MSc in Knowledge Management




1. What are the admission requirements for MSc (KM) programme?

Applicants seeking admission to MSc (KM) programme must have a good Bachelor's degree in any discipline. Preference is given to applicants with management or corporate experience in a public or private organisation.

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2. I am an international applicant. Is TOEFL or IELTS mandatory for admission into MSc (KM) Programme?

International students who graduated from universities where English is not the main language of instruction must submit IELTS/TOEFL scores. Minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 and above (the sub-scores should not be less than 6.5), or minimum TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based) / 250 (computer-based) / 100 (Internet-based) is mandatory to be considered for admission into MSc (KM) Programme.

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3. Does WKWSCI offer full-time and part-time programmes?

WKWSCI offers both full-time and part-time programmes for MSc (KM) programme.

4. As an international applicant, can I apply for part-time programme?

Part-time programme is applicable only to Singaporeans, Singapore Permanent Residents and those on Employment or Dependent Pass.

International applicant, who is not on Employment or Dependent Pass, has to apply for full-time programme and will be issued Student Pass to study in NTU, pending approval from Immigration & Checkpoints Authority of Singapore (ICA).

5. How many intakes does WKWSCI have and when?

WKWSCI only has one intake in August every year.

6. How and when do I apply for the next intake?

The application for the yearly August intake will open in early November and close in around second/third week of February.

All applications must be submitted electronically only. Any other forms of submission will not be processed.

If you wish to apply for admission to more than one programme, please submit a separate application form for each programme. Every programme applied to will be subject to separate application fees.

You can apply online here:

7. Where can I find details regarding the application procedure?

You can find information regarding the application procedure here:

8. What are the supporting documents required for admission?

After successfully completing the online application and payment of application fee, you need to send the supporting documents along with the completed online application form (printed out in hardcopy). You have to submit a separate set of supporting documents for every programme applied to. The supporting documents have to be submitted before the deadline given. It is recommended to include your CV or Résumé as part of the supporting documents as well.

For the complete list of supporting documents to be submitted as part of the application package, please refer to this link:

9. Where do I send my application package to?

You can mail the application package to the address below:

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

It is a strict requirement to state the programme applied for on the top left hand corner of the package and the application form should be the first document on top.

For information regarding the submission of supporting documents, please refer to this link:

10. How much is the application fee?

Currently, the application fee is S$21.40 per programme applied to. Please note that applications without successful payment of application fee will not be processed. However, do note that fees are subject to revision and in such cases the revised fees will apply.

For information regarding the application fee, please refer to this link:

11. What are the payment modes available for the application fee?

Payment for the application fee can be made through any of the following modes:

  • Internet using credit card (by VISA/MasterCard/AMEX)
  • Cheque/Bank Draft/Money Order/Cashier's Order
  • Cash or NETS

For information regarding payment modes, please refer to this link:


12. When will I know the outcome of my application?


The application outcome will be released between end May to early June.

Candidates can check the application outcome here:

13. How do I accept the offer of admission?

If you are offered admission, you will receive the offer letter with the admission details via email. You have to accept your offer online. Please note that even if you are offered more than one programme, you can accept only one offer.

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14. Is the Service Obligation Scheme available for the MSc (KM) Programme?

As this is a self-financing programme, there is no Service Obligation option for this programme.

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Financial Matters

15. Is the MSc (KM) Programme a subsidised programme?


No, this programme is a self-financing programme. Thus it is not subsidised by the Ministry of Education (MOE), Singapore.

16. What are the tuition fees for the MSc (KM) Programme?

You can find information on the tuition fees here:

Please note that tuition fees are subject to revision. An estimated increase could be around 10% to 20%.

17. Are there any scholarships available for the MSc (KM) Programme?

As MSc (KM) programme is a self-financing programme, there is no scholarship available.

18. Is Financial Assistance available for the MSc (KM) Programme?

As MSc (KM) Programme is a self-financing programme, there is no financial assistance available.

19. Is the SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy applicable to MSc (KM) Programme?

As MSc (KM) Programme is a self-financing programme, SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy is not applicable.

Registration Matters

20. When do I register for the programme after accepting the offer of admission?

The School will send to you the offer letter via email, containing information about when and where to go for the registration (also known as matriculation). During matriculation exercise, you must produce all original documents that were submitted to us in the application package for verification by our staff. Otherwise, your matriculation is considered as incomplete. The list of required documents will be sent together with the offer letter.

You may find the list here as well:

21. Will there be any orientation session organised for new students?

The School will organise the Graduate Orientation Session for new students before the start of the 1st Teaching Week of Semester 1. Students will receive an email from the School regarding this after matriculation.

22. Will I be given a student identification card?

The student matriculation card, also known as the matriculation card (matric card), will be issued between the 1st to 2nd Teaching Week of the semester, during one of the core or foundation courses of the programme.

23. How many courses can I register for in a semester?

Full-time students can register for a maximum of five courses in a semester; Part-time students can register for a maximum of three courses in a semester.

Deferment & Withdrawal from the Programme

24. Can I defer admission for 1 semester or 1 year, or take leave-of-absence?

No, deferment is not allowed in the first semester. You will have to withdraw from the programme, and apply for admission again next year.

25. Can I withdraw from the programme after accepting the offer?

You can withdraw from the programme by dropping an email to the programme administrator. Withdrawal from programme via email can only be done before matriculation.

26. Can I withdraw from the programme after matriculation?

You can withdraw from the programme after matriculation by submitting a withdrawal from programme form. However, the form has to reach the programme administrator latest by the end of the 1st Teaching Week of the semester. Otherwise, you will be liable to pay fees for the entire semester.

For more information, please refer to this link:

Change of Programme Status

27. Can I change my programme status from full-time to part-time or vice-versa?

You can change your programme status from full-time to part-time, or part-time to full-time, subject to approval by the School. Your request for the change must reach the programme administrator at least 2 weeks before the start of the semester to facilitate the conversion process.

You will be allowed to do this switch only once throughout the whole candidature. International students can only convert to the part-time study status after they have secured a job and their Employment Pass application is successful.

Accommodation & Estimated Cost of Living

28. Will I be able to secure on-campus accommodation?

On-campus accommodation is subject to availability. Priority is usually given to undergraduate and graduate research students.

For more information regarding on-campus accommodation, please refer to this link:

You may also contact Student Housing at the Office of Housing & Auxiliary Services for more information at:
Tel: (65) 6790 5155

29. What is the estimated living cost for an International Student?

International students are advised to work out their budget and finances prior to their arrival in Singapore. Also, the costs incurred will depend on the lifestyle of the students.

Job Placement & Part-time Employment

30. Does the School offer job placements?

The School does not offer job placements.

31. Can an International Student work full-time and study?

International students on Student Pass are not allowed to work full-time. However, they are allowed to work part-time, up to 16 hours per week during term time as stipulated by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), pending approval by the School and University.

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