Workload: 4.5. Assessment: 15% lab, 15% midterm, 70% finals Grade Obtained: S (B+), FIN2004 Finance I want to look back and truly say last sem best sem. Just in this internship, theres so much I’ve said I wanted to do but again I leave with no value added. Korea (KAIST) and Hong Kong (HKUST) are good, they teach in english and who can say no to Korean culture or Dim Sum. The Master of Science (Mechanical Engineering) programme will provide you with knowledge and technical tools to succeed in challenging professional practice of mechanical engineering and instil in you an ethic for lifelong learning. The difficulty and workload ratings are subjective, but I still want these to be as consistent as possible. It’s a 10-15min presentation on 3-5 unique service businesses related to the given business area (eg. Hopefully this is the worst grade I will see ever. I was stunned (could not even identify where the cross section is) but eventually managed to work my way through by discussing with classmates. Admission Requirements . But in case I don’t, I’ll just come back to laugh at this post 4 months later, no big deal. If we accepted and withdrew afterward, the deposit will be forfeited. For Vesak this year, I decided to participate in the 3 step 1 bow ceremony at Kong Meng San Park Kor See Monastery (KMS). Centre for English Language Communication (CELC) 24 Centre for Future-ready Graduates (CFG) 24 Duke-NUS 24; Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences (FASS) 24 FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES 24; Faculty of Engineering (FOE) 24 Faculty of Science (FOS) 24 Institute of Systems Science (ISS) 24 Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) 24 Multidisciplinary 24; NUS … I worry that I will not use the free time I have productively. However, the lack of direction can be frustrating for some and made worse with bad groupmates (I’ve heard a few horror stories). Prof Seeram R is among 13 highly cited researchers from NUS Engineering, and among 25 from NUS. Writing the report is the next nightmare of this thing. Module Type: Core, preallocated I doubt the USA is cheap with the exchange rate currently at 1.4. We learnt about what is service operations and parameters related to service operations such as service time. Workload: 2/5 Class Format: lecture (2h) + Tutorial (4 x 2h) Both professors have been teaching this module for a while and are very experienced. These profs also expect higher standards of their students. German) and exchange students will be taking their masters level modules which are taught in English. Software Product Engineering for Digital Markets Modular Credits = 5 : SOO Yuen Jien Grp L1: Mon 18:30-20:30 E-Learn_C-CS3217. The class is oversubscribed and for good reason, it was interesting. I took this module because a friend was taking it and I have no regrets! NUS truly made me realise the 三个臭皮匠凑成一个诸葛亮 phrase. The remaining 20% are qualitative. Eating out at anywhere that is not a fast food joint or mexican food is expensive. The walk took us over gravel road and drain covers, hence some wore shoes. There will be a few interim submissions for the research paper where you present your proposal and the prof will approve. So was a short climb up the stairs to the second story and a comfortable walk along the corridor (no bowing). I highly doubt it was a pretty sound (almost a howling/ wailing for me). This is not what I want my last sem to be. Assessment: Class participation 30%, Mid-term group assignment 10%, Group project 30%, Test 30% You might need other softwares like MATLAB and stuff. I could follow most of the lecture content, but got lost towards week 11. With the writing, I found what helps to be writing the questions that were discussed in class. Still, I was all ready to submit the day before the deadline (instead of editing until the last minute) and managed an A-. Yet everytime in the midst of chionging I wonder why I load myself until I start miniature panics. Offered by NUS Faculty of Engineering in partnership with NUS SCALE, the degree is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB) of the Institute of Engineers Singapore (IES). To keep all these within 55 mins of tutorial is impossible. Part 2 though, was a complete disaster. This is the only module which fit all our timetables and which we were all willing to take. A bowl of ramen costs 13 CAD, so cheaper than Singapore? Usually a department representative would be invited down as well (Prof Quan the SEP coordinator came down for ours). It’s best not to be bothered about them and just strive to finish the project. Use your own judgement when reading these. Just pluck some figures for cost and market rates out of the sky and multiply them by certain percentages which we grasped from the TA (other groups were not so lucky or shrewd) to obtain the funding required. This is a waste as their slot may not get reallocated to another student who wants it more. There were lots of vectors, centripetal and angular acceleration, reference and body axes. In the first round, nobody knew about the ranking method, but in the second round, some friends realised. The partner mod’s hours are usually between 0.5-1 times of a NUS mod. But in this class, we just laughed it off. Although not difficult, the workload is high because the assessment is broken down into so many components. Plus you get to meet other exchange students. In the end, I spent 2.5 whole day and nights working on it, including through ME2114 lecture. The content is interesting and focused on the research/ studies behind each consumer phenomenon. If its on the list, a senior has successfully mapped it. Review: On that note, the expectation for interim presentation is not high. Anyhow, this is a nice walk through memory lane. On the way past the drinks booth, I drank 4 cups of grass jelly. BSP3001 Strategic Management  – I highly recommend clearing this abroad after taking this in NUS in my last sem. Professor: Acaan Tasaneeporn. There are 4 tutorials to attend and participation is graded. Projects prerequisite range from certain modules that you have to had taken or be willing to take concurrently, nationality requirements for defence related projects to CAP4.0 and above. We were given lots of freedom with this and learnt quite a bit about culture in Norway through the exchange student’s presentation. ME2101 Fundamentals of Mechanical Design This module presents the fundamental principles of classical mechanics. Furthermore, slides were taken from the textbook and with enough patience, one can slowly work through the textbook to achieve some level of understanding. Some schools are known for certain majors (Delft for Aero) and have specialized modules on the topic. A common thing is quizzes every week/ every lecture, forcing you to attend and study regularly. He patiently told me how to do it (from his memory when he did it last time) but I couldn’t hear any of it because of the stress. Relaxed. The amount of effort the teams put in for the final presentation is ridiculously high. This module received good reviews from those who had taken it previously and I was highly recommended to take this mod. They do not grade on a curve but the threshold for a passing grade is high. drink more water, be prepared for aches the next day, take care on the downslopes. Candidates with other qualifications and achievements deemed to be suitably prepared … Listening in class and presentations helps by providing you with examples to use in the essay. Along the way, learn something about yourself and learn something about the path as well. Here, the learning emphasis is on systems thinking. Taking a module with the fresh and talkative year 1s, I did not even try to get class part marks. Going around midnight seemed to net a waiting time of 2 hours and queue cleared at 3am. Class Format: Sectional (3h) Just do the same as the presentation, except transfer the content of the ppt into the poster. ... Was it just for one or two modules across semesters or was it widely used and should always be readily available. The content and format of the module is not unlike BSP1005 and not far from A level econs. This may be troublesome especially if you’re only there for 4 months. I didn’t hear raving reviews about this modules from my engineering peers who stayed. Module Type: UEM/C2. Other than regurgitating textbook material, the other way to appear proficient is to pre-read the slides and say exactly what the prof intends to in the next few slides. Within the 55min long session, you must try to speak, once so either fight hard or look for emptier tutorial slots. He understood that student presentations for tutorials are not the best way to learn and hence does provide a summary/ highlight important content for clarity after the presentation. Review: The final exams were long 2.5h for 35MCQ, not many students stayed till the end. A set of practice questions are provided. I liked that the exchange students asked about every little thing because there were parts I didn’t understand either and their question helped clarify these. *(See the module review coming in the near future). Just wanted to give a quick note on mapping partner uni modules to NUS modules. In the Spring Trimester, there are four Core Modules, and you must choose at least one Option Module from the list below or you may take one First Year Elective Module (from the entire catalogue). Difficulty: 2/5 The advice here isn’t really for everyone. Generally Mac is discouraged in ME but with boot camp you can overcome the limitations. Workload: 3/5 The project was a bigger problem. Also very popular, especially with GEP students. I want my last sem to be where I get to do everything I did not do previously because of busy-ness. However the 3S1B was not the end of my trials. The quiz is a 1hr MCQ, 15qn per part. Assessment: Class participation 20%, Pair Project 20%, Group presentation 30%, Written test 30% – partially true. Difficulty: 3/5/5 As usual, I had fun writing out the cheatsheets and making them neat. However, despite all the negative reviews I’ve heard about this module – from how its all fluff and the project is a nightmare, I did not experience any of that at all. Be careful of careless mistakes with this one. Do watch out of you are not fluent. Assessment: Group tutorial presentation and submission, class participation, midterm, finals The module I’d bided for was MNO3303 Organizational effectiveness. Professor: Prof Haque. I try to sleep but I guess the tea served by China Eastern was way too strong. The lab tutors were good at explaining the lab and helped us with the set up. ME3303 Design Project – This is 6 MC in NUS, so it is harder to map (because of the workload issue see below). In selecting a project, definitely read the project description, check the project prerequisites, find out about the prof, verify if it’s a group project or continuation of previous semester’s. Again the key to such reflections isn’t reflection at all but a test to see how you can apply as many concepts as possible. Fortunately, the interim report set precedence. Most of us couldn’t do the tutorial questions and really needed a good tutor. Theres always opportunity to meet western exchange students there as well. The downslopes were not fun. Just one last semester of module reviews to write at Pudong International later. As can be expected, these are usually quite easy and fun. There isn’t really a good way to practice this (no PYP), so I could only read and re-read the textbook and do the tutorials. Yup this deserves a 5/5 because this semester FYP gets more hectic as everyone tries to rush out results for the final presentation. There were no questions given – we were expected to identify the problem and propose a analysis and recommendation for the company. 21 Lower Kent Ridge Road Singapore 119077 Asia is full of variety and the experience depends on where one went. Prof seah used a book by Shigley, which despite every batch buying the latest edition, always had the same mistakes that Prof Seah would correct in class. Seniors can usually put you in touch with their friends who have worked under the prof you are considering. The lecture is understandable, need to revise and compile, some thinking required to do the tutorial. The blessed one. A+ tip is to photocopy just the useful pages of the book rather than flip the whole book for that few tables. It comprises a list of coursework modules to be conducted in NUS within the first 2 quarters of the programme. Feast like a king in Norway on Salmon everyday. Looking back, it should not have been that hard. Review: Assessment: Class part, group tutorial presentation, midterm, finals. Some do 4 modules at once while others to 2 for each half semester. Sectionals started with a 1.5h lecture by Mr Low followed by a 0.5h tutorial presentation by different groups and 0.5h discussion. There is no peer review for this module and nothing can be done when someone doesn’t show up or does subpar work. 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