Singapore University of Social Sciences

PhD Project (RES799)

Synopsis

This research project requires the candidate to add to the body of knowledge in his/her chosen area of research, which demonstrates the breadth and depth at the doctoral level.

Level: 7
Credit Units: 90
Presentation Pattern: Every semester

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate the creation and interpretation of new knowledge, through original research or other advanced scholarship, of a quality to satisfy peer review, extend the forefront of the discipline, and merit publication~Demonstrate a systematic acquisition and understanding of a substantial body of knowledge which is at the forefront of an academic discipline or area of professional practice~Demonstrate the general ability to conceptualise, design and implement a project for the generation of new knowledge, applications or understanding at the forefront of the discipline, and to adjust the project design in the light of unforeseen problems~Demonstrate a detailed understanding of applicable techniques for research and advanced academic enquiry~Able to make informed judgements on complex issues in specialist fields, often in the absence of complete data, and be able to communicate their ideas and conclusions clearly and effectively to specialist and non-specialist audiences~Able to continue to undertake pure and/or applied research and development at an advanced level, contributing substantially to the development of new techniques, ideas or approaches~Have the qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment requiring the exercise of personal responsibility and largely autonomous initiative in complex and unpredictable situations, in professional or equivalent environments~
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