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BA(Hons) English

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
4 Years
 Start month
August

 Tuition fee

International
17100 SGD
National
8050 SGD

Application fee

International 10 SGD
National 10 SGD
Department
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)7
TOEFL-IBT (min)100
SAT (avg)600

About this course

The Division of English encourages innovative thought, open expression, and high levels of interaction and debate between academic staff and students with the aim of developing a thriving and exciting home for ideas and creative expression. We accommodate contemporary innovative approaches to literary study in a spirit of openness and intellectual discovery while cultivating an environment that encourages adventurous thinking from a diversity of perspectives.

While the Division of English offers a full range of modules on traditional canonical literature across its academic programmes, it also remains constantly alert to developments in contemporary literature and culture including Asian and Southeast Asian literary and cultural trends.

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Eligibility Criteria

Applicants with qualifications as deemed fit by the university (based on their online application) may be required to sit for an NTU Entrance Examination before a final decision on admission can be made. 

Prerequisites for this course are:  A good grade in General Paper/English at Senior High School Level / IB Standard Level 

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Course Modules

Core: (29 + 8 AUs)

  • HL1001 Introduction to the Study of Literature
  • HL1002 Survey of English Literature I
  • HL1003 Survey of English Literature II
  • HL1005 ?Singapore Literature & Culture I
  • HL1007 Classical Literature
  • HL2024 Approaches to Literature
  • HL2038 Introduction to American Literature
  • (Optional) HL4099 Graduation Essay (FYP)

Core Electives: (40 AUs)

Ideally a student is required to do at least 8 English electives (available in 6 different categories)

GER Core: (12 AUs)

  • Communication Skills
    • HW0103 Introduction to Critical Writing (Compulsory)
    • HW0204 Research Writing in the Social Sciences (Compulsory)
  • Absolute Basic for Careers
  • Career Power Up!
  • Singapore Studies
  • Sustainability
  • Ethnics & Academic Integrity
  • Enterprise & Innovation

GER Prescribed Electives: (15 AUs)

Students choose 5 courses from 3 categories of studies with at least 1 course in each category:

  • Liberal Arts (LA)
  • Science, Technology and Society (STS)
  • Business and Management (BM)

Free Electives: (30 AUs)

Students may fulfill the remaining AUs from any school. This choice may include the second Major, one or two Minor(s), more Economics electives or Professional Attachment.

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How to Apply

Application to undergraduate programmes is done online at home or anywhere else the student prefers. There is no hard-copy application form. The student receives a confirmation email with their application number after they have successfully submitted the application form.

The student must click on the appropriate link showing your qualification to submit an application. Only one electronic application form corresponds to your high school qualification can be submitted.

The applicant is required to submit the required supporting documents by the deadline to complete your application:

  • Passport particulars page. 
  • High school results slip/certificate/Diploma
  • Secondary school results slip or certificate
  • University academic transcripts (for current or former university student only)
  • TOEFL, SAT, IELTS or PTE Academic or ACT with Writing (if applicable)
  • International Olympiad Award Certificate (if applicable)

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