Bachelor of Arts in Architecture (Honours) atNational University of Singapore Department of Architecture


4 years (Full Time)

Course Level

UG Degree

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  • The B.A.(Arch) Hons. is a four years degree programme that comprises a general programme accompanied by four tracks for specialization
  • Specialisation tracks are: Design, Design Technology & Sustainability (DTS), Landscape Architecture (LA) and Urban Planning (UP)
  • NUS Architecture provides a holistic and wider professional development to the student. Students upon reaching senior years have a variety of design career paths to branch into for developing their interest, strength and potential
  • Graduates with a B.A.(Arch) degree who have completed Advanced Architectural Studies on Design Computing, Architectural & Urban Heritage or Urban Studies could work within these areas in architectural practices, government agencies or in research


  • University Rankings
    • #75

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #11

      - QS 2022

    • #21

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #29

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 10,75,944
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 2,20,272
TransportationINR 45,184
Special Term FeesINR 1,07,594
Books and suppliesINR 22,592
Personal expensesINR 1,24,256
Health Service FeeINR 11,861
Student Services FeeINR 12,313
TotalINR 5,44,072

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 SGD = INR 56.48


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 27ᵗʰ July 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicant must have completed Indian Standard 12 (CBSE/ISCE/State and other boards) with a good pass in 5 subjects including English
  • Year 12 or higher level pass in Chemistry or Mathematics or Physics or Physical Science


Marks - 1250/1600

  • For Indian Standard 12(Central & ISCE Boards)-SAT is not required 
  • For Indian standard 12 (State Boards & Other boards)- SAT is required with certain conditions:
    • Evidence Based Reading and Writing-600, and 650 for Mathematics
    • Applicants are required to submit 3 subject tests as follows:
      • Mathematics Level 2 is a compulsory subject for all courses
      • A second subject of your choice (excluding Mathematics Level 1)
      • A third subject of your choice (excluding Mathematics Level 1)


No specific cutoff mentioned

Other eligibility criteria
Shortlisted candidates would be invited to sit for the Architecture Admission Test and attend an interview as part of the selection process in order to be considered for admission Students are encouraged to bring portfolio as evidence of interest in design to strengthen application at the time of interview The portfolio should show candidate’s creative work
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Additional documents required

  • Copy of National Level High School Examination result slip
  • School examination results slip e.g. Year 11 High School transcripts/ SPM/ IGSCE/ Indian Standard 10
  • Official scores of SAT/ACT (if applicable)
  • English language proficiency test scores (if applicable)
  • Copy of Passport / Birth Certificate / Identification Card
  • Copy of Certification of exceptional talents achievements in co-curricular activities (if applicable)
  • Copy of medical report,if you have or had any major illnesses or disabilities (if applicable)
  • Copy of criminal records (if applicable)

Step 2: Start your online application

Step 3: Application fees for this course

Step 4: Application deadline

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Singapore.

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