• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #13 (QS) Singapore, Singapore
Chinese at Nanyang Technological University  is a four-year direct honours programme which provides a concrete foundation in both classical and modern Chinese literature, a deeper understanding of Chinese language, and a broader perspective on Modern China and the Chinese Diaspora in Southeast Asia.
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Overview

Chinese at Nanyang Technological University aims to equip students with multidisciplinary research skills and bilingual capabilities.

Our faculty members are dedicated to high quality in teaching and research. We have strong and active interests in Modern Chinese Literature. Chinese Language, and especially the Chinese Diaspora in Southeast Asia. The Minor in Translation is another unique programme within the Chinese Programme. This programme is open to all NTU students who are interested in receiving practical and professional trainings in translation between Chinese and English.

Career:

Our ​graduates in Chinese are bilingual and bicultural and have strong training in the comprehension of classical and modern texts. They are also knowledgeable in the fields of Chinese literature, culture, history, philosophy, linguistics, etc. Being exposed to a wide range of knowledge and methodologies, our graduates specialise not only in their selected areas within the traditional disciplines of Chinese language and literature, but also in interdisciplinary studies such as contemporary Chinese politics, society, urban culture, and international relations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Directed Readings of Literary Works: Pre-Qin, Han, Wei and Jin
  • Directed Readings of Literary Works: Tang and Song
  • Directed Readings of Literary Works: Yuan, Ming and Qing
  • General History of China
  • Modern Chinese Literature
  • History of Chinese Thought
  • Southeast Asian Chinese

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

You must have completed at least 12 years of general education or will be taking High School national examinations in the year of application in order to be considered for admission.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6092 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6092 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Singapore Citizens:S$8,200
  • International Students: S$17,550
  • Singapore Permanent Residents:S$11,500

Living costs for Singapore

  • 1878 - 3880 SGD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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