Department of Chinese Studies 中文系

Why NUS Chinese Studies?

The Department has developed into one of the leading centres for Chinese Studies in the Southeast Asian region. It has played an important role in bridging Chinese cultural heritage and modern Singapore, promoting cutting-edge research in Chinese studies. Providing effective bilingual training to students from different cultural backgrounds, NUS Chinese Studies prepares students to be industry-ready.

Embrace diversity, Broaden your horizon, Define your personal values.

4 Core Areas

  1. Chinese History
  2. Literature
  3. Chinese Language
  4. Overseas Chinese

Renowned Faculty

As one of the departments in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Department of Chinese Studies has full-time teaching staff who graduated from prestigious universities in different parts of the world. Our professors with distinguished teaching and research records had inspired more than 1000 students each year. They are dedicated to fostering collaborations across the world’s scholars in order to improving student’s learning experience with us.


Chinese Studies and Chinese Language are offered as two separate specialisations in the B.A. programme. The B.A. Honours programme in Chinese Studies is available to students who have read either Chinese Studies or Chinese Language as a single major

Admissions, Fees & Finance

  1. Entry Requirements
  2. Tuition Fees
  3. Scholarships
  4. Financial Aid
  5. Accommodation

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