Beyond Campus

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Introduction

The FASS educational experience extends beyond the physical boundaries of the campus or even Singapore. The world awaits your exploration.

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Immersion Programmes

Immersion Programmes allow for accelerated and more complete learning of a language through the complete immersion in an environment where little else but the language is spoken and read. Typically 3 to 4 weeks long, the programme includes home stays, language classes, hands-on project work, lectures and workshops on the cultural and socio-historical aspects of the country and visits to nearby cities and attractions in the region. Students may participate in immersion programmes in France, Germany, Indonesia, Thailand, or Vietnam.

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Field Studies Module

Field studies enable opportunities for knowledge learned in the classroom to be applied in real world settings, even as practical skills are developed on the ground. The Geography Field Studies module is one such module that has been successfully conducted over the years. For 4 weeks in Thailand, students apply concepts learned to develop frameworks for their proposed projects, develop methodologies and obtain primary data through interview, survey, observation and measurement strategies. Interactions with local students in Thai universities during the study allow students to develop a better awareness of local cultures. They also develop good interpersonal skills and develop complementary abilities in order to complete their field tasks.

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Summer Programme

Students can participate in the summer programmes organised by NUS or our partner universities. This is a shorter version of SEP which allows students to experience independent life in a different culture for a few weeks. Students will be able to transfer credits for the courses read and passed. Click on Summer Programmes for more details.

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Joint Degrees

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has established several Joint Degree programmes with overseas Universities, such as Australian National University and University of North Carolina. Students will not only get to study in these oversea universities, they will also be awarded with a degree from both NUS and the partner university. Click here for more information.

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Student Exchange Programme

The exciting SEP Programme allows students to experience an enriching semester in a different educational, social and cultural environment, broadening their academic horizons. Eligible students are encouraged to spend time, usually 1 semester, in a partner university and have their results credited towards their degree at NUS. FASS also offers a vibrant, cultural experience for foreign guests who come here for an exchange semester. Click on Student Exchange Programme for more details.

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NUS Overseas College

The NOC programme aims to nurture the entrepreneur spirit of the students. During the 1-year programme, students will intern in a technology-based start-up company and take up part-time courses in reputable universities. Click on NUS Overseas Colleges for more details.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Dean's Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences National University of Singapore

  • Add: The Shaw Foundation Building, Block AS7, Level 5
  • 5 Arts Link, Singapore 117570
  • Tel: +65 6516 6133
  • Email: fashelp@nus.edu.sg
  • Fax: +65 6777 0751
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