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Second Major in Systems Engineering

Introduction

The Industrial Systems Engineering and Management (ISEM) Department offers the Major in Systems Engineering (Sys Eng Major), a Second Major as part of NUS' Special Undergraduate Programmes, for students from all other faculties and schools.

The programme is offered from August 2008. Students may be admitted to the programme based on the following criteria:

 

For SE Major AY2017/2018 Intake onwards

  • Students can apply on admission or after they have completed their first year of study;
  • Must apply no later than the 5th semester of their study;
  • Must have a CAP score of at least 3.5.

 

For SE Major AY2016/2017 Intake and before

Students opting for the Second Major in Systems Engineering should have a suitable mathematics and statistics background. They should read the following modules:

  • MA1505 Mathematics I or equivalent;
  • MA1506 Mathematics II or equivalent; and
  • ST1131 Introduction to Statistics or its equivalent.

Students may be admitted to the programme based on the following criteria:

  • Students must have completed their first year of study;
  • Must apply no later than the 5th semester of their study;
  • Must have a CAP score of at least 3.5.

Applications should be submitted to the ISEM Dept. Admission will be on a competitive basis and subjected to the approval from ISEM Dept as well as availability of quota.

To fulfill the requirements of the Second Major in Systems Engineering, students are required to complete 48 MCs (11 modules).

Students may use up to a maximum of 16 MCs of their Second Major in Systems Engineering modules to double count towards other programmes.

In line with the NUS Centralised Online Registration System (CORS), students admitted into the Second Major in Systems Engineering programme will have to bid for their modules during CORS registration.

Once admitted to the Second Major in Systems Engineering programme, students do not need to maintain any minimum academic performance threshold in order to remain in the programme. They are strongly encouraged to plan their modules well in order to be able to complete the programme requirements.

Students who complete the 24 MCs of core modules will be awarded a Minor in Systems Engineering if they do not wish to complete all the requirements for the Second Major in Systems Engineering.

For queries on the Second Major in Systems Engineering, please email us at  isebox1@nus.edu.sg