The Master of Science (Supply Chain Management) programme is hosted jointly by the Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Management from Faculty of Engineering, The Logistics Institute - Asia Pacific and the Department of Analytics & Operations from NUS Business School. It is a well-structured integrated multi-disciplinary programme which combines topics from business and engineering and is ideal for mid-career professionals who are keen to advance their career in supply chain management. The programme will be complemented by site visits to logistics and manufacturing companies, and the country’s ports. Expert industry speakers in supply chain management and logistics will be invited to share their best practices.

The programme comprises a comprehensive skill-set for planning and operating modern supply chains in Asia with a global context so that graduates from this programme will be able to assume positions as logistics executives, supply chain analysts and manufacturing planners. Expected learning outcomes include (a) a comprehensive understanding of supply chain management that covers planning, design and operations, (b) exposure to current issues in the wider context of supply chain management and developments in Asia, and (c) in-depth application of theory to solve real-world problems with business analytics methodologies such as optimisation, simulation, data analysis, economic analysis and information technology. The programme is offered on both part-time and full-time bases.



Applications are open to candidates with at least a second class lower honours degree in Engineering, Physical Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Business Administration, or a related technical discipline from institutions of recognized standing. Candidates with other qualifications and relevant work experience may be considered subject to recommendation and approval by the Board of Graduate Studies.

Admissions are competitive and thus meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission. Candidates opting for the programme on part-time should preferably have 1 to 3 years of relevant practical work experience after their first degree.


Academic Requirements

The M.Sc. (SCM) degree requires the completion of 40 modular credits (MCs) in coursework with a minimum cumulative average point (CAP) of 3.0 as follows:

  1. 20 MCs from four core modules: DSC5211A Supply Chain Coordination and Risk Management, IE5105 Modelling for Supply Chain Systems, LI5001 Research Project (8MCs), and LI5101 Supply Chain Management Thinking and Practice
  2. Remaining 20 MCs from list of SCM electives

All graduate modules comprise 39 hours of lecture and are assigned 4 MCs, unless otherwise stated. Lectures are conducted on weekdays from 6pm to 9pm. The maximum candidature for full-time study is two years whereas part-time study is four years.


Tuition Fees

While pursuing studies in NUS, students are liable to pay the tuition fees. The amount payable may depend on the nationality as well as whether applicant have previously enjoyed a Singapore government subsidy or sponsorship by a government agency. Fees for each academic years are subject to review by the Ministry of Education.

Unless otherwise indicated, all fees are payable on a semester basis. All students reading modules at NUS are required to pay Miscellaneous Student Fees too.



The M.Sc. (SCM) programme has two admission intakes per academic year.
August intake:             Application will open approximately in January
January intake:            Application will open approximately in July

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For enquiries regarding the Master of Science (Supply Chain Management) programme, send us an email at isepchc@nus.edu.sg.