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BA(Hons) Psychology & Linguistics and Multilingual Studies (Double Major)

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
Full Time

4 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

17100 SGD
8050 SGD

Application fee

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

About this course

The Double Major Degree will offer students the opportunity to specialise in any two major academic disciplines and will encourage a multidisciplinary educational and intellectual focus; it will equip students with the transferable skills of a liberal arts education for successful careers in the rapidly changing environment of the 21st century. Graduates from this programme will be suitable employees in both the public and private sectors in Singapore and beyond. Key combinations of disciplines will also facilitate comparative intellectual insights and nourish a mature capacity to engage different perspectives, research approaches, and interpretive strategies.


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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 Additional Mathematics at Junior High School Level / Mathematics at IB Standard Level and A good grade in English at Senior High School Level / IB Standard Level

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Course Modules

To graduate, students are required to complete 137 academic units (AUs) from the General Education Requirements (GER) and Major Prescribed Electives groups of both respective majors apart from the core courses of the same.

Psychology Core: (15 + 8 AUs)

  • HP1000 Introduction to Psychology
  • HP1100 Fundamentals of Social Science Research
  • HP2100 Research Design and Data Analysis in Psychology
  • HP2400 Social Psychology
  • HP2600 Cognitive Psychology

Linguistics and Multilingual Studies Core: (15 AUs)

  • HG1001 Mind and Meaning
  • HG2001 Morphology and Syntax
  • HG2002 Semantics and Pragmatics
  • HG2003 Phonetics and Phonology
  • HG2034 Structure of Modern English

Psychology Prescribed Electives: (35 AUs)

Ideally a student is required to do 10 psychology electives

  • Minimum two level 2000 courses [6 AUs]
  • Choose two out of four: 
    • HP2200 Biological Psychology
    • HP2300 Developmental Psychology
    • HP2500 Personality and Individual Differences
    • HP2700 Abnormal Psychology
  • Minimum two level 3000 courses [6 AUs]
  • Minimum three level 4000 level courses [12 AUs], at least one of the 4000 level courses must be a laboratory course  
  • Remaining 11 AUs from level 2000/3000/4000 courses

Linguistics and Multilingual Studies Prescribed Electives: (35 AUs)

  • Minimum three (3) level 4000 level courses [12 AUs] 
  • Minimum three (3) level 3000 level courses [9 AUs] 
  • Remaining 14 AUs from level 2000/3000/4000 courses

GER Core: (9 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: (6 AUs)

Students choose 2 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: (15 AUs)

Students may fulfill the remaining AUs from any school.

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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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