National University of Singapore

24 months
26985 USD/year
6650 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Chemistry programme at National University of Singapore is designed for Chemistry graduates with a 4-year Honours degree who would like to pursue a postgraduate degree in Chemistry.


This Chemistry programme National University of Singapore lays the scientific foundation in chemistry for attendees for senior positions in the chemistry industry as well as to qualify for other advanced degree programmes such as Ph.D. in Chemistry.


At the end of the programme, the student will be equipped with advanced knowledge and skills pertaining to recent developments in the Chemical Science which will enable him/her to perform with confidence leading roles as scientists, managers and entrepreneurs in Chemistry R&D and related industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nanochemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Sustainable and Green Chemistry 
  • Organic Synthesis: The Disconnection Approach
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Chemical Biology
  • Chemistry of Semiconductors

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




40 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An applicant must have completed a degree in Chemistry with at least a 2nd Class Honours, or its equivalent,
  • For other applicants who don’t fulfil the requirement in point 1, a person must have at least 2 years of working experience in a relevant chemistry industry and a GRE Subject Test Score (Chemistry) > 60th percentile.
  • Applicants whose native tongue or medium of undergraduate instruction is not English must have a TOEFL (IBT) score of min. 85 (min. 22 writing) or IELTS score of 6.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26985 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26985 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6650 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • International Students S$38,550
  • Singapore Citizens S$9,500
  • Singapore Permanent Residents S$13,300
  • International Students with Service Obligation S$20,350


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