Documentary Evidence

Documentary Evidence

Supporting Documents for Application for MSc by coursework programmes

To prepare for the online application, you will need to get the following documents ready for upload during our online application period:

Official Identification Document

  • Scanned copy of your Passport page bearing the passport number and other particulars (for non-Singaporeans)
  • Scanned copy of your Singapore NRIC or citizenship certificate (for Singaporeans)
  • Scanned copy of your Entry permit (for Singapore Permanent Residents)
  • Scanned copy of Employment Pass / Work Permit (for International applicants working in Singapore)
  • Scanned copy of Documentary proof of change in name (if you had your name changed and your name on NRIC / Passport is not identical to the name printed on your degree scroll / certificate and university transcript)

Academic Qualification

  • Scanned copy of Polytechnic results and certificate or its equivalent (if applicable)
  • Scanned copy of University Transcript* (showing results from 1st year to final / Honours year), including explanatory notes on grading system and overall CAP/CGPA/Average Mark obtained. If your transcript is not available before the deadline, please submit your results slips for all of the semesters taken up to date in the meantime.
  • Scanned copy of Degree scroll / certificate (if you are a current student, state the expected date of completion of degree in the online application)

TOEFL/IELTS Scoresheet

(For applicants who have not met our English Language requirements)

  • Scanned copy of Scoresheet indicating a minimum TOEFL score of 85 (internet-based test) OR a minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with a 2 year validity as at application opening date.


  • Applications are now online. You do not need to print or post a hardcopy of the application or documents to us.
  • You do not need to complete the referee details for our MSc application or ask your referee to email us as it is not required.
  • All supporting documents submitted in a language other than English MUST be accompanied by an officially translated and certified copy in the English language.
  • If you are currently an undergraduate, you may submit your application within our application periods with your most up-to-date University exam results/consolidated marksheet/ University transcripts if you are graduating in July for August Intake or December for January Intake. Otherwise, please apply for admission in a subsequent semester.
  • *The original / certified true copy of the transcript for candidates with qualifications other than those from NUS would be requested at the point when the offer of admission is made. This must be sent DIRECTLY from the issuing University to NUS, enclosed in an official SEALED envelope with its flap bearing the security seal of the University and the signature of the Registrar or representative.