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FAQs

​1)​ Admission​ (e.g What is the cut-off point for programmes? / Can I appeal to change the programme I was offered?) 

2)
What is so unique about SSS's Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree?

It is a four-year direct honours programme, and a direct entry to the Subject Major of your choice in either one of the following:
  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Public Policy and Global Affairs
  • Sociology

SSS also offered four out of the six available Double Majors combinations:
  • Economics & Media Analytics
  • Economics & Psychology
  • Economics & Public Policy and Global Affairs
  • Psychology & Media Analytics

For more information on Double Majors, click here.

3)
​​Can I take up a Second Major?
 
Yes, you can pursue a Second Major. However, you must have a CGPA of 4.0, and meet basic requirements of Second Major. You can read another Major offered by SSS, or any Major offered by another School within College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CoHASS).
  
4) Do I have to pay additional fees if I am enrolled in the Second Major programme?

No, you do not have to pay additional fees if you complete your degree within four years.
 
5)
How does a Second Major differ from a Double Major or Double Degree?
 
A Second Major is single degree programme where an additional major read after the First Year of study. Students will graduate with a BA in their First Major. The Second Major will be shown on the final transcript, and students will receive an additional certificate. 
 
A Double Major is also a single degree programme, but an undergraduate declares two majors at the point of entry to NTU, instead of one. Both are usually four years of study in NTU. 
 
For a Double Degree programme, a student will receive two bachelor’s degrees.
 
6)
Can I complete my BA in less than four years?
 
Yes, you can. The NTU degree programme is designed as a four-year one. However, it allows well-prepared students to take more courses during the semester and between semesters so that they can complete their degree, with honours, in a minimum of 3.5 years. 
 
Successful Polytechnic applicants will be exempted certain courses that will be confirmed before the start of their first semester.
 
7)
Can I switch programmes or my Major after the first year?
 
Yes, you can. However, the change in programme is subject to approval. For more information on change of programme, click here​
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