The National University of Singapore with the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) is delighted to offer FASStrack Asia: The Summer School in June 2020, in Singapore, one of the most modern and dynamic cities in the world. As a leading university centred in Asia, NUS has ranked consistently as one of the top universities in the world that places a strong emphasis on a high quality, globally-oriented educational experience. 

With Asia in the world’s spotlight as it undergoes rapid growth, the summer programme will tap into our research strengths in the region and offer students an enriching knowledge and understanding of various Asian-related topics and issues. Taught over a 5-week summer period, students will attend classes, participate in active discussions and learn from academic experts specializing in their area of study. 

Fields of study

  • Humanities
  • Economics
  • Japanese Language
  • Korean Language
  • Asian Studies
  • Sociology

You can choose from the following courses:

Students can only participate in non-field trip courses. 

Credit equivalent 

4 Credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units upon successful completion of 8 Credits (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the National University of Singapore for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Student Eligibility Criteria and the NUS entry requirements for the relevant course. For more information regarding the entry requirements, please see the program information for each individual course listed above.

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Cost

Tuition fee is approximately $3,120 AUD. More information regarding program fees please see the program information for each individual course listed under the program tab.

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by mid-May if they are eligible for travel grants and scholarships awarded by the Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your global experience.

Accommodation 

Accommodation can be provided as part of the program. For more information regarding accommodation, please visit the host university website.  

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 10 March 2020
Host: 16 March 2020

Program Dates

Start: 22 June 2020
End: 24 July 2020

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Singapore
Credit: For-credit and not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate


*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only

OS-HELP Loan

If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.

Register