Master of Science in Applied Gerontology



Admission Criteria

Applicants should possess a good bachelor’s degree and with at least 2 years of work experience. International applicants whose medium of instruction was not in English at the tertiary level should have an IELTs score of 7.0 and TOEFL internet based score of 100 (600 for paper based).

We welcome anyone with a passion to work with older people to apply for our programme. No prior coursework or training in gerontology is required. 

Admissions Interview

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an admissions interview at the end of March or early April.

Application for Admission

Our programme offers one intake in July each year.

Online application for the July 2019 intake opens from 2 January to 28 February 2019.

Deadline for online application is 28 February 2019 (Thursday).

Please email the following documents to by 28 February 2019

1. Application form
2. Proof of Payment of Application Fee
(E-payment acknowledgement email from NTU/Payment acknowledgment from internet payment/ATM receipt)
3. One recent passport-sized Photograph
4. Local applicants: Photocopy of NRIC
International applicants: Photocopy of Passport
5. Photocopy of Employment Pass/Work Permit/Dependent's Pass/LTVP, if any
6. Photocopy of the original Degree Scroll(s) and original University Transcript(s) must be in English, otherwise an official English translation must also be provided
7. Photocopy of IELTS / TOEFL (for international applicants graduated from universities with non-English medium of instruction. The result should not more than 2 years from the issued date of the certificate)
8. Photocopy of Professional Qualifications/Membership Certificates, if any
9. Documentary Proof of Present and Previous Employment (e.g. IR8A forms or letters of appointment and resignation)
10. Two reference letters (e.g. supporting letters from your employers or referees)  

Please take note of the following details:

​​1. All the documents have to reach our office by 28 February 2019 (Thursday).
​2. There is no refund for application fee.
3. Late or incomplete applications will not be processed.​
4. Students are required to present original copies of the documents during matriculation.

If you encounter problems during the online application process, please email

For course enquiries, please email or call 6904 7499 / 6592 7833.

Application January - February
Interview March - April
Mailing of offer letter /
Accepting offer
May - June
Matriculation July