NUS

The National University of Singapore (NUS) offers a global approach to education, research and entrepreneurship, with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise.

Our 17 faculties across three campuses in Singapore – Kent Ridge, Bukit Timah and Outram – provide a rigorous broad-based curriculum underscored by cross-faculty enrichment. We have pioneered many innovative academic programmes which include student exchange, entrepreneurial internships at 12 NUS Overseas Colleges, as well as double, joint and concurrent degree programmes with some of the world’s best universities. Close to 40,000 students from 100 countries enrich our vibrant and diverse campus community.

The University’s multidisciplinary and real-world approach to education, research and entrepreneurship enables us to work closely with industry, governments and academia to address crucial and complex issues relevant to Asia and the world. Researchers in our faculties, 29 university-level research institutes, research centres of excellence and corporate labs focus on themes that include energy, environmental and urban sustainability; treatment and prevention of diseases common among Asians; active ageing; advanced materials; as well as risk management and resilience of financial systems. The University’s latest research focus is to use data science, operations research and cybersecurity to support Singapore's Smart Nation initiative. We also strive to create a supportive and innovative environment to promote creative enterprise within our community.

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Small Organisms, Big Solutions: Microbiomes & Sustainability (edX)

The course is an introduction to microbiomes and sustainability. It argues that global microbiomes are fundamentally relevant to sustainability. Topics include principles of sustainability, sustainable development, microbiomes in humans and the environment, bioremediation, and bioretention.

Understanding and Changing Health Behaviors (edX)

Apr 12th 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 [...]

AC and Switching Circuits (edX)

In this course, you will learn all about circuits with alternating current (AC). The course shows how to design and analyse AC circuits, and concepts like phasors and power factor are explained. We also cover transformers, fuses, relays, and the use of transistors as switches. The course is the [...]

US-China Relations: Past, Present and Future (edX)

This course will provide an overview of the economic, military, political and cultural dimensions of the rising United States-China geopolitical contest. It will examine the strategic perspectives and mistakes of both countries, and suggest what can be done to prevent further escalation of the [...]

Quantitative and Qualitative Research for Beginners (edX)

This course is designed as a basic introduction to the complex world of research methods and provides both theoretical and practical information for students to give them a foundation for carrying out research in a wide range of disciplines using quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods.

Handling Children In A Healthcare Setting (edX)

Learn the fundamentals and skills required to manage children in a healthcare setting. The management of patients is an important soft-skill which every clinician must learn and be good at. This process is made more challenging when the patient is a child and communication has to also include the [...]

Health behaviors: from individuals to larger contexts (edX)

Nov 2nd 2021
Health behaviors: from individuals to larger contexts (edX)
Course Auditing
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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. [...]

Performative Modelling (edX)

This course focuses on evaluating alternative spatial configurations to support evidence-based decision making. You will learn methods for calculating various spatial performance metrics related to the built environment that can be used for comparative analysis of design options.

The Art and Science of Searching in Systematic Reviews (edX)

This course is useful for anyone responsible for searching literature systematically either for a systematic review or a comprehensive literature review. Learn the fundamentals of systematic review searching, including strategies, information sources and methods to manage & report search methods across [...]

Generative Modelling (edX)

This course focuses on generating spatial information models capturing various relationships and constraints. You will learn a set of advanced modelling techniques for generating spatial models. You will create multiple procedures that annotate and query your models using attribute data. By the end of the course, you will be [...]