National University of Singapore
The National University of Singapore is acknowledged as one of the finest universities in the Asia-Pacific region, and indeed the world. It attracts top quality students, teachers and researchers from all over the globe.
Often referred to as the Gateway to Southeast Asia, Singapore is a highly multicultural city boasting 365 days of summer and with China, India, Australia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong and Indonesia all within reach, it can make for the most exciting of destinations.
The exchange agreement between King's and the National University of Singapore currently allows for up to 15 Full Year Equivalent (FYE) places for undergraduate and post-graduate research students. This equates to 15 students going for a full academic year OR 30 students for a single semester OR a mixture of the two.
Eligibility for King's students
Important: Final decision on students' study abroad application to their host institution rests entirely with that host institution. Students must also meet their departments’ academic requirements to obtain final departmental approval to study abroad. It is usually at least a 60% average prior to departure, however this can vary amongst departments. Students should double check with their Study Abroad Tutor if they are unsure of their academic requirements.
King’s students that wish to study abroad at this institution should check the ‘Undergraduate options by department’ page to see if this institution is indeed an option for them.
Political Economy students should make it clear in their applications whether politics or economics is the primary subject of their degree. This will enable NUS to assign the appropriate modules.
Estimated living costs
Please see here for current estimated living costs, but actual expenses may vary depending on student lifestyle. The cost of travel to and from the country is not included in these estimates.
A reminder that King's students on exchange are not required to pay tuition fees to the host university, but you may incur administrative and/or orientation fees at the host. There may also be mandatory insurance costs, and transcripts may incur a fee.
Please also note that, if required, student visas often require applicants to supply evidence of financial support throughout the duration of the study abroad programme. Sometimes this will mean showing financial evidence for a specific amount, so please pay attention to the advice on this from the host institution.