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Fass orientation 31 july 2007

FASS Orientation31 July 2007

Political Science

Dr Reuben Wong


Fass orientation by dr reuben wong

  • What is “Politics”?

  • Modules offered by PS Dept

  • Other Dept activities

  • PS Dept staff

  • Alumni and Career prospects

FASS Orientation 31July2007/ Political Science


1 what s politics

1. What’s Politics?

“who gets what, when and how”

“Authoritative allocation of values”

“Art of the possible”

FASS Orientation 31July2007/ Political Science


2 what is political science

2. What is Political Science?

Study of political phenomena and relations:

  • Within states/political societies

    • (Comparative politics)

  • Between states & international organisations,

    • (International Relations)

  • through ideas and ideology

    • (Political Theory)

  • In governments and bureaucracy

    • (Public administration)

FASS Orientation 31July2007/ Political Science


2 modules offered weblink

2. Modules Offered (weblink)

4 groups:

  • Comparative Politics

  • International Relations

  • Political Theory

  • Public Administration

FASS Orientation 31July2007/ Political Science


3 the ps dept in nus

3. The PS Dept in NUS

  • Started in May 1961

  • PS Society (weblink), founded 1967

  • Student Internship Programme (SIP) started in 1993; between PS Dept and Public Service Division

  • Alumni Association (weblink), launched 1998

  • PS Peers (web link), 2003


4 modules

4. Modules

  • Sample PS2000 modules

    Political Inquiry: An IntroductionForeign Policy and DiplomacyPublic Administration in SingaporeGovernment and Politics of Southeast AsiaGlobalisation and Politics South Asia: Politics and Foreign Policy Contemporary Chinese Politics Government and Politics of Singapore

FASS Orientation 31July2007/ Political Science


In addition you can

In addition, you can:

  • Go on student exchange programmes (SEP) abroad

  • Do a joint degree with the University of North Carolina (UNC-Chapel Hill) (weblink)

FASS Orientation 31July2007/ Political Science


4 ps dept staff

4. PS Dept staff

  • An international teaching faculty (US, China, S.Korea, Europe, South Asia, S’pore) – weblink

  • Professors who’ve earned their PhDs from top universities around the world

FASS Orientation 31July2007/ Political Science


5 what do political science graduates do

5. What do political science graduates do?

Media

Academia

Diplomacy

Entertainment

Politics

FASS Orientation 31July2007/ Political Science


Career paths for ps graduates

Career paths for PS graduates

  • Government Ministries and Statutory Boards

  • Media

  • Teaching & Academia

  • Arts/Culture – Theatre and drama groups, media, etc

  • International Organisations, NGOs

  • Voluntary organisations, eg. SIF, SIIA, Nature Society

  • Service industries, eg. Sales, restaurants, hotels

FASS Orientation 31July2007/ Political Science


Fass orientation by dr reuben wong

Thank You

FASS Orientation 31July2007/ Political Science


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