This master’s degree is designed to equip recent graduates with future-ready human capital management skills and competencies. With significant developments in various human resources (HR) areas over the past 20 years, the HR function will demand talents with new and improved proficiencies, particularly in data analytics. The NUS Business School curriculum will combine functional HR capabilities with an analytical perspective, to help you transform data into actionable insights and develop suitable changes in the workplace.
Why choose the NUS Master of Science in Human Capital Management and Analytics?
The National University of Singapore is Singapore’s flagship university, offering a global approach to education and research with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise. NUS has consistently ranked among the leading educational institutions in Asia as well as the world.
Human capital management is in a phase of significant transformation, becoming more digital and more human-centered. With the rise in the adoption of new technologies and with newly-defined HR roles and functions, HR professionals are seeking to expand and strengthen their capabilities and competencies in the HRM areas. Delivered over 12 months, this program will draw on the expertise of our distinguished faculty members and industry practitioners. Together with brilliant minds from diverse backgrounds and cultures, you will learn the necessary skills in order to navigate the changes.
With more than 130 distinguished international faculty from over 20 regions, offering broad industry experience and seasoned business insights, our NUS Business School faculty are committed to providing you with an enriching and stimulating business education.
A vibrant community
NUS has a myriad of interests, sports, and academic groups where students can be a part of. These groups aim to bond students through a common pursuit. Students are free to join these groups to pursue their passion and have a fulfilling and holistic student experience.
As a student in the MSc in Human Capital Management and Analytics program, the student experience should not only be restricted to the classroom. In addition to academic activities, you will have access to a myriad of social, corporate, and enrichment activities, which are organized specially for you to have a fulfilling time here at NUS.
As NUS MSc in Human Capital Management and Analytics graduates, you will be part of the more than 38,000 NUS Business School alumni represented in over 50 major cities around the world.
“The HR function is changing rapidly. The role of the HR function as a partner to help leaders make people decisions based on data is critical. This program provides a balance between building traditional skills required for HR professionals with the analytical capabilities that are increasingly important. NUS, being one of the leading institutions in the world, is pioneering this new program to prepare future leaders in the people function by bringing a blend of cutting-edge research in this domain with practical relevance to the industry.”
Associate professor Jayanth NarayananAcademic Director, MSc in Human Capital Management and Analytics programManagement & Organization
Our MSc in Human Capital Management and Analytics program is delivered intensively over 12 months that includes an experiential learning component. You are expected to complete 42 Modular Credits (MCs) to graduate.
Special term 1
Special term 2
January - April
May - June
June - July
August - November
6 Modules (18 MCs)
Experiential Learning (4 MC)
Experiential Learning (4 MC)
5 Modules (16 MCs)
6 Modules (18 MCs)
2 Modules (4 MCs)
People Analytics (4 MCs)
Quantitative Methods for HRM (4 MCs)
Talent Management (4 MCs)
AI for HR (2 MCs)
Communication for HR Professionals (2 MCs)
HR Tech (2 MCs)
Special Term 1 and 2
Experiential Learning (4 MCs)
Special Term 2
Labour and Employment Law (2 MCs)
Leading and Managing Difficult Employees (2 MCs)
Compensation and Performance Management (4 MCs)
Negotiation and Dispute Resolution (4 MCs)
Talent Assessment & Selection (4 MCs)
Business Ethics (2 MCs)
HR as Strategic Partner for Growth and Transformation (2 MCs)
Requirements for Completion and Graduation
To graduate from our NUS MSc in Human Capital Management and Analytics program, you must complete the program requirements and achieve a Cumulative Average Point (CAP) of at least 3.0 (out of 5.0).
To stay and complete the program, you must maintain a CAP of at least 3.0. In the event that you are unable to maintain a CAP of 3.0 and above, the following scenarios may occur:
If your CAP is less than 3.0 but more than 2.5, you will receive an initial warning. This will lead to dismissal from the program should your CAP remain below 3.0 for the third consecutive semester.
If your CAP is 2.5 or below for two consecutive semesters, you will automatically be dropped from the program.
The program fees for the course are S$60,000*.
Waived for AY2021/2022
Upon Acceptance of Offer
Upon Enrolment in January
Miscellaneous Student Fees
The fee is charged every semester
All fees paid are non-refundable.
*Fees are subjected to GST.