NUS – Faculty Of Arts & Social Sciences
To contribute to society through the advancement of knowledge and learning in the humanities and social sciences.
The FASS mission comprises three parts. It emphasizes:
- Advancement of knowledge through research.
- Advancement of learning through education.
- Service to society.
One of the earliest established faculties in the University with its origins dating back to 1929, FASS is also one of the largest faculties at NUS, with an annual intake of about 1,900. More than 6,000 undergraduate students (including 500 exchange students), and close to 1,000 graduate students make up the student population. The Faculty also has more than 400 Faculty members and 160 executive and professional staff.
The FASS will be distinguished in education, research, social commitment, and the vibrancy of its community.
- Be a leading centre of research, and the leader in Asian Studies;
- Offer outstanding education in the humanities and social sciences, attracting the best students;
- Be home to an intellectual community with strong social commitment, eliciting pride and belonging from its students, staff and alumni.
Coursework programmes involve attendance at formal classes, seminars, laboratories and written examinations. Some programmes also require the candidate to undertake a project or practicum.
There are currently nine coursework programmes comprising eight Masters degree programmes and one Graduate Diploma programme. The degrees are obtained after a prescribed course of study.
The programmes are:
- Master of Arts (Chinese Studies) - Click here for more info
- Master of Arts (Language Studies) - Click here for more info
- Master of Arts (Literary Studies) - Click here for more info
- Master of Arts (Southeast Asian Studies) - Click here for more info
- Master of Psychology (Clinical) - Click here for more info
- Master of Social Sciences (Applied Economics) - Click here for more info
- Master of Social Work - Click here for more info
- NUS-University of Melbourne Master of Psychology (Clinical) - Joint Degree - Click here for more info
- Graduate Diploma in Social Work - Click here for more info
Master of Science (Speech & Language Pathology)
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) and the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (SoM) offer a coursework Master of Science (Speech & Language Pathology) programme. This is the first degree to be offered jointly by FASS and SoM, and represents a significant milestone for allied health training at NUS.
Dean's Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore
The Shaw Foundation Building, Block AS7, Level 5
5 Arts Link, Singapore 117570
Tel: (65) 6516 6133
Fax: (65) 6777 0751
Undergraduate Student Studies
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Graduate Research Studies *
(65) 6516 6164 / (65) 6516 8033 / (65) 6516 8036
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(65) 6516 7939
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The Joint Clinical Psychology Masters Degree Programme between the University of Melbourne and NUS (NUS-UM Programme) is a two-year full-time coursework programme, which provides entry level training for graduates...
The Master of Arts (Southeast Asian Studies) coursework programme caters primarily to suitably-qualified working adults who, for professional or personal development, would benefit from a deeper and more focused...