AY2016/17 S2 Residential College Modules for Non-Residents (Pilot) – Part 2

Dear Students,

 

The list of Residential College modules opened to the wider NUS community for Semester 2 of AY2016/2017 is as follows:

 

Module Code Module Title Residential College
UTC1102P

/GEM1902P

Junior Seminar: Murals: Expressions from/on the Walls Tembusu College
UTC1102V

/GEM1902V

Junior Seminar: Ways of Knowing: Poetry and Science Tembusu College
UTC1112G Special Topics: “Sustainability – An Introduction” Tembusu College
UTC1114 Junior Seminar From the Fire to the Frying Pan: Cooking and Eating in Human Culture(s) Tembusu College
UTC1116 Writing Women Tembusu College
UTC2101

*except Class 6

Time and Life Tembusu College
UTC2107

/GEM2907X

Senior Seminar: Negotiating in a Complex World Tembusu College
UTS2101 Biomedicine and Singapore Society Tembusu College
UTC1409

/GEM1910

Jr Sem: The Pursuit of Happiness College of Alice & Peter Tan
UTC1411

/GEM1914

Jnr Sem: Systems Systems Everywhere College of Alice & Peter Tan
UTC1414 Jr Sem: Discovering Singapore’s Natural History and Heritage College of Alice & Peter Tan

You may search for the module timetable and description at https://myaces.nus.edu.sg/cors/jsp/report/ModuleInfoListing.jsp

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

System opens: 5 January 2017, Thursday, 9:00AM
System closes: 13 January 2017, Friday, 11:59PM.

 

You will be notified of the outcome via email latest by 16 January 2017 (Monday of Week 2), and the module will be pre-allocated to you in CORS.

 

For a list of Frequently Asked Questions, please refer to the earlier notice published on 22 December 2016.

CELC IMPORTANT Bidding instructions for ES1000, ES1102 and ES1103 (AY2016/17 Sem 2)

ES1103

Students who matriculated in AY2016/17 and after are required to read ES1103 if they score a Band 2 in the QET.

In Rounds 1 and 2, you can only place bids using your P account points for groups that are for your faculty (please refer to the table below).

From Round 3A onwards, there will be no more restriction by faculties and you may bid for any groups, which still has vacancy.

Groups Open only to students from these faculties in Rounds 1 and 2
‘A’ groups FASS
‘B’ groups Business
‘C’ groups SoC
‘D’ groups SDE
‘E’ groups FoE
‘S’ groups FoS

Note: For JMDP (CEG) and YLLSoM (Nursing students), please refer to the “Modules available for lecture bidding” report (http://www.cors.nus.edu.sg/useful-info.html) to check which are the groups that you can place bids for in Round 1 and 2.

 ES1102

Students who matriculated in AY2015/16 and before are required to read ES1102 if they score a Band 2 in QET.

Returning students who are required to read ES1102 can bid for the module using their G account points from Round 2A onwards. There is no restriction by faculties for bidding.

ES1000

All new and returning students who are required to read ES1000 can bid for the module using their G account points from Round 2A onwards. There is no restriction by faculties for bidding.

AY2016/17 S2 Residential College Modules for Non-Residents (Pilot)

In Semester 2 of AY2016/2017, NUS is embarking on a pilot to open up modules offered by some of the residential colleges to 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?

Students admitted in AY2016/17 may select from the Junior Seminars, while students admitted in AY2015/16 and before may select from the Junior Seminars and Senior Seminars.

The actual list of modules/timeslots will be made available from 5 January 2017 onwards, via a separate CORS notice.
Where can I find the timetable and module description?

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: 5 January 2017, Thursday, 9:00AM
System closes: 13 January 2017, Friday, 11:59PM.
When/how will I be notified of the allocation outcome?

You will be notified via email by 16 January 2017, 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?

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.

Chemistry Level 1 Announcement

  1. THEORY MODULE: First Year Chemistry Students are required to take the following theory modules in semester 2 (AY2016/2017):
Semester 2
CM 1121 – Organic Chemistry
LSM1401(Biochem)
  • Students need to bid for modules in CORS directly
  • If you are unable to secure the module(s), please submit an appeal in CORS.
  • Polytechnic graduates will need to verify their transcripts at Admin Office, Dept of Chemistry to request for waiver.
  1. PRACTICAL MODULE – CM1191 Experiments in Chemistry 1 will be pre-allocated to students who have declared chemistry as their major. Do NOT bid for the module in CORS.

Please check your email and/or chemistry dept website to receive the updated information.

  • Upon received your group, if you wish to change your lab group, please fill in the appeal form (same website) and submit to the Admin Office, Dept of Chemistry along with your study plan/timetable
  • Mutual swap of lab group is allowed.
  1. SCHEDULE FOR CM1191

Lecture:  Monday 8-10 am weekly

CM1191 Lab Group – AY2016/2017

Semester Group Time
2 B1 Mon 12-18
2 FST Tue 12-18
2 B2 Wed 12-18
2 B3 Thu 12-18

Lab location: S5-level 1 (General Teaching Lab)

For question: email Chemistry Level 1 Coordinator Dr. Hoang (chmhoan@nus.edu.sg) office S5-05-08