Master of Science (Offshore Technology)

Programme Information

The Master of Science (Offshore Technology) programme, or M.SC. (OT) in short, is jointly hosted by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and is administered by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

It offers a comprehensive coverage of topics in Offshore Engineering & Structures, Subsea Engineering, and Petroleum Engineering and Geosciences that are of great relevance to the offshore oil and gas industry which span the design of facilities in shallow waters to challenges that are faced by engineers in developments in deep waters and in arctic conditions, and technologies related to drilling, downhole measurements and characterization in the exploration and production of petroleum reservoirs.

A student can choose to graduate with ONLY one of the following:

For details on programme structure and modules requirements, please click here

The programme is supported under SkillsFuture Study Award, Marine and Offshore Engineering. Singapore citizens who wish to apply for the award may visit the SkillsFuture Study Award website to find out more about the eligibility criteria and application.

Admission Requirements

Applications are open to candidates who have completed a Degree in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with at least a NUS BEng 2nd Class Honours, or its equivalent. Candidates with other qualifications and achievements deemed to be suitably prepared for the programme of study may also be considered. Candidates with relevant working experience will be considered favourably. Selection of students is on a competitive basis.


The programme has 2 intakes per year, January intake and August intake respectively; application period generally opens 6 months prior.

Please click here for application period information and procedure.

Period of Candidature

Number of modules per semester

Attendance matters

Attendance should be satisfactory. The onus is on students to attend classes.

Class Time-Table

Time-Table for CEE MSc Modules
Tentative Schedule for the Graduate Modules
Description of Modules
Time-Table for ME Modules