Curriculum

  • Common Curriculum

    At the heart of every student’s education is a program of coursework known as the Common Curriculum. Centered on the most fundamental questions in the liberal arts and science, it will offer students some understanding of the natural world, human psyche and social life, literature, the arts and history, and philosophical and mathematical thought.

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  • Majors

    Each major provides systematic training in a specific academic discipline or interdisciplinary area, and is designed to give students ample scope and flexibility to explore their interest in a chosen area of knowledge, while providing direction and depth to their studies.

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Seasonal Highlights

Our Faculty

  • Rajeev S Patke

    Humanities (Literature)

    Prof Patke brings a firm commitment to the introduction of a liberal arts curriculum to Southeast Asia, and a keen interest in an integrated approach to the arts as part of the overall experience of a liberal arts education for the 21st century.

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  • Kang Hway Chuan

    Science (Chemistry)

    Professor Kang has been actively involved for many years in the development of modules in the Chemistry Department, contributing to the design and teaching of a number of modules in physical chemistry at undergraduate and graduate levels, and in applied chemistry.

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  • Jane M Jacobs

    Social Sciences (Urban Studies)

    Professor Jacobs has developed innovative pedagogies for field and classroom based urban studies, which include comparative thinking, multi-disciplinary approaches, and community-linked, research-based learning.

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Events

2 April 2014 (Wednesday), 6.30pm to 7.45pm
Jay Garfield – Just Another Word For Nothing Left To Lose: Freedom, Agency And Morality For Mādhyamikas
Professor Jay Garfield
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11 March 2014 (Tuesday), 5pm to 6pm
J Y Pillay Visiting Distinguished Professor, Bryan Garsten: Rethinking Solitude
Bryan Garsten, J Y Pillay Visiting Distinguished Professor
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12 March 2014 (Wednesday). 5pm to 6pm
Tan Chin Tuan Visiting Professor in Chinese Studies, Deborah Davis: Replacing the Urban: Rural Binary
Deborah Davis, Tan Chin Tuan Visiting Professor in Chinese Studies
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Newsroom

  • March 21, 2014
  • From left: Bryan Garsten, Amy Hungerford, Deborah Davis
  • 21 March 2014: Distinguished Yale professors vi...
  • In March 2014, Yale-NUS College welcomed three distinguished Yale University professors, Professors Bryan Garsten, Deborah Davis and Amy Hungerford, who spoke at the College and...

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  • March 5, 2014
  • Campos CNY Dinner
  • 5 March 2014: CAMPOS Chinese New Year Dinner a ...
  • On 21 February 2014, students from the Committee of Appreciating and Meeting the People on Site (CAMPOS) held a Chinese New Year dinner for those involved in the construction of...

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  • February 26, 2014
  • Images from Jim Rogers' presentation at YaleNUS. Photographs: Samuel He/WEAVE
  • 26 February 2014: How Jim Rogers sees the world...
  • Jim Rogers may be one of the most well-traveled people of all time, but he found time in between journeys to spend a lively Thursday night addressing a packed audience at the Ya...

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  • February 19, 2014
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  • 19 February 2014: Yale-NUS team wins Provost Ch...
  • In the minutes before the finals of the annual University Town Intercollegiate Provost Challenge Shield began on 13 February 2014, both teams of three debaters revised their sta...

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  • February 12, 2014
  • Father of Mdm Siong Siew Oon
  • 12 February 2014: School teacher’s share ...
  • Ms Siong Siew Oon, an 87-year-old retired school teacher, has lived in an historic shophouse off Emerald Hill for over 80 years.  She now plans to bequeath her share of the hous...

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  • February 5, 2014
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  • 5 February 2014: 48 hours. 12 people. One film.
  • It doesn’t take an extensive knowledge of filmmaking to know that 48 hours is a terribly short time to write, plan, and shoot an entire short film. But ever since an American du...

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