Master of Architecture Tuition and Other Fees

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(A) Tuition fees for new students admitted in AY2019 are as follows:

Tuition Fees  Subsidised Fee Non-Subsidised Fee
(Inclusive of GST)
Singapore Citizens (SC) Singapore Permanent Residents (SPR) International Students (IS)
(Inclusive of GST)
 Per academic year  S$13,200 S$18,500  S$28,250 S$60,615.50
 Per term  S$6,600  S$9,250  S$14,125 $30,307.75

(B) Tuition fees for existing students admitted in AY2018 are as follows:

Tuition Fees  Subsidised Fee Non-Subsidised Fee
(Inclusive of GST)
Singapore Citizens (SC) Singapore Permanent Residents (SPR) International Students (IS)
(Inclusive of GST)
 Per academic year  S$13,050 S$18,250  S$27,950 N/A
 Per term  S$6,525  S$9,125  S$13,975 N/A

Eligibility Guidelines for Ministry of Education (MOE) Subsidised Fee

The substantial tuition subsidy from the Government of Singapore comes in the form of a MOE Subsidy which is administered by the Ministry of Education (MOE) and is offered to all admitted students up to the maximum programme duration. Students need not apply for the MOE Subsidy if they are eligible.

International students (IS) admitted to the undergraduate programme from AY2019 onward will be required to pay the prevailing non-subsidised fees when they are admitted to the M.Arch programme.

For example when IS students are admitted to the undergraduate programme in AY2019 and entered into M.Arch programme in AY2022, the fees payable for AY2022 is the AY2022 non-subsidised fees to be published.

  1. Students with a Higher Degree Qualification
    Students who have previously enjoyed MOE subsidy in a graduate programme will not be eligible for MOE subsidy in another graduate programme at the same or lower level. Instead, such students will be required to pay the non-subsidised fees for the graduate programme that they now wish to undertake. For example, students who had previously enjoyed MOE subsidy in a Masters programme and had attained the Masters degree will not be eligible for subsidy in another programme at Masters degree or lower level. In addition, if they wish to upgrade in another discipline area where the programme has a combination of Masters and PhD candidature, they will not be eligible to enjoy MOE subsidy during the Masters candidature.
  2. Transferred or Re-admitted Students
    Students who are transferred or re-admitted within SUTD or across Autonomous Universities* will be eligible to receive MOE subsidy up to the maximum programme duration for the new programme less number of terms of MOE subsidy received for the previous programme.* Autonomous Universities refer to Nanyang Technological University (NTU), National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT), Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) and Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).

Please note the following for tuition fee payment:

  1. International Students enrolling in the M.Arch will need to apply online for deferment of their Tuition Grant bond obligation. For more information, refer to
  2. The M.Arch programme is a one year programme, the annual tuition fee is payable over two installments in Term 9 and Term 10.
  3. For Singapore Citizen students and Singapore Permanent Resident students paying subsidised fees, Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the tuition fees is subsidised by MOE. The fee amounts quoted here are exclusive of GST.
  4. GST subsidy for International Students is withdrawn from the AY2016 intakes and beyond. International students will be liable to pay GST on their tuition fees payable. The fee amounts quoted here are inclusive of GST.
  5. For students paying non-subsidised fees, GST on the tuition fees is to be borne by students.
  6. Citizenship changes which result in tuition fee rate changes will be effected in the term only if email notification (together with Singapore NRIC or collection slip) to Office of Student Administration is received no later than the end of Week 2 of the term. Notification received/issue date after Week 2 of the term will have the revised tuition fee effected only in the following term.

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy for Singapore Citizen aged 40 years and above

Eligible Singapore Citizens (SC) students aged 40 years and above will pay tuition fees that are 60% lower than the standard subsidised tuition fees payable by other SC students who are below 40 years old. Click here for more information or click this link

Compulsory Miscellaneous Fees

In addition to tuition fees, students are required to pay the Compulsory Miscellaneous Fees (CMF which are payable as long as they remain registered as students with the University. These compulsory annual miscellaneous fees are charged for registration to student council, students’ activities, ** insurance, sport facilities, IT facilities and academic related

Master of Architecture1 services. The CMF are also payable by students who are away on their Internship. These fees are non-refundable.

The Compulsory Miscellaneous Fees for AY2019 payable by all students over two instalments in September and January are as follows:

Compulsory Miscellaneous Fees Singapore Citizens (SC)
and Singapore Permanent Residents (SPR)(Inclusive of GST)
International Students
(IS)(Inclusive of GST)
 One-Time Enrolment Fee to Student Activities & Services (Student Council) S$10.00  S$10.00
Compulsory Miscellaneous Fee per term S$149.50 S$211.00

** Insurance coverage will cease for
– as at date of conferment for graduating students
– as at leave approval date or leave start date (whichever is later) for students taking Term Leave of Absence (1 term or more).

Click here for more information on Insurance or click this link

Note: The CMF may be subjected to change annually in January.

Fee Billing and Payment Modes

Students will receive their bills at the commencement of each term and payment is due 30 days from the commencement of term. An email notification will be sent to the student’s SUTD email account when the bill is ready. Students will be able to check their bills via the SUTD Student Portal.

Students are able to pay their bills via cheque, cashier order, demand draft, NETS, credit card, GIRO, DBS/POSB ATM, DBS/POSB internet banking and eNETS via the SUTD student portal.

Late Payment Penalties

Late payment fee of S$50.00 will be imposed on the student’s account and negative service indicator (NSI) will be activated for fees remain outstanding more than 30 calendar days from due date. Upon NSI activated, students will not be able to access MyPortal to view exam results, print transcripts, enroll for modules or view class timetable.

Refund Policy

Students who apply for leave of absence or leave SUTD, either through withdrawal of their own accord or end of candidature by SUTD, after two weeks from commencement of each term will be liable to pay fees for the entire term. Requests for refund will not be considered.

For billing related enquiries, please write to or call +65 6303 6888.

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