Applicants should be Singapore citizens, permanent residents or residents in Singapore.In addition, you will need to meet these minimum requirements:
- An undergraduate degree or an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution
- Good communication skills (written and spoken English)
- At least two years of work experience
- 21 years and above
Applicants must complete and submit an online application to Singapore University of Social Sciences by the specified deadline.
Shortlisted candidates may be required to undergo one or more interviews and/or take such written admission or other evaluation tests as may be prescribed by Singapore University of Social Sciences.
The offer of admission is dependent on the number of places available in individual programmes.
The decision of the Admissions Committee of Singapore University of Social Sciences is final and binding. Singapore University of Social Sciences reserves the right to refuse admission and is not obliged to offer an explanation for the non-admission of unsuccessful candidates.
Students complete six compulsory core courses, four electives (to be chosen from a basket of electives) and a dissertation (which can be substituted by two additional courses, subject to approval). Upon successful completion of the six core courses, a Graduate Diploma will be awarded by Singapore University of Social Sciences.
Courses may also be taken individually as a graduate certification course (limited places available)
to view the programme curriculum.
This programme will be especially relevant to those seeking to develop advanced knowledge and expertise in community leadership and social development for occupations within the civil and social services, the social sciences, and those who wish to obtain a specialised qualification for their current professions.
Graduates will be able to assume leadership roles with strong organisational capabilities in a range of careers - as community leaders, grassroots leaders, planners, policy makers, civil society actors, social workers, counsellors, unionists, managers, teachers, trainers and researchers. Students who are already in such careers will add value to their existing work with this specialised qualification and professional upgrading. This programme also provides those who wish to switch careers with expanded options for taking up different types of work related to community leadership and social development as an increasingly relevant field in Singapore.
The University offers course fee concession for some master's programmes. Please click here
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