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BA(Hons) Psychology

 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

NTU Psychology is ranked 44th in the 2015 QS World University Rankings by Subject based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact.

The B.A. (Hons) in Psychology curriculum is designed as a 4-year program.  Over the four years, students complete core and elective psychology courses in conjunction with a series of broadening courses in other academic disciplines. ?

The Division of Psychology offers scientific and practical training to introduce students to the field of psychology. The programme also introduces students to the professional practices of psychologists and prepares students with the skills and training needed to enter into postgraduate training should they prefer to carry on their education as a psychologist or behavioural researcher.

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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 126 academic units (AUs) from the General Education Requirements (GER) and Psychological Major Requirements (PSY).

Core: (27 AUs)

  • HP1000 Introduction to Psychology
  • HP1100 Fundamentals of Social Science Research
  • HP2100 Research Design and Data Analysis in Psychology
  • HP2200 Biological Psychology
  • HP2300 Developmental Psychology
  • HP2400 Social Psychology
  • HP2500 Personality and Individual Differences
  • HP2600 Cognitive Psychology
  • HP2700 Abnormal Psychology

Prescribed Electives: (34 AUs)

Ideally a student is required to do 10 psychology electives

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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