MSc Admission

Admission Requirements

  • At least a bachelor's degree with honours in a relevant discipline
  • Candidates should have at least two years of relevant practical experience after their first degrees
  • TOEFL/IELTS score is required for applicants whose medium of undergraduate instruction is not in English.

At the point of application, GRE scores are not compulsory. For all coursework programs, additional requirements may be stipulated later, e.g. when prospective applicants come from universities whose academic standards are not known. These may include GRE scores.

Application Period

The annual intake is in August and ALL applications must be submitted ON-LINE during the application window from 15 October 2018 to 15 January 2019. The System will not accept LATE applications.

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

Application Instructions / Checklist

Interested applicants are required to submit their application ONLINE.

For more information such as the direct link to the application system, application checklist and the required supporting documents, please click here.

Information for International Students


Important: The University has not engaged any external agencies to undertake graduate student recruitment. 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.