Singapore University of Social Sciences

Capstone Project (FEM499)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 12 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Built Environment, Management

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed


Synopsis

This dissertation course which is on the Honours programmes requires students to apply their knowledge to carry out an independent research project on a topic of their choice. Students have to decide on a topic, frame a research question, review the relevant literature, and prepare a research proposal. In addition, students are required to collect data, conduct appropriate analysis and write up a research report. To allow students to have more time for data collection and analysis, this dissertation course spans over two academic semesters.

Level: 4
Credit Units: 10
Presentation Pattern: Every semester

Topics

  • Objectives of Project
  • Capstone Requirements
  • Communication Competence
  • Critical Thinking
  • Adaptive Competence
  • Leadership Capacity
  • Scholarly Concern for Improvement
  • Motivation of Continued Learning
  • Summative Evaluation

Learning Outcome

  • Discuss the scope of your capstone project problem to be investigated
  • Analyze the motivation / benefits / rewards of your project problem
  • Review the literature to gather information about the project and the available solutions
  • Examine the constraints / drawbacks in the available solutions
  • Define the assumptions / conditions relevant to your project
  • Formulate your project problem/ model / system
  • Design / implement / simulate the system
  • Test the system / model / software
  • Compare your results with the solutions available in the literature
  • Draft a detailed report on your project work
  • Summarize the project work as a poster, defining the project problem, the solution(s), benefits of the solution(s) and any improvements that can be done
  • Give an oral presentation
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