Enrolment Schedule

Application to NUS [2017-18]
01 August 2016

Application Opens

30 September 2016 Application Closes
Jan - March 2017 Applicants review Engineering Mathematics (E-Module)
09 March 2017 Student Registration at NUS
20 Mar - 01 Sep 2017 MDTS Programme - NUS Phase
10 September 2017 Students report to NPS
To Be Confirmed Students report to AFIT
To Be Confirmed Students report to Cranfield University
Sep 2017 - Sep 2018 MDTS Programme - NPS/AFIT/Cranfield Phase

Minimum Admission Requirements for the MDTS Programme

  • Bachelor of Engineering (with good honours), Bachelor of Science in Physics or Mathematics (with good honours), or an equivalent qualification acceptable to NUS and NPS/AFIT/Cranfield ;
  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience; and
  • Full sponsorship by the candidate's employer



GRE and TOEFL are not required for admission into NUS for the M.Sc.(DTS) programme.


GRE is not required. Candidates from Singapore are exempted from NPS' TOEFL requirement. Candidates from non-English speaking countries must possess the following TOEFL achievements:

  • Score of 83 (web-based test) or 560 (written test);
  • The score is valid for a two-year period; and
  • It must be current at the time of reporting at NPS.


AFIT requires candidates to have GRE Score with minimum of 153(verbal) and 148(quantitative). Candidates from Singapore are exempted from AFIT's TOEFL requirement.

MDTS Application for 2017 Intake

Application Forms are available at relevant sponsor agency's Human Resource Department.