Double Degree Programmes

NUS Double Degree Programmes (DDPs) allow students to graduate with two different degrees in two disciplines from the same Faculty/School or two different Faculties/Schools within NUS. A Double Degree allows some modules taken to be double counted towards the requirements of both degrees, thus enabling the student to complete the two degrees in a shorter period than it would take to complete both degrees separately. In general, a student in a DDP graduating with double Honours will require about five years of study, fulfilling at least 200 modular credits (MCs) to graduate. A student in a DDP with Honours in one discipline and a general degree in the other will require about four-and-a-half-years of study, fulfilling at least 180 MCs to graduate.

Faculties/Schools have identified certain prohibited combinations for student-initiated DDPs. Hence, when putting together their own Double Degree combinations, students should always verify permissible combinations with their Home Faculties/Schools before embarking on one.

For more information on the DDP framework and guidelines, please click here.

There are also specially designed DDPs developed by Faculties/Schools. These are:

Please also refer to the section, Double/Concurrent/Joint Degree Programmes with Overseas Universities, for the available DDPs with partner universities.

For more information on DDPs, including admission process and criteria, please click on the FAQ. Students are advised to seek proper advice from their academic counsellors in planning their modules as early as possible in their candidature. Successful DDP students will be conferred two separate degrees, with each degree classified according to the CAP for the respective modules. Both sets of CAP and the two degrees will be noted on the student's transcript.

For an overview of the various undergraduate courses offered in NUS, please visit Office of Admissions – Course Information.