Master of Computing


The universal need for Information Technology (IT) and the crucial role it plays in today's workforce is undisputed. Every day, rapid advances are being made in the way we use IT to enhance performance and function, and there is a massive corresponding demand for tech talent in all industries. 

To evolve with the times and manage this tech revolution, organisations are now employing 'Cybersecurity Engineer', 'UX Developer', 'Big Data Analyst', 'Digital Transformation Consultants', 'FinTech Specialist', and the like-new roles created specifically to meet current business needs. Yet, there just aren't enough people with the skills necessary to fill these roles. To remain in the game, the best IT professionals evolve with the times and develop their knowledge and skills to take on these new challenges. 

So, whether you're keen to upskill, or break into the field of Computing, our Master's programmes in Computer Science, Information Systems, Infocomm Security, and Artificial Intelligence, are designed to help you achieve your goals. Experience challenging, comprehensive curricula, informed with the latest innovative research by leading academics, at one of the best computing schools in the world. You'll gain that edge over your competition, and be well-equipped to pursue those long-awaited career opportunities. 

General Track and Specialisations

MComp GenTrack MComp CompSci MComp in Information Systems Specialisation
MComp in Infocomm Security Specialisation MComp in Artificial Intelligence Specialisation

What We Offer 

  • Depth and breadth
    Our curriculum provides not only depth of knowledge in your chosen specialisation with the five core modules you will take, but also the opportunity to develop breadth of knowledge and exposure in other areas when you select your five electives from our diverse selection of over 50 masters-level modules. This allows you the flexibility to customise your education according to your goals and interests. 
  • Award-winning teachers, world-class researchers, and industry leaders 
    You will be taught by faculty members who are not only excellent educators but also world-class researchers and notable industry leaders. So, you will benefit not only from a programme that is informed by the latest research in the field, but also, with our adjunct professors' close ties to industry, one that is enhanced with the knowledge of industry best practices and demands. 
  • Entrepreneurship
    There is a strong culture of developing and supporting entrepreneurship and innovation at NUS. In addition to NUS Enterprise's extensive programmes, industry partnerships, and funding opportunities, NUS Computing also hosts its incubation centre, The Furnace, as well as offers grants, awards, facilities, development programmes, and mentorship to support our students, alumni, and staff members' entrepreneurial goals
  • NUS career services & global alumni network 
    All NUS students and graduates can make the most of NUS Centre for Future-Ready Graduates' career festivals, career advisory services, resume and interviewing technique workshops, career coaching, and a multitude of other career development programmes.

    As an NUS graduate, you will become part of the global NUS alumni network. You will have the opportunity to attend alumni engagement and networking events where you will be able to meet and develop valuable connections with other prominent alumni in your industry. 
  • Multiple pathways
    Our flexible programmes have been designed to accommodate our students' various career stages and commitments. We offer multiple pathways to obtain a Master's degree. Besides the full time and part-time options for those who would like to enrol directly in a Master's programme, you may also opt to take only a few modules at a time, that adds up to graduate certificates. These certificates can then be counted towards a Master's degree. If you are an NUS alumni, you can take advantage of the NUS Lifelong Learning Initiative and enjoy the opportunity to study some modules for free for a fixed period. 

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21 October 2020