Study Abroad and Joint Degree Programs
UNC-National University of Singapore Joint Degree Program
UNC–Chapel Hill undergraduates can spend anywhere from two to four semesters at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and receive a joint Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in geography from both institutions.
Qualified UNC–Chapel Hill students will have at least a 3.3 GPA and can apply for the joint degree beginning in the second semester of their first year until the second semester of their junior year. UNC joint degree students can decide how many semesters (between two and four) and at which point in their undergraduate career they would like to study at NUS, so long as it is after their first year at Carolina.
The program is administratively straightforward: UNC geography students simply pay their UNC tuition. The UNC Department of Geography will pay your airfare to Singapore. For information on the Geography Department at NUS, click here.
The geography department encourages students to study abroad. The UNC Study Abroad Programs office has information on hundreds of programs! The geography department also has direct links to the following programs:
UNC Kings College University of London Alliance
Students who wish to pursue short-term, semester, or year-long studies in Geography at Oxford University can do so through the UNC Oxford Exchange program with Mansfield College.
In addition, the UNC Summer Program at Mansfield College, Oxford, is a six week advanced undergraduate seminar taught by UNC-Chapel Hill and University of Oxford faculty.
Information about both programs can be obtained from the Study Abroad Office.