Students will work independently, under the guidance of a supervisor to develop proficiencyin research skills. Students will be assigned supervisors based on the matching of their indicatedresearch interests and supervisor expertise. Possible research projects that students may designcould include projects related to SHBS’s research programme on well-being, or other projectsto address issues related to well-being. Students will be guided by their supervisors to designand complete a research project through the entire research process. This includesconceptualising an appropriate social science master research thesis, formulating appropriateresearch questions, literature review, choosing suitable research design and methods, datacollection and analysis and report writing. The main requirements of the thesis are a formalreport of approximately 40,000 words and the oral defense.
Credit Units: 40
Presentation Pattern: Every semester