MA in Southeast Asian Studies Program By National University of Singapore (NUS) |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    11
  • Degree MA
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Subject Modern Languages
  • Fees(SGD) 39590-
  • Scholarships Yes
This programme aspires to nurture students capable of not only understanding the profound changes underway in the region, but also of potentially leading these changes. Graduates of the one-year M.A. in Contemporary Southeast Asia will be able to engage with ongoing global issues about the region, equipped with robust knowledge, sharp analytical skills and well-honed cross-cultural competencies. Students will gain integrated, interdisciplinary insights into Southeast Asia. All students will read two core modules, covering: the history, economics, and politics of the region and the region’s diverse social, religious and cultural landscapes. In addition, students will choose one of three thematic concentrations, which offer relevant lenses through which to analyse the challenges of our times: Natural Environment; Cultural Landscapes; AND Political Economy.

About University

A leading global university centred in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore’s flagship university, which offers a global approach to education and research, with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise.


NUS has 17 faculties and schools across three campuses. Its transformative education includes a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment. Over 38,000 students from 100 countries enrich the community with their diverse social and cultural perspectives. NUS also strives to create a supportive and innovative environment to promote creative enterprise within its community.


The 17 Schools in NUS include:  


  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Business
  • Computing
  • Continuing and Lifelong Education
  • Dentistry
  • Design and Environment
  • Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Engineering
  • Integrative Sciences and Engineering
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Science
  • University Scholars Programme
  • Yale-NUS College


NUS takes an integrated and multi-disciplinary approach to research, working with partners from industry, government and academia, to address crucial and complex issues relevant to Asia and the world. Researchers in NUS’ Schools and Faculties, 30 university-level research institutes and centres, and Research Centres of Excellence cover a wide range of themes including: energy, environmental and urban sustainability; treatment and prevention of diseases common among Asians; active ageing; advanced materials; risk management and resilience of financial systems. The University’s latest research focus is to use data sciences, optimisation research and cyber security to support Singapore's Smart Nation initiative.

For more information on NUS, please visit http://www.nus.edu.sg/

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