Graduate Programmes 硕士课程


Graduate Programmes- MSc TIP English FAQS


1. Is GMAT or GRE required?

2. Could programme fee be paid in installments?

3. When and what is the duration of the Overseas Immersion Programme?

4. How can I apply and what are the modes of payment for the application fees?

5. What are the financial assistance available and the eligibility criteria?

6. Trimester Calendar AY 2017-2018

7. Additional Information (Living costs and other expenses)


1. Is GMAT or GRE required?

GMAT and GRE are not required.

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2. Can I pay the programme fee in instalments?

Payment Details Due Date​ Amount​
​Together with the Letter of Acceptance; during offer stage ​SGD 8,000.00
First Payment​ ​Day of Orientation ​SGD 22,000.00
Second Payment​

Year 1, start of Trimester 2 (for Full-Time Programme)

Year 2, start of Trimester 1 (for Part-Time Programme)

​SGD 22,000.00


*Students with outstanding fees will be barred from viewing examination results in the current trimester and from registering subject in the following trimester. A late fee of S$25.00 will also be imposed.


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3. When and what is the duration of the Overseas Immersion Programme?

The Overseas Immersion Programme will be arranged towards the end of the programme and the duration is approximately 2 weeks.


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4. How can I apply and what are the modes of payment for the application fees?

Download application guide.

An administrative fee of S$53.50 (S$50.00 + 7% GST (S$3.50)) applies. You can pay by any of the following modes:

Internet using credit card

Internet payment (WorldPay- VISA / Mastercard) is available. Instructions are available upon submission of online form.


  • Insert DBS/POSB ATM card in card slot
  • Enter personal PIN number
  • Select "iBanking, Cashcard & More Services" option
  • Then select Credit Card/Bill Payment option
  • In the list of corporations listed, select "NTU APPLICATION FEE" for payment of bill. Please scroll to the next screen if you are unable to find NTU's name
  • At the "Enter Bill Reference No." prompt, enter NTU Bill reference number and press "Enter" key to proceed (The Bill Reference number is unique to each applicant)
  • Select account type to debit
  • Enter the exact amount (S$53.50) and select "Correct" to proceed
  • Check your payment details and select "Confirm" to proceed with the transaction
  • Please attach a photo copy of your transaction receipt with your application form


 Cheque / Bankdraft 

  • Please write a crossed cheque of S$53.50 (Singapore Dollars) made payable to " Nanyang Technological University" and mail it to the following address:

    Nanyang Technopreneurship Center (NTC)
    Nanyang Technological University
    50 Nanyang Drive, Research TechnoPlaza
    2nd Storey, BorderX Block
    Singapore 637553

Attention: MSc TIP Programme Director – Application


  • Please attach the cheque/cashier's order/bankdraft on the payment slip.



  • Cash will not be accepted as the University moves towards cashless payment. Payments are to be made at One Stop @ SAC via cashless mode.
          One Stop @ SAC
          50 Nanyang Ave
          NS3-01-03 Academic Complex North
          Singapore 639798
          Opening hours:
          Monday to Thursday (8.30am-5pm), Friday (8.30am-4.45pm)
          Closed on Saturday, Sunday & Public Holiday
  • The following payment modes are accepted:
          - NETS
          - Cash Card
          - Credit Cards
          - Cheques
          - Cashier's Order
          - Ez-Link
          - Online credit card payments via VISA/MasterCard
  • Please attach the receipt on the payment slip


Important Notes

  • Application fee is non-refundable
  • DO NOT send cash by POST. Only Cheques / Bankdrafts are to be sent by post.
  • Applications not following the above guidelines will be deemed invalid and will not be processed. No further notification will be sent to these applicants.

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5. What are the financial assistance available and the eligibility criteria?

(i) NTC-MSc TIP Entrepreneurship Study Award (up to SGD30,000)   

All applicants seeking admission to the MSc TIP will be eligible to apply for the Entrepreneurship Study Award.

  • Full-time programme:  up to SGD30,000 (Deadline: 15 Apr, 2017)  Application closed
  • Part-time programme: up to SGD15,000 (Deadline: 15 May, 2017)  Download Form 

(ii)  NTC-MSc TIP Tuition Fee Waiver  for Qualified Singapore Citizens (SGD52,000)

Application is open to Singapore Citizens seeking admission to the MSc TIP. (Deadline: 15 Apr, 2017) Application closed.

Candidates need to meet the MSc TIP admission requirements to be considered for items (i) and (ii). Assessment  will include, but not limited to, the following criteria. Interview(s) will be conducted.

  • ​Academic Competence
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation Capability
  • Leadership Qualities, including Teamwork Spirit


(iii) NTC-MSc TIP Tuition Subsidy for Singapore Citizens admitted to the MSc TIP  (SGD15,000)

Please refer to programme application deadlines. 

(iv) NTC-MSc TIP Merit Award (up to SGD10,000) 

Candidates who are enrolled into the MSc TIP will be considered for merit award based on performance and achievements in the programme.

(v) Chua Thian Poh Scholarship   

This scholarship is open to Singapore Citizens seeking admission to MSc TIP English. Candidates need to meet the MSc TIP admission requirements in order to be considered for the scholarship.

Application including all supporting documents & application fee must be received by 28 Feb, 2017. Application closed.


(vi) Productivity & Innovation Credit (PIC) Scheme

• 400% tax reduction or 40% cash payout on company’s investments in productivity and innovation activities.(


Note: Financial assistance will be offered on a rolling basis, subject to the availability of funds.

Terms and conditions apply. The final decision on the award for items (i) to (v) shall rest with NTU-NTC.

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6. Trimester Calendar Academic Year 2017-2018 (Graduate Programmes) 

 For Trimester Calendar AY 2017-18 (for Graduate Programmes only), please visit here.

AY 2017-2018 (tentative)
4 Jul 2017
Medical Checkup
15 Jul 2017
Orientation I
17-20 Jul 2017
Collection of student
s' pass (applicable to international full-time students only)
21- 23 Jul 2017
Team building activities
25 Jul 2017
Orientation II & Library Visit (applicable to full-time students only)
Academic Year 2017 - 2018 ​ ​ ​Full time programme Part time programme​ ​​ ​
​From To​ From​ ​To
​Trimester 1 ​24 Jul 2017 22 Oct 2017​ ​24 Jul 2017 22 Oct 2017​
​Vacation ​23 Oct 2017 ​03 Nov 2017 ​23 Oct 2017 ​03 Nov 2017
​Trimester 2 (1st Half) ​06 Nov 2017 ​15 Dec 2017 ​04 Nov 2017 ​16 Dec 2017
​Vacation ​18 Dec 2017 ​29 Dec 2017 ​18 Dec 2017 ​30 Dec 2017
​Trimester 2 (2nd Half) ​01 Jan 2018 ​16 Feb 2018 ​01 Jan 2018 ​17 Feb 2018
​Vacation ​19 Feb 2018 ​23 Feb 2018 ​19 Feb 2018 ​24 Feb 2018
​Trimester 3 ​26 Feb 2018 ​25 May 2018 ​26 Feb 2018 ​26 May 2018
​Vacation ​28 May 2018 ​20 July 2018 ​28 May 2018 ​21 Jul 2018

*The academic calendar dates are tentative, subject to change without prior notice.

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7. Additional Information (Living costs and other expenses)
*Please note that the amount shown here is an estimate only and the following does not include your own expenses during the Overseas Immersion Programme (living costs you incur will depend on your lifestyle).
Estimated Monthly Expenses​
On-campus​ graduate housing (varies with room type)
​$370 - $560
​$300 - $400
Personal expenses
$200 - $400
Transport for travel within Singapore
Medical / Insurance​
​Textbooks and course materials​
​​$200 - $500 per academic year


*NTC reserves the rights to make changes according to circumstances*​

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Updated on 25 May 2017