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Singapore - Computer Science

This program takes place over two weeks in Singapore. Students will take CSCE 431 at the Singapore University of Technology and Design taught by a TAMU CSE Faculty Member.  Students will work in small teams with other TAMU students and SUTD students on a project which emphasizes software security. Students will work for 2 weeks in Singapore and then continue to work on the project for an additional 2 weeks after returning to the United States, all while collaborating both in person and remotely with SUTD students. The program includes some cultural excursions and technical visits. Students will have evenings and weekends to study and explore Singapore on their own.


Locations and Dates

    • Location: Singapore
    • Dates: December 28, 2017 - January 14, 2018

Location Information

Singapore

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is Singapore's fourth publicly-funded university, and one of the first universities in the world to incorporate the art and science of design and technology into a multi-disciplinary curriculum. Established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Zhejiang University, SUTD seeks to educate technically-grounded leaders who are steeped in the fundamentals of mathematics, science, and technology; are creative and entrepreneurial; have broad perspectives informed by the humanities, arts and social sciences; and are engaged with the world.


For more information contact

Faculty Leader

Dr. Philip Ritchey
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Room HRBB 326
pcr@tamu.edu
(979) 458-1059


Engineering Global Programs
Engineering Activities Building A
engineeringglobalprograms@tamu.edu


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Mr. Patrick Moore
Study Abroad Program Office
3262 TAMU
patmoore@tamu.edu | (979) 845-0596

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Courses Offered

CSCE 431: Software Engineering (3 CR)

Prerequisites: CSCE 315 or approval of instructor


Eligibility Requirements

  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA
  • Open to Computer Science Majors and Minors
  • Completed at least one semester at TAMU at the time of application
  • Attendance at ALL study abroad program specific meetings and attendance at the general orientation workshop in the semester prior to departure
  • Application process will be first come first serve as long as applicants meet requirements

Scholarship & Financial Aid

Applying

The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid offers scholarships based on merit and financial need. Applications are available through the university’s Scholarships & Financial Aid website and deadlines are listed on the website below. The Continuing Student Scholarship application opens September 1, 2017 and closes at 11:59 pm October 10, 2017. To apply, please visit: https://sfaid.tamu.edu/uwideapp

Guaranteed

Texas A&M University College of Engineering guarantees a scholarship for every student who has a 2.5 or higher GPA at the time of program application. There is no need to apply for the engineering scholarship, as it is automatic if students meet all of the requirements listed below:

  • Have a 2.5 or higher GPA at time of application
  • Satisfy the course requirements for admission
  • Be admitted and confirmed by October 10, 2017
  • Required to attend all Study Abroad Programs Office (SAPO) and College of Engineering pre-trip orientations
  • Submit requested documents by deadlines

Financial Aid

Federal and state financial aid and some scholarships may often be used toward the cost of Texas A&M University study abroad programs. If you have any other questions, please contact the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid (2nd Floor Pavilion) or (979) 845-3236. https://sfaid.tamu.edu/uwideapp

Funding is available in many forms. For complete information on funding opportunities, please visit the Study Abroad Program Office for financial resources: http://studyabroad.tamu.edu


Cost

The following chart estimates the total out of pocket expenses a student may have participating in this program.
Cost subject to change.

Estimated Program Fee (subject to change)$2,350
Lodging $600
Excursions and Cultural Site Visits, Group Meals $600
In-Country Transportation $150
Study Abroad Administrative Fee $400
Miscellaneous Program Expenses $175
International Health Insurance $25
Portion of Faculty Expenses $400
Estimated Additional Expenses (not included in program fee)$2,865+
Tuition and Fees (in-state resident for 3 credit-hours, included in Spring tuition and fees)* -
International Airfare (estimate) $2,100
Travel Documents (passport and visa-if needed) $145
Meals (not included in Program Fee) $600+
Textbooks & Supplies $20
Personal Spending varies
Subtotal$5,215+
COE Competitive Scholarship (guaranteed) for students with a 2.5 GPA at time of application $500
Total Estimated Cost$4,715

*Check the Student Business Services website (http://sbs.tamu.edu) for exact tuition/fee amount as it varies per student.


Program Payment

Please plan accordingly as the Program Fee listed above is due in full the terms prior to program departure (e.g. fall and spring for summer programs). The Program Fee is billed by the Study Abroad Programs Office upon program confirmation.

Please also note that many additional expenses are due the terms prior to program departure (e.g. international airfare and travel documents).