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 (2022)
CET125 Perspectives on Ageing*1​.5 
CET126 Ageing and Public Policy*1​.5 
CET127 Ageing and the End of Life*1​.52, 9 & 16 Jul
CET128 Mental Health and Ageing*1​.5 
CET129 Counselling Older Persons*1​.59, 16 & 23 Apr
CET130 Traditional Chinese Medicine for Older Adults*1​.52, 3, 9, 10, 16 & 17 Apr
CET131 Research Methods for Ageing*1​.5 
CET133 Work, Stress, and Health* 1 
CET134 Religion and Public Health1 
CET135 Communicating Complexity Part 1: Tackling communication barriers*1 
CET136 Communicating Complexity Part 2: Data Visualization*1 
CET137 Communicating Complexity Part 3: Communicating for different audiences*1 
CET138 Big Data and Computational Social Science*1 
CET139 Qualitative interviewing*1 
CET140 Applied Research Methods in Social Sciences* ​1 


* Courses approved for SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) course fee funding
* SkillsFuture Credit Approved​​​Funding

Requirements
- You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each module.
- You must complete and pass all assessment components.

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 (2022)
CET141 Social Psychology​*12 & 9 Apr
1 
CET144 Governing Social Resilience*130 Apr & 7 May
CET132 Theories in Medical Sociology*1 
CET133 Work, Stress, and Health*1 
CET134 Religion and Public Health1 
CET145 Singapore in the International System*1 
CET146 Crisis Diplomacy​*11, 8, 15 & 22 Jun
CET148 The Psychology of Everyday Design*1 
CET149 Intergroup processes and social inequality​*1 
CET135 Communicating Complexity Part 1: Tackling communication barriers​*1 
CET136 Communicating Complexity Part 2: ​​​Data Visualization*1 
CET137 Communicating Complexity Part 3: Communicating for different audiences*1 
CET138 Big Data and Computational Social Science*1 
CET139 Qualitative interviewing*1 
CET140 Applied Research Methods in Social Sciences*1 

 

* Courses approved for SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) course fee funding
* SkillsFuture Credit Approved

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Funding Requirements
- You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each module.
- You must complete and pass all assessment components.

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

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. 
NTU Class of 2020 and 2021 Graduates can now enjoy up to 12 Academic Units (AUs) of courses for free by utilising the alumni course credits (valid till June 2022 and June 2023 respectively). 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. 

If registrations for your course of interest are closed now, you may wish to click here to register your interest, we will inform you once registrations open.

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