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Engineering with a Second Major in Business

 

NTU’s foremost colleges, College of Engineering (CoE) and Nanyang Business School (NBS), jointly offer a unique degree programme that will equip you with both engineering and business knowledge, as well as competencies relevant for the global marketplace. Acquire a distinct competitive advantage over your peers and enjoy better market value, career options, opportunities and mobility across the full breadth of the job market. This is designed for candidates who enjoy a challenging academic programme that combines the technical, hard skills of Engineering with the soft skills of management and leadership inherent in Business studies.  

 

PROGRAMME OPTIONS

Students can choose from 11 Engineering majors according to their interests and strengths:


Additionally, students have the following options under the Second Major in Business:

  • Second Major in Business (Mainstream)
  • Second Major in Business (International Trading Programme) 

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The structure of the Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (EGBM) programme integrates the requirements of both the Engineering and Business majors within the typical candidature of 4 years. Right from Year 1, the EGBM curriculum incorporates Business foundation courses alongside Engineering major courses. At the end of Year 1, students can continue with the Second Major in Business (Mainstream) or branch into the International Trading Programme (ITP) under the second major via an ITP Opt-In Exercise.

 
Academic Unit Requirements (For students admitting in AY2018-19)

Table 1a: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (Mainstream) with Professional Internship

Majo​​r    AU   
Engineering ​114
   Core & Major Prescribed Electives 102
   GER-Core 14
Second Major in Business 32
Total 148
 

Table 1b: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (International Trading Programme) with Professional Internship

Majo​​r    AU   
Engineering ​114
   Core & Major Prescribed Electives 102
   GER-Core 14
Second Major in Business 30
Total 146
 

Table 1c: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (Mainstream) with Professional Attachment
 
Majo​​r    AU   
Engineering ​114
   Core & Major Prescribed Electives 97
   GER-Core 14
​   Unrestricted Electives ​5
Second Major in Business 32
Total 148
  

 

Table 1d: Total AU Requirements for Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business (International Trading Programme) with Professional Attachment 
Majo​​r    AU   
Engineering ​114
   Core & Major Prescribed Electives 97
   GER-Core 14
​   Unrestricted Electives 5​​
Second Major in Business 30
Total 146
 

Curriculum and Courses

  
  
Table 2a: Curriculum for Second Major in Business (Mainstream) 
Second M​​ajor in Business  AU
Foundation Business Courses (6 courses)
    
  1. AD1101 Financial Accounting​
  2. AB1201 Financial Management
  3. AB1301 Business Law
  4. AB1501 Marketing
  5. AB1601 Organisational Behaviour and Design
  6. BE1401 Business Operations and Processes​ 

20

4
3
3
3
3
4

Advanced Business Courses (Choose 3)

BF2201 Investments (Prerequisite: AB1201)
BM2501 Market Behaviour (Prerequisite: AB1501)
BM2502 Market Intelligence (Prerequisite: AB1501)
BE2601 Management Principles, Skills and Competencies (Prerequisite:AB1601)

12
Total​​ 32
 
 
 
Table 2b: Curriculum for Second Major in Business (International Trading Programme)
Second M​​ajor in Business AU
Foundation Business Courses (4 courses)
   
  1. AD1101 Financial Accounting​
  2. AB1201 Financial Management
  3. AB1501 Marketing
  4. BE1401 Business Operations and Processes​
14

4
3
3
4
ITP courses (7 courses)
   
5.  BF2301 International Tax and Trading Law
6.  BF3211 Commodities Trading
7.  MS4670 Commodities’ Geology and Metallurgy
8.  Enterprise Risk Management (New)
9.  Commodities Finance (New)
10. Introduction to Ship Chartering and Trade Practice (New)
11. BF4001 Industry Seminar
16

2
2
3
2
2
4
1
Total​​ 30

   
For the detailed curriculum specific to your chosen Engineering major, please follow the hyperlinks from the section on Programme Options above.   

For students admitted in previous academic years, please see here

 

GRADUATION  

Graduates of the Engineering with a Second Major in Business programme will be awarded a Bachelor of Engineering in their chosen Engineering major with a separate certificate for the Second Major in Business.   

   
   

CAREER PROSPECTS

With the Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business, you will have the versatility to choose from a wide range of career options in economic sectors such as:

  • Aerospace Industries
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Business, Engineering and Design Consultancies
  • Educational and Research Institutions
  • Government Agencies
  • Manufacturing, Petrochemical and Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Technical Sales and Marketing


Broad and diverse range of career functions including:

  • Finance
  • Technical Marketing and Business Development
  • Commodity Management and Trading
  • Market Research and Product Development
  • Management of Engineering Operations and Projects
   
   
  

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must meet the minimum entry requirements of Engineering and Business programmes, including the minimum subject requirements. Please refer to the Admissions website for more information.   

   
  

TUITION FEES AND SCHOLARSHIPS

The tuition fees for the Bachelor of Engineering with a Second Major in Business programme will be pegged to the fees for the Bachelor of Engineering programmes. Eligible students may also be considered for scholarships that include fully-paid subsidised tuition fees and living allowances. Scholarship terms and conditions apply. For more information on tuition fees and scholarships, please see http://admissions.ntu.edu.sg.

   
       

ACCREDITATION

All Bachelor of Engineering programmes at NTU College of Engineering are accredited by The Institution of Engineers Singapore, the Singapore signatory of the Washington Accord​, through its Engineering Accreditation Board. The Washington Accord is an international agreement for mutual recognition of the substantial equivalence of engineering academic programmes in satisfying the academic requirements for the practice of engineering at the professional level.

The Nanyang Business School is the first business school in Singapore, and the third in Asia, to be accredited by both the European Quality Improvement System and Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. NBS is also one of only nine business schools outside of the US to be accredited with the AACSB in Accounting. These are the most widely recognised quality assurance standards for accounting and business education, and they assure that degrees NBS confers are recognised around the world.

   
        

INFORMATION AND ENQUIRIES

Programme Contact
Aerospace Engineering with a Secon​​d Maj​or in Business Ms Soh Mei Zhen
6790 5517
Bioengineering with a Second Major in Business Assoc Prof Raymond Lau
6316 8830
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering with a Second Major in Business Assoc Prof Raymond Lau
6316 8830
Civil Engineering with a Second Major in Business Assoc Prof Qin Xiaosheng
6790 5308
Computer Engineering with a Second Major in Business Assoc Prof Nicholas Vun
6790 4929
Computer Science with a Second Major in Business Assoc Prof Nicholas Vun
6790 4929
Electrical & Electronic Engineering with a Second Major in Business Ms Madona Fernandez
6790 6364
Environmental Engineering with a Second Major in Business Assoc Prof Qin Xiaosheng
6790 5308
Information Engineering and Media with a Second Major in Business Assoc Prof Chua Hock Chuan
6790 4547
Materials Engineering with a Second Major in Business

Mr Muhammad Fareez Bin Muhammad Rajaie  6790 4854​

Mechanical Engineering with a Second Major in Business​ Ms Soh Mei Zhen
6790 5517

  

Information is accurate at the time of publication. The programme options, curricula and courses offered above are for students admitted from Academic Year 2018-19. Students admitted earlier should refer here or check with their respective Schools for the applicable curricula and courses. The University reserves the right to update any of the programme options and curricula without prior notice and obligation.