National University of Singapore

A leading global university located in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore’s flagship university, and offers a global approach to education and research with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise. Its transformative education includes a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment.

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Reason and Persuasion: Thinking Through Three Dialogues By Plato (Coursera)

In this course we will study Plato's ancient art of blowing up your beliefs as you go, to make sure they're built to last. We spend six weeks studying three Platonic dialogues, then two more weeks pondering a pair of footnotes to Plato; that is, we will consider some [...]

Write Like Mozart: An Introduction to Classical Music Composition (Coursera)

This course introduces students to strategies for style writing of common practice European art music. The issues of harmonic progression, voice leading, and texture are addressed in addition to relevant compositional concepts like repetition, variation, and elaboration. The course aims to offer a creative space even within the [...]

Introduction to Complexity Science (Coursera)

Dec 5th 2022
Introduction to Complexity Science (Coursera)
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This course explores the features of complexity science. Our world is connected by an abundance of complex systems. Across all levels of organizations from physical, biological world to the social world, we may think of the connectivity between individual elements and how they interact and influence each other. For [...]

Engaging in Persuasive and Credible Communication (Coursera)

In "Engaging in Persuasive and Credible Communication", you will learn the key skill of persuasion, in the context of professional communication in a globalised world. Persuasive communication is essential to any professional workplace. From a simple email request for your colleague to help you, to developing a presentation [...]

Strengthening Your Widening Network (Coursera)

In this course, you will learn strategies not only on how to communicate effectively but also how to strengthen your relationships with co-workers and other stakeholders from diverse cultural backgrounds, both inside and beyond the organisation. In particular, "Strengthening your widening network" aims to equip you with a workplace [...]

Establishing a Professional ‘Self’ through Effective Intercultural Communication (Coursera)

In the course ‘Establishing a professional ‘self’ through effective intercultural communication’, you will learn how to communicate effectively to establish relationships with colleagues in a culturally and linguistically diverse community and workplace. As language reflects cultures, we begin the course by highlighting the need to take into considerations cultural [...]

Becoming Part of the Globalised Workplace (Coursera)

The final course aims to build learners’ confidence and adaptability when communicating in cross-cultural environments as they assume leadership responsibility to communicate influence in persuasive workplace contexts. The course focuses on enhancing learners’ professional persona for skilful engagement and intercultural communication with stakeholders within and beyond the organization, including [...]

Understanding and Changing Health Behaviors (edX)

Oct 11th 2022
Understanding and Changing Health Behaviors (edX)
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Understand how health behaviours impact health, what drives them and how to change them for the better. Ever wondered what makes people eat unhealthily, not move enough or sleep insufficiently? Such behaviors impact health and wellbeing greatly. Despite this, many people do not engage in healthful behaviors. Understanding health [...]

Governing Diverse Cities in Europe and Asia (edX)

Oct 3rd 2022
Governing Diverse Cities in Europe and Asia (edX)
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Explore emerging models of diversity governance in cities of Europe and Asia. This course will introduce key issues facing European and Asian cities to govern their diversity.

Circuits for Beginners (edX)

This course introduces DC (direct current) circuits and is typically the first course an undergraduate student in electrical engineering would take. We learn about voltage, current, and power, while building and analyzing progressively more complex circuits.