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National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law

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Singapore, Asia

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Exchange length

1 or 2 Trimesters

Course load

NUS works with Modular Credits (MCs); NUS students usually take 5 courses comprising a total of 20 Modular credits per semester, spending an average of 50 hours of study per week over 13 weeks of classes.

VUW has established, for NUS Law, that 15 modular credits are the equivalent of 60 Victoria University of Wellington points.

Exchange students are required to take a minimum of 12 modular credits (MCs) per semester (approximately 3 modules) and no more than 20 MCs (approximately 5 modules), regardless of whether these modules are set to audit or examinable.

1000 and 2000 level should transfer at 100 level, and 3000 and 4000 at either 200 or 300 level.

Exchange restrictions

* Please note that modules from the NUS Business School are extremely popular, over-subscribed and cannot be guaranteed. Students must be majoring in business at their home university in order to be considered eligible for Business modules. If you have not been offered Business modules at the point of initial acceptance (first week of June or November), you will not be able to add the module during the Add/Drop period.

Please check the NUS website for up-to-date restrictions and prerequisite information: click here.