Singapore University of Social Sciences

Master’s Thesis (GER699)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

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Language: English

Duration: 12 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Humanities & Social Sciences

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed


Candidates have the option to complete a Master’s Thesis which is equivalent to two elective courses. Student are allowed two semesters to complete and submit the dissertation. However in view of students opting for different elective courses with different timing on the schedule, students opting to do the thesis will be allowed to begin their dissertation at the start of the presentation of the elective courses. The date for submission of the dissertation will be at the end of the second semester. This is to allow time for the examiner to grade the thesis. The length of the thesis will be at 10, 000 words excluding references.The thesis offers each student the opportunity to develop a project in his/her area of interest. The student will be required to do a literature search, define the topic specifically, choose the methodology and then carry out the research. The thesis is expected to be of sufficient scientific rigour and reflect the student’s analytical thinking and critical processing ability. A faculty member or associate will be appointed as an advisor or resource person for each student.

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


  • Construct a research proposal
  • Plan a research project
  • Critique literature related to dissertation topic
  • Analyse findings of research
  • Organise and write a dissertation report
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