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What will I learn?

The research degree provides training in a particular subject area through independent investigation, study and experimental work, culminating in the submission of a thesis on the research undertaken. A supervisor or supervisors will be appointed for each candidate. Candidates are required to attend appropriate lectures and sit for written examinations.

Program Structure:

Coursework Requirement

4 modules

  • At least 3 Level 5000/6000 modules
  • At most 1 Level 4000 module
  • Compulsory:CH6770

Optional:

1 Level 5000/6000 module from another department/faculty

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (Maximum candidature: 3 years)

Tuition fees
SG$20,350.00 (11,49,068) per year
Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

The Shaw Foundation Building, Block AS7, Level 5,

5 Arts Link,

117570, 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

Students intending to read Master of Arts (Research Programme) must fulfil any of the following:
An NUS Honours degree (Second Class and above) or equivalent (e.g., a four-year Bachelors degree with at least an average grade of B or equivalent) in the subject.

English Language Requirements: Minimum 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; IELTS result of 6.0 is required.

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