Singapore University of Social Sciences

Master Project

Master Project (ADL696)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Education

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: S R Nathan School of Human Development


ADL696 Master Project allows students to conduct empirically-driven independent research in the field of adult learning. It involves original research of a substantial and rigorous nature consistent with work at the master’s level. The maximum length of the Reflective Project is 10,000 words, excluding references and appendices, if any. The actual research topic will be discussed between the student and supervisor, and must be approved by the supervisor and the University. The supervisor may be a faculty member or an associate appointed by the University.

Level: 6
Credit Units: 10
Presentation Pattern: Every January


  • Surveying the literature in adult learning
  • Critiquing the literature in relation to project in adult learning
  • Identifying gaps within the literature
  • Developing research design for adult learning
  • Applying research ethics in research study
  • Planning research processes
  • Crafting research proposal
  • Collecting and analysing data
  • Analysing findings from research
  • Examining implications of research findings
  • Making recommendations based on research findings
  • Organising and writing of report for project

Learning Outcome

  • Propose a viable research plan with realistic goals and timeline
  • Compose a literature review that examines relevant research critically
  • Formulate appropriate research questions and identify suitable research methods for data collection procedures.
  • Analyse data and synthesise research findings
  • Discuss findings and their implications cogently and convincingly
  • Recommend follow-up based on research findings
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