Registration Procedures

Module Registration

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) students need to register online through CORS during the registration period at the beginning of each semester.
  • Students may add or drop modules online during this period.
  • Students from other faculties (including Faculty of Law) need to register online during the usual online CORS registration period at the beginning of each semester.
  • Students may add or drop modules online during this period.
  • Students from Faculty of Medicine may register manually at the Centre during the registration period at the beginning of each semester. Acceptance will depend on vacancies in the module.
  • FASS Postgraduate students will have to fill in an application form (CLS-POSTGRAD FORM) and submit it through their home department. Postgraduate students from non-FASS Faculties should also use this form. All applications have to be submitted through their home faculty. Acceptance will depend on vacancies in the module.
  • Students with prior knowledge of the language can refer to the CLS Homepage or call at CLS General Office for more information on placement tests. Students who pass the placement tests (upon a waiver) may bid online for the higher-level module through the Centralised On-line Registration System (CORS).
*Please note that students are responsible to ensure that there are no Lecture and Examination time-table clashes.

For more information on CORS, please refer to the website at http://www.cors.nus.edu.sg

Tutorial Registration

  • FASS and Cross-Faculty students need to register on-line during the Tutorial Registration Exercise at the beginning of each academic year.
  • Students may add or drop tutorials online during the on-line Add/drop and Swapping exercise at the beginning of each semester.
  • Non-graduating and Postgraduate students need to register for tutorials during the Manual Tutorial Registration Exercise at the beginning of each academic year.
  • Students who missed the registration or wish to make a change to their initial tutorial class, may approach CLS General Office during the Manual Tutorial Registration period.
  • CLS will decide if to approve/accept requests subject to valid reasons (i.e. timetable clashes), vacancy and approval by respective language coordinators.
  • Students with timetable clashes must show evidence of such clashes.
*Please note that students are responsible to ensure that there are no Lecture and Examination time-table clashes.