Singapore University of Social Sciences

Doctoral Research Study II

Doctoral Research Study II (RSH602)

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: Others

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: Office of Graduate Studies


RSH602 Doctoral Research Study II allows students to conduct a review on selected topic(s)under the guidance of a supervisor. The topic(s) is (are) to be related to the doctoral research ofthe students, and determined by the student together with the supervisor. During the duration ofthis course, which lasts over a semester, the student and supervisor are to meet no fewer than threetimes. A report of no lesser than 5,000 words will be required at the end of the course. The reportmay take the form of a critique, literature review, essay, research design, or other formsdetermined by the supervisor.

Level: 6
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester


  • The topics are to be aligned to the topic of the dissertation, as advised by a supervisor.

Learning Outcome

  • Critique the literature on the selected topics(s)
  • Appraise the state-of-the-art on the selected topics(s)
  • Assess the value of researching on the selected topics(s)
  • Formulate research ideas and direction
  • Design the research approach
  • Compose a treatise on the selected topics(s)
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