Prospective Students


Post-Graduate Disciplines

The School of Humanities (SoH) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) offers 5 postgraduate programmes in the following disciplines: Chinese, English Literature, History, Linguistics & Multilingual Studies and Philosophy. 

Postgraduate candidates will work closely with their supervisors; faculty members who come from a wide range of research interests and specialties. Candidates will work towards a thesis on an approved topic and also take courses. 

Graduates from the programmes will gain a solid background in research and applications. They will be fully equipped to have a career in research and teaching in world-class universities. 

The School of Humanities promotes new interdisciplinary research and have five strategic interdisciplinary research clusters. This is a new, exciting area in the study of Humanities. The interdisciplinary clusters involve collaborations with other schools within NTU, researchers and practitioners in Singapore as well as internationally.

Postgraduate Disciplines


The key research areas of the above disciplines can be found here.​

Applicants with other research interests are welcome to apply.

Scholarships Available

Take a look at the scholarships offered by clicking here.

Application and Intakes

The August Intake is open for both PhD and MA applications while the January Intake is open for MA applications only.​

The research programme can be pursued on a full-time or part-time basis. Full-time candidates with good results may be offered research scholarships.

​Applications January Intake​ August Intake​
Master of Arts (MA) ​✓ ​✓
​Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) ​✓

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