The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers an extensive range of degree options that spans 17 Departments, 20 majors, and 14 Multidisciplinary Minors. Its curriculum strikes the perfect balance of breadth and depth, while maintaining a flexibility that empowers you to map your own journey. Minors? Check. Double majors? Sure. Special Degree Programmes? We have them all.


How will the national budget affect different segments of society? What does the Trump presidency mean for the rest of the world? What can archaeological explorations reveal about Singapore's history? Are older adults more altruistic than millenials? What is the role of the media in a democracy?

From questions about individuals and societies to those that concern developments on the global stage, students and scholars of the humanities and social sciences shed light on the very important issues that define humanity and the world we live in.


FASS has more than 200 partner universities spread acorss the world, from Asia to the Americas and Europe. Programmes vary in duration: from week-long fieldtrips and research attachments to semester0long exchange and homestay programmes, these overseas adventures will enhance your confidence, hone your problem-solving skills, and expand your worldview.



An FASS education equips you with skills that will never go out of demand. Faculty core modules ensure that all students receive training in the key domains of writing, expression and communication, while classes in your chosen major bolster your research skills and critical thinking abilities. In addition to imparting these skills, FASS also offers extensive career guidance and awards academic credits for internships. 



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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