FlexiMasters (SSS)

This FlexiMasters is designed to provide the students with a holistic view of ageing and health. This involves a multidisciplinary approach covering the different fields of sociology, psychology, economics, health, public policy and research. 

The courses collectively equip students with theoretical tools to formulate critical opinions about health and society. Students who enroll in this FlexiMasters certificate courses will also be able to access accompanying courses focusing on the methodologies of social science research, both quantitative and qualitative, that they can utilize as tools to further their understanding of the subject matter.​

CoursesAcademic UnitCourse Date
CET125 Perspectives on Ageing1​.5 
CET126 Ageing and Public Policy1​.5 
CET127 Ageing and the End of Life1​.5 
CET128 Mental Health and Ageing1​.5 
CET129 Counselling Older Persons1​.5 
CET130 Traditional Chinese Medicine for Older Adults1​.5 
CET131 Research Methods for Ageing1​.5 
CET133 Work, Stress, and Health1 
CET134 Religion and Public Health1 
CET135 Communicating Complexity Part 1: Tackling communication barriers1 
CET136 Communicating Complexity Part 2: Data Visualization1 
CET137 Communicating Complexity Part 3: Communicating for different audiences1 
CET138 Big Data and Computational Social Science1 
CET139 Qualitative interviewing1 
CET140 Applied Research Methods in Social Sciences1 


The FlexiMasters of Social Sciences offer students not only a critical perspective on a range of social issues but also the methodological tools to comprehend them. The courses will take a multidisciplinary approach to examining themes such as governance, economy, health and social inequality, exploring these subjects from a global and local perspective. Students will approach these subjects from the vantage point of economics, psychology, sociology and public policy. 

The FlexiMasters also provide courses on social science methods, both quantitative and qualitative, to give students insights into how social scientists do research.

 

CoursesAcademic UnitCourse Date
CET141 Social Psychology1 
1 
CET144 Governing Social Resilience1 
CET132 Theories in Medical Sociology1 
CET133 Work, Stress, and Health1 
CET134 Religion and Public Health1 
CET145 Singapore in the International System1 
CET146 Crisis Diplomacy1 
CET148 The Psychology of Everyday Design1 
CET149 Intergroup processes and social inequality​1 
CET135 Communicating Complexity Part 1: Tackling communication barriers1 
CET136 Communicating Complexity Part 2: ​​​Data Visualization1 
CET137 Communicating Complexity Part 3: Communicating for different audiences1 
CET138 Big Data and Computational Social Science1 
CET139 Qualitative interviewing1 
CET140 Applied Research Methods in Social Sciences1 

 

Note: Please check individual course closing date. For enquiries about the courses, please email to pace@ntu.edu.sg​​

NTU Class of 2021 Graduates can now enjoy up to 12 Academic Units (AUs) of courses for free by utilising the alumni course credits (valid till June 2023). Earn nine AUs to qualify for a Graduate Certificate, and just need six more AUs to stack up to a FlexiMasters (15AUs) – paying out of pocket for only 3AUs!

Note: Only Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents (PRs) are eligible for course subsidies. 

 

HOW IT WORKS

Each course is assigned with an academic unit number, which indicates the amount of learning undertaken and the depth of learning involved. Assessments will be conducted during the session and participants will be graded based on their performance in the assessment. Each completed course is stackable to the relevant FlexiMasters Certificate.​

 
To be awarded the FlexiMasters Certificate, participants will have to attain 15AUs with each course of minimum GPA 2.5 (which is equivalent to a letter grade of C+) and above​.

To earn a Graduate Certificate, participants will have to complete 9AUs of coursework with each course of minimum GPA 2.5 and above. 

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