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Junior Seminars

Junior Seminars bring freshmen together to explore interesting and diverse topics in a highly interactive environment. Students work collaboratively and tackle issues from a multidisciplinary perspective.

UTC1402

Generation Y: Transitions to Adulthood
Dr Lavanya Balachandran

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTC1403

Hidden Communities
Ms Angie Tan

Sem 1
Sem 2
UTC1404

Power and Ideas
A/P Reuben Wong

Sem 1

Sem 2

UTC1409

The Pursuit of Happiness
A/P Siok Kuan Tambyah

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTC1414

Discovering Singapore's Natural History and Heritage
Dr Joelle Lai

Sem 1

Sem 2
UTC1415

Family in a Changing Singapore
Ms Sue Chang-Koh

Sem 1
Sem 2
UTC1416

Games, Game Communities and Society
Dr Daniel Jew

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTC1417

Bioethics in the 21st Century
A/P Seow Teck Keong

Sem 1
Sem 2
UTC1419

Inside the Museum: Collections and the Public
Dr Joelle Lai

Sem 1
Sem 2
UTC1420

Beyond Borders: Migrant Community & Resilience
Dr Kevin McGahan

Sem 1
Sem 2

Senior Seminars

Senior Seminars are designed to give students an informed perspective of issues that are important to society in Singapore and Asia, help them think critically and challenge them to make a difference.

UTC2400

Community Leadership
Ms Angie Tan

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTC2402 / UTS2402

Environment and Civil Society in Singapore
Dr Joelle Lai
Dr Toh Tai Chong

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTC2403 / UTS2403

Citizenship in a Changing World
Dr Daniel Jew
Dr Lavanya Balachandran

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTC2404

(Re)Building Communities:
Insights from India

Ms Wong Soon Fen
Dr Kankana Mukhopadhyay

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTC2405

Emerging Asia: Successes and Challenges

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTC2406 / UTS2404

Cities and Nature
Dr Toh Tai Chong

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTC2407 / UTS2405

Work and Inequality
A/P Tambyah Siok Kuan

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTC2409 / UTS2407

Understanding Communities:
Theory & Practice
Dr Kankana Mukhopadhyay
Ms Angie Tan

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTC2410A

Reconstructing Communities:
Insights from the Balkans
A/P Reuben Wong
Dr Lavanya Balachandran

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTC2410B

Community, Culture, Conservation: Insights from Nepal
Ms Wong Soon Fen
Dr Kankana Mukhopadhyay

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTC2411 / UTS2408

Unequal Parenthoods in Asia
Dr Lavanya Balachandran

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTC2412 / UTS2409

Mental Wellness:
Local and Global Approaches

Ms Wong Soon Fen

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTC2413

Communicating with Communities in the 21st Century
Dr Misty So-Sum Wai-Cook

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTC2414 / UTS2410

Stakeholders:
Community Engagement as a Sum of Diverse Parts

Ms Sue Chang-Koh

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTC2415

The Effective Non-profit
Dr Vania Yip

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTS2400

Identities in Asia
Dr Kankana Mukhopadhyay

Sem 1
Sem 2

Ideas & Exposition I (IEM1)

Ideas & Exposition modules are offered by the Centre for English Language Communication’s Writing Unit. These help students to develop core strategies that underlie successful scholarly writing in the humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences and mathematics.

The I&E I modules help students to produce expository writing that readers will recognize as increasing their understanding of a given topic while the I&E II modules will help students learn and apply five core strategies that underlie successful scholarly research and writing.

UTW1001A

Identities and Ideas in Modern Market-Driven Societies
Ms Marissa E Kwan Lin

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTW1001B

What is a nation? Texts, images and national identity
Dr Namala Lakshmi Tilakaratna

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTW1001C

At the Edges of the Law: Ethics, Morality and Society
Dr Zhou Ziqian Jan

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTW1001D

Self, Society, and the Digital Tsunami era
Dr James Stephens

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTW1001E

From Human to 'Posthuman'
Dr Victor Cole

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTW1001F

The Internationalisation of Higher Education: Impact and Challenges
Dr Fong Yoke Sim

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTW1001G

Human Behaviours: How do 'I' fit in this Social World?
Dr Misty Cook

Sem 1
Sem 2
UTW1001H

Eating Right(s): The Politics of Food
Dr Anuradha Ramanujan

Sem 1
Sem 2
UTW1001I

Science and Popular Narratives
Mr Chris Bedwell

Sem 1
Sem 2
UTW1001S

Women in Film

Sem 1
Sem 2
UTW1001P

Heroes
Dr Jason Banta

Sem 1
Sem 2
UTW1001W

The Online Politician: The Use of Social Media in Political Communication

Sem 1
Sem 2
UTW1001Z

Colour: Theory, meaning and practice
Dr Laetitia Monbec

Sem 1
Sem 2

Ideas & Exposition 2 (IEM2)

Ideas and Exposition 2 modules are the second in a sequence (following Ideas & Exposition 1). Similar to I&E1 modules, I&E2 modules help students improve their academic writing by investigating diverse scholarly perspectives on a specific course topic.

The goal of the course is to use research-based writing on that topic as a tool to develop students’ rhetorical awareness, habits of inquiry, and writing competencies.

UTW2001E

Ethics in Outer Space

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTW2001H

Risk and Popular Culture
Dr. Anuradha Ramanujan

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTW2001J

Blood, Death and Desire, Interpreting the Vampire
Ms. Coleen Angove

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTW2001M

Sport and Socialization
Dr Mark Brooke

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTW2001P

Science Fiction and Empire
Dr. Jason Banta

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTW2001Q

'What's in a word?' Meaning across cultures
Dr. Wong Jock Onn

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTW2001R

Discourse, Citizenship, and Society
Dr. Gene Segarra Navera

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTW2001W

Alter ego / authentic self? Online political identities
Ms Nazerene Ibrahim

Sem 1
Sem 2

UTW2001Z

The Semiotics of Colour
Dr Laetitia Monbec

Sem 1
Sem 2