DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
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Admission Requirements

All candidates must demonstrate readiness for full-time graduate study for a period of four semesters and meet the following minimum requirements:

  1. hold a good Honours degree (second class and above) or equivalent (e.g. a four-year Bachelor's degree with at least an average grade of B or equivalent) in psychology or a closely related discipline from a recognized university, or in exceptional circumstances, such other qualifications and experience that meet with the approval of the Board of Graduate Studies;
    and

  2. pass a placement test (interview and/or written test) set by the core programme staff;
    and

  3. pass any preparatory modules as indicated by the core programme staff on a case-by-case basis;
    and

  4. provide evidence of meeting NUS language requirements (see below) if English is not a candidate's first language, and the tests must have been taken not earlier than two years before the proposed date of admission.

    IELTS score of 6.0; or
    85 for the internet-based TOEFL (with a minimum score of 22 for the writing section); or
    580 for the paper-based TOEFL; or
    237 for the computer-based TOEFL

Online application form can be accessed at the following link only during the application period.

http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/prospective/grad/coursework/applicationandperiod.html