Singapore University of Social Sciences

Specialised Project on Food Security

Specialised Project on Food Security (PSS338)

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: Humanities and Social Sciences

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Humanities & Behavioural Sciences


PSS338 Specialised Project on Food Security provides students with the opportunity to conduct a research-based project on topics related to food security and safety. This course aims to integrate the knowledge gained and allow students to explore some of the different ways in which food security challenges can be addressed, both in research and in practice, and consider key concerns for the future. Students will take on an independent study and develop their ability to organise different tasks with a view to achieving a clearly specified goal. The project to be undertaken with related industrial stakeholders on topics studied as part of the experiential related courses.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July


  • Introduction to Research
  • Research Topic Formulation
  • Literature Review
  • Application of Theories
  • Research Design
  • Project Proposal Writing
  • Data Collection
  • Analysis and Recommendations
  • Project Report Writing
  • Project Presentation
  • Suggestions and Application
  • Sharing of Knowledge

Learning Outcome

  • Distinguish the broad spectrum of issues which contribute to food insecurity
  • Appraise food security framework
  • Analyse regulations in food security and sustainability
  • Examine practices and procedures related to food security
  • Demonstrate the effect of social and environmental changes on food security
  • Illustrate ways to inculcate best practices leading to food security
  • Discuss socio-economic related issues to food insecurity
  • Describe project requirements according to industrial needs
  • Explain the main issues related to food security
  • Prioritise the challenges systemically
  • Identify innovative approaches to food security
  • Execute strategies applicable to the industrial needs
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