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General information for exchange students

Course information, under Step 3: Modules for Exchange Students.

Academic calendar

Semester I: 2nd week of August – 1st week of December

Semester II: 2nd week of January – 1st week of May

Academic calendar

Requirements

You must be a current student registered at another University and have completed at least two semesters (one full year) of college/university level and must continue to assume this status throughout your intended duration of study at NUS under the non-graduating programme.  You must be proficient in the English language in order to benefit from your studies at NUS.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

Faculty of Engineering

School of Computing

Faculty of Law: Limited courses and highly oversubscribed. Only 1 student from UU can take LAW courses per year. Law students interested in other faculties are welcome to apply and the aformentioned does not apply to them. 

School of Design & Environment

Faculty of Science

Students interested or studying in Urban Studies and Environmental Studies are encouraged to apply for this exchange programme with NUS.

Courses at Master’s level

Limited master level courses are available to incoming exchange students. In general, Students should only select modules from the  list of available modules. The list is available through here under Part 2 : Module Selection & Enrolment Allocation of module is subject to availability and meeting the pre-requisite of module.

Language of instruction

Courses are taught in English.

Housing assistance

Information on housing can be found here, under Step 2: Secure accommodation.

Estimated living costs per month

Around S$1,100 - S$2,050 for on campus living and S$1,550 - S$3,000 for off campus living.

Detailed information, under Step 5: Costs of Living.

Credits

Minimum study load per semester

in credits: 12 MC
in courses: 3 (minimum)

Exchange students are required to read a minimum of 12 modular credits (MCs) per semester (approximately 3 modules) and no more than 20 MCs (approximately 5 modules), regardless of whether these modules are set to audit or examinable.

According to Singapore’s immigration guidelines, students need to have a workload of at least 12 modular credits per semester in order to be eligible for the Student’s Pass application.

 

Grading system: A-F letter grades, with assigned grade points from 5.00 to 0.00

Minimum pass is D: Transfer of credit is entirely at the discretion of your home university.

 

NUS

Students interested or studying in Urban Studies and Environmental Studies are encouraged to apply for this exchange programme with NUS.

As there are restrictions:

Courses from Department of Economics and Faculty of Law are extremely popular and often over-subscribed. Students applying for Law courses must be majoring in Law respectively at their home university. Please note that students are not guaranteed a place in the courses. Pure Law major student can expect to take three to four Law modules per semester. However, students should only take sufficient credits, not in excess, as required by their home university. 

Shortlisted student will be contacted via email from NUS Faculty of Law to register for the Law modules separately. Students should expect some variations in the modules offered by Law during the registration period.

Modules from the School of Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, Institute of System Science, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, School of Public Health (graduate courses) and Singapore MIT Alliance are not open to exchange students.            

For all other module restrictions, please look here under Part 3: Modules Restriction.

Number of places available

8 places per year. Selection was necessary in the past few years.

   

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Contact

If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.