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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Data Science for Construction, Architecture and Engineering (edX)

This course is an Introduction to Data Science for Built Environment Professions. You will learn practical skills targeted at building industry professionals with an emphasis on basic Python programming, the Pandas and scikit-learn libraries, and Colaboratory Juptyer notebooks.
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Quantitative and Qualitative Research for Beginners (edX)

Aug 3rd 2021
Quantitative and Qualitative Research for Beginners (edX)
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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.
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Computational Reasoning (edX)

This module aims to enhance learners’ managerial abilities by equipping them with computational tools and philosophical critical reasoning skills, thus empowering them to make well-informed decisions based on data and to critically evaluate solutions.
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Understanding and Communicating Risk (edX)

Learn how individuals perceive and understand risks and master the tools to communicate risk information effectively to help people make better decisions in the face of risks. This course provides an introduction to how people perceive and understand risks in their everyday lives and how to communicate risk information [...]
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Semiconductors for Beginners (edX)

The primary goal of the course is to enable the student to understand what semiconductors are, and why they are important to the electronics industry. Students will first learn and understand why some materials are insulators and others are conductors, and will learn how these properties can be modified. [...]
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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. For more than 3.5 billion years microbes and their communities (microbiomes) have shaped the [...]
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Electronic Materials and Semiconductors (edX)

The primary goal of the course is to enable the student to understand what semiconductors are, and why they are important to the electronics industry. Students will first learn and understand why some materials are insulators and others are conductors, and will learn how these properties can be modified. [...]
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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 [...]
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