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Admission Requirements

Applicants who wish to apply to the Nanyang MSc Financial Engineering are required to meet the minimum admission requirements below:​
  • A good undergraduate degree in applied mathematics, applied science, statistics, computer science, engineering, economics, or other quantitative fields. We will also consider applicants from other disciplines.

  • A good GMAT or GRE​ score.* We accept both GMAT or GRE test. For GRE, please take the General Test. GMAT/GRE must be taken within the last five years at the time of submitting your application.

  • Work experience is preferred but not required.

  • TOEFL is required if the medium of instruction during your undergraduate studies was not in English. For sending TOFEL scores please indicate Institution Code 6538 and Department Code 66.  IELTS is also accepted in place of TOEFL. 

*Notes on GMAT and GRE:

  • To request GMAT score report to be sent to us, please indicate Program Code: V24-ZV-17 (2006 onwards) or search under: Nanyang Technological University; Nanyang Business School; MSc (Financial Engineering)

  • For GRE, please indicate Institution code no. 0291 (Nanyang Technological U, Grad Studies); Department code no. 4399 (Business-Other)

With effect from AY2014/2015, all students who are successfully admitted into the MFE Programme would be required to take the Math Preparatory Course which will be conducted in June/July, before term begins.


Students are also required to complete the programme within the stipulated period:


​Minimum Candidature ​
​Full-Time ​12 months (3 trimesters or 6 mini terms)
Part-Time​ 24 months (6 trimesters or 12 mini terms)​
​​Maximum Candidature ​
​Full-Time ​24 months (6 trimesters or 12 mini terms)
​Part-Time 48 months (12 trimesters or 24 mini terms)​


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