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2.3.1.12    Global Studies

Pass at least 24 MCs of modules, which include the following:

  1. GL1101E Global Issues
  2. GL2101 Origins of the Modern World
  3. GL2102 Global Political Economy
  4. GL2103 Global Governance
  5.  A minimum of 8 MCs from Theme modules:
    • Business and Transnational Cultures
    • Colonialism and Post-Colonialism
    • Global Economics and Development
    • Global Health and Environment
    • International Communications
    • Policy Making
    • Population and Migration
    • Religion and Ethnicity
    • Technology and Globalisation
    • War and Security
  • A maximum of 8 MCs may be read at level 1000
  • A minimum of 4 MC must be read at level 3000 or higher*
    *Students may read level 4000 or higher modules subject to department’s approval.
  • GL major students are not permitted to read the GL minor.
  • A maximum of 8 MCs from the minor can be used to satisfy the requirements of a major or another minor. For information on the double counting policy please refer to

For the latest updates, please visit the Programme website at: http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/globalstudies

Please refer to the double counting policy at the following website: http://www.nus.edu.sg/registrar/education-at-nus/undergraduate-education/special-undergraduate-programmes/double-major-programmes.html