Curriculum

Comprehensive Coursework

Comprehensive coursework is designed to help students build a sound knowledge base that bridges multiple areas of expertise. The coursework consists of one compulsory course and courses from the following three core areas: Advanced Science and Technology; Global Society and Public Policy; and Problem Solving.

Compulsory course

Social Design and Global Leadership

Goal:

  • Learning methods in finding social issues to solve for social design as a future global leader

Learning Process:

  • One group debate, following one lecture
  • Intensive discussions about cases with multi-disciplinary students

Used Cases:

  • International economy and finance
  • Energy security
  • Global public health
  • Space collaboration

Cross Cutting Issues:

  • Global governance
  • Business and Leadership

Outputs:

  • Collaborated and fine presentations via intensive discussions for finding social issues
  • Skilled communication for making presentations among multi-disciplinary students
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Group discussions foster interdisciplinary communication skills.

Global Society and Public Policy (71 courses)

  • Category I: Introductory courses on the social sciences for students from the natural sciences and others
  • Category II: Advanced courses for students who have completed Category I courses and/or students with equivalent knowledge

A sample course title is given below. For more course titles, see the list of courses in Global Society and Public Policy.

Sample Course Title for Global Society and Public Policy in AY2014

Introduction to Social Science (in English)

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Advanced Science Technologies (63 courses)

  • Category I: Introductory courses on the natural sciences for students from the social sciences and others
  • Category II: Advanced courses for students who have completed Category I courses and/or students with equivalent knowledge

A sample course title is given below. For more course titles, see the list of courses in Advanced Science and Technology.

Sample Course Title for Advanced Science and Technology in AY2013

Advanced Study of Science and Technology (in English)

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Issue Solving Subject (13 courses)

  • Category I: Basic courses, incl. group work
  • Category II: Global perspective courses
  • Category III: Advanced courses (project-based learning)
  • Category IV: Others

A sample course title is given below. For more information, seethe list of courses in Problem Solving.

Sample Course Title for Problem Solving in AY2013

Comprehensive Coursework: Problem Solving: Project-Based Learning (Government Issues)

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