The programme is specifically designed to prepare graduates with the ability to carry out scholarly applied research independently at the forefront of their specialised field in social and behavioural science, and become experts who facilitate and contribute to the advancement of new knowledge.
Graduates of this programme are able to independently conduct, manage, and lead advanced research which contributes to substantial, new and original knowledge, and/or professional practice in the field of SBS.
They are poised for upper-level positions whether in organisations, consulting or academia, and are expected to contribute towards improvement in their places of employment and to the nation.
The programme is specifically geared for professional practitioners in education from public or private schools, community or government agencies, training departments, institutions of higher education and other education-related settings, aspiring to be researchers.
The programme offers reform-minded professionals a unique way to advance their research knowledge and skills, and to address educational problems in a variety of settings.
At the end of the programme, students will be part of an exceptional professional network, addressing educational issues in public and private educational settings.
The programme offers interdisciplinary courses in Religion, Languages, History & Archaeology and Philosophy & Ethics with a focus on major aspects of the Asian traditions.
This programme aims to produce students who are able to synthesise knowledge and contribute to original research that broadens the frontier of knowledge in Humanities - Display leadership qualities through communicating and working effectively with peers and stakeholders and appraise problems in Humanities critically using scientific skills.