Arts (Research), M.A. | Nanyang Technological University | Singapore, Singapore
36 months
945 USD/year
798 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Arts (Research) at Nanyang Technological University offers higher degree studies by research leading to the degree of Master of Arts (MA) in line with the increasing emphasis on research in the areas of Humanities, Education and Physical Education.


Key facts:

Applicants reading the degree of Arts (Research) at Nanyang Technological University will pursue an independent but supervised research in an approved field of advanced study based on which a thesis should not exceed 50,000 words (including footnotes, but excluding appendices, references, maps, charts, statistical tables, graphs, illustrations, etc), except for a Masters thesis written in the Chinese language should not exceed 100,000 Chinese characters.

Programme Structure

Areas of research:

  • Bilingualism and biliteracy studies
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Multimodal and multiliteracies studies
  • Phonetics and phonology
  • Pragmatics
  • Discourse studies
  • Language teaching methods
  • Language assessment and testing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class
GRE admission requirements GRE®
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree with honours at least at Second Class Upper level in the relevant areas and the ability to pursue research in the candidate's proposed field of advanced study.
  • Shortlisted applicants will undergo an interview session as part of the selection process.
  • A valid GRE score is required for applicants who are not graduates of the Autonomous Universities in Singapore. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    945 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 945 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 798 USD per year during 36 months.

Singapore citizens: S$1,137.41 and international: S$1,346.06

Living costs for Singapore

1878 - 3880 SGD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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