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NUS Physics Review, Full Courseware Package & Module Bundle

The current Department of Physics can be traced back through a long and rich history: its earliest forerunner was founded in 1904 as Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States Government Medical School. It was renamed to Raffles College in 1929 and established as a proper university as University of Malaya in 1949. After a further renaming to University of Singapore in 1962 and a merger with Nanyang University in the year 1980, the National University of Singapore was established. It is worth mentioning that famous physicists visited the department, such as Paul A. M. Dirac – a picture of him during a lecture is on display still in the departmental meeting room.

Until around 1990, the department was essentially a teaching department with little research activities. At that time, NUS began to transform itself into a research university. Over these past two decades, tremendous efforts have been made in developing the research capabilities of our department, which is now classified as “research intensive”. Below we list the current major research directions.

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NUS Mechanical Engineering Review, Full Courseware Package & Module Bundle

Mechanical engineering involves the design, manufacture or operation of any product or system that moves and uses or produces energy. It is perhaps the most diverse and versatile of the engineering disciplines, with virtually every aspect of modern life being touched by mechanical engineering, from mobile phones and biomedical devices to aircrafts and power plants.

In ME, you build upon your knowledge of science and mathematics acquired in school to learn about solid and fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, control, instrumentation, materials, product design and manufacturing processes. The versatility of your ME training opens up a wide range of career possibilities, where you may design products, plan systems, or analyse and solve problems.

Besides the traditional aerospace, transportation, and manufacturing industries, you may also pursue a career in important emerging sectors such as robotics, biomedical technology and energy systems. Furthermore, the valuable skills you develop in creative thinking, critical analysis and teamwork are highly sought-after in non-engineering fields such as consulting, management, banking, and finance.

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NUS Math Review, Full Courseware Package & Module Bundle

The Department of Mathematics at NUS is the largest department in the Faculty of Science. We offer a wide range of modules catered to specialists contemplating careers in mathematical science research as well as to those interested in applications of advanced mathematics to science, technology and commerce. The curriculum strives to maintain a balance between mathematical rigour and applications to other disciplines.

We offer a variety of Major and Minor programmes, covering different areas of mathematical sciences, for students pursuing full-time undergraduate studies. Those keen in multidisciplinary studies would also find learning opportunities in special combinations such as double degree, double major and interdisciplinary programmes.

Honours graduates may further their studies with the Graduate Programme in Mathematics by Research leading to M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree, or with the various M.Sc. Programmes by Coursework.

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NUS Life Sciences Review, Full Courseware Package & Module Bundle

Life Sciences at NUS provides comprehensive training on the essential concepts and the latest research techniques critical to the diverse spectrum of disciplines within and beyond biological and biomedical fields. From molecular and cellular worlds to organismal individuals, and from macro-level ecological views to underlying evolutionary concepts, different aspects of life sciences contribute to our understanding of how humans work, and how we interact with, and impact our environment.

From the new AY2021/22 onwards, Life Sciences is offered as a primary Major by Faculty of Science for students enrolled in the College of Humanities and Sciences (CHS). Second Major in Life Sciences and Minor in Life Sciences are offered to all NUS undergraduates within and beyond CHS.

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NUS Electrical Engineering Review, Full Courseware Package & Module Bundle

Our BEng (Electrical Engineering) programme is designed to graduate versatile engineers for immediate employment and to prepare them for challenges ahead. Our programmes have strong emphasis on scientific and engineering fundamentals and a high degree of flexibility which can provide a wide diversity of educational experiences. It provides a mix of education, business and research opportunities which is unique in its diversity and richness, allowing the students to plan their individual educational experience in accordance with their career aspirations.

There are 3 differentiated Engineering Pathways for engineering students, they are:

Practising Professional Pathway (PPP): This is for graduates who will be engaged in professional practices such as civic services, infrastructural design, deployment and operation of systems and devices.

Innovation & Design Centric Pathway (iDP): This is for careers in engineering design and innovation, with emphasis on entrepreneurship. Students will be awarded a Second Major in Innovation and Design when you successfully complete all the requirements of iDP

Research-focused Pathway (RfP): This prepares suitable students for graduate studies for careers in R&D and academia.

These pathways give students the flexibility to explore engineering with different emphases. All students in a discipline read common technical core modules, which provide fundamental knowledge & skills. The pathways will be differentiated by the type of electives, type of internships and project work. The pathway requirements are summarized as below.

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NUS Economics Review, Full Courseware Package & Module Bundle

The NUS Department of Economics has an established reputation as one of the largest and leading economics departments in Asia. With more than 50 faculty members, our research contributions span all the major fields of economics and have an international impact on the discipline. We also aim to contribute to public policy discussion in Singapore through our research in applied fields and through our outreach activities.

Around 300 undergraduates each year choose Economics as their major and it is the Department’s role to provide them with an intellectually stimulating introduction to the discipline. We also run a popular one-year applied masters course that admits around 100 students. We maintain a doctoral program that produces close to 10 PhDs each year; upon graduation, many of them take up attractive positions in academia and industry throughout the Asia-Pacific region. The size and research diversity of our faculty members enables a wide range of curricular offerings, so that our students at any level can specialize in almost any area of economics that interests them.

Our Department can trace its origin to 1934 and our graduates have made important contributions to this nation. Goh Keng Swee, one of modern Singapore’s founding fathers, is a graduate of the Department. And so is Goh Chok Tong, the second prime minister of Singapore. In the current Cabinet, Josephine Teo, the Minister of Manpower and Second Minister of Home Affairs is an alumnus. Other prominent figures in public service who studied economics with us include Ngiam Tong Dow (former head of the Civil Service and chairman of the Housing Development Board) and Ravi Menon, the current Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

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NUS Chemical Engineering Review, Full Courseware Package & Module Bundle

What is ChE?

The four-year B.Eng. (Chemical Engineering) programme at NUS educates budding engineers to design, develop, and operate chemical processes by which chemicals, petroleum products, food, pharmaceuticals and consumer goods can be produced economically and safely with minimal environmental impact. In addition, Chemical Engineering students acquire the necessary background and skills to design and develop functional products that benefit society in many ways. Chemical processes involve reactions, heat transfer, separations and biological phenomena to produce useful and valuable products. Accordingly, they study changes in the composition, energy content and/or state of aggregation of materials taking into consideration the nature of matter and its properties (chemistry), the forces that act on matter (physics), similar aspects of biological materials (biology), and the relationships between them (mathematics). Chemical engineering differs from chemistry and applied chemistry programmes, with its emphasis on industrial applications of chemical reactions, separations and techniques for designing and operating economical, safe and environmentally benign processes.

Career Prospects

Chemical engineers are critical to the development of new technologies in robust and vibrant chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Significant growths are set for these industries both at home and abroad. Our graduates have found employment in chemical, petroleum refining, petrochemical, semiconductor/electronic, bio/pharmaceutical and related industries.

Major employers of chemical engineering graduates include ExxonMobil, Shell Eastern Petroleum, TECH Semiconductor, JGC, SOXAL, GSK, Merck, Sharp & Dohme, Sulzer Chemtech and many more. Thus, prospects for chemical engineering graduates are bright and exciting. Owing to its strong analytical content and many opportunities available, chemical engineering programme also enables graduates to explore a variety of non-engineering career options.

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NUS Business Administration Review, Full Courseware Package & Module Bundle

NUS Modular System

The NUS Business School operates on a modular system.  Students have the flexibility to design their curricula and to pace their studies. They also have the freedom to take modules of their interest, subject to any prerequisite requirements and to modules availability through the Centralised Online Registration System (ModReg @ Edurec). Students considering a double degree programme may be further guided by its more restrictive requirements. New students choose their modules during the Orientation Week.

Specialisation with Business

Business students may freely choose and change their specialisations online at the beginning of every semester (including their very first semester). Indication of specialisation usually takes place at the end of the 2nd year to the start of the 3rd year.  Students typically enrol for modules that together are worth from 18 to 24 MCs (i.e. about 5 to 6 modules) in a regular semester; more can be taken on exceptional basis.  It is theoretically possible to complete a BBA in 2 years, and a BBA(Honours) in 3 years.

Teaching style

More than 70% of curricular time is spent in a class with less than 50 other students; more than half of classes conducted have no final examinations. The NUS BBA’s U.S.-style curricular structure and assessment rubric are complemented by U.K.-style focus on specialised contents with functional depths, as well as Singapore-style academic governance and educational zeal.

Beyond BBA

Students may enrich their curriculum by applying for the University Scholars Programme (USP), Student Exchange Program (SEP) and NUS Overseas Colleges (NOC), thus spending up to 1.5 years abroad whilst still fulfilling University study requirements.

Students enter the BBA as a stand-alone programme, as part of a double-degree programme, or as part of a Concurrent BBA Master of Science in Management (With CEMS Master in International Management) or BBA with Master of Public Policy (MPP) programme.  As such, our BBA welcomes students, as burgeoning leaders and managers, either directly from outside NUS or indirectly from other NUS faculties or departments.  MSc(Mgt) students may complete the BBA(H)/BBA(AccH) + USP + MSc(Mgt) + MIM(CEMS) in 5.5 years.  Top-flight students may also complete the BBA(H) + USP + MPP in 5.5 years with normal academic load.

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NUS Module Review: SSA1208 Everyday Life of Chinese Singaporeans Past & Present

Studies on the everyday life of ordinary people offer an important perspective for understanding human history. This module examines the daily life of Chinese Singaporeans during the late 19th to 20th centuries, focusing on their cultural expressions and social actions, revolving around eight geo-cultural sites, namely, Singapore River, Chinatown, Chinese temples, clan associations, opera stages, amusement parks, hawker centres, and streets/roads. Students are asked to compare the past and present of these sites through oral history and fieldwork observation.

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NUS Module Review: SC1101E Making Sense of Society

Lectures can be a bit dry and boring because of the content but the lecturers are really passionate about what they are teaching. Dr Radics is quite funny and brings in some hilarious case studies that make things more relatable for students. Dr Lou lectures at a very easy pace and his explanations are clear, although he sometimes takes digs at students while giving examples in lecture (eg. “…such as students on their phone/not paying attention”) which might rub some people the wrong way. Lectures were not webcasted, but there were 2 lecture slots.

Tutor: Dr George Radics

He is a really engaging and witty tutor and and I really liked his tutorials. He encourages discussion and answers questions readily. Tutorials are enjoyable!

The 1200-word written assignment is due mid-semester, between recess week and reading week. Quite breezy i think, and an interesting assignment to write too! Tutorial quizzes are based on readings and content from the textbook by Joan Ferrante…although i didn’t do well in those quizzes. Readings can be just a bit dry sometimes but most are interesting (and short!) Personally i think the textbook is more important for content but because each chapter is so long, it would be wise to condense the chapters into shorter notes. This would also be better for studying for finals because there is a segment of critical definition (3m x 10) where you have to define 10 given phrases and use them in context. The other segment is an essay (20m).

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