We offer higher degree studies by research leading to the degree of Master of Arts (MA) in line with the increasing emphasis on research in the areas of Humanities, Education and Physical Education.
Applicants reading the degree of MA by research will pursue an independent but supervised research in an approved field of advanced study based on which a thesis should be between 40,000 to 50,000 words must be submitted. A Master's thesis written in the Chinese language should not exceed 100,000 Chinese characters. The award of the research degree is based entirely on the work presented in the thesis.
Arts and Humanities
A Bachelor's degree with honours at least at Second Class Upper level in the relevant areas and the ability to pursue research in the candidate's proposed field of advanced study.
Shortlisted applicants will undergo an interview session as part of the selection process.
Local applicants whose first degree is from a foreign university may be asked to provide a GRE score on a case-by-case basis. For international applicants, more information on the entry requirements can be found here. : https://www.nie.edu.sg/higher-degrees/admissions/general-entry-requirement
The degree of Master of Arts by research is offered on both full-time and part-time basis. The candidature periods are as follows:
|Full-time||Up to a maximum of 3 years|
|Part-time||Up to a maximum of 4 years|
Our tuition fees are subject to revision on a yearly basis.