The Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship is open to eligible applicants applying to go on exchange to this institution in Semester 2, 2018. Apply now!

Multiple $5,000 - $7,000 grants are available through the New Colombo Plan for students going on exchange in semester 1 or 2, 2018 to Singapore.

Nanyang Technological University
City: Singapore
Approximate semester dates:

Semester 1 (Fall): Late July - December
Semester 2 (Spring): January - May

Academic Calendar

Language of instruction: English
Full time load equivalent: 4 courses per semester (based on 3 or 4 Academic Units (AU) per course) 
Fields of Study Available:

Course Catalogue

When applying to NTU, students must list at least 10 courses per semester on the host university application form to ensure that they have sufficient courses approved prior to arrival. Please list at least 10 courses on the UQ study plan.

  • Arts
  • Humanities
  • Journalism & Communication
  • Business (Students can only enrol in up to 3 Business courses due to popular demand). Read this before applying to study Business at NTU. 
  • Engineering: Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
  • Social Sciences
  • Science: Biological Sciences, Physical & Mathematical Sciences


Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.

Restricted Fields of Study:

Please refer to the Section of Restricted Programmes (page 9) on Information Sheet in the below

Master of Communication or Master of Science (Information Systems/Information Studies/Knowledge Management) programs offered by Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information NOT available to exchange students due to limited vacancies. 

MBA not available to exchange students 

Nanyang Business School undergraduate programme restrictions:

  • Core courses are only available to Business majors
  • Courses relating to the Singapore legislation, legal and accounting system are not available to exchange students
  •  Please click here for a ist of undergraduate courses NOT unavailable to exchange students
Approximate living expenses:

S$850 per month
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Living expenses breakdown

Additional information:

Minimum cumulative GPA of 5.0 required to be eligible for exchange to NTU.

NTU Information Sheet 2016/17

Compulsory for exchange students to subscribe to the Group Hospitalisation & Surgical Insurance (GHSI) Scheme arranged by NTU. 

As campus accommodation is not guaranteed, exchange students must be prepared to live off-campus if their campus housing application is not successful. Off-campus housing information here

Read about Nanyang Tech in Times Higher Education's article Young Universities' Secrets of Success.


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