The NUS Master of Science (MSc) in Industry 4.0 is a multidisciplinary graduate degree program to help you keep pace with the changing nature of industries amid technological disruptions, and lead the transformation to enhance productivity in the workplace.
It boasts a curriculum where learning takes place both inside the classroom and out in the industry, tapping on the deep expertise of six NUS academic units in areas pertinent to Industry 4.0:
NUS Business School
NUS School of Continuing and Lifelong Education
NUS School of Computing
NUS Faculty of Engineering
NUS Faculty of Science
NUS Institute of Systems Science
The curriculum is also specifically designed in accordance with the Singapore Economic Development Board’s (EDB) Singapore Smart Industry Readiness Index to further aid companies in transforming their capabilities through their human capital and support Singapore’s drive towards becoming a Smart Nation.
The NUS MSc in Industry 4.0 is offered on both a full-time and part-time basis.
To apply for admission to the NUS MSc in Industry 4.0 program, applicants should possess a bachelor's degree - preferably with Honours - in Science, Engineering, Computing, Analytics or equivalent disciplines, and knowledge of programming (Applicants may be required to complete a programming course to demonstrate their programming competency on a case-by-case basis).
For applicants whose medium of university instruction is not English, they are required to demonstrate their English proficiency by possessing a minimum TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 85 (Internet-based) or a minimum IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic score of 6.0.
Students are likely to take between 12 and 18 months to complete the program if they enroll on a full-time basis, or between 18 and 36 months on a part-time basis.
The NUS MSc in Industry 4.0 is a 40-modular credit (MC) program that comprises three components:
Five core modules that are unique to this program (16.5 MCs)
Each module consists of a 130-hour workload with pre-class readings, assignments, tests and/or projects, and face-to-face classes.
The duration of each semester is likely to stretch across 13 weeks, or a series of short courses that take up at least five full days
One graduate certificate, along with additional elective modules (20 MCs). Please refer to the graduate certificate awarding faculty for the completion requirements.
Final-year Industry Application Project with supervision from relevant NUS academic unit (3.5 MCs)
This capstone project is meant to help students apply what they have learned to companies in areas of operations concerning Industry 4.0.
Working in teams and in consultation with the relevant NUS academic unit, students would develop a prototype solution based on an implemented project in a company, craft a report about it and then present it for evaluation at the end of the module.
To graduate from the MSc (Industry 4.0) program, students are required to:
Complete 20 MCs of Core modules and 20 MCs of Elective modules and;
Complete one Graduate Certificate (Refer to the awarding faculty for the completion requirements) and;
Maintain a minimum Cumulative Average Point (CAP) of 3.0 (maximum out of 5.0).
Intake & Application Period
Next Intake: August 2021
excluding GST: S$48,000
Singaporeans and Singapore PRs may enjoy tuition fee subsidies.
There is a non-refundable and non-transferable application fee of S$50 (inclusive of GST).
Apart from tuition fees, there is a Student Services Fee (as published by NUS Registrar’s Office) payable every regular semester.
Admission to the program is granted on a competitive basis as places in the program are limited. A non-refundable and non-transferable acceptance fee of S$5,000 - which will be credited towards your tuition fees - is payable upon acceptance of the offer.
All fees quoted here are exclusive of prevailing GST unless otherwise stated. The University reserves all rights to review fees as necessary and adjust accordingly without prior notice.