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Master of Arts in Humanities Education



What will I learn?

The Master of Arts in Humanities Education is a program designed for humanities educators and educational leaders who are interested in advancing their professional knowledge through disciplinary and interdisciplinary explorations of humanities education.

A key feature of this programme is the extensive range of courses focused on both classroom pedagogy and disciplinary content relevant to History, Geography and Social Studies educators and curriculum specialists. Uniquely, this programme offers candidates the opportunity to tailor their own programme of study. Candidates can opt for cross-disciplinary or discipline-specific pathways (e.g. history, geography, or social studies) within the programme. These options will expose candidates to a range of new ideas and skills relevant to the humanities and also enhance the candidates’ understanding of pertinent issues and research within the field.

The Master of Arts in Humanities Education will be suitable for education professionals who wish to:

Strengthen their academic qualifications for leadership positions or career advancement, or

Acquire a more in-depth understanding of the different humanities disciplines and humanities education.

Which department am I in?

College of Science

Study options

Full Time (Minimum 1 year and maximum 3 years)

Tuition fees
SG $1,185.56 Per Academic Unit (AU) Rate
Start date

Expected January, August 2023


College of Science

60 Nanyang Drive,


637551, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An applicant must have completed at least a Bachelor Degree (Honors) or European/German FH Diploma or its equivalent in areas of Science/Electrical/Electronics Engineering from a university with recognized standing with at least a 2nd Class Honors or equivalent. As the Programme instruction medium is English, applicant must be able to demonstrate a satisfactory level of the language. Applicant whose native tongue or medium of instruction from previous studies (Bachelor / FH Diploma) is not English must submit at least one of the following: TOEFL score indicating a minimum of 600 for Paper based test or 100 for internet based test; IELTS: With academic IELTS result of at least 6.5.

For international students

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), or equivalent, in a relevant discipline, or

Bachelor of Arts, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline, and at least two years of professional working experience

TOEFL: Minimum score of 580 (for paper and pencil examination) or 92 (for internet-based); IELTS: Minimum score of 6.5

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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