Nanyang Technological University

 

 


 

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is the fastest-rising Asian university in the world's top 50.

The university has five colleges, one of which is only focused on interdisciplinary graduate research, and a new medical school, the autonomous Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, set up jointly with Imperial College London.

NTU is also home to world-class autonomous entities such as the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering.

NTU provides a high-quality global education to about 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The student body includes top scholars and international olympiad medallists from the region and beyond.

Hailing from more than 70 countries, the university's 3,800-strong teaching and research staff bring dynamic international perspectives and years of solid industry experience.

More info: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/index.aspx




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Sep 26th 2016

We have all seen forensic scientists in TV shows, but how do they really work? What is the science behind their work? The course aims to explain the scientific principles and techniques behind the work of forensic scientists and will be illustrated with numerous case studies from Singapore and around the world.

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Jan 11th 2016

Learn how to identify symmetrical forms and appreciate their importance in nature, art, architecture, crystallography and technology. Understand symmetry quantitatively, recognize its role in beauty and design, and appreciate its function in our everyday life. The level of difficulty is intermediate-to-hard with a workload is 7-10 hrs/week. This MOOC is for credit and students who obtain a Verified Certificate with an overall mark of more than 60% earn 3 Academic Units (AU) that can be directed towards either an Unrestricted Elective (UE) or General Elective (GE-STS) subject at NTU. The usual NTU examination procedure requires student identification through webcam plus keystroke patterning for each assignment submission with a no-tolerance policy towards cheating. Students who are found to cheat, tamper with or falsify grades, or collude on assignments will be denied credits. It is not necessary to be enrolled at NTU to be awarded 3 AU and once received the AU remain valid 3 years. Because this is a for-credit course students must join the Signature Track stream within the first 2 week add-drop period (up to 21 August 2015, 2359 hrs) in accordance with NTU rules.

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Jan 19th 2015

Taught by the 'World's Best Business Educator', as awarded by the Economist Intelligence Unit, the aim of this course is to understand issues that companies need to address when moving from being offline to online and learn how companies can craft business models where IT is embedded as an integral part of products, processes and customer interactions. You would get to appreciate how IT is changing the way companies create value through networks and coopetition.

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