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BA(Hons) Sociology

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
Full Time

4 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

17100 SGD
8050 SGD

Application fee

International 30 SGD
National 10 SGD
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)7
TOEFL-IBT (min)100
SAT (avg)600

About this course

Core courses in the Major provide students with a firm grounding in social theory and research methodology and introduce them to basic substantive areas. In addition, choosing from a wide range of electives, students can deepen their interests in courses related to five thematic categories. In this way, students can also develop a holistic and comparative understanding of the interconnections among fundamental spheres of human life.

The Graduation Project is the capstone of the Major curriculum, offering students the opportunity to conduct in-depth and independent sociological inquiry.

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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: (21 + 8 AUs)

  • HS1001 Person and Society
  • HS1004 Doing Social Research
  • HS2001 Classical Social Theory
  • HS2003 Economy and Society OR HS2004 Culture, Self and Identity OR HS2005 Organisations and Organisational Change (Choose 2 from the given 3)
  • HS3001 Contemporary Social Theory
  • HS3002 Understanding Social Statistics
  • Choose one of the following:
    • HS4001 Research Practicum I : Qualitative Social Research
    • HS4002 Research Practicum II : Quantitative Social Research

Core Electives: (36 AUs)


Students are to take 11 Sociology Core Electives comprising:

  • 2 PEs at 1000-level
  • 4 PEs at 2000-level
  • 2 PEs at 3000-level
  • 3 PEs at 4000-level

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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