LL.M. On Campus

LLM with MPP or MPA

National University of Singapore

18 months
22426 EUR/year
5976 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Faculty of Law and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy from National University of Singapore double degree programmes comprising a Master of LLM with MPP or MPA to aim to provide students of law and public administration and public policy broad exposure to the issues and challenges that lawyers and leaders of public institutions face.


A candidate for the LLM with MPP or MPA degree from National University of Singapore is expected to complete 40 modular credits (MCs). Students who are not trained in Common Law are required to read Common Law Reasoning and Writing (8 MCs) and The Common Law Legal System of Singapore (4 MCs).

LLM students who select a specialisation are required to read 24 MCs of subjects belonging to the relevant specialisation. The double degree programme will be applicable to the General LLM and the following specialisations:

LLM (Asian Legal Studies)

LLM (Corporate & Financial Services Law)

LLM (International & Comparative Law)

LLM (Intellectual Property & Technology Law)

LLM (Maritime Law)

MPA Degree

A candidate for the MPA degree is expected to complete 40 modular credits (MCs) comprising five core modules and six electives modules. At least 2 of the electives must be from the Management and Leadership category.

MPP Degree

A candidate for the MPP degree is expected to complete 72 modular credits (MCs) comprising seven core modules (or equivalent), nine elective modules and a Policy Analysis Exercise (equivalent to 8 MCs).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economic Analysis
  • Policy Analysis
  • Public Management
  • Governance Study Project (GSP)
  • LKY School Course
  • Economics and Public Policy I

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


80 alternative credits

LLM-MPA The total graduation requirement is 40 MCs + 40 MCs = 80 MCs.

LLM-MPP The total graduation requirement is 40 MCs + 72 MCs = 112 MCs.


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good Bachelor’s degree in Law; and minimum TOEFL score of iBT 100 (Candidates with an iBT score of 92- 99 may also apply, but may be required to undertake intensive English language training prior to commencing law studies. Other TOEFL paper-based score of 600-603 and IELTS of minimum 7 will be considered, but we strongly prefer the iBT).
  • A good NUS honours degree (second class and above) or equivalent (e.g., a four-year Bachelor's degree with at least an average grade of B or equivalent); or
  • A good Bachelor's degree.
  • Other qualifications and experience subject to approval by the Board of Graduate Studies and
  • Good command of the English Language (minimum TOEFL iBT score of 100, TOEFL PBT score of 600, or IELTS Academic Test score of 7.0 )

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22426 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22426 EUR per year during 18 months.
  • National

    5976 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5976 EUR per year during 18 months.


Singapore Citizens S$9,500/year

Singapore Permanent Residents S$15,200

International Students S$35,650


Singapore Citizens S$9,700 /semester

Singapore Permanent Residents S$10,475/semester

International Students S$15,700/semester

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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