Round 2 and Round 3

Round 2 and Round 3 will take place in the Education Records Module Registration System (ModReg@EduRec).

In these rounds, you will be able to add new modules or make changes (add/drop) to your approved modules:

  1. Select/add or drop Yale-NUS modules.
  2. Select/add or drop NUS undergraduate level modules (modules offered by NUS faculties, Centre for Language Studies, YST Conservatory of Music, etc).

ModReg@EduRec Student User Guide and Resources

Please refer to Introduction to ModReg@EduRec for more information.

You may also refer to the ModReg User Guide for Students which provides screenshots on how to navigate within ModReg. The relevant pages of the User Guide are indicated for each of the functions below.

ModReg Round 2 and Round 3 Schedule

Click here for the ModReg Round 2 and Round 3 Schedule. Please pay attention to the opening and closing dates and times of each round.

Registering (Add) for Modules

Refer to Section 4 of the ModReg User Guide for Students.

To register for Yale-NUS and NUS modules (subject to meeting module pre-requisite, co-requisite and preclusion rules), please proceed to select and rank the module(s) in ModReg@EduRec directly.

You may also use the NUSMods timetable builder to simulate your desired timetable before submitting your modules via ModReg@EduRec.

Common Curriculum Modules
Students who are enrolled in YCC2121 Modern Social Thought and YCC2137 Scientific Inquiry 2 have been allocated to their groups (Group 1 to 14). You will know your group number by logging into ModReg@EduRec when Round 2 opens on 31 July 2019. You will not be able to drop Common Curriculum modules on system. If you wish to swap Common Curriculum groups in Round 2 and Round 3 due to a timetable clash with your preferred elective module, please find another student who is willing to swap the Common Curriculum groups with you and email Yale-NUS Registry at so that Yale-NUS Registry can assist with the swap.

Yale-NUS Modules
Please refer to the Yale-NUS Module Brief for Semester 1, AY2019/2020 modules.

NUS Elective Modules
Please refer here for Semester 1, AY2019/2020 modules. Students interested to read graduate level modules (level 5000 and above) but unable to select on ModReg@EduRec, please contact the respective Faculty Administrators. For LKYSPP modules, please see below under “Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) Modules” heading for more information.

NUS Centre of Language Studies (CLS) Modules
Please refer to here for Semester 1, AY2019/2020 modules.

Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (YST) modules
YST offers a range of modules that are open to NUS and Yale-NUS undergraduate students, in areas such as:

  • Applied music-making and performance – including keyboard studies, electronic music, Chamber Singers, jazz, and World Music Ensemble, and Music Cognition)
  • Compositional Engagement
  • Contextual studies – including explorations into music of the church and state, and what was (or is) popular music

Check out the module listing here, and register for the modules via ModReg@EduRec.

Some modules require a theory placement test and will be pre-allocated to you once you pass the test. Refer to the module listing to find out which modules require the test, and how to sign up. You may also contact YST Staff if you have any queries.

Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (YST) Chamber Singers AY2019/2020 Open Call
Sing in a choral ensemble, build healthy vocal technique and perform at the Conservatory. No experience is required. Score reading ability is a bonus.

Auditions: 13 or 15 August 2019, 12:00pm to 2:00pm, at YST Ensemble Room 2. Please prepare a simple song (hymn, folk song or equivalent). You will be asked to sing some scales and exercises for YST to understand your voice, and may be asked to do some short exercises testing aural skills.

Class Schedule: MUA1192/1193, Mondays & Thursdays, 12:00pm to 1:30pm, at YST Ensemble Room 2

Concert: The Silent Cry (Performance is on Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 7:30pm, Conservatory Orchestra Hall. Will sing works by Purcell, Buchard, Rheinberger, Kim Andre Arnesen, and Rutter)

More details and audition sign-ups at or contact for queries.

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) Modules
Please refer here for the list of modules offered by LKYSPP for Semester 1, AY2019/2020. Please note that PP5184 Communications for Public Leadership and PP5516 Practical Political Risk Analysis are not available in Semester 1, AY2019/2020. As LKYSPP graduate modules are not available for registration via ModReg@EduRec, please email Yale-NUS Registry at by 12pm on Wednesday, 7 August 2019 if you are interested. Please also note LKYSPP requires that applicants must be in their third or fourth year of study and have a minimum CAP of 4.0 to be considered.

*Students who wish to count the NUS module(s) towards their major need to obtain an email approval from their respective Head of Studies with clear indication of how the module(s) fulfils the requirement(s) within the major and forward the email to Yale-NUS Registry at for recording purpose. 

Yale-NUS College Independent Reading and Research (IRR) /Special Project in Science (SPS)/Independent Language Study & Research (ILSR) modules 
Registration of Independent Study modules requires the student to submit a proposal for approval by the supervisor and the relevant Divisional Director and Head of Studies (if applicable). If you are interested, please refer to the registration forms for IRR,  SPS and ILSR. The deadline to submit your registration is 5pm on Friday, 16 August 2019, end of instructional week one. Yale-NUS Registry will notify you the outcome of your application and allocate the Independent Study module to you by Friday, 23 August 2019 if your application is approved.

Checking Outcome of Round 2 and 3 Registration

The results of Round 2 and Round 3 module registration will be available via ModReg@EduRec on the next day after the end of each Round. Students can refer to the [View My Classes] function to see the modules allocated to them (see Section 5 of the ModReg User Guide for Students).

Registering for Tutorial/Lab (Applicable to NUS modules only)

Refer to Section 6 & 7 of the ModReg User Guide for Students.

If you are reading NUS modules, where relevant, you will register for tutorials/labs after you have been allocated the lecture of the module. Tutorial/Lab registration is by balloting.

Please note that the registration of tutorial/lab groups exercise is separate from the registration of modules by [Select Modules] or [Submit Module Requests]. You should refer to the ModReg Round 2 and Round 3 Schedule for the dates of the different rounds of tutorial/labs registration.

Dropping Modules

Refer to Section 8 of the ModReg User Guide for Students.

Dropping of modules
Students may drop their allocated modules via ModReg@EduRec (note that minimum workload must be maintained). When a module is dropped, all associated classes (e.g. lectures, seminar, tutorial, labs, etc.) will be dropped in tandem.

Students are to refer to the important timelines for the periods where modules dropped will be prescribed with ‘W’ (Withdrawn) grade or ‘F’ (Fail) grade. In general, students will be able to drop modules via the [Drop Classes] function up till the end of Recess Week. A student should contact Yale-NUS Registry at if you have difficulty dropping modules via ModReg@EduRec.

If you wish to drop any module after end of Recess Week, you will not be able to do so via ModReg@EduRec. Instead, please download and complete the hard copy of the Yale-NUS Module Drop Form. For NUS modules, please contact the respective NUS Faculty/Department directly.

Dropping of Tutorial/Lab Classes (applicable to NUS modules only)
Students may drop a tutorial/lab class they have been successfully allocated if they wish to change to another class. Dropping a tutorial/lab class will not de-enrol a student from the module.

Submit Appeals/Inquiries

Refer to Section 9 of the ModReg User Guide for Students.

You may submit appeals via the [Submit Appeals/Inquiries] function to address module/class enrolment issues. To facilitate efficient handling of appeals, you should select the correct appeal type.

Appeal Title Routing* Availability
Unable to secure module Host Department After Select Modules Round 3 to end of Instructional Week 4.
Drop Pre-allocated Lec/Tut Class Host Department Throughout module registration period.
Change Lecture Class Host Department After Select Modules Round 3 to end of Instructional Week 4.
Add/Change Tutorial Class Host Department After Add/Swap Tutorials Round to end of Instructional Week 4.
Issues while selecting Module Host Faculty/ Department Throughout module registration period.
Unable to fulfil Requisites Host Department Throughout Select Modules period.
Max Workload Waiver Home Faculty Throughout module registration period.

*Home Faculty – refers to Yale-NUS College
*Host Faculty/Department – refers to the faculty department that is offering the module.

Please also note the following:

  1. Overload: You will be able to add the additional module(s) during Round 3 if your Assistant Dean has approved your overload request from previous rounds. Otherwise, you can submit your Overload Request Form to your Assistant Dean during Round 2. Once approved, you will be able to select the additional module(s) in ModReg@EduRec.
  2. Underload: All students are required to register at least 18 MCs of workload in a semester. If you intend to underload between 14-17 MCs, you are required to appeal to your Assistant Dean with supporting reasons. Underloading below 14 MCs requires a petition to CAS (Committee on Academic Standards) which should be submitted well in advance of the “Add” module deadline. Students who are in their graduating semester are allowed to register a minimum of 14 MCs without Assistant Dean’s permission as long as they are on-track to meet graduation requirements.
  3. Module Pre-requisite: The same instructions as mentioned above in point 8 under Round 1A will apply. If you have not passed a module in Semester 2 that is a pre-requisite to the module that you have been allocated for Semester 1, AY2019/2020, you are not eligible to read the module and should proceed to drop the module during these rounds, unless otherwise approved by the instructor.