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Applied Information Systems, MAIS

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #477 (QS) Singapore, Singapore
Master of Applied Information Systems (MAIS) programme is designed to enhance your knowledge and skills by providing you with a broad view of information systems, in addition to valuable hands-on experiences. 
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If you are interested in developing new technologies and creating innovative applications, MAIS will be ideal for you. Infocomm industry has been a key contributor to economic development and the driving force behind the fast growing knowledge-based economy in Singapore. Infocomm technologies are the foundation for many applications in industry, government and other institutions. Singapore needs to have an infocomm-savvy workforce and globally competitive infocomm manpower to sustain national economic competitiveness.

This programme is distinctive in its emphasis on industrial strength projects as an essential component of the curriculum. You will not only acquire knowledge in the classroom but also be expected to confidently and innovatively apply what you have learned.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Information Storage and Retrieval
  • Intellectual Property Management for IT
  • Machine Learning
  • Mobile and Distributed Systems (SS)
  • Systems and Data Security (IST)
  • Intellectual Property Management for IT
  • Information Security (IST)
  • Software Mining and Analysis (SS)
  • IT and Business Innovation
  • Technopreneurship
  • Intellectual Property Management for IT
  • Technopreneurship
  • Innovation Management (0.5CU)
  • Intellectual Property Management for IT
  • Information Storage and Retrieval (0.5CU)
  • Information Security
  • Mobile and Distributed Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, preferably
  • in computer science, information systems, information technology,
  • engineering, science, statistics or applied mathematics.
  • Good GRE or GMAT results.
  • Waived for SMU, NTU, NUS and SUTD graduates.
  • Good TOEFL or IELTS scores.
For applicants whose medium of instruction at the Bachelor’s/ Master’s level was not English.

Submission of the following documents:

  • Identity Card/Passport
  • Latest Curriculum Vitae
  • Degree Certificates and Transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • Two Referee Reports

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21400 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21400 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Application Fee: SGD $15Registration Fees:
  • Singaporeans/Singapore Permanent Residents: SGD $400
  • Foreigners: SGD $500

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.


Merit Award

Merit Award of up to SGD $5,000 may be granted to applicants on competitive basis upon admission offer. Recipients are required to maintain good academic standing throughout the course of study. The merit award will be used to offset the tuition fees in equal instalments.

Capstone Project Scholarship

All MAIS students who are working on industry-sponsored capstone projects are eligible to apply for Capstone Project Scholarship of up to SG$5,000 sponsored by our industry sponsors (e.g., DHL, Standard Chartered Bank).

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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