Masters Degree in Social Sciences in Singapore

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Social Sciences

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a Southeast Asian island city-state off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, 137 kilometers north of the equator. A number of foreign universities, business schools and specialised institutes have also setup their Asian campuses in Singapore. Singapore is one of the safest major cities in the world by virtually any measure.

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Master of Tri-Sector Collaboration (MTSC)

Singapore Management University
Campus Full time 18 months August 2018 Singapore

The innovative Master of Tri-Sector Collaboration provides rigorous interdisciplinary training in effective problem solving [+]

The innovative Master of Tri-Sector Collaboration provides rigorous interdisciplinary training in effective problem solving for the 21st century’s complex environment. It is applicable to business, government, and civil society organisations, and to the interactions among them. It will:

Develop leaders able to flourish in a complex, tri-sector world Enable students to master a toolkit of innovative skills for tackling global challenges together Create cross-sector networks in the region Provide students with deep understanding of key conceptual frameworks Ensure that students can make sense of the plethora of megatrends affecting business-government-society interactions, from environment to demography to technology Application Period ... [-]

Master of Psychology (Clinical)

James Cook University Singapore
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years February 2018 Singapore

The postgraduate programs in Clinical Psychology provide academic and practical postgraduate training for professional practice at a level sufficient to meet the criteria for registration as a practising psychologist in Australia and Singapore. [+]

The postgraduate programs in Clinical Psychology provide academic and practical postgraduate training for professional practice and a pathway for registration as a practising psychologist in Australia and Singapore and membership of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.

The programs in Australia and Singapore are accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and graduates are eligible for membership of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.

The professional programs encompass 3 main components:

Academic Coursework The coursework modules are usually delivered in weekly teaching sessions and some may be delivered in workshop format (e.g. two 3-day workshops). Students are actively engaged in presentations, role-plays, practice assessments and group discussions. Supervised Practica There is a total of 1,000 practical hours for the Master's program, which are conducted in the JCU Singapore Psychology Clinic and in external clinical settings. Research Thesis A research project focusing on an area of clinical psychology is conducted and written up as a conventional research dissertation. ... [-]

Master of Guidance and Counselling

James Cook University Singapore
Campus Part time 28 months November 2018 Singapore

Our Master of Guidance and Counselling degree is designed for teachers who are interested in qualifying as school guidance counsellors, and others who wish to pursue professional careers in Counselling as well as those with experience in the human resource sector who would like to develop highly effective interpersonal skills at work generally. This course is accredited by the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) in Australia and in Singapore by the Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC), giving graduates the ability to pursue careers in both countries as well as internationally. [+]

Our Master of Guidance and Counselling degree is designed for teachers who are interested in qualifying as school guidance counsellors, and others who wish to pursue professional careers in Counselling as well as those with experience in the human resource sector who would like to develop highly effective interpersonal skills at work generally. This course is accredited by the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) in Australia and in Singapore by the Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC), giving graduates the ability to pursue careers in both countries as well as internationally.

This program is available to Singapore citizens, Singapore PR or Dependant Pass Holders

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Master of Social Work

National University of Singapore Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 36 - 48 months August 2018 Singapore + 1 more

Social Work as a subject in the University first started in 1952, when it offered the first professional social work qualification in Singapore, the two-year Diploma in Social Studies. Since then, [+]

Master of Social Sciences 

Social Work as a subject in the University first started in 1952, when it offered the first professional social work qualification in Singapore, the two-year Diploma in Social Studies. Since then, it has evolved with the changing times, circumstances and requirements of the country into its present form.

Over the past few years, social work graduates have had increasing demands made on them for skills in such areas as social work research and programme evaluation, management, staff development and social entrepreneurship. The employing organizations are computerising administrative and programmatic procedures and are offering opportunities for the upgrading of professional practice through the use of ICT (information and communication technology). Student learning in these areas has been greatly enhanced by the setting up of a small research and management skills facility within the department, wherein staff and students can work together on computer-related aspects of coursework.... [-]


NUS-ANU Joint Masters Degree in Southeast Asian Studies

National University of Singapore Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Campus Full time 12 months August 2018 Singapore

The National University of Singapore (NUS) and The Australian National University (ANU) are well known globally for teaching and research in Asia-Pacific studies [+]

NUS-ANU Joint Masters Degree in Southeast Asian Studies 

The National University of Singapore (NUS) and The Australian National University (ANU) are well known globally for teaching and research in Asia-Pacific studies. To promote further understanding of Asia and the Pacific, in particular Southeast Asia, the NUS and ANU have entered into an agreement to offer a Joint Masters Degree in Southeast Asian Studies with effect from the first semester of academic year 2004/2005. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at NUS through its Department of Southeast Asian Studies, and the College of Asia and the Pacific at ANU will administer the joint degree.

Students enrolled in this programme will spend their first semester at NUS (August to November) and are expected to read 4 modules (16 MCs) and prepare a project proposal. Students will spend their second semester at ANU (February to June) during which they will complete the ANU graduate core course and one elective graduate course in Southeast Asian Studies (excluding language courses). At ANU, students will also complete their research project under joint NUS-ANU supervision.... [-]


Joint Master of Psychology (Clinical) Degree with University of Melbourne

National University of Singapore Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years August 2018 Singapore

The Joint Clinical Psychology Master degree Programme between the University of Melbourne and NUS (NUS-UM Programme) is a two-year full-time coursework programme [+]

Joint Master of Psychology (Clinical) Degree with University of Melbourne

The Joint Clinical Psychology Master degree Programme between the University of Melbourne and NUS (NUS-UM Programme) is a two-year full-time coursework programme, which provides entry level training for graduates who seek a professional career in Clinical Psychology.

It is based on the scientist-practitioner approach and builds on theoretical knowledge and core competencies for clinical practice. It is taught through coursework, research and practical placement experience.

Students take courses at the University of Melbourne during their first year of study and return to NUS in their second year to complete the remaining modules and clinical placements.... [-]