PREPARING FOR YOUR STUDIES
TUM Asia is located in Singapore, the world’s only island city-state, and measures only approximately 700 square kilometers in size. This bustling metropolitan city-nation is home to 6 million people, yet somehow there is an abundance of greenery on this island. Students in the TUM Asia Master degrees will complete their coursework in Singapore. Whether you are a Singaporean student or from abroad, the new experience of completing your Masters with us will refresh your experience in Singapore, while enriching your academic journey by a whole lot! Students who have been offered a place at TUM Asia will have to prepare the following administrative items, on top of finding accommodation (for international students):
If you are admitted into our Master Programme and you are joining us, you will have to prepare the following additional documents for the purpose of matriculating to our universities (TUM, NUS, NTU). These documents must be submitted in addition to the documents which you have already submitted for the purpose of applying to the programme.
|Document||Joint Degree Programmes
MSc in Industrial Chemistry, Integrated Circuit Design and Green Electronics
MSc in Aerospace Engineering, Rail, Transport and Logistics
|Your Official Bachelor Degree Certificate* if you have received it, or a Provisional Bachelor Degree Certificate and a Letter from your University stating you have completed the programme, no longer have any pending examination results, and the expected month and year in which you will receive your Official Bachelor Degree Certificate||1 original and an additional 3 correctly-notarised copies||1 original and an additional 2 correctly-notarised copies|
|Your Full Academic Transcript**
||1 original and an additional 3 correctly-notarised copies||1 original and an additional 2 correctly-notarised copies|
|Letter from the University stating
ex-matriculation (for students graduating from an university in Germany only)
|1 original and an additional 3 correctly-notarised copies||1 original and an additional 2 correctly-notarised copies|
This list excludes other documents required for matriculation such as In-Principal Approval (IPA) letter or Embarkation/ Disembarkation Card. For the updated, complete list, please refer to the Pre-Departure and Arrival Handbook (issued to you after you have accepted Offer of Admission) or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*For the purpose of matriculating to our universities, you must have completed your Bachelor degree and no longer have any pending examination results before 30 June of the year that you are joining us. You must submit either the official Bachelor Degree Certificate or a Provisional Bachelor Degree Certificate with a Letter from your University, stating you have completed the programme, no longer have any pending examination results, and the expected month and year in which you will receive your Official Bachelor Degree Certificate. You are not allowed to submit just an Enrolment Certificate nor just an Enrolment Letter.
**For the purpose of matriculating to our universities, you must submit the full set academic transcripts. No partial academic transcripts will be accepted.
The School’s policy stipulates that medical insurance is compulsory for all TUM Asia Master students.
This medical insurance scheme shall minimally provide for an annual coverage limit of not less than S$20,000 per student, at least B2 ward in government and restructured hospitals and 24 hours coverage in Singapore and overseas (if student is involved in school-related activities) throughout the course duration, and the Student is encouraged to seek advice on whether more comprehensive insurance cover is required or desired.
The following category of students can opt out from the above mentioned scheme:
For more information on the student medical insurance scheme at TUM Asia, please download the following documents:
An applicant, who holds a degree from China, Vietnam, or Mongolia, will need an APS certificate to apply for a place in a German University.
To assist applicants to prepare for the Akademische Prüfstelle (APS) test, TUM Asia will be organizing preparatory courses for those who are taking the APS test in China (https://www.aps.org.cn/zh/).
The content covered:
Course schedules available for sign up:
To register for the preparatory course, please send an email to email@example.com. Your email should include:
Successfully registered applicants will receive a course confirmation email from TUM Asia at least 10 days before commencement of the course. Please refer to the below flowchart for the detailed application process.
The preparatory course training fee is set at SGD 190 per applicant. The bank service charge should be borne by the applicants.
Successfully registered applicants can complete their registration by making the training fee payment.
PAYMENT FOR FEES
Kindly indicate your name, application number for Master program (if available) and “APS training fee” in the remittance purpose. TUM Asia will send you the details on the course via email once the training fee is received.
|Bank Details for Telegraphic Transfer in Singapore Dollar|
|A/C name||German Institute of Science and Technology – TUM Asia Pte Ltd|
|Bank Name||OCBC Bank Singapore|
|Bank Address||460 North Bridge Road #01-00, Singapore 188734|
|Purpose||Please indicate your name, application number and “APS training fee”. e.g. John Tan, 1234567890, “APS training fee”.|
*TUM Asia does not guarantee your successful passing of APS test after the preparatory course.
*All other costs (travelling, accommodation, etc.) incurred to attend the preparatory course are fully borne by applicants.
*Registration closes until all the seats are filled.
*Refund policy: If TUM Asia cancels the course, the training fee minus the bank service charge is refundable. If applicants withdraw the application, the training fee is non-refundable.