DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
NUS-UM: Admission Requirements
Clinical >   Graduate Clinical >   Programmes >   NUS-UM: Admission Requirements >  
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 (upper second class and above) or higher degree (e.g. Masters or Ph.D. degree) 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 UM and 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; and
  5. not an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident.
  6. A few years of work experience will be an added advantage.

UM Language requirements
IELTS score of 6.5 (written 6.0); or
TOEFL score of 577 + TWE 4.5; or
TOEFL computer 233 + essay rating 4.5; or
OEFL internet of 90 + written 21

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

** 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