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Nanyang Technological University Singapore

January 2015

Nanyang University is a young, research-intensive University in Singapore. It is one of the largest public Universities in Singapore. Over the years, NTU has grown to become a full-fledged research university, and currently provides a high-quality global education to close to 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The student body includes top scholars and international Olympiad medalists from the region and beyond. Hailing from more than 70 countries, the university's 4000-strong teaching and research staff also bring dynamic international perspectives and years of solid industry experience.

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Types of Nanyang University

Nanyang University is organized into several colleges and schools, each corresponding to different fields of study. The various engineering schools, which were consolidated to form the College of Engineering in 2001, together with Nanyang Business School, the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information and the National Institute of Education have been part of NTU from its inception. More recently, Nanyang Technological University has established additional schools for the Biological Sciences (2001), Humanities and Social Sciences (2004), Physical & Mathematical Sciences (2005), and Art, Design and Media (2009). In 2013, NTU and Imperial College London jointly established a new medical school, the Lee Kong Chain School of Medicine, which is based in the Novena campus.

Nanyang Universities also hosts a number of world-class autonomous institutes: the National Institute of Education, the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, and two recently established research institutes, the Earth Observatory of Singapore and the Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering. It is also home to various leading research centers such as the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute, Energy Research Institute @NTU and the Institute on Asian Consumer Insight (ACI).

Nanyang Technological University Campus

The campus is located in the western part of Singapore, near the Jurong West Extension area. You can get to NTU Yunnan Garden campus by car, Mass rapid Transit (MRT), or public Bus Service. Also, a student can use Internal Shuttle Bus to get around the Campus.

Why Choose Nanyang Technological University (NTU)?

In NTU, we pride ourselves in our ability to provide a complete education; one that focuses on creativity, inventiveness, entrepreneurship, interpersonal and teamwork competencies, and the ability to cope with continual change. These are all critical skills and attributes for success in the world of today.

Nanyang Technological University Rankings:

In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014, NTU is ranked in the top 50 universities for 17 subjects, with three subjects in the global top 10.

In the broad subject categories, NTU's Engineering & Technology moved up by 14 positions to 14th in the world, 3rd in Asia; Social Sciences moved up by 20 positions to 36th in the world, 6th in Asia; Natural Sciences moved up by 43 positions to 55th in the world, 11th in Asia; Arts & Humanities is ranked 13th in the world; Life Sciences & Medicine is ranked 25th in Asia; Education is ranked at 14th position in the world, 1st in Asia.

Nanyang Technological University Intake period:

August, January, July, October.

However Most of the courses have August intake period.

Courses at Nanyang University

At U.G level, all engineering related courses are well-known in NTU.

Aerospace Engineering
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Information Engineering & Media
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
BEng/MS, Computer Science
BEng/MS, Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Entry Requirements for UG courses:

International students must have completed at least 12 years of general education or will be taking Year 12 national examinations in the year of application in order to be considered for admission.

Submission of SAT, TOEFL and IELTS scores are optional for students applying with international qualifications.

Popular PG courses:

School of Civil & Environmental Engineering
M.Sc. (Civil Engineering)
M.Sc. (Environmental Engineering)
M.Sc (Environmental Science & Engineering)
M.Sc (International Construction Management)
M.Sc (Logistics)
M.Sc(Maritime Studies)
M.Sc (Offshore Engineering)
Graduate Dip. In Airport Engineering
Graduate Dip in Construction Management

Entry Requirements for PG courses:

Existing final year undergraduates may apply for admission with photocopy of provisional degree certificate and/or yearly examination results to date. The original degree certificate and academic transcripts /complete yearly results must be produced for verification at the point of matriculation; otherwise the candidates will not be admitted to the Masters programmes.

MBA - 2yrs of Work Exp. at Managerial level plus a GMAT score of minimum 650 and above.


Graduate housing on campus is provided primarily to new arriving students to help them settle in and adjust to university life. Students may choose from the different types of accommodation available at Graduate Hall, Nanyang Heights and Nanyang Valley. All rooms are furnished with single bed, wardrobe, and study desk, fan and internet connection. On-campus housing is limited and demand often exceeds availability.

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