Admission Criteria

There is one intake for the MTD (Cybersecurity) programme each year in September.
Applicants should possess the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree in technology, including degrees in Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences, OR in other related disciplines with two years of ICT industry experience;

  • Proficiency in at least one of the following programming languages: Java, C/C++ or Python (or other modern programming languages);

  • Students whose language of instruction during undergraduate study is not English are required to present TOEFL-iBT (min. 85) or IELTS (min. 6.0) score report;

  • Interested candidates with undergraduate degrees in an unrelated discipline may be considered on a case-by-case basis*;

  • Related job experiences will be considered for admission.

Note: TOEFL / IELTS scores are valid for two years from the test date and should not have expired at the point of application. Expired scores will not be considered for the application.

*Applicants without a relevant degree can submit a portfolio highlighting their skills, abilities and experiences to augment their application.

All applications will be reviewed by the MTD admissions committee.

Graduation Requirements

Students must obtain a minimum of 96 credits and meet the minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.5 (out of 5.0) to be awarded SUTD’s Master of Science in Technology and Design (Cybersecurity) degree.
The minimum candidacy for the full-time MTD programme is one year. Extensions will only be granted under exceptional circumstances. Currently, the MTD programme is not offered on a part-time basis.

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