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  • Ethics and Professional IssuesPSYC90008


    This subject is organised around four major areas: risk assessment and management;theoretical foundations of ethics;ethical problems and the application of ethical principles to practice, and legal and institutional regulations; andcodes of practice and guidelines. The exploration, clarificatio...

  • UM-NUS Advanced Psychological PracticePSYC90091

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    It is the overall aim of this subject to provide training in empirically supported psychological therapies for various psychiatric and personality disorders. It builds on the training in therapeutic skills and techniques provided in Psychological Intervention and Therapy and prepares students fur...

  • Research ProjectPSYC90106

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The group research project is a capstone option in the Master of Applied Psychology. This subject enables participants to draw on the expertise developed throughout the MAP program and apply it to a topic relevant to their coursework topics. The project is team-based to mirror the practical exper...

  • Child PsychopathologyPSYC90023

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on the clinical manifestation, aetiology, diagnosis, assessment, and management of high-prevalence psychological disorders of childhood and adolescence. The role of systemic and developmental factors in understanding and managing young people’s psychological difficulties are ...

  • Cognitive PsychologyPSYC20007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Mental processes such as attention, memory, language and categorisation form the basis of our creative human cognitive abilities. An understanding of these cognitive abilities and the methods used by cognitive psychologists to study them provides an essential foundation for ongoing study in psych...

  • Mind, Brain & Behaviour 1PSYC10003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Mind, Brain & Behaviour 1 provides an introduction to how we uniquely sense and perceive our world to construct our own internal psychological experience. The subject explores how we learn, think, remember, and operate within our constructed worlds; and explains the neural mechanisms that und...

  • Developmental PsychologyPSYC20008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines cognitive, biological, and social developmental psychology in infancy, childhood and adolescence. Contemporary theories as well as recent and historical accounts of development will be reviewed.  Subject topics will highlight major themes that have shaped thinking in develo...

  • Thinking, Judgement and Decision MakingPSYC90104

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The science of judgment and decision-making is an important emerging area of study incorporating elements of psychology and behavioral economic theory. This includes the cognitive basis of decision-making, preference formation, belief updating, and related cognitive processes, using methods from ...

  • Research Project in Public Health Part 1POPH90284

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The Research Project is a capstone option within the Master of Public Health. Within the Research Project students will work in their chosen area of study with an appointed supervisor. Students will have the opportunity to undertake a literature review, develop research questions and undertake th...

  • Technology and AgeingPOPH90263

    Offered:Term 4Year:2019

    This subject looks at the ways in which recent technological advancements can revolutionise the experience, management and future of ageing. Innovations in how we age are explored from multiple perspectives, including how technology can support autonomy and independent living as well as social co...

  • Health Indicators and Health SurveysPOPH90117

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include: routinely collected health-related data; quantitative methods in demography, including standardisation and life tables; health differentials; design and analysis of population health surveys, including the role of stratification, clustering and weighting.    

  • Clinical Sexual & Reproductive HealthPOPH90070


    This is a public health and clinical subject for health professionals working or hoping to work in the area of sexual and reproductive health. It covers the following topics: sexually transmissible infections and blood borne viruses (prevention and screening, diagnosis and treatment), contracepti...

  • Health PolicyPOPH90206


    The subject focuses on the decisions, usually made by governments, which determine the present and future objectives underlying a country’s health services and programs. The following topics will be covered: policy definitions and instruments;ideas, ideologies and interests that influence priori...

  • Young People in ContextPOPH90167

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces and critiques the concepts ‘adolescence’ and ‘health’, and examines various frameworks for understanding the phenomenon of adolescent development. The diversity of adolescent experience is explored, and the impact of various socio-environmental contexts of adolescence on y...

  • Community-Based Participatory ResearchPOPH90201

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    There is increasing global recognition that public health research seeking to change the social determinants of health is most effective when communities are actively engaged. Therefore, many health researchers are looking towards participatory approaches to the production of knowledge. This subj...

  • Survival AnalysisPOPH90122

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include: Kaplan-Meier life tables; logrank test to compare two or more groups; Cox's proportional hazards regression model; checking the proportional hazards assumption; time-dependent covariates; sample size calculations for survival studies.

  • Design of Randomised Controlled TrialsPOPH90119

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics include: ethical considerations; principles and methods of randomisation in controlled trials; treatment allocation, blocking, stratification and allocation concealment; parallel, factorial and crossover designs including n-of-1 studies; practical issues in sample size determination; inten...

  • Qualitative Research in Public HealthPOPH90231

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a compulsory subject in the Master of Public Health. Qualitative research plays an important role in public health as it can explain how people experience a particular health issue or why they perform a health-related behavior, taking into account specific social, political and economic c...

  • Health Illness and SocietyPOPH90245

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Today the complex public health concerns that confront the world require medical and social science researchers to collaborate. Health, illness and Society, incorporating insights from medical anthropology and health sociology will engage with the social, political, economic and historical factor...

  • Research Project in Public Health Part 2POPH90285

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to POPH90284 Research Project in Public Health Part 1.