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Southeast Asian Studies

National University of Singapore

12 months
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22647 EUR/year
22426 EUR/year
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About

The Southeast Asian Studies programme at the National University of Singapore is a unique graduate degree option designed for those who aspire to internationalise their career and enrich their life experience through continued study in the social sciences. 

Overview

For over a decade, the Southeast Asian Studies programme at the National University of Singapore has catered successfully to the needs of working professionals in Singapore, and is now available to students from all over the world. With a one-year investment, you can earn a Master of Arts degree awarded by Asia’s premier academic institution, the National University of Singapore.

Our department’s teaching staff represent the breadth of the social sciences and humanities, and regularly conduct original research in Southeast Asian Studies. Our inter-disciplinary approach promotes a critical regional methodology specific to the study of Southeast Asia. 

The NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences also boasts the highest concentration of Southeast Asia specialists in the world, and M.A. students have the option of taking classes with experts in other departments.

Education

As one of our Coursework M.A. students, you will thus be exposed to a variety of scholarly perspectives, giving you a deeper and more focused understanding of the myriad political, social, economic, cultural, and other issues that define Southeast Asia as a region. Country-specific courses also offer in-depth exposure to national issues and challenges within ASEAN.

As a graduate of our Coursework M.A. programme, you will be equipped with the knowledge base and analytical skills you need to raise your professional profile and deepen your participation in ongoing global conversations about the key issues of our dynamic region.

Programme Structure

  • As one of our Coursework M.A. students, you will thus be exposed to a variety of scholarly perspectives, giving you a deeper and more focused understanding of the myriad political, social, economic, cultural, and other issues that define Southeast Asia as a region. Country-specific courses also offer in-depth exposure to national issues and challenges within ASEAN.
  • As a graduate of our Coursework M.A. programme, you will be equipped with the knowledge base and analytical skills you need to raise your professional profile and deepen your participation in ongoing global conversations about the key issues of our dynamic region.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

40 alternative credits

40 modular credits (MCs)

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Candidates seeking admission to the programme leading to the Master of Arts degree by coursework should have:

  • a good 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 related disciplinessuch as the humanities, social sciences, area studies, and other inter-disciplinary studies with evidence of having read subjects related to Southeast Asia or Asia; or
  • a good Bachelors degree (at least an average grade of B equivalent) in related disciplinessuch as the humanities, social sciences, area studies, and other inter-disciplinary studies with evidence of having read subjects related to Southeast Asia or Asia and successful completion of a placement test;
  • or exceptionally,
  • other relevant qualifications and experience, and successful completion of a placement test; however, admission is subject to approval by the Board of Graduate Studies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22647 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 22647 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    22426 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22426 EUR per year during 12 months.

Full-time:

  • Singapore Citizens: S$35,650/
  • Singapore Permanent Residents / International Students: S$36,000

Part-time:

  • Singapore Citizens: S$ 17,850
  • Singapore Permanent Residents / International Students: S$ 18,000

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.

Funding

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