Explore our suite of stackable certificate programmes (micro-credentials) that have been created to meet the needs of learners at different stages of their lives and careers.
Certificate programmes span in-demand areas such as data science, marketing and communications, business management, public policy, engineering and social sciences.
If you wish to learn in a flexible manner, but also want to stack your credentials into a full-degree qualification, you may opt for a Specialist Certificate (undergraduate), Executive Certificate (post-graduate) or Graduate Certificate (post-graduate).
For those looking for industry-relevant skills that can be applied immediately to your job, there are Professional Certificates. You may also stack selected Professional Certificates you have obtained into an Advanced Professional Certificate.
- Take up just one course in a certificate, or
- Complete all requisite courses to earn a certificate, or
- Stack certificates to earn a higher qualification.
|What is this certificate for?|
|Acquire industry-relevant knowledge and skills in a particular subject area|
|What is it comprised of?|
|Comprises non-credit-bearing short courses|
|How long does it take?|
|6 to 7 days|
|What can it stack towards?|
|May be stacked towards an Advanced Professional Certificate|
|How many credits can I earn?|
|No modular credits|
|Ideal for upskilling and acquiring competencies in new skills areas|
|Comprises credit-bearing short courses|
|Usually over a semester|
|May be stacked towards a Specialist Certificate/ Graduate Certificate/ Graduate Diploma/ Degree|
|At least 1 modular credit|
|Ideal for deepening your mastery of subject and skills areas you may already be familiar with|
|Comprises credit-bearing postgraduate modular courses|
|Over a few semesters|
|May be stacked towards a Graduate Diploma / Master's Degree|
|8-16 modular credits|
*For NUS Alumni only