Singapore is a modern, vibrant nation with an excellent educational system,
providing numerous opportunities for internationals who wish to study abroad. Education
is a priority in Singapore and the nation is recognised as a 'global schoolhouse'.
Singapore Education is a multi-government agency initiative launched by the
Singapore Government in 2003 to establish and promote Singapore as a premier
education hub and help international students make an informed decision on studying
in Singapore. This initiative is led by the Singapore Economic Development Board and
supported by the Singapore Tourism Board, SPRING
Singapore and the Ministry of Education.
Tuition fees are affordable and the cost of living in Singapore is still significantly
lower than of many developed countries. With Singapore's tradition of meritocracy
talented students who need financial assistance can find the help they need in form of
scholarships, bursaries and study loans.
1. Hub of education excellence: In an environment that is inspiring and conductive
education, Singapore provides high quality of teaching and research. More than 16
international universities has their campuses in Singapore.
2. Affordable quality education: Tuition fees are affordable in Singapore and
still significantly lower than many of the developed countries.
3. Infrastructure: Singapore is well connected via sea, air and telecommunication to
all parts of the world.
4. Global business hub: Singapore is consistently acknowledged to be a global
business hub with its developed infrastructure, political stability and open business
policy. More than 7000 MNC alongside 100000 small and medium enterprises have
set up their base in Singapore with many choosing Singapore as their regional hub
and launch pad to dynamic market of Asia.
5. Vibrant and cosmopolitan environment: Singapore may seem like a small dot on
the world map, but the island state bustles all over with attractions and actives. The
nation's rich multicultural
Intakes for Studying in Singapore
The major intakes of Singaporean top universities are August, September and
Entrance Exams for Studying in Singapore:
The Public university of Singapore require SAT at under graduate level.
And the MBA or other Masters course from the public university in Singapore would require GMAT or
GRE depending upon the course.
However the private universities of Singapore would require an IELTS / TOEFL which is optional
if the student provides a Medium of Instruction letter (English) from his previous college.
1. National University Of Singapore - The National University of Singapore is Singapore's oldest university. It is the largest
university in the country in terms of student enrolment and curriculum offered. The
National University of Singapore was formed with the merger of the University of
Singapore and Nanyang University in 1980.
2. Singapore Management University - Singapore Management University (SMU) is home to about 7,000 students and comprises six schools: the School of
Accountancy; Lee Kong Chian School of Business; School of Economics; School of
Information Systems; School of Law; and School of Social Sciences.
SMU offers six
bachelor's degree programmes in Accountancy, Business Management, Economics,
Information Systems Management, Law, and Social Sciences; twelve Master's
programmes in Applied Economics, Applied Finance, Applied Finance (China), Business
Administration, Economics, Finance, Professional Accounting, Information Systems, IT
in Business (Financial Services), Management, Operations Management and Wealth
Management; a Juris Doctor programme; and five PhD programmes in Business
(Finance), Business (Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources), EcGlobal
3. LASALLE College of the Arts - Founded in 1984 by De La Salle educator, Brother Joseph McNally, LASALLE College
of the Arts is a specialist tertiary institution leading contemporary arts education in fine
art, design, media and performing arts in the Asia Pacific
LASALLE offers the most
comprehensive range of 26 diploma and degree awards in design, fine arts, film, media
arts, fashion, dance, music, theatre, art history, art therapy and arts management in
the region. As an accredited institution of The Open University, the United Kingdom's
largest university, the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered by LASALLE
are benchmarked against the best universities in the UK, making them internationally
recognised and equivalent to UK MA, BA (Hons) and DipHE qualifications.
4. Nanyang Technological University - Nanyang Technological University is an internationally reputed research-intensive tertiary
institution. Its broad-based education covers science and technology, business and the
arts, entrepreneurial and leadership skills to prepare students for the global working world.
Nanyang Technological Institute (NTI) was established on the same campus in 1981 with
government funding to educate practice-oriented engineers for the burgeoning Singapore
economy. In 1991, NTI became Nanyang Technological University with the absorption of
the National Institute of Education. The alumni rolls of the former Nanyang University were
transferred to NTU in 1996.
5. German Institute of Science & Technology - TUM Asia - Pioneering the globalization of German university education, in 2001, TUM
chose the Republic of Singapore as its strategic partner to initiate the first German
academic venture abroad. German Institute of Science and Technology - TUM Asia
Asia") was established as a 100 % subsidiary of TUM, offering various joint master degree
programmes in close collaboration with Singapore's leading universities the National
University of Singapore ("NUS"), the Nanyang Technological University ("NTU") hence
supported by numerous industry partners eg Infineon, Texas Instruments , Siemens.
GIST-TUM Asia runs selective TUM Master and /or Bachelor of Science programmes
Usually the scholarship is provided to the students with exceptional academic
There are private universities in Singapore who would conduct scholarship test in
different parts of the world to offer scholarship to potential and deserving students, based
on their capabilities and skill.
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