MSc in Information Studies

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Admission Requirements and Procedures

Admission Requirements

To apply to the MSc in Information Studies (IS) programme, you need to meet these minimum requirements:

  • A good undergraduate degree or an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution1
  • Good communication skills (written and spoken English)
  • Working experience in an information-related field
  • Maturity and breadth of thinking and experience
  • Passion and interest in the information studies field

    For undergraduate degree not awarded by an English-medium University or is awarded by an English-medium University but the language of instruction was not English, you must meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement (ELPR):

    Note: The validity period for IELTS/TOEFL scores is two 2 years at point of application. IELTS sub-scores should not be less than 6.5.


Admission Procedures

There is only one intake in August. Applications for August admission will be open in November and close in end January. The outcome of application will be released from end March onwards via email.

Applications are to be submitted electronically via the Office of Admissions & Financial Aid (OAFA). Applicants are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of S$21.40 when you send in your admission application per programme applied. Applications without application fee will not be processed.

Once the application has been submitted online, the hardcopy application package with the printed copy of the online application form and the supporting documents are to be submitted directly to the school by end January for the August intake. You can post the application package to the below address:

Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI)
Nanyang Technological University
WKWSCI Student Services Centre
CS04-03
31 Nanyang Link
Singapore 637718

Applicants may check their application or result status online after receiving the acknowledgement receipt of your application via email.

For more information on the admissions procedures, minimum score for English proficiency tests, online application, list and submission of supporting documents and other relevant details, please click here to view the NTU admissions website.