Study in Singapore
Education – Information for foreign students and interns
Study in Singapore
It is possible to study at a Singapore University. Candidates must have completed High School level. It is sufficient to produce an A Level qualification or its equivalent. No letter of recommendation is required. Students with English as a Second Language have to pass a Qualifying English Test (QET) end of June each year.
Annual tuition fees range from S$ 5,500 to S$ 39,000. Under The Tuition Grant Bond fees may be subsidized with the obligation for the international student to work for three years (Medical and Dental courses 5 years) in Singapore. Some local institutions offer MBA’s BA’s and MA’s from British and Australian Universities. Check local bachelors, masters and diplomas for international and your homes county’s recognition.
The Academic year starts in July and ends in April of the following year. If you are above 25 years old you need to attend an interview. The courses available last between 3-5 years.
See also Courses and classes and the section Education which is mainly targeting children up to high school level but also provides some info on American/International Undergraduate Education.
For student accommodation, check out the photos of serviced apartments, condos and houses available for rent in Find A Home.
Council for Private Education (CPE)
Council for Private Education (CPE) is a government statutory board that regulates the private education sector. All private schools in Singapore must register with CPE.
The CPE Student Services Centre (SSC) addresses students’ enquiries on private education, provides authoritative and factual information on studying in Singapore, and offers advice to students who encounter problems during their course of study in PEIs.
MBA Programs Singapore
MBA degrees are either classroom-based or Web based or a combination of the two. Most are part-time. Cost vary between S$ 15,000 and S$ 75,000 and the average completion time runs from 12 to 30 months. Entrance requirements are mostly a combination of a degree plus 2-5 years experience. Class time is at daytime or evenings or on weekends.
Most MBA programs require a bachelor’s degree and a good score for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and a minimum of two to three years working experience. Executive MBA courses require five to eight years after graduation. See below websites for further information.
|Local Study Institutions||Linked to University/Country of Origin|
|AEC Educational Group||University of Birmingham MBA|
|Kaplan Singapore||Southern Illinois University, USA|
|Auston School of Management Tel: 6333 5900||University of Western Sydney Australia|
|Centre for Professional Studies Tel: 6221 8100||Preston University US|
|Hartford Management Centre Tel: 6235 9223||Central Queensland University Australia|
|Hemsdale Associates Tel: 6339 3889||Southern Cross University Australia|
|Henley Management College Tel: 6326 0790||Henley Management College UK|
|Informatics Group Tel: 6837 8800||University of Wales UK|
|Manchester Business School||Manchester Business School UK|
|Nanyang Business School Tel: 6790 4721||National University of Singapore|
|School of Management 100 Orchard Rd #04-100 Hotel Meridien||City University of New York (CUNY)|
|Singapore Chinese Institute of Business||Singapore|
|Singapore Institute of Management Tel: 6248 9426||State University of New York, Buffalo US|
|Times Management Institute||Singapore|
|Universitas 21 Global||Online MBA Portal representing 21 global universities|
|University of Chicago Graduate School of Business Tel: 6835 6482||University of Chicago US|
|Adelaide University Australia Ngee Ann-Adelaide Education Centre Pte Ltd||http://www.naaec.com.sg/|
|California State University||http://www.ofscollege.edu.sg|
|Canadian Institute of Advanced Learning||http://www.canadianinstitute.com.sg|
|Georgia Institute of Technology Logistic Institute – Asia Pacific||http://www.eng.nus.edu.sg/tliap/|
|Helsinki School of Economics||http://www.hseee.com|
|Hemsdale Southern Cross University||http://www.hemsdale.com.sg|
|Henley Asia Pacific||http://www.henley-asia.net|
|Imperial College Management School UK||http://www.ms.ic.ac.uk see programmes|
|INSEAD (Global Business School)||http://www.insead.fr|
|James Cook University||http://www.jcu.edu.sg|
|Massachusetts Institute of Technology Singapore_MIT Alliance||http://web.mit.edu/SMA/|
|Nanyang Technological University||http://www.ntu.edu.sg/|
|National University of Ireland||http://www.apmc.com.sg/ http://www.ucd.ie/|
|Pennsylvania State University||http://www.pbschool.com.sg/|
|Purple Train Master of Informatics||http://www.purpletrain.com|
|Queensland University of Technology||http://www.aec.edu.sg|
|Southern Illinois University||http://www.cba.siu.edu/ see mba Singapore|
|Stansfield School of Business||http://www.stansfield.com.sg|
|Strategic Marketing Curtin University of Technology||http://www.mis.org.sg/|
|The Birmingham Business School (MBA)||http://www.aec.edu.sg|
|The British Council||http://www.britishcouncil.org.sg|
|University of Adelaide||http://www.naaec.com.sg|
|University of Ballarat (Australia)||http://www.heg.edu.sg|
|University of Birmingham||http://www.aec.edu.sg http://www.hartford.com.sg|
|University of Bradford UK||http://www.mdis.edu.sg|
|University of Chicago Graduate School of Business||http://ChicagoGSB.edu/execmba|
|University of Leicester||http://www.CollegeworksGroup.com|
|University of London External Program||http://www.londonexternal.ac.uk|
|University of London School of Economics||http://www.lse.ac.uk/|
|University of Louisville||http://www.apmc.com.sg|
|University of Newcastle/Australia||http://www.newcastle.edu.au/|
|University of Northumbria at Newcastle||http://northumbria.ac.uk/|
|University of Nottingham Business School||http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/business/ mba/singmba.html http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/business/index.html|
|University of Pennsylvania Wharton School||http://www.smu.edu.sg|
|University of South Australia||http://www.apmc.com.sg/ http://www.unisa.edu.au/|
|University of Wales||http://www.informaticsgroup.com/singapore|
|University of Western Australia||http://www.uwa.edu.au/ http://www.psbacademy.com.sg|
|University of Wolverhampton||http://www.tyndale.com.sg|
|University of Hull UK||http://www.apmc.com.sg/ http://www.hull.ac.uk/|
|UTS Graduate School of Business Sydney||http://www.business.uts.edu.au/gsb|
|Western Michigan University Haworth College of Business||http://www.hcob.wmich.edu|