NUS Extension is the dynamic continuing education arm of National University Singapore and seeks to support the university’s philosophy for quality education and innovation by developing new academic programs and responding promptly and dynamically to learning needs. The mission of NUS Extension is to make the NUS experience of excellence in higher education available to a wider community of interested learners and thus to strengthen the universities social impact and its relationships with different segments of society.
To meet a variety of education needs, NUS Extension offers a comprehensive suite of courses which extend across a range of disciplines such as business, computing, and language. In addition, their study abroad program provides foreign students the chance to undertake an exciting academic experience in the heart of Singapore. Their heritage ensures access to the finest instructors, well-researched and time-tested training methods, as well as innovative learning resources.
NUS Extension developed this program to meet the specific needs of visiting international students who are interested in intensive language learning, coupled with academic coursework specifically focused on Singapore and Southeast Asia. As a multilingual society Singapore is the ideal place for students to learn Mandarin. English and Mandarin are officially recognized languages of Singapore and are widely used throughout the city/state.
Courses are offered in:
- Intensive Mandarin
- Southeast Asian Culture and Traditions*
- Singapore - From 3rd World to 1st*
*You will participate in a number of excursions and out-of-class assignments to illustrate and reinforce the learning outcomes in these subjects.
University of Singapore Extension campus is located in the heart of Singapore. Although Singapore is one of the worlds smallest nations geographically there are about 4.5 millions people speaking four official languages living in the country. By and large Singapore is considered the economic, business, and educational hub of Southeast Asia and has one of the worlds busiest international ports. Singapore is considered to have one of the highest standards of living in Southeast Asia and because it truly is a melting pot of cultures Singapore is the type of place where you can experience everything Asia has to offer!
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