The Dissertation component of the Master by Coursework degrees provides you with the opportunity to tackle a difficult problem and demonstrate an advanced grasp of difficult concepts and a good understanding of the issues associated with the project domain.

You are required to undertake and complete a large piece of work for the Dissertation component within the maximum candidature allowed; MSc Programmes (two academic years for full-time students and four academic years for part-time students).

  • Full-time students can pursue dissertation from second semester onwards.
  • Part-time students can pursue dissertation from third semester onwards.

This project may be orientated towards research or towards production of a useful artefact of software, hardware, management process, etc. Projects should be to a standard that would merit publishing the work.

To attempt dissertation, students require a CGPA 4.00 and above (average grade B+ and above).

Dissertation Submission

Guideline plan for wavier of tuition fees payment for the last semester

Guideline plan for meeting the July Convocation

UPDATE: With effect from AY2020/2021, students working on the dissertation project may seek reimbursement of up to S$200 for participant incentives. All claims to be submitted during the submission of dissertation for examination. Please refer to section D for more information on its guideline and procedures.

A. General Information

To find out more about the dissertation project, you may like to click on the following links:


B. Forms and Templates

Please ensure that you use the appropriate forms and templates:

C. Useful Materials

D. Dissertation Incentives

Dissertation claims to be made via the GS Link and you are required to print the claim submission and to submit all receipts and documentary proof of payment to the dissertation coordinator at the WKWSCI Student Services Centre.

E. Contact Details

Should you have any queries regarding dissertation, you can contact:

Dissertation Coordinator