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What will I learn?

The maximum period of candidature for students is 36 months for MA and students must spend a minimum of six (6) months in Singapore.

Students are required to complete the following with a minimum CAP of 3.0:

• HY6101 Historiography: Theory & Archive;

• HY6770 Graduate Research Seminar; and

• 2 other modules

At least 75% of the total modular credits (MCs) requirements must be at level 5000 or 6000. Up to 25% of the total MCs requirements may be at level 4000, subject to the approval of the department. The coursework requirements includes HY6770 Graduate Research Seminar that will be graded on a “satisfactory”/”unsatisfactory” basis.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (36 months)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

1 August 2022, 9 January 2023


Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music

National University of Singapore,

3 Conservatory Drive,

117376, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants require a Bachelor’s degree with honours or equivalent, in a relevant discipline; or a Bachelor’s degree with a relevant Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate with a minimum CAP of 3.00. English Language Requirements: TOEFL score is required: 85 for the internet-based test (with a minimum score of 22 for the writing section); or 580 for the paper-based test; or 237 for the computer-based test; an IELTS score of 6.0.

For international students

Good Bachelor's Degree (Honours) from a reputable university.

English Language requirement: IELTS - 6.5 overall with 6.5 in Reading and Writing components; MUET – 240; TOEFL: 92-93 for internet-based; EL1119 - C6; PTE Academic: 62 overall with 62 in Reading and Writing components; C1 Advanced / Cambridge English: Advanced - 180


About National University of Singapore (NUS)

Along with the highest education standards, students at NUS benefit from an excellent overall experience with excellent research facilities.

  • Ranked 11th in the world (QS World rankings 2022)
  • Excellent graduation rate of over 97 percent
  • Leading research teams using cutting-edge facilities
  • Outstanding selection of courses across 17 faculties

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