AY2017/18 S2 – Residential College Modules for Non-Residents (Part 2)

Dear Students,

The list of Residential College modules opened to the wider NUS community for Semester 2 of AY2017/2018 is indicated in the table below.

Module Code Module Title Residential College
UTC1102H/ GEM1902H C.S.I. 101: Truth from Evidence Tembusu College
UTC1102S/ GEM1902S Living and Dying in the Internet Age Tembusu College
UTC1112A/ GEM1912A Humanising Technology Tembusu College
UTC1119 Crime and Punishment Tembusu College
UTC1120 Emotions and Society Tembusu College
UTC2101 Time and Life Tembusu College
UTC2113 Gaming Life Tembusu College
UTS2105 Singapore As ‘Model’ City? Tembusu College
UTS2114 Technologies and Ageing in Singapore Tembusu College
UTC1702D Thinking in Systems: Population Dynamics Residential College 4
UTC1702E Thinking in Systems: Energy Systems Residential College 4
UTC1702F Thinking in Systems: Disaster Resilience Residential College 4
UTC2707/ UTS2701 Understanding Health and Social Care in Singapore Residential College 4

In general, Junior Seminars (UTC1xxx) are open to all students, while Senior Seminars (UTC2xxx or UTS2xxx) are open to non-Year 1 students and/or students who have read a Junior Seminar. Individual RCs may have additional restrictions.

To submit an appeal, please select and rank your module preferences through the online RC Module/Class Appeals System (not CORS bidding).

System opens: 10 January 2018, Wednesday, 10:00AM
System closes: 19 January 2018, Friday, 11:59PM

You will be notified of the outcome via email on a rolling basis from 12 January 2018 onwards, and the module will be pre-allocated to you in CORS.

Where can I find the timetable and module description?

*College of Alice & Peter Tan and Ridge View Residential College are not opening up any modules to non-residents this semester.

How is the module counted towards graduation?

For students admitted in AY2014/15 and before, modules with the GEM or UTC prefix may fulfil General Education requirements; modules with the GEM prefix come from Group A or B as indicated by their module code (refer to Q17 HERE) while modules with the UTC prefix belong to both Group A and B. Modules with the UTS prefix may fulfil the Singapore Studies requirement.

For students admitted in AY2015/16 and after, modules may be used to seek exemption from one of the General Education pillars. You may apply for the exemption through your module host College towards the end of the semester.

Otherwise, the module can count as an Unrestricted Elective.

*Not applicable to students from Law, Medicine, Dentistry and Yale-NUS College. Please contact your own Faculty/School for advice.

How is the module graded? Can I exercise the S/U option on the module?

The Junior Seminar is graded on a Completed Satisfactorily / Completed Unsatisfactorily (CS/CU) basis. Senior Seminars are letter graded but eligible for the S/U option.

*Not applicable to students from Law, Medicine, Dentistry and Yale-NUS College. Please contact your own Faculty/School for advice.

AY2017/18 S2 – Residential College Modules for Non-Residents

In Semester 2 of AY2017/2018, some of the residential colleges are opening up modules to non-residents in the wider NUS community.

The availability of module spaces is subject to vacancies after the residential colleges conduct their internal module/class preference exercise for students who are residing there.

 

Are there any restrictions to the module I can read?

In general, Junior Seminars are open to all students while Senior Seminars are open to non-Year 1 students and/or students who have read a Junior Seminar. Individual RCs may have additional restrictions.

The actual list of modules/timeslots will be publicised via a separate CORS notice from 10 January 2018 onwards.

 

Where can I find the timetable and module description?

[Note: It is possible that CAPT may not open up any modules at all due to limited space.]

 

When/how do I register for a module?

You may submit and rank your module preferences through the online RC Module/Class Appeals System (not CORS bidding).

System opens: 10 January 2018, Wednesday, 10:00AM

System closes: 19 January 2018, Friday, 11:59PM.

 

When/how will I be notified of the allocation outcome?

You will be notified via email. Results will be released on a rolling basis from 12 January 2018 onwards, and the module will be pre-allocated to you in CORS.

 

How is the module counted towards graduation?

For students admitted in AY2014/15 and before, modules with the GEM or UTC prefix may fulfil General Education requirements while modules with the UTS prefix may fulfil the Singapore Studies requirements.

For students admitted in AY2015/16 and after, modules may be used to seek exemption from one of the General Education pillars. You may apply for the exemption through your module host College towards the end of the semester.

Otherwise, the module can count as an Unrestricted Elective.

*Not applicable to students from Law, Medicine, Dentistry and Yale-NUS College. Please contact your own Faculty/School for advice.

 

How is the module graded? Can I exercise the S/U option on the module?

Junior Seminars are graded on a Completed Satisfactorily / Completed Unsatisfactorily (CS/CU) basis. Senior Seminars are letter graded but eligible for the S/U option.

*Not applicable to students from Law, Medicine, Dentistry and Yale-NUS College. Please contact your own Faculty/School for advice.

IMPORTANT! Notice on General Education Modules (GEM) for Semester 2 AY2017/2018

For students admitted from AY2015/16 onwards

Students reading modules from the Human Cultures (GEH), Thinking and Expression (GET) and Singapore Studies (GES) pillars can only select a 2nd module within the same pillar from Round 2B, subject to availability of vacancies.  This is to facilitate the completion of the General Education requirements for as many students as possible within the first two years of the candidature.

 

For students admitted before AY2015/16

Students should select from the list of GEMs with available vacancies to secure and fulfill their University Level Requirements (ULR). To avoid disappointment, students are urged to select your modules carefully: balancing between preference for a module and the probability of successful enrollment.

Students reading Singapore Studies (SS) modules can only select a 2nd SS module from Round 2B onwards, subject to availability of vacancies.

 

Quota distribution for double-coded GEMs

In Round 2, the quota distribution for modules that are double-coded as GEM/GEK/SS and GEH/GES/GET will be 25% and 75% respectively. Adjustments may be made in Round 3 to ensure that the module quota are optimally utilized for all students.