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Duke-NUS admission requirements for master's programme

Admission Requirements

The MITM programme is an inclusive graduate degree programme and we welcome applications from any industry with at least a Bachelor’s degree, and working in the translational medicine field or in healthcare. 

This is a requirement for all international applicants except those whose undergraduate or graduate degrees are from NUS, NTU, SMU or SUTD, or from English-speaking countries such as Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Minimum test scores for TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is 85, or for IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is 7.

Applications will be reviewed holistically for cohorts each year, based on academic performance, personal characteristics and motivations, and professional accomplishments.


Application Timeline for MITM


Applications open

Oct  Interviews


Admissions offers are made


Deposit due by Dec 1


First class in 2nd week of January 2023


Admission Process 

Applications will open on 1st June. 

All applicants are required to provide the following as part of their application submission:

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