Graduate Programmes

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Cross-Offering Courses

The College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences synergies with its four schools to offer the following courses for Postgraduate (Research) students within the college. Students can register these courses through the Cross-Programme Course Registration System and course instructor's approval may be required.

School ​Course Code Course Title Pre-requiste​ Course Instructor​ Prior Approval From Instructor Required​ ​Remarks
ADM ​AP9019 ​The Aesthetic ​Nil ​Prof Vibeke Sorensen ​Yes
​ADM ​AP9036 ​Narrative Strategies and Moving Images ​Nil ​Dr Elke Reinhuber ​Yes
SoH ​HC7006 ​Special Topics in Modern/Contemporary Chinese Literature Background in Chinese culture ​Assoc Prof Zhang Songjian ​Yes
​SoH ​HC7012 ​Research & Methodology ​Nil ​Assoc Prof I Lo-fen ​No
​SoH HG7006 ​Sociolinguistics of Endangered Languages Some linguistic knowledge​ ​Assoc Prof Francesco Cavallaro Yes
​SoH HG7021 ​Computational Grammars ​Student must have studied HPSG or sign-based construction grammar ​Assoc Prof Francis Bond ​Yes
​SoH ​HG7022 ​Meaning in Context ​Some linguistic knowledge ​Prof Randy Lapolla ​Yes
​SoH ​HG7032 ​Topics in Corpus Linguistics ​Some linguistic knowledge required and some computational experience preferred  ​Assoc Prof Francis Bond Yes
​SoH HG7033 ​Analysis of Talk-In-Interaction ​Nil ​Prof K.K. Luke Yes Students are required to attend Mondays and Fridays classes. Please check with course instructor for more information.
​SoH ​HG7036 ​Linguistic Typology ​Some linguistic knowledge ​Prof Randy Lapolla Yes
​SoH ​HH7888 ​Directed Reading in History ​Supervision by a history faculty member ​Asst Prof Jessica Hinchy Yes ​IGS/IGP students are not allowed to register directed reading course
​SoH ​HH9012 Special Topics in Historiography ​Nil Assoc Prof Goh Geok Yian ​Yes
SoH ​HL7110 ​Graduate Seminar in Contemporary Literature & Culture ​At least 'A' level Literature ​Adj Prof Shirley Chew ​Yes
​SoH ​HL7201 ​Graduate Seminar in Creative Writing: Directed Study ​Nil ​Asst Prof Yong Wern Mei ​Yes

IGS/IGP students are not allowed to register directed reading course. 

Directed studies is reserved for PhD students. MS students must provide strong justification for pursuing a directed studies, and must seek approval from chair of PG committee.

​SoH ​HL7204 ​Graduate Seminar in Creative Writing: Voice ​Some experience in creative writing and be ready to share work-in-progress. ​Asst Prof Broc Rossell Yes
​SoH ​HL7888 ​Directed Study in Literature ​Nil ​Asst Prof Yong Wern Mei ​Yes

IGS/IGP students are not allowed to register directed reading course. 

Directed studies is reserved for PhD students. MS students must provide strong justification for pursuing a directed studies, and must seek approval from chair of PG committee.

​SoH ​HY7004 ​Special Topics in Moral Philosophy ​Nil ​Asst Prof Andrew Forcehimes Yes Open to only IGS/IGP students
SoH ​HY7007 ​Special Topics in Philosophy of Science ​Nil ​Assoc Prof Andres Luco Yes ​Open to only IGS/IGP students
​SoH ​HY7008 ​Special Topics in Philosophy ​Nil ​Asst Prof Olav Vassend ​Yes ​Open to only IGS/IGP students
SSS HE9003 ​Econometrics II ​HE9002 ​Asst Prof Wang Wenjie ​No
SSS HE9102 ​Seminar in Macroeconomics ​Background and Economics and Mathematics required and PhD only ​Assoc Prof Joseph Dennis Alba ​No
​SSS ​HE9106 ​Seminar in Mathematical Economics and Microeconomics Microeconomic and Econometrics at intermediate level or above ​Asst Prof Jubo Yan ​No
SSS ​HP7001 ​Advanced Research Design & Data Analysis ​Basic understanding of hypothesis testing, analysis of variance and multiple regression ​Assoc Prof Xu Hong ​Yes
SSS ​HP7209 ​Special Topics In Sensation/Perception HP1000/HP1100 or background in Psychology. Assoc Prof ​Xu Hong ​Yes
​SSS ​HP7217 ​Applied Functional Neuroscience ​HP1000 Introduction to Psychology,
HP1100 Fundamentals of Social Science Research, and
Either HP2200 Biological Psychology or BS3001 Neurobiology
​Assoc Prof Ryo Kitada ​Yes
​SSS ​HP7257 ​Integrative Animal Behavior ​Only for MA/PhD students in a field using animal behavior only Assoc Prof ​Michael Gumert ​Yes
WKWSCI ​A9011 ​Philosophy of Research ​Nil ​Prof Gerard Goggin ​No
WKWSCI A9012 ​Communication Theory ​Nil ​Asst Prof Nuri Kim ​No
WKWSCI ​A9013 ​Conceptual Foundations of Information ​Nil ​Assoc Prof Brendan Luyt ​No
WKWSCI ​A9014 ​Advanced Quantitative Research Methods in Communication ​Students must have read or audited an undergraduate statistics course ​Assoc Prof Shirley Ho / Assoc Prof Jung Younbo ​No
WKWSCI ​A9015 ​Advanced Qualitative Research Methods in Communication ​Students must have read or audited an undergraduate research course (such as COM2008 Fundamentals of Research or COM442 Advanced Research Methods) before taking A9015. A9015 would assume that students have foundational knowledge of qualitative research ​Assoc Prof Edson ​No
WKWSCI ​A9103 ​Mind and Media ​Nil ​Prof Lee Kwan Min ​No
WKWSCI ​A9104 ​Network Analysis: Theory and Methods ​Nil ​Asst Prof Poong Oh No
WKWSCI ​A9105 ​Bayesian Statistics ​Students are expected to be familiar with basic concepts of introductory-level quantitative research methods (e.g., mean, standard deviation, sampling, hypothesis testing, etc.). Knowledge of O-level mathematics, in particular, differentiation and integration, is required ​Asst Prof Poong Oh ​Yes
WKWSCI CI6202 ​Information Architecture & Design ​Nil ​Dr Heok Kay Heng Adrian ​No
WKWSCI ​CI6228 Managing Information Systems ​​Nil ​To be confirmed ​No
WKWSCI H6717 ​Information Professions: Heritage, Values & Ethics ​​Nil ​Assoc Prof Brendan Luyt ​No
WKWSCI ​H6724 ​Children & Young Adults Sources & Services ​​Nil ​​To be confirmed ​No
WKWSCI ​K6308 ​Business Intelligence ​​Nil ​Mr Tay Kwang Yong, Francis ​No
WKWSCI ​K6311 ​Storytelling For Organisations ​​Nil ​Mdm Koh Kiat Hian @ Brenda Lee No
​WKWSCI ​K6316 ​Organisational Leadership ​​Nil ​Mdm Koh Kiat Hian @ Brenda Lee No