Study a wide range of approaches to psychological research, and learn how the approaches are applied in real-life situations. You'll learn from Oxford experts about the classic theories of this discipline, and how they fit into modern best practices.
Class size of 15 or fewer
16-17 year olds
7 days commencing:
The mind is complex. The complicated biological nature of the most complex organ in the human body means that we are constantly learning how the brain works, and how it impacts our emotional actions and reactions. Study psychology with us in Singapore and you can hope to explore some of the concepts of psychology in depth, learn about psychology through history, alternative theories and approaches, the fundamentals of physiology and the study of the human brain.
Learning in a small group (no more than 15 students and often fewer), as well as 1:1 or 2:1 tutorials, means that you get quality time with your tutor and the chance to ask all your most pressing questions. Through interactive learning, our tutors will guide you through new concepts and assign you practise tasks to build your knowledge and skills. You will also have an opportunity for group work, independent research, and homework assignments to be discussed in class. Small classes mean everyone gets to have their say, and students learn from debating with one another, as well as from their tutor. You’ll take part in academic workshops that will build your transferable skills are help you prepare for your academic career.
Students take part in 27 hours of learning from their teachers in small groups and 1:1 or 2:1 tutorials, challenging them in thought-provoking, intensive courses. Class sizes are no more than 15 students, giving you personalised attention from a tutor at the top of their field.
You’ll also get the chance to learn first-hand from industry experts during our TED-style talks and academic workshops. You’ll leave the course feeling inspired, with a greater understanding of what it will take to succeed.
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Students will experience a half-day academic excursion to explore topics taught in the classroom in a real-world, hands-on environment.
"My teacher was very interesting, he explained perfectly what Psychology is, giving us a broad understanding of all the aspects of it."
"Psychology helped me to get a better understanding of the world around me by helping me learn how different people are, and how different minds work."
Consistently ranked among the top universities in the world, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is the oldest university in Singapore and will be host for our one-week intensive summer courses in summer 2019. The university has been ranked the top university in Asia Pacific by two international ranking systems, and hosts over 35,000 students during term time.
Summer course students have the opportunity to stay at the National University of Singapore student housing for the duration of their course for their convenience. The course also offers a non-residential option for local students. The National University of Singapore is located in East Singapore, known for its top academic institutions, commercial sector, and restaurants
At the National University of Singapore accommodation, our pastoral staff and group leaders will be nearby to make sure you’re safe, comfortable and happy. On the first day, our staff provide students with an orientation to help you settle in and work out the basics of student life.
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