Masters by Research (Malay Studies) Program By National University of Singapore (NUS) |Top Universities
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  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Subject Modern Languages
  • Fees(SGD) 38750-
  • Scholarships Yes
The Department runs a Graduate Programme for Masters by research and PhD Graduate courses that cover theoretical frameworks as well as more in-depth examination of specific issues pertaining to Malays and Malay societies. These modules expose students to ideas and perspectives which they can apply in the course of their independent research. Students with a good honours degree in Malay Studies or other relevant disciplines such as History, Political Science, Sociology, Social Work, Linguistics, Literature and Southeast Asian Studies are welcomed. Since a good working knowledge of Malay is required in order to conduct research on the Malays, students will be required to take a Malay/Indonesian language course if they have not done so. This could be done either before or during the course of their research.

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:  


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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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