Psychology, M.A. | Nanyang Technological University | Singapore, Singapore
12 months
945 USD/year
798 USD/year
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Psychology at Nanyang Technological University  offers exciting opportunities to give students a head-start in a career in Psychology research in their respective fields of specialization.  


To prepare students for a career in academia, Psychology at Nanyang Technological University provides holistic training in research and other essential skills including teaching, grant-preparation and mentoring.

Key facts:

Psychology features specializations in many  topics and boasts integrative research spanning across multiple research domains. For instance, research projects have been conducted by utilizing methods in neuropsychology to investigate consumer behavior and implementing mobile applications for data collection in the elderly population – juxtaposing techniques across different branches of Psychology to investigate unexplored new territories. 

We offer state of the art amenities such as eye-tracking and neuroimaging facilities, as well as a range of laboratories to meet different research needs (e.g., child-friendly laboratory). To extend the applicability of our research to the community, the program works closely with national stakeholders in Singapore, including governmental bodies such as the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Social and Family Development, public hospitals and schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Research Design and Data Analysis
  • Research Seminar
  •  Research Methods for Social Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


9 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
GRE admission requirements GRE®
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good first degree in Psychology from a highly ranked university, with at least Second Upper Class Honors.
  • If your degree is not in psychology, you will also have to sit for the GRE in Psychology test. 
  • An excellent GRE score is expected for every application, especially in the quantitative section (minimum 319 for the verbal and quantitative sections, 3.5 for the analytical section). Under exceptional circumstances, an applicant may request for waiving the GRE score as part of the requirement. However, the applicant must provide a strong justification in his or her application, to be evaluated by the committee on a case-by-case basis. GRE is not required from NTU or NUS graduates.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    945 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 945 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 798 USD per year during 12 months.

Singapore citizens: S$1,137.41 and international: S$1,346.06

Living costs for Singapore

1878 - 3880 SGD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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