Work Study Degree

The NTU Work Study Degree (WSDeg) is a pathway offered to NTU students which awards students with credits for all internship work terms undertaken. 

It consists of 4 Work Terms:

  • 1 Professional Attachment (PA) - 10 weeks
  • 2 PA - 11 weeks
  • 1 Winter PA (5 weeks)
  • 1 Professional Internship (PI) - 20 weeks

and a WSDeg Final Year Project (FYP). 

Highlights

  1. Be awarded credits for all internship work terms undertaken
  2. Gain industry experience whilst completing your degree
  3. Possibility of an industry sponsored FYP

Key Aims

  1. Apply knowledge and skills learnt in the university in an authentic work environment
  2. Develop practical industry experiences and skills
  3. Enhance your employability and lifelong learning capabilities

Eligible Undergraduate Courses

B.Sc. (Hons) in Biological Sciences only. Students who have completed Year 1 will be invited to take on this programme. 

Note: Students undertaking any second majors, double majors or double degrees are not eligible to apply for the WSDeg.

Course Code & Title Work Term Course
Duration
Period Course AU Type Proposed
AU
Grading Notation
BS5001
Professional Attachment I
Work Term 1
 
10 weeks Y2 Special Term I & II
 
BDE/UE 5 AUs Pass/Fail
BS3501
Professional Internship
 
Work Term 2 20 weeks Y3 Semester 1
or
Y3 Semester 2
 
ICC Foundational Core/ Core 10 AUs Pass/Fail
BS5002
Professional Attachment II
 
Work Term 3 11 weeks
(10+1*)
 
 
Y3 Special Term I & II
 
BDE/UE 5 AUs Pass/Fail
BS5003
Professional Attachment III
 
Work Term 4 5
Weeks*
 
 
Y4 Sem 1 (Winter) BDE/UE 3 AUs Pass/Fail
BS4501
Work Study Degree Final Year Project (WSDeg FYP)
 
 
 
2 semesters 17 (x2) weeks Y4 Sem 1 & Sem 2
 
 
Major PE 12AUs Letter graded
  TOTAL 35 AUs

 

INFORMATION & ENQUIRIES

For Students 

For more programme information or enquiries, please write-in to SBS Undergraduate Studies sbs-undergrad@ntu.edu.sg

For Companies

Ms Sabrina Chew
Assistant Director
Career & Attachment Office
Email: sabrina.chew@ntu.edu.sg
DID: 6904 7288

Information is accurate at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to update any of the programme options and curricula without prior notice and obligation.