Singapore University of Social Sciences

Finance Applied Project

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Schemes: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 12 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: To be confirmed


Synopsis

FIN599 Finance Applied Project enables graduate students to conduct a practice-oriented project to address real world issues in financial areas. The course requires students to put together knowledge and skills from various courses in the programme. The project should be carried out in a practical learning environment and lead to findings, recommendations and/or products that are relevant to finance industry. Students are expected to work closely with their supervisors to craft a suitable project topic and carry out the project individually. The project topic has to be related to finance.

Level: 5
Credit Units: 10
Presentation Pattern: Every semester

Topics

  • Introduction and the nature of applied project
  • Topics formulation
  • Ethical issues in research and/or applied project design
  • Measurement, validity, and reliability
  • Literature review
  • Project design
  • Project proposal writing
  • Statistical methods and software
  • Data collection
  • Analysis and recommendations
  • Application development
  • Project report writing

Learning Outcome

  • Formulate clear questions for applied projects that address real-world problems
  • Evaluate the relevance, value and sufficiency of existing literature and solutions
  • Construct the project design
  • Assemble information and data from relevant sources and knowledge domains
  • Analyse the data using appropriate techniques and assess the findings, make recommendations where suitable
  • Develop and implement solution in various forms, including apps and/or dapps (decentralised applications)
  • Compose the project proposal and final report
  • Design, develop and implement solutions to address real-world issues
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