The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) is an extended higher-level master’s degree by research usually lasting one to two years full-time and two to three years part-time.

Our team of academics are well established in the areas of Mechanical Engineering including Energy and Sustainability, Chemical Engineering including Process Safety and Risk Management, Electrical Power Engineering, and Marine Technology Engineering.

Programme Structure

Research Masters’ courses are designed to further the student’s knowledge of a specific subject, culminating in a focused research project, dissertation or thesis. They can be tailored to the student’s interests and offer the scope to study topics that may not be available as a taught Master’s course.

This award is available in all subject areas. Students receive research training and undertake original research leading to the completion of a 40,000- 50,000 word thesis.

Programme Duration:
24 months full-time
36 months part-time 

Type of Programme 
Postgraduate research degree, face-to-face meetings.

Admission Requirements

First degree or equivalent with minimum second higher classification (2.1). Applicants with First degree or equivalent with minimum second lower (2.2) classification and relevant experience, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

English Language Entry Requirements:
IELTS overall 6.5 or equivalent

Applicant Eligibility

The course is only available to Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents, Singapore Employment Pass holders, Singapore Dependant’s Pass* holders.

*subject to approval by the respective pass-issuing authority.

Dates & Fees

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Contact Details

Newcastle Research & Innovation Institute Pte Ltd (NewRIIS)
80 Jurong East Street 21, #05-04
Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability
Singapore 609607

Tel: +65 6514 0568