Graduation Requirements

Cohort

Notice:

Students from Cohort 2015-16 who are going to bid/read a second GEH/S/T module before Round 3A, as well as students before Cohort 2015 who need to read GEK/GEM/SS to fulfil their graduation requirements (or read extra GEK/GEM/SS modules to fulfil breadth/UE requirements), please read this notice from RO.

Single Major (B.A.)

To major in GE, students need to:

[1] Pass GE1101E. This will be counted towards the Faculty Core or UE requirements.

[2] Pass at least 44 MCs of GE modules or GE-recognised modules which include the following:

a) GE2101

b) a minimum of ONE of the following:

  1. GE2215 Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing
  2. GE2227 Cartography and Visualization
  3. GE3230A Field Studies in Geography: Southeast Asia
  4. GE3233 Environmental Research Methods

c) a minimum of 8 MCs from each of the following group:

  1. i. Social/Cultural
  2. ii. Politics, Economies And Space
  3. iii. Tropical Environmental Change

A minimum of any 2 modules at level-2000 or 3000 from each of the following sub-disciplinary areas:

Number Social/Cultural Group Politics, Economies and Space Group Tropical Environmental Change Group
I GE2204
Cities in Transition
GE2202
Economy and Space
GE2220
Terrestrial and Coastal Environments
II GE2206
Geographies of Life and Death
GE2221
Nature and Society
GE2228
Weather and Climate
III GE2218
Leisure, Recreation and Tourism
GE2222
Politics and Space
GE2229
Water and Environment
IV GE2224
Geographies of Social Life
GE2232
Globalization and Global Health
GE2230
Energy Futures: Environment and Sustainability
V GE2226
Southeast Asia
GE3201
The Service Economy
GE3216
Applications of GIS and Remote Sensing
VI GE2231:
Introduction to Social and Cultural Geographies
GE3204
Cities and Regions
GE3221
Ecological Systems
VII GE3206
Gender, Space and Place
GE3209
East Asia
GE3223
Environmental Change in the Tropics
VIII GE3219
Globalisation and Asian Cities
GE3210
Natural Resources
GE3227
Urban Climates
IX GE3224
Cultural Landscapes
GE3228
Geography of Business Organisations
GE3231
Natural Hazards
X GE3226
Tourism Development
GE3235
Geographies of Development
GE3238
GIS Designs and Practices
XI GE3234
Historical Landscapes & Heritage
GE3236
Transport and Communications
GE3239
Environmental Sustainability
XII GE3237
Geographies of Migration
SN2284
Making Sense of Regions in South Asia
GE3242
Sediments and Sedimentary Basins
XIII GE3241
Geographies of Social Life
ASP1201GE
Humanities and Soc Sci Research Prog
GE3243
Applied Petroleum Exploration
XIV

SN2284
Making Sense of Regions in South Asia

GE3244
Fundamentals of Petroleum Exploration
(preclusion: GE3880A)
XV ASP1201GE
Humanities and Soc Sci Research Prog
GE3245
Conservation and Urban Tropical Ecology in SE Asia
XVI GE3246
Environmental Pollution
XVII GE3880A
Topics in Petroleum Geoscience
XViii ASP1201GE
Humanities and Soc Sci Research Prog

d) A minimum of 24 MCs at level-3000 or higher.

Note: Students are allowed to read level-4000 modules subject to departmental approval.

Notice:

Students from Cohort 2015-16 who are going to bid/read a second GEH/S/T module before Round 3A, as well as students before Cohort 2015 who need to read GEK/GEM/SS to fulfil their graduation requirements (or read extra GEK/GEM/SS modules to fulfil breadth/UE requirements), please read this notice from RO.

Single Major [B.Soc.Sci. (HONS.)]

To major in GE, students need to:

[1] Pass GE1101E. This will be counted towards the Faculty Core or UE requirements.

[2] Pass at least 84 MCs of GE modules or GE-recognised modules which include the following:

a) GE2101

b) GE4102

c) a minimum of ONE of the following:

  1. GE2215 Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing
  2. GE2227 Cartography and Visualization
  3. GE3230A Field Studies in Geography: Southeast Asia
  4. GE3233 Environmental Research Methods

d) a minimum of 8 MCs from each of the following group:

  1. Social/Cultural
  2. Politics, Economies And Space
  3. Tropical Environmental Change

A minimum of any 2 modules at level-2000 or 3000 from each of the following sub-disciplinary areas:

Number Social/Cultural Group Politics, Economies and Space Group Tropical Environmental Change Group
I GE2204
Cities in Transition
GE2202
Economy and Space
GE2220
Terrestrial and Coastal Environments
II GE2206
Geographies of Life and Death
GE2221
Nature and Society
GE2228
Weather and Climate
III GE2218
Leisure, Recreation and Tourism
GE2222
Politics and Space
GE2229
Water and Environment
IV GE2224
Geographies of Social Life
GE2232
Globalization and Global Health
GE2230
Energy Futures: Environment and Sustainability
V GE2226
Southeast Asia
GE3201
The Service Economy
GE3216
Applications of GIS and Remote Sensing
VI GE2231:
Introduction to Social and Cultural Geographies
GE3204
Cities and Regions
GE3221
Ecological Systems
VII GE3206
Gender, Space and Place
GE3209
East Asia
GE3223
Environmental Change in the Tropics
VIII GE3219
Globalisation and Asian Cities
GE3210
Natural Resources
GE3227
Urban Climates
IX GE3224
Cultural Landscapes
GE3228
Geography of Business Organisations
GE3231
Natural Hazards
X GE3226
Tourism Development
GE3235
Geographies of Development
GE3238
GIS Designs and Practices
XI GE3234
Historical Landscapes & Heritage
GE3236
Transport and Communications
GE3239
Environmental Sustainability
XII GE3237
Geographies of Migration
SN2284
Making Sense of Regions in South Asia
GE3242
Sediments and Sedimentary Basins
XIII GE3241
Geographies of Social Life
ASP1201GE
Humanities and Soc Sci Research Prog
GE3243
Applied Petroleum Exploration
XIV SN2284
Making Sense of Regions in South Asia
GE3244
Fundamentals of Petroleum Exploration
(preclusion: GE3880A)
XV ASP1201GE
Humanities and Soc Sci Research Prog
GE3245
Conservation and Urban Tropical Ecology in SE Asia
XVI GE3246
Environmental Pollution
XVII GE3880A
Topics in Petroleum Geoscience
  ASP1201GE
Humanities and Soc Sci Research Prog

d) A minimum of 64 MCs at level-3000 or higher.

e) A minimum of 40 MCs at level-4000 or higher including:

  i). GE4102 Geography in the Contemporary World

f) A maximum of two level-5000 GE modules (subject to departmental approval)


Note 1: To read GE4102, students must have declared Honours track.

Note 2: To declare Honours track, students must have completed 110 MCs, including 60 MCs in the Major, with a CAP of 3.2 or above.

Note 3: Cohort 2012 onwards (BES NVG students):
To read and pass GE3240. Completed 80 MCs of NUS modules before they can read any level-4000 GE modules. D ono need to complete 28 MCs of GE modules before they can read any level-4000 GE modules. DO not need a minimum CAP of 3.20 before they can read any level-4000 GE module.

Cohort 2013 onwards ( applicable for students who wants to do HT):
To read and pass GE3240. Completed 110 MCs including 60 MCs of GE requirements with a minimum SJAP of 4.00 and CAP of 3.50. Students may seek a waiver of the SJAP pre-requisites from the Department if they have a minimum CAP of 4.25 after completing 110 MCs.

Note 4: Students who do not attempt the Honours Thesis will read level 4000 modules to fulfil the Honours requirements.

Note 5: Students may also read a level 4000 Independent Studies Module (5 MCs). The level 4000 ISM carries a prerequisite of 100 MCs completed, including 60 MCs in the Major, with a minimum CAP of 3.5. It precludes the Honours Thesis.

Note 6: All level 4000 modules carry a general prerequisite of having completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in the Major, with a minimum CAP of 3.5 OR being on the Honours track (some level 4000 modules may have different prerequisites).

Notice:

Students from Cohort 2015-16 who are going to bid/read a second GEH/S/T module before Round 3A, as well as students before Cohort 2015 who need to read GEK/GEM/SS to fulfil their graduation requirements (or read extra GEK/GEM/SS modules to fulfil breadth/UE requirements), please read this notice from RO.

Second Major

To major in GE, students need to:

[1] Pass GE1101E. This will be counted towards the Faculty Core or UE requirements.

[2] Pass at least 44 MCs of GE modules or GE-recognised modules which include the following:

a) GE2101

b) a minimum of ONE of the following:

  1. GE2215 Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing
  2. GE2227 Cartography and Visualization
  3. GE3230A Field Studies in Geography: Southeast Asia
  4. GE3233 Environmental Research Methods

c) a minimum of 4 MCs from each of the following group:

  1. Social/Cultural
  2. Politics, Economies And Space
  3. Tropical Environmental Change

A minimum of any 1 modules at level-2000 or 3000 from each of the following sub-disciplinary areas:

Number Social/Cultural Group Politics, Economies and Space Group Tropical Environmental Change Group
I GE2204
Cities in Transition
GE2202
Economy and Space
GE2220
Terrestrial and Coastal Environments
II GE2206
Geographies of Life and Death
GE2221
Nature and Society
GE2228
Weather and Climate
III GE2218
Leisure, Recreation and Tourism
GE2222
Politics and Space
GE2229
Water and Environment
IV GE2224
Geographies of Social Life
GE2232
Globalization and Global Health
GE2230
Energy Futures: Environment and Sustainability
V GE2226
Southeast Asia
GE3201
The Service Economy
GE3216
Applications of GIS and Remote Sensing
VI GE2231:
Introduction to Social and Cultural Geographies
GE3204
Cities and Regions
GE3221
Ecological Systems
VII GE3206
Gender, Space and Place
3209 East Asia GE3223
Environmental Change in the Tropics
VIII GE3219
Globalisation and Asian Cities
GE3210
Natural Resources
GE3227
Urban Climates
IX GE3224
Cultural Landscapes
GE3228
Geography of Business Organisations
GE3231
Natural Hazards
X GE3226
Tourism Development
GE3235
Geographies of Development
GE3238
GIS Designs and Practices
XI GE3234
Historical Landscapes & Heritage
GE3236
Transport and Communications
GE3239
Environmental Sustainability
XII GE3237
Geographies of Migration
SN2284
Making Sense of Regions in South Asia
GE3242
Sediments and Sedimentary Basins
XIII GE3241
Geographies of Social Life
ASP1201GE
Humanities and Soc Sci Research Prog
GE3243
Applied Petroleum Exploration
XIV SN2284
Making Sense of Regions in South Asia
GE3244
Fundamentals of Petroleum Exploration
(preclusion: GE3880A)
XV ASP1201GE
Humanities and Soc Sci Research Prog
GE3245
Conservation and Urban Tropical Ecology in SE Asia
XVI GE324
Environmental Pollution
XVII GE3880A
Topics in Petroleum Geoscience
  ASP1201GE
Humanities and Soc Sci Research Prog

d) A minimum of 24 MCs at level-3000 or higher.

Note: Students are allowed to read level-4000 modules subject to departmental approval.

Single Major (B.A.)

Pass at least 60 MCs of GE or GE-recognised modules, which include the following:

[1] GE1101E Places, Environment and Society

[2] GE2101 Methods & Practices in Geography

[3] A minimum of ONE of the following:

  1. GE2215 Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing
  2. GE2227 Cartography and Visualization
  3. GE3230A Field Studies in Geography: Southeast Asia
  4. GE3233 Environmental Research Methods

[4] A minimum of any 2 modules at level-2000 or 3000 from each of the following sub-disciplinary areas:



Number Social/Cultural Group Politics, Economies and Space Group Tropical Environmental Change Group
I GE2204
Cities in Transition
GE2202
Economy and Space
GE2220
Terrestrial and Coastal Environments
II GE2206
Geographies of Life and Death
GE2221
Nature and Society
GE2228
Weather and Climate
III GE2218
Leisure, Recreation and Tourism
GE2222
Politics and Space
GE2229
Water and Environment
IV GE2224
Geographies of Social Life
GE3201
The Service Economy
GE2230
Energy Futures: Environment and Sustainability
V GE2226
Southeast Asia
GE3204
Cities and Regions
GE3216
Applications of GIS and Remote Sensing
VI GE3206
Gender, Space and Place
GE3209
East Asia
GE3221
Ecological Systems
VII GE3219
Globalisation and Asian Cities
GE3210
Natural Resources
GE3223
Environmental Change in the Tropics
VIII GE3224
Cultural Landscapes
GE3228
Geography of Business Organisations
GE3227
Urban Climates
IX GE3226
Tourism Development
GE3235
Geographies of Development
GE3231
Natural Hazards
X GE3234
Historical Landscapes & Heritage
GE3236
Transport and Communications
GE3238
GIS Designs and Practices
XI GE3237
Geographies of Migration
SN2284
Making Sense of Regions in South Asia
GE3239
Environmental Sustainability
XII GE3241
Geographies of Social Life
GE3242
Sediments and Sedimentary Basins
XIII SN2284
Making Sense of Regions in South Asia
GE3243
Applied Petroleum Exploration
XIV GE3244
Fundamentals of Petroleum Exploration
(preclusion: GE3880A)
XV GE3245
Conservation and Urban Tropical Ecology in SE Asia
XVI GE3246
Environmental Pollution
XVII GE3880A
Topics in Petroleum Geoscience
  ASP1201GE
Humanities and Soc Sci Research Prog

[5] A minimum of 24 MCs at level-3000 or higher.

Note: Students are allowed to read level-4000 modules subject to departmental approval.

Single Major [B. SOC.SCI.(HONS.)]

Pass at least 100 MCs of GE or GE-recognised modules, which include the following:

[1] GE1101E Places, Environment and Society

[2] GE2101 Methods & Practices in Geography

[3] GE4102 Geography in the Contemporary World

[4] A minimum of ONE of the following:

  1. GE2215 Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing
  2. GE2227 Cartography and Visualization
  3. GE3230A Field Studies in Geography: Southeast Asia
  4. GE3233 Environmental Research Methods

[5] A minimum of any 2 modules at level-2000 or 3000 from each of the following sub-disciplinary areas:

Number Social/Cultural Group Politics, Economies and Space Group Tropical Environmental Change Group
I GE2204
Cities in Transition
GE2202
Economy and Space
GE2220
Terrestrial and Coastal Environments
II GE2206
Geographies of Life and Death
GE2221
Nature and Society
GE2228
Weather and Climate
III GE2218
Leisure, Recreation and Tourism
GE2222
Politics and Space
GE2229
Water and Environment
IV GE2224
Geographies of Social Life
GE3201
The Service Economy
GE2230
Energy Futures: Environment and Sustainability
V GE2226
Southeast Asia
GE3204
Cities and Regions
GE3216
Applications of GIS and Remote Sensing
VI GE3206
Gender, Space and Place
GE3209
East Asia
GE3221
Ecological Systems
VII GE3219
Globalisation and Asian Cities
GE3210
Natural Resources
GE3223
Environmental Change in the Tropics
VIII GE3224
Cultural Landscapes
GE3228
Geography of Business Organisations
GE3227
Urban Climates
IX GE3226
Tourism Development
GE3235
Geographies of Development
GE3231
Natural Hazards
X GE3234
Historical Landscapes & Heritage
GE3236
Transport and Communications
GE3238
GIS Designs and Practices
XI GE3237
Geographies of Migration
SN2284
Making Sense of Regions in South Asia
GE3239
Environmental Sustainability
XII GE3241
Geographies of Social Life
ASP1201GE
Humanities and Soc Sci Research Prog
GE3242
Sediments and Sedimentary Basins
XIII SN2284
Making Sense of Regions in South Asia
GE3243
Applied Petroleum Exploration
XIV ASP1201GE
Humanities and Soc Sci Research Prog
GE3244
Fundamentals of Petroleum Exploration
(preclusion: GE3880A)
XV GE3245
Conservation and Urban Tropical Ecology in SE Asia
XVI GE3246
Environmental Pollution
XVII GE3880A
Topics in Petroleum Geoscience
  ASP1201GE
Humanities and Soc Sci Research Prog

[6] A minimum of 64 MCs at level-3000 or higher with

[6a] A minimum of 40 MCs at level-4000 or higher including:
i. GE4102 Geography in the Contemporary World

[7] A maximum of two level-5000 GE modules (subject to departmental approval)


Note 1: To read GE4102, students must have declared Honours track.

Note 2: To declare Honours track, students must have completed 110 MCs, including 60 MCs in the Major, with a CAP of 3.2 or above.

Note 3: Cohort 2012 onwards (BES NVG students):
To read and pass GE3240. Completed 80 MCs of NUS modules before they can read any level-4000 GE modules. D ono need to complete 28 MCs of GE modules before they can read any level-4000 GE modules. DO not need a minimum CAP of 3.20 before they can read any level-4000 GE module.

Cohort 2013 onwards ( applicable for students who wants to do HT):
To read and pass GE3240. Completed 110 MCs including 60 MCs of GE requirements with a minimum SJAP of 4.00 and CAP of 3.50. Students may seek a waiver of the SJAP pre-requisites from the Department if they have a minimum CAP of 4.25 after completing 110 MCs.

Note 4: Students who do not attempt the Honours Thesis will read level 4000 modules to fulfil the Honours requirements.

Note 5: Students may also read a level 4000 Independent Studies Module (5 MCs). The level 4000 ISM carries a prerequisite of 100 MCs completed, including 60 MCs in the Major, with a minimum CAP of 3.2. It precludes the Honours Thesis.

Note 6: All level 4000 modules carry a general prerequisite of having completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in the Major, with a minimum CAP of 3.2 OR being on the Honours track (some level 4000 modules may have different prerequisites).

Second Major

Pass at least 48 MCs of GE or GE-recognised modules, which include the following:

[1] GE1101E Places, Environment and Society

[2] GE2101 Methods & Practices in Geography

[3] A minimum of ONE of the following:

  1. GE2215 Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing
  2. GE2227 Cartography and Visualization
  3. GE3230A Field Studies in Geography: Southeast Asia
  4. GE3233 Environmental Research Methods

[4] A minimum of any 1 module at level-2000 or 3000 from each of the following sub-disciplinary areas:

Number Social/Cultural Group Politics, Economies and Space Group Tropical Environmental Change Group
I GE2204
Cities in Transition
GE2202
Economy and Space
GE2220
Terrestrial and Coastal Environments
II GE2206
Geographies of Life and Death
GE2221
Nature and Society
GE2228
Weather and Climate
III GE2218
Leisure, Recreation and Tourism
GE2222
Politics and Space
GE2229
Water and Environment
IV GE2229
Water and Environment
GE3201
The Service Economy
GE2230
Energy Futures: Environment and Sustainability
V GE2226
Southeast Asia
GE3204
Cities and Regions
GE3216
Applications of GIS and Remote Sensing
VI GE3206
Gender, Space and Place
3209
East Asia
GE3221
Ecological Systems
VII GE3219
Globalisation and Asian Cities
GE3210
Natural Resources
GE3223
Environmental Change in the Tropics
VIII GE3224
Cultural Landscapes
GE3228
Geography of Business Organisations
GE3227
Urban Climates
IX GE3226
Tourism Development
GE3235
Geographies of Development
GE3231
Natural Hazards
X GE3234
Historical Landscapes & Heritage
GE3236
Transport and Communications
GE3238
GIS Designs and Practices
XI GE3237
Geographies of Migration
SN2284
Making Sense of Regions in South Asia
GE3239
Environmental Sustainability
XII GE3241
Geographies of Social Life
ASP1201GE
Humanities and Soc Sci Research Prog
GE3242
Sediments and Sedimentary Basins
XIII SN2284
Making Sense of Regions in South Asia
GE3243
Applied Petroleum Exploration
XIV ASP1201GE
Humanities and Soc Sci Research Prog
GE3244
Fundamentals of Petroleum Exploration
(preclusion: GE3880A)
XV GE3245
Conservation and Urban Tropical Ecology in SE Asia
XVI GE3246
Environmental Pollution
XVII GE3880A
Topics in Petroleum Geoscience
  ASP1201GE
Humanities and Soc Sci Research Prog

[5] A minimum of 20 MCs at level-3000 or higher:

Note: Students are allowed to read level-4000 modules subject to departmental approval.