A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.
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 (新加坡) is a city-state in Southeast Asia. Founded as a British trading colony in 1819, since independence it has become one of the world's most prosperous countries and boasts the world's busiest port. Singapore has six national universities and are generally well-regarded and attracts exchange students from all over the world.
Top Master Programs in Social Sciences in Singapore 2017/2018
The innovative Master of Tri-Sector Collaboration provides rigorous interdisciplinary training in effective problem solving [+]
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 practicing psychologist in Australia and 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. [+]
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.... [-]
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.... [-]
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.... [-]
The Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) offers students with an existing undergraduate degree the opportunity to undertake study leading to a professionally accredited social work degree, recognised by the Australian Association of Social Workers. [+]
The Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) enables students with an existing undergraduate degree to undertake study leading to a professionally accredited social work degree, recognised by the Australian Association of Social Workers.
Students will develop knowledge and skills necessary for professional practice in a range of practice fields, and the course has a very strong practical component, with students completing two field education placements.
The course offers maximum study flexibility with a range of delivery modes. Students studying in limited attendance mode are supported through print and online materials as well as annual, compulsory, on-campus residential workshops.... [-]
Learn the skills and knowledge to tackle the global challenges of poverty, health, conservation, climate change and agriculture. [+]
The Master of Development Practice is a new two-year degree that provides graduate-level students with the skills and knowledge to identify and address the global development challenges of poverty alleviation, health, conservation, climate change and agriculture.Course Highlights Last semester allocated for practical work in an overseas developing country location. Broad, multidisciplinary program that includes field experience opportunities in northern Australia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea where students will work in teams to tackle real-world problems. The special challenges to sustainable development in tropical forest and coastal regions will be addressed through a focus on insular South East Asia and the Pacific The course will provide students with the tools they need to understand and address the root causes of extreme poverty while also preserving the environment for future generations. ... [-]
Gain an advanced understanding of conflict and disputes and learn practical techniques to facilitate successful resolution and strong business relationships. [+]
Gain an advanced understanding of conflict and disputes and learn practical techniques to facilitate successful resolution and strong business relationships.Conflict and dispute resolution skills are now recognised as essential for business relationships to function on small, large, national, international and community levels.Managers and professionals of today deal with dispute and conflict as an everyday element of work. Organisations are placing increased value on mediation, relationship development and conflict resolution skills in the workplace.
Master of Conflict Management and Resolution explores cause and effect of conflict and focuses on developing advanced critical analysis, negotiation, mediation, relationship management and conflict resolution strategies across a range of dispute contexts.... [-]