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) and Master of Engineering (MEng); and professional coursework-based programmes which primarily provide advanced coursework leading to Master of Science (MSc) degrees in specified disciplines.

Please take the time to learn more about our exciting programs.
Research-based programmes
The Faculty has built a comprehensive research infrastructure with top-notch facilities conducive for the pursuit of creative research.

Graduate students have the opportunity to work closely with faculty members on a wide variety of exciting research projects. Excellent opportunities are available for students to be immersed in a vibrant research-intensive environment in any of our 8 departments/divisions in the pursuit of a higher degree leading to:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Engineering - Industrial Postgraduate Programme (IPP)

  • Master of Engineering (MEng)

  • These higher degrees are awarded based on coursework and supervised research on an approved topic, culminating in the submission of a thesis.


    Coursework-based programmes
    The Master of Science (M.Sc.) programmes, conducted in the evenings and aimed at working professionals, are designed for university graduates who wish to advance their knowledge and careers in their chosen field of specialisation.

    The M.Sc. degrees are awarded once the candidates pass the relevant examinations and achieve a minimum level of proficiency in the examinations. Master of Science in:

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Environmental Engineering

  • Geotechnical Engineering 
  • Hydraulic Engineering & Water Resources Management

  • Industrial & Systems Engineering *

  • Intellectual Property Management

  • Management of Technology

  • Materials Science & Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Offshore Technology 

  • Safety, Health & Environmental Technology

  • Supply Chain Management *

  • Systems Design & Management

  • Transportation Systems & Management
  • Application


    *The Skillsfuture Study Awards is currently only available in the Logistics Sector. More MSc programmes will be included in the near future. Please refer to http://www.skillsfuture.sg/studyawards for more details and updates.

    International Collaborations for Graduate Studies
    The Faculty has created exciting opportunities for students to embark upon joint programmes to venture, to learn from the best of both worlds, to gain exposure to foreign culture, to network with the best students at some of the best institutions around the world.


    International Partners

    NUS Graduate Double Degree and Joint Programmes with overseas Universities