Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours)
The Psychology major and minor programmes are open to all matriculated students of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Psychology is the study of brain and behaviour, and covers a diverse range of topics from biological, cognitive, developmental, social and personality, and abnormal psychology, to specialised topics such as emotion and health psychology.
Careers for students who graduate with an Honours degree in Psychology include employment at institutions such as the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Education, the Singapore Prison Service, and the Singapore Police Force.
Individuals who would like to pursue a career as a Clinical Psychologist would need a postgraduate degree in clinical psychology. The Master of Psychology (Clinical) Programme at NUS is an example of a postgraduate degree in Clinical Psychology. Individuals who would like to pursue a career as an Educational (School) or Forensic Psychologist would also need a postgraduate degree in Educational Psychology or Forensic Psychology, respectively. Details about these specialisations can be found at the website of the Singapore Psychological Society.