Master of Science in Applied Gerontology

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Admissions


Admissions


Our Admissions Committee is committed to forming a diverse cohort that comprises individuals with different academic, professional backgrounds and life experiences. We strongly believe that a student's learning experience is enriched when they leverage on perspectives, experience and network of a highly diverse group of students. Our past and current students include nurses, physiotherapists, medical doctors, policymakers, social workers, engineers and people working in the financial sector. We strongly encourage anyone who has a passion for working with older people to apply for this programme.

Applicants should possess:

  • ​​​​​​​​a good bachelor’s degree;
  • ​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).



Application for Admission


Our programme offers one intake in July each year.

Online application for the July 2019 intake opens from 2 January to 15 March 2019.

Deadline for online application is 15 March 2019 (Friday).


Please email the following documents to gerontology@ntu.edu.sg by 15 March 2019


Document(s)
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 be emailed to us by 15 March 2019 (Friday).
  2. The maximum file size per email submission is 15MB.
  3. There is no refund for application fee.
  4. Late or incomplete applications will not be processed.​
  5. Students are required to present original copies of the documents during matriculation.

If you encounter problems during the online application process, please email servicedesk@ntu.edu.sg.

For course enquiries, please email gerontology@ntu.edu.sg or call 6904 7499 / 6592 7833.

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