Singapore University of Social Sciences

Graduate Applied Project

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: Management

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed


Synopsis

NPM688 enables students the opportunity to consolidate their learning, develop professional project and consultation skills under faculty supervision. In addition, a mentorship scheme will be introduced in conjunction with the professional project. Students will be assigned mentors from the field to provide consultancy experience and professional network. This project acts as a capstone to integrate and apply learning from this programme. It may be a consultancy or applied research or evaluation project that is anchored in a specific non-profit organization. The final report should be up to 8,000 words in length, documenting the field research, consultation and project outcome. Drawing on what has been learnt in various courses, students writing their project/consultancy for the field research and evaluation may engage in planning, implementation, analysis, evaluation and reporting and mapping

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

Topics

  • To be identified jointly by students, Head of Programme and supervisors.

Learning Outcome

  • Develop research and consultation question(s) and problem identification
  • Propose a consultation plan that involves data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Analyse primary and secondary data derived from a range of research methods.
  • Formulate coherent arguments to support one’s findings
  • Draft the process of problem identification and intervention for project consultancy
  • Apply empirical evidence-based approach to problem solving
  • Collect data and link data to a framework for analysis and intervention
  • Improve professional writing and presentation skills
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