MASTER OF SCIENCE
BUSINESS ANALYTICS PROGRAMME

Post Admission

  1. How much does it cost to live in Singapore for the one-year full-time programme?
  2. Are there any scholarship/government service agreement/grant/service obligation scheme for students?
  3. Is there any subsidy from the government?
  4. Can students apply for Tutition Fee Loan (TFL) programme offered by NUS to pay fees?
  5. Can international students work part-time while on the full-time programme?
  6. Can you help me find a part-time job in NUS while I am in the MSBA programme?
  7. Which banks should I approach for a study loan?
  8. Where and when are classes held?
  9. What are the differences among the Business Analytics programs NUS MSBA, NUS-ISS MTech EBAC and SMU MITB-AT?

How much does it cost to live in Singapore for the one-year full-time programme?

Please visit http://www.contactsingapore.sg for more information. Successful international applicants would need to show proof of having sufficient funds for the normal duration of the MSBA program, after accepting the admission offers. Currently, the calculation of the required amount is based on $18,000 per year for living expenses, in addition to the tuition and miscellaneous student fees.

Are there any scholarship/government service agreement/grant/service obligation scheme for students?

We currently do not have any of the above for all students.

Is there any subsidy from the government?

As a self-funded professional program, the MSBA is not eligible for any subsidies from the government.

Can students apply for Tutition Fee Loan (TFL) programme offered by NUS to pay fees?

As a self-funded professional program, the MSBA is not eligible for Tutition Fee Loan (TFL) program.

Can international students work part-time while on the full-time programme?

As of October 2013, all international students studying in NUS on Singapore Government ICA's student pass are not allowed to work more than 16 hours per week during term time.

Can you help me find a part-time job in NUS while I am in the MSBA programme?

We are not able to assist particular students secure any part-time jobs. Students can look out for possible openings for part-time work which appear throughout the year, some via the Biz Career Service portal which is accessible by registered students.

Which banks should I approach for a study loan?

Please refer to the following link for more information about study loans: http://nus.edu/admissions/graduate-studies/financial-aid.php

Where and when are classes held?

Currently, most of our classes are held in the evening in the NUS Kent Ridge campus, normally from 6pm to 9pm (but instructors sometimes agree with students to start at different times and last for 3 hours). Some classes could be on Saturday mornings or afternoons.

What are the differences among the Business Analytics programs NUS MSBA, NUS-ISS MTech EBAC and SMU MITB-AT?

Please refer to the websites of the respective programs for details. To find out more about the MSBA, you may wish to join our Facebook Group NUS MSc Business Analytics MSBA Forum, where the description at the top of the right column, under "Open Group", outlines MSBA's essence. The rest of this FAQ page further illustrates the shared ethos of the MSBA community.

We would also like to point out that MSBA is a 12-month intensive program, with three vertical industry foci and an industry-linked professional consulting capstone project which includes a three-month internship.

NUS Business Analytics Centre
I3 building
21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
#03-11
Singapore 119613


Email: msba@nus.edu.sg 

Telephone : 6516 1510

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