Unlike the existing single discipline-based degrees, this degree will feature two distinct majors within an innovative new structure. As such this is a fully conceived double-disciplinary degree. Students will be admitted into this Double Major degree programme at the point of entry to NTU, and declare their two majors at this point.
For English Literature, students will focus both on traditional historical periods and on contemporary innovative approaches to the subject. Specialisations offered include All the major literary periods, Singaporean and Asian literatures, critical and literary theory, cultural studies, film studies, drama, postmodernism, and gender studies.
The Art History curriculum aims to equip students with a thorough knowledge and critical awareness of the global histories of art, culture and heritage, which will be taught through lectures, seminars and practical projects. Students will be trained in the rigours and methods of researching and writing about art, including specialisations in Global Art History, Asian Art History, Museums, Heritage, Curating and Contemporary Art and Theory. They will also benefit from ADM’s relationship to professional arts spaces such as the Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA).
• A good grade in General Paper/Knowledge & Inquiry/H1 or H2 Level Humanities subject
• A good grade in English at Standard Level
• Good Overall CAP in English Language
To graduate, students must complete two (2) categories of requirement, totalling at least 138 Academic Units (AUs):
*Students who are eligible to do an FYP will be strongly encouraged to do an inter-major FYP. Students whose GPAs fall in a certain range can choose whether or not to do an FYP. Students who do not do an FYP must clear 8 AUs of PEs from either discipline within the double major.
Graduates will develop key transferable skills highly prized by employers, which include visual and critical awareness, Careers in museums, art galleries and auction houses as curators or managers in conserving, valuing or auctioning works of art, antiques and other collectibles are common.
Other careers include arts administrator, archivist, museum education officer, picture editor or researcher, journalist, teacher or lecturer and exhibition or events organiser.