FAQs

Applications

TOEFL score must be at least 260 for computer-based test, 620 for paper-based test and 100 for internet-based test. IELTS overall band score must be at least 7.0.

NUS’s Institution Code for TOEFL/IELTS is 0677 – National University of Singapore.

You will need to take the TOEFL or IELTS if English is not your mother tongue or the language of instruction for your entire undergraduate programme

No, GMAT is not required, but highly recommended. A good GMAT score may boost your chance of admissions. Please designate “National University of Singapore” (GMAT Code: DRT-MK-96, MSc in Marketing Analytics and Insights) as your GMAT score recipient.

Yes, you can. If you are submitting GRE scores, please designate “0677 – National University of Singapore” as your GRE score recipient.

No, you only need to submit a scanned copy of your official score reports when you apply. You need to have the official score reports sent to us after you are admitted to the programme.

No, you only need to submit a scanned copy of your transcript when you apply.  Once offered admission, you will need to submit the official transcript in a university sealed envelope with its flap bearing the seal of the university.

No, we do not. However, most of our modules require working knowledge on calculus and statistics. We do provide self-study pre-entry modules to refresh such knowledge.

No, we do not. Though we give due considerations to GPA, we do not believe that merit could be entirely quantified by it.

No. We do not require reference letters.

Admission decisions are made on a rolling-basis until all slots are filled or a few weeks past the application deadline, whichever is earlier. You are encouraged to apply early.

If you have a competing offer that is approaching the decision deadline and want us to do an earlier interview, please let us know.

We will first shortlist applicants and only do Skype or face-to-face interviews with those shortlisted.

International Students

Questions on moving to Singapore, housing and transition.

The International Students Section within the Office of Student Affairs provides a wide range of services for all international participants studying in NUS. Please click here for more information.

To ease the transition for new international students to NUS, the programme office will also arrange a buddy for each student to share practical information. Pre-arrival connections with the buddies can be done via email or Facebook.

The GMAT

A GMAT is not compulsory should applicants wish to submit results from equivalent examinations. However, a good GMAT score will qualify you for scholarships and priority in exchange placements.
This section will answer your questions on GMAT.

If you wish to be considered for scholarships, a GMAT score of at least 700 out of 800 is generally expected.

You may submit the preliminary GMAT scores, i.e. the Verbal and Quantitative scores. These scores are known immediately after a GMAT test.

Please check the official website (www.mba.com) directly for test centers nearest to you.

Please designate “National University of Singapore” (GMAT Code: DRT-MK-96, MSc in Marketing Analytics and Insights) as your GMAT score recipient when applying to the programme.