In 2004, the Australian National University and National University of Singapore agreed to cooperate in the development of a range of innovative joint degree programmes that build on the particular strengths of both universities. These programmes are uniquely designed for high-achieving, intellectually-enquiring and research-focused students.
The joint degree programme places emphasis on research built upon a strong foundation in broad-based critical inquiry. The programme aims to combine a strong emphasis on independent, disciplinary enquiry, which will prepare students for possible future research, with broad-based critical learning. In addition, it will provide a greater range of offerings than either university could alone. Students will enjoy the benefit of complementary modules and faculty from the two universities.
The joint degree programme is only offered to USP students from the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences (FASS) and the Faculty of Science (FOS).
Australian National University - Faculty of Science Joint Degree Programme
USP offers two Double Degree Programme (DDPs), enabling students to obtain a degree from both NUS and the partner institution.
The DDP with Waseda University is a five year programme offered to USP students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) and the Faculty of Science (FOS).
The DDP with Sciences Po is a four year programme offered to students intending to major in Economics, History, Political Science or Sociology.
This option is ideal for students who wish to develop cultural capabilities and networks in a foreign country, through cultural immersion at an overseas partner university for an extended period of time. It is open to all USP students (of any major) and the following immersion programmes are available: