Eligibility Requirements - MPhil

The eligibility requirements for postgraduate studies are stipulated in the By-laws for the  respective postgraduate degree. A summary of the minimum requirements as given in the By-laws is given below. However, the academic departments may, with the approval of the Faculty of Engineering and the Senate, decide on higher eligibility requirements, subject to the minimum requirements specified below.

Master of Philosophy Program :

  • M.Eng., M.Sc. or its equivalent in a relevant field as judged by the Faculty and approved by the Senate.
  • B.Sc. Eng. or its equivalent, B.A.Sc., B.Sc. (Special) with first or second class honours in a relevant field as judged by the Faculty and approved by the Senate.
  • B.Sc. Eng. or its equivalent or B.A.Sc., in a relevant field as judged by the Faculty and approved by the Senate AND at least 2 years of relevant industrial training and/or experience after graduation. Performance will be assessed after a minimum period of nine months of full-time study or an equivalent period of part-time study. If in the opinion of the Department, the performance of a student is unsatisfactory, the Senate, on the recommendation of the Faculty, may cancel the student's registration.
  • B.Sc. Eng., B.A.Sc., B.Sc. (Special or General) or its equivalent in a relevant field as judged by the Faculty and approved by the Senate, with a special aptitude for research. The applicant may be initially considered for admission for an unspecified degree for at least one calendar year or FULL TIME STUDY, and, thereafter, may be registered for the M.Phil. Degree on the basis of the performance at a qualifying examination.