Graduate (by Research)


NTU's School of Humanities (SoH) is home to  five major programmes: Chinese, English, Linguistics & Multilingual Studies, History and Philosophy. The School offers Graduate Research Degrees in all of these disciplines.


The School promotes new interdisciplinary research and has five strategic research clusters​.

Master of Arts programme (MA)

Gain an edge in your career with the Masters programme at SoH. Alongside courses, you will work on an approved thesis to further your understanding of the subject via research. Receive guidance from your supervisor and faculty members from a wide range of research interests.

Doctor of Philosophy programme (PhD)

The PhD programme at SoH will enable you to gain a solid background in research and be fully equipped to have a career in research and teaching in world-class universities.

Our aim is to achieve excellence in education and research. Graduate studies in the humanities act as a central feature of this vibrant intellectual life.


Key aspects of graduate studies in the School of Humanities include:


•Global and comparative perspectives

•Broad-based intellectual stimulation

•Multi-disciplinary approaches

•Complex cultural awareness

•Contemporary Asian relevance

•International network of researchers