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dc.contributor.authorYeo, Tze Sian
dc.date.accessioned2019-03-09T12:21:02Z
dc.date.available2019-03-09T12:21:02Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/76442
dc.description.abstractMuch have been said about Singapore’s education system, yet hardly anything has been investigated with regards to the educational choices that individuals make. In light of the growing number of degree holders in Singapore, the Singapore state may gain further insights from understanding why students choose certain degrees vis-à-vis policy-making. Combining classical concepts found in the sociology of education with qualitative interviews, this paper has identified the social and institutional forces shaping a Singaporean individual’s decision in pursuing a certain degree.en_US
dc.format.extent33 p.en_US
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dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Sociology::Social influenceen_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Sociology::Social elements, forces, lawsen_US
dc.titleChoosing a STEM or humanities degree : an examination of external influences on individual choiceen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorLim Khek Gee, Francisen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Arts in Sociologyen_US
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