Singapore University of Social Sciences

Independent Study 2

Independent Study 2 (RSH612)


RSH612 Independent Study II is a one-semester course in which a student will work on a selected academic endeavour with the direct supervision of a supervisor. The selected academic endeavour must be approved by the supervisor and endorsed by the Office of Graduate Studies. During the duration of this course, the student and supervisor are to meet no fewer than three times. A report of no lesser than 5,000 words will be required at the end of the course.

Level: 6
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: EVERY REGULAR SEMESTER


  • The topics vary for every student.

Learning Outcome

  • Formulate an Independent Study plan
  • Critique the state of research/body of knowledge examined in this Independent Study
  • Propose worthy research directions/areas
  • Construct conceptual models/frameworks and/or hypothesis
  • Compose a coherent and convincing report
  • Prepare for every meeting with supervisors
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