Study Abroad


If you are interested in study abroad, please discuss your options with the undergraduate academic officer and your faculty advisor. With proper planning and approval, you may be able to complete supporting science/mathematics courses or Earth science courses for credit towards the major. Please be aware that your plan of study needs to be approved at the departmental level BEFORE you begin your study abroad programme.

If you are interested in study abroad, please discuss your options with the undergraduate academic officer and your faculty advisor. With proper planning and approval, you may be able to complete supporting science/mathematics courses or Earth science courses for credit towards the major. Please be aware that your plan of study needs to be approved at the departmental level BEFORE you begin your study abroad programme.

Click here for more information about study abroad. Our department conducts study abroad through the Office of Global Education Mobility (OGEM).

Click here for more information on Financial Aid for Overseas Student Programme Loan/Travel Award. For current NTU undergraduates, click here for more information on the financial assistance available.

1. Global Education Opportunities

GEM Explorer (OGEM)

GEM Explorer enables students to take courses or do research in an overseas partner university for one full semester while exploring a new country and culture.

GEM Discoverer (OGEM)

GEM Discoverer offers various short-term programmes (ranging from 2 to 22 weeks) that place students overseas for work and/or study. During these stints, students earn academic units that count towards their NTU degree.

Overseas Internship

Overseas Internship provides opportunities for students to widen their perspective of the working world. It enhances their employability and career mobility worldwide upon graduation and prepares them to compete locally and internationally.

2. Opportunity to Study in a Local University 

Singapore Universities Students Exchange Programme (OAS)

The Singapore Universities Students Exchange Programme (SUSEP) offers NTU students the opportunity to study a few courses or up to one semester at NUS or SMU. This is made possible through a tripartite agreement with NUS and SMU.

 

Process for course matching

1) Receive confirmation email from OGEM

2) Download 'Student Exchange Form' from website

3) Fill up and set appointment with Exchange Coordinator

4) Once coordinator has granted approval, you may proceed to do course matching via the online system.

Students are generally allowed to match any course type and take up to a maximum of 20AUs. Please also read through the OGEM process at this link for more details.

 

Note for HP1100:

1)      ASE students can elect to match HP1100 as a Major PE or UE for an overseas exchange course.

2)      ASE students cannot use a matched overseas course for HP 1100 as a prerequisite for entry into upper level psychology courses, including applying Minor in Psychology, at NTU.

3)      ASE students who wish to take upper level psychology courses, including applying Minor in Psychology at NTU, will be required to take HP1100 at NTU.