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Graduate Programmes By Coursework


The August 2019 intake application period is from 15 October 2018 - 15 January 2019.

The January 2020 intake application period for MSc (Project Management) and MSc (Integrated Sustainable Design) is from 15 June - 15 August 2019.

Online Application HERE

Application Guide

Please print the summary of your online application and submit together with supporting documents (refer to checklist) to :

Dean's Office (SDE2-02-08)
School of Design and Environment
4 Architecture Drive

Singapore 117566

  1. Application Instruction
  2. Checklist
  3. Form A (Master of Architecture Programme)
  4. Transcript Request Form
  5. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

For enquiries, please email :

Please note that only ONE programme application within SDE will be considered for each session.

Mode of Application Mode of Payment
Click HERE to apply Online. S$50 per application (inclusive of GST)

Financial Assistance

  1. Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship [for MSc (Environmental Management) August Intake only]
  2. The NUSS Scholarship [for MSc (Environmental Management) only]
  3. Bursaries [for MSc (Environmental Management) only]
  4. Cheong Koon Hean Scholarship [for Master of Urban Planning and MA (Urban Design) only]
  5. BCA-Industry Built Environment Postgraduate Sponsorship Programme (Part-Time)
  6. SkillsFuture Study Award for Built Environment Sector

    The Master of Science (Building Performance and Sustainability) (Part-Time)/ Master of Science (Integrated Sustainable Design) (Part-Time)/Master of Science (Project Management) (Part-Time) programme is supported under SkillsFuture Study Award. Successful applicants will receive his/her award from BCA after his/her course enrolment’.

Note :The scholarship for (1) and (6) and the respective coursework program application is done concurrently using the same application form.


Application Period

Master of Architecture
Master of Urban Planning
Master of Arts (Urban Design)
Master of Landscape Architecture
Master of Science (Integrated Sustainable Design)

15 October 2018
*1st Deadline:
17 December 2018

Regular Deadline:
15 January 2019

Master of Science (Real Estate)
Master of Science (Project Management)
Master of Science (Environmental Management)
Master of Science (Building Performance and Sustainability)
Master of Business Administration and Master of Science (Real Estate) Double Degree Programme
NUS-Renmin Master of Science (Real Estate)-Master of Business Administration Double Degree Programme

15 October 2018
15 January 2019

*Candidates are strongly advised to complete the application and send all the necessary documents by the 1st deadline in order to be notified of the application outcome earlier.

Important :
The University has not engaged any external agencies to undertake student recruitment on its behalf.
Candidates interested in our graduate programmes are advised to apply directly to the University and not through any agents.
Candidates who apply through agents will not have any added advantage in gaining admission and the University reserves the right to reject such applications without giving reasons.

Graduation Requirement

To graduate, candidates must fulfill all course requirements within their maximum candidature period (4 semesters for full-time and 6 semesters for part-time). The following grade scheme is used:

Grade Grade Point
A+ 5.00
A 5.00
A- 4.50
B+ 4.00
B 3.50
B- 3.00
C+ 2.50
C 2.00
D+ 1.50
D 1.00
F 0.00

A student pursuing a Master's degree by coursework must achieve a minimum CAP of 3.0 to be eligible for graduation.

To continue in a Master's programme, a student may not have:

  • CAP below 3.0 (but ≥ 2.5) for three consecutive semesters; or
  • CAP below 2.5 for two consecutive semesters.

For any semester in which the student's CAP falls below 3.0 (but ≥ 2.5), that student will be issued an academic warning. If, in the following semester, the student's CAP again falls below 3.0, he/she will be placed on probation. If the student's CAP remains below 3.0 for the third consecutive semester, the student will be issued a letter of dismissal by the Registrar and denied re-admission.

For students whose CAP falls below 2.5 for two consecutive semesters, they will be placed on probation for the first semester, followed by dismissal in the second semester.

Module Taken Credits Grade Grade Point
Module A 6 A 5
Module B 4 B 3.5
Module C 4 C 2
Module D 4 C 2

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