Studying in Asian School of the Environment

The Asian School of the Environment (ASE) at NTU is a world leader in environmental research focused on environmental challenges in Asia. We integrate earth and environmental life science, ecology, engineering and technology, humanities and the social sciences to address Asia and the world’s key environmental challenges, including climate change, deforestation, natural disasters and sustainability. The ASE builds upon the strengths of the Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) and the Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Science Engineering (SCELSE), two research Centres of Excellence within NTU.

Undergraduate Programmes

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The combination of fieldwork, theory and laboratory work give the students of our highly selective major programmes a unique skillset. Our overseas field courses are particularly appreciated; not only do they provide opportunity to connect with faculty and fellow students in a collaborative and fun environment, but also to practice leadership, group work, critical thinking, and innovative problem-solving skills.

Small cohorts enable an interactive learning environment, where students become a part of the multicultural and friendly ASE community. We encourage students who are interested in gaining international experience to pursue a semester abroad within our comprehensive study abroad programme.

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Environmental Earth Systems Science (EESS)
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Environmental Earth Systems Science and Public Policy and Global Affairs (ESPP)
Minor in Environmental Sustainability


Graduate Programmes

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If you are interested in postgraduate studies at ASE, you can learn more about the research that is conducted here to see whether it is good fit for you. Please take some time to look through the faculty research webpages, and identify faculty whose interests may align with yours. The first step to applying is to contact potential faculty mentors, who can tell you more about their research programmes and work with you to see if you might be a good match. Once you have identified a potential faculty mentor, you can work with them, along with our graduate services officer to submit your application.