05 Jan '12, 9am

Yale-NUS to offer double degree in arts and law, Masters in environmental science

SINGAPORE - Even with the looming financial crisis and concerns about job prospects from a liberal arts degree, the people behind the first liberal arts college here expressed confidence in recruiting students and landing their graduates jobs. The Yale-National University of Singapore (NUS), which will see its first batch of 150 students in 2013, also further announced a double degree programme in law and a master programme in environmental studies for selected students. These pupils will either graduate with a double degree in law and arts from Yale-NUS and NUS Law School or graduate with a science degree from Yale-NUS and an environmental studies master from Yale. Professor Charles Bailyn, dean of the faculty at Yale-NUS College, rejected the suggestion that the introduction of the new degrees was to better reassure the public on the job prospects of a liberal arts degre...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC120105-0000128/Ya...

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