School of Academic/ Faculty

NUS College of Design and Engineering (CDE)

Course Highlight/ Description

The Master of Science (Computer Engineering) programme aims to provide students with in-depth knowledge and excellent hands-on skills involving design and implementation of hardware, firmware, and software. The programme is designed for students who wish to pursue specialized areas in computer engineering, researchers and technical personnel working in related industries, those who aspire to align themselves towards digitalization efforts in Singapore, and those who wish to transform their business strategies onto digital platforms.

The programme curriculum strives to equip Master of Science (Computer Engineering) postgraduates with the following attributes:

- Apply fundamental knowledge and skill sets required in the digital era
- Adopt a systems approach to design, develop, implement, and innovate both distributed and integrated computing systems where possible that include, digital technology, information processing, energy and resources taken into account on societal and environmental factors
- Recognize the need and continue to develop skills and knowledge to embrace changes in society and the profession
- To be adept to the nation’s drive towards digitalization efforts and the need for skilled manpower in computer engineering

The programme provides two distinct pathways for students to pursue, one in which students can choose to specialize in a certain area and in the other they can choose to remain in a general or no specialisation pathway.

The three specialisations are Digitalization and Communication Technologies, Computing Hardware Infrastructure, and Machine Intelligence and Applications.

Head over to the programme page to know more!



Course Duration

Full-time (12— 24 months); Part-time (24—48 months)

Entry Requirement

Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with Honours, in relevant engineering discipline, or other disciplines including computing and applied mathematics, from an institution of recognized standing.

English Language:
Applicants whose native tongue and medium of university instruction is not completely in English:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) minimum score of 85 (Internet-based), or
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) minimum Academic score of 6.0.
Note: TOEFL / IELTS scores are valid for two years from the test date and should not have expired at point of application. Expired scores will not be considered for the application.

Total Estimated Fee

S$53,500 (including GST)

Campus Branches

Kent Ridge Campus