Top Universities in Singapore

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If you are looking to study in Singapore, we have listed down top universities in Singapore for you. Hope this post will be helpful for you. 

 

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE:

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is an autonomous research university in Singapore. Founded in 1905 as a medical college, it is the oldest institute of higher learning (IHL) in Singapore, as well as the largest university in the country in terms of student enrollment and curriculum offered.

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is an founded by a determined group of businessmen led by Tan Jiak Kim, to serve the needs of the local community. Today, more than 100 years on, as Singapore’s flagship university, NUS continue to be in service of country and society.

PROGRAMME:

There are numerous programs available at the National university of Singapore for both local and International students,some of these programs are short term programs, research programs, undergraduate and graduate programs, Interested scholars are welcome to see this programs and know what they stand to benefit from them.

Research Programmes:

The research degree provides training in a particular subject area through independent investigation, study and experimental work, culminating in the submission of a thesis on the research undertaken. A supervisor or supervisors will be appointed for each candidate. Students are required to attend appropriate lectures and sit for written examinations.

The following degrees are awarded upon completion of the research programme:

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) or
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

 

Teaching and supervision of graduate research students are undertaken by the following departments:

The faculty also offers a specialised programme in the following area:

 

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Short term programs:

USP offers a variety of short-term programmes allowing students to explore their areas of interest, both in terms of programme content as well as geographical location. Most of the programmes are non-credit bearing but have strong academic or community goals and many are student-initiated. As the list of programmes varies each year, students are encouraged to monitor their email inbox for the latest range of programmes on offer.

To know about this short term program please see this link here 

Undergraduates Programmes in NUS

NUS is a comprehensive university offering our students a diverse spectrum of courses and enriching them through our multidisciplinary and cross-faculty approaches.see the link below for NUS undergraduate program

Undergraduate program

Graduate Programmes:

NUS offers a wide range of graduate programmes catering for a variety of interests,namely:

  • Doctoral degree programmes at NUS are primarily research-based. They equip students with the skills required to advance knowledge, and human progress. Doctoral degrees are typically the first choice of students who seek depth of knowledge, enjoy creative problem solving, and who aspire to hold high level positions in their respective fields.
  • Master’s degree programmes are primarily designed to prepare students for the practice of a profession (typically Master’s by coursework), or to master a subject area as a precursor to doctoral training (typically Master’s by research).
  • Graduate Diploma provides focused professional training in a specific niche. Graduate Diploma is often favoured by students who seek additional exposure to an area of interest without committing themselves to longer-term further studies.

See this official link for more on graduate programs Here 

Tuition fees:

Tuition fees in NUS sometimes vary with ones faculty and course of study, however we shall provide you with an official link to see the tuition as the university has placed it below

Tuition fee

 

 

NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY:

The Nanyang Technological University (Abbreviation: NTU) is an autonomous research university in Singapore. … In the 2019 QS World University Rankings, NTU is ranked 12th in the world and 2nd in Asia. The University has over 33000 students. It is organised into eight colleges and schools.

NTU have been exceptionally excellent as well in education delivery in Singapore, her students are been rated as some of the best graduate across Asia and the world, International students have been increasing in their numbers at the university in pursuit of various levels of education.

PROGRAMME:

NTU have continuously encouraged expansion in both school infrastructure and even in academic accommodation. This is often felt in the increasing number of graduate and undergraduate programs offered at the university for both local and international students.

Undergraduate Programmes:

With a rich selection of NTU programmes, you can expect a balanced, well-rounded education at NTU that prepares you for a dynamic world. Design a curriculum from the NTU course list that supports your interests, no matter how diverse they are. Pick your course from the list of major and minor programmes. Enhance your opportunity to build a career and forging many long-lasting business and personal contacts with our Global Programmes while in NTU.

NTU offers many programmes to suit your individual requirements. Explore the entire course list here, organised by area of interest as well as by type of programme. In addition to this list, NTU also provides a comprehensive list ofminor programmes that you can take along with the courses that are a part of your major programmes to broaden your study options.

Find out how you can enhance your value and opportunity to build a career and forging many long-lasting business and personal contacts with her Global Programmes while in NTU.

 

NTU Programmes by Area of Interest

 

NTU Programmes by Type

Graduate Programmes:

NTU’s graduate programmes lead to the award of the degrees of Doctor of Philosophy and Master. There are 2 types of programmes: by Coursework and Dissertation and by Research. After you have read the admission requirements and decided on the programme you wish to take, apply online for Research program or apply online for Courseworkprogram.

Strong international relationships and collaboration with leading international institutions are hallmarks of our university. Our global partners are crucial in the university’s efforts to become a global university of excellence.

International collaborative efforts between NTU and overseas educational institutions have led to dual/joint degree programmes. Students are able to study under faculty from both universities and also attend classes at both campuses. Some such programmes offered include Singapore-University of Washington Alliance in Bioengineering and Financial Engineering with Carnegie Mellon University. View the joint-degree programmes here.

Programmes by research are offered by:

You can also view the various categories of research work here.

Unless otherwise stated, degree programmes by coursework admit both full-time and part-time students. They are listed below :

SCHOLARSHIPS:

Information on scholarship is as contained on the scholarship of NTU, however, students who seek to apply for these scholarships are welcome to visit the official scholarship page Here 

TUITION FEES:

Tuition fees have often been something that is not constant, it tends to change from year to year and also varies between departments and faculties. However, at NTU, students tuition fees can be accessed through the tuition fee official link as provided below:

Fees/Tuition grant

Tuition

Tuition according to years   

SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY:

The Singapore Management University  SMU is an autonomous university in Singapore. The university provides an American-style education modelled after the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

SMU was established on 12 January 2000 and is located in the downtown area of Singapore. It has a city campus with a total enrollment of about 10,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students and comprises six schools offering undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programmes in Business Administration, Business Analytics, Financial Services, Accountancy, Economics, Information Systems Management, Law and the Social Sciences. The University has over 30 research institutes and centres of excellence, and customised corporate training and lifelong learning for individuals are available through the university’s professional and executive development programmes. SMU is accredited by the AACSB International and EQUIS.

PROGRAMME:

SMU have made available different programs at various levels of undergraduate, postgraduate, research and professional and continuing education programs.This has been put in place to meet the demands of students both locally and internationally.

UNDERGRADUATE:

The undergraduate program at SMU have been designed to meet the 21st century demands of the economic global market. Courses are been prepared in such a manner that students on graduation can be said to be fit for purpose and able to face squarely and thrive exceedingly well in any endeavor with all the basic training acquired in their basic degree.

To see the undergraduate programs available please see this link for Undergraduate programs

Postgraduate:

Students interested in postgraduate and other levels of study at smu are invited to ensure that the see the official link of SMU to get the relevant information, please click Here

Scholarships:

At SMU, students that have an outstanding academic record are been awarded scholarship during the course of study but scholarships too are made available to international and intending students at SMU, To see more on scholarship please see the scholarship Link

TUITION FEE:

Students who receive a Tuition Grant are able to pay subsidised tuition fees for their course of study.

Annual Tuition Fees for AY 2018/19 Entering Freshmen (Regular Term 1 and Term 2)

Degree Annual Subsidised Fees Payable by Singapore Citizens Annual Subsidised Fees Payable by Permanent Residents Annual Subsidised Fees Payable by International Students Annual Non- Subsidised Fees
Bachelor of Accountancy
Bachelor of Business Management
Bachelor of Science (Economics)
Bachelor of Science (Information Systems)
Bachelor of Social Sciences
$ 11,450 $ 16,000 $ 24,500 $ 43,870
Bachelor of Laws $ 12,650 $ 17,700 $ 27,050 $ 45,590
Special Term Tuition Fees for AY 2018/19 (per course)

Special Term (or Term 3) for additional optional courses for students already enrolled for the regular term.

Degree Annual Subsidised Fees Payable by Singapore Citizens Annual Subsidised Fees Payable by Permanent Residents Annual Subsidised Fees Payable by International Students Annual Non- Subsidised Fees
Bachelor of Accountancy
Bachelor of Business Management
Bachelor of Science (Economics)
Bachelor of Science (Information Systems)
Bachelor of Social Sciences
$ 1,145 $ 1,600 $ 2,450 $ 4,387
Bachelor of Laws $ 1,265 $ 1,770 $ 2,705 $ 4,559

 

The subsidised fees for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents shown are without GST which is separately subsidised by the Singapore Government. The subsidised fees for International Students and non-subsidised fees are inclusive of GST.

Tuition fees may change from year to year for each new incoming cohort. However, students enrolled in AY2018/19 will pay fixed fees throughout the normal duration of studies (4 years duration) i.e. this cohort will not be subjected to further fee increases during this period for the Regular Terms.

Current SMU students will not be affected by the AY 2018/19 fees as they will continue to pay the fees that applied to their respective cohort year.

AY 2018/19 entering freshmen who are not eligible for or choose not to apply for a Tuition Grant are required to pay the non-subsidised fees mentioned above.

National Servicemen

National Servicemen, whose enrolment into university is delayed due to their national service obligations in Singapore will pay the relevant tuition fees in the year of application and offer.

To see more about tuition fees and grants and other forms of financial assistance that can help one complete her studies, see this tuition official link here 

Singapore university of Technology and Design:

The Singapore University of Technology and Design is the fourth autonomous university to be established in Singapore. SUTD’s mission is to advance knowledge and nurture technically grounded leaders and innovators to serve societal needs.

This University is been ranked as not just one of the best universities in Asia but also one of the best in the world, with her graduates also very good at what they do, there is no doubt that SUTD is truly a place of study for both Local and International students.

Programmes:

There are various programmes available at SUTD for people of different study level. This programs cuts across undergraduate and postgraduate studies and even beyond.

Undergraduate:

The  undergraduate programme is designed to develop technically-grounded leaders and innovators to serve societal needs. SUTD  offer a unique design-centric and interdisciplinary curriculum delivered through a cohort-based learning approach. Coupled with a vibrant campus life and development programmes, we prepare you to make a difference to the world.
Click here for more on SYTD undergraduate programs

Graduate:

Our graduate programmes move beyond traditional education boundaries and emphasise a multidisciplinary focus – design, innovation and entrepreneurship are seamlessly integrated into the curriculum. At SUTD, you’ll find a vibrant learning environment that brings together the best minds and ideas to seek solutions to modern-day challenges and create a better future.

Click on the graduate program link for more

SCHOLARSHIP:

There are many scholarships for students at different levels at the university, some of which are to fully funded, tuition wavers and even grant scholarships for both local and International students.

Tuition Fees:

SUTD aims to advance knowledge and nurture technically grounded leaders and innovators to serve societal needs. To realise this vision, we admit talented promising students and provide financial support based on merit and need.

uition fees at SUTD are highly subsidised by the Singapore Government. This substantial subsidy comes in the form of a tuition grant administered by the Singapore Government that allows eligible students to pay subsidised tuition fees.

To know more about Tuition fees at SUTD, please see this link

NGEE ANN POLYTECHNIC:

Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Abbreviation: NP) is an institution of higher learning (IHL) in Singapore with more than 14,800 full-time and 3,000 part-time students, more than 1,800 staff, and 148,000 alumni. As an industry-oriented alternative to a broader based junior college education, polytechnic graduates in Singapore are sought after for work or many continue to complete university degrees. In contrast to polytechnics in the United States and UK, polytechnics in Singapore admit the majority of their students after secondary school which is after 10 years of formal education. Diplomas in a specialised area of study, for example Biomedical Science, are awarded after completing 3 or 2 years of studies.

PROGRAMMES:

Students seeking to pursue their studies in Ngee Ann polytechnic are often times left with a lot of options that they not even know where to start from.Yes, That is how good they institutions is. This institutions prepares her students with the  technical strength and skills to ensure that they are up to date with the latest technologies to take on the world at large

Information on the programs available at the institution is available at the official site for the programs, please click here

SCHOLARSHIP:

various scholarships are available at the institution  to support students with their studies, there are other financial aid programs  that are been provided over time to ensure that finance would be the least of worries for any student at the school

TUITION FEES:

Tuition and course fees at the institution is quite affordable and  are highly subsidised by the Singapore Government for eligible students under the Tuition Grant (TG) Scheme. For AY2018, the polytechnics will continue to adopt a cohort-based fee structure, which means that fees will remain constant for the entire duration of the course.

FOR MORE ON TUITION FEES PLEASE SEE THIS LINK

Singapore MIT Alliance for Research and Technology

The Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) is a major research enterprise established by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in partnership with the National Research Foundation of Singapore (NRF) in 2007. SMART is the first entity in the Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise (CREATE) developed by NRF.

SMART is MIT’s first, and to-date only, research centre outside the United States. It is also MIT’s largest international research programme. MIT faculty members have laboratories at SMART, mentor postdoctoral associates and graduate students, and collaborate with researchers from universities, research institutes and industries in Singapore and Asia.

PROGRAMMES:

Programs at SMART have been designed to ensure that students coming to study at this institution,have a place and also have program tailored to suit their desires. from fellowships to undergraduate and postgraduate programs, SMART is ready to launch you to your desired career destination.

SMURF Fellowship:

Singapore-MIT Undergraduate Research Fellowship are accepting applications for Singapore-MIT Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SMURF) to carry out research in Singapore. This enables undergraduates from MIT, NTU and NUS to participate in a MIT-SMART faculty member’s Singapore research project and interact with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds. Each undergraduate will have a SMART researcher as a mentor and conduct research within the MIT-SMART faculty member’s research project. The SMURF will have access and use of the faculty’s laboratory and equipment…read more

SMART Graduate Fellowship

The Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) has a four-year fellowship scheme for new doctoral students at either Nanyang Technological University (NTU), National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Management University (SMU) or Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), who will conduct their research at the SMART Centre.

The Fellowship Programme is intended to attract to NTU, NUS, SMU and SUTD the best and most talented doctoral students from Singapore, the region and beyond, and educate them to be future leaders in science and technology for Singapore and beyond. The Fellowship will provide an opportunity to be involved in the strategic research programmes at the SMART Centre and provide the opportunity to be co-advised by an MIT faculty member. The student may spend up to six months doing research at MIT…read more

SMART Scholars Programme for Postdoctoral Research:

SMART  will be accepting qualified applications for the SMART 2018 Scholars Programme. These awards will provide a unique opportunity for recent or soon to be Ph.D. graduates to participate in the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) Centre in Singapore, and to become members of an alumni network that we anticipate will continue to evolve and expand over the years.

The awards, to be given annually, are open to those with less than two years post doctoral experience and provided they have received their doctoral degree by 1 August 2018. The fellowship recipient would be able to conduct research of his/her own choice in Singapore within, but not necessarily tied closely to, a current project in one of the SMART Interdisciplinary Research Groups (IRGs) and or the SMART Innovation Centre. It is anticipated that the recipients will take up their appointments at SMART by 1 September 2018…read more

Tuition Fees:

The Tuition fees for this program are as contained in the official website fo the institution,please click here for more

Singapore Polytechnic:

Singapore Polytechnic

is an institution of higher learning in Singapore. It is also the first polytechnic established in Singapore. It was founded on 27 October 1954 to provide studies, training and research in technology, science, commerce and the arts. The former campus was originally located at Prince Edward Road and was relocated to its present-day location at Dover next to Dover MRT Station in 1978. As an industry-oriented alternative to a broader based junior college education, polytechnic graduates in Singapore are sought after for work or many continue to complete university degrees. In contrast to polytechnics in the United States and UK, polytechnics in Singapore admit majority of its students after secondary school which is after 10 years of formal education. Diplomas in a specialised area of study, for example Biomedical Science, are awarded after completing 3 or 2 years of studies.

Programmes:

SP offers students a holistic, authentic and industry-relevant curriculum, innovative and vibrant learning spaces, and enriching overseas programmes. Whether you are a secondary school student, an SP student or a working adult, there can be something for you… read more 

SCHOLARSHIPS

At SP, we make sure that students with excellent academic record, leadership qualities and diverse talents are given their due recognition.
Please see links below for scholarships and programmes available.

To find out more regarding bursaries that are based on financial need, please click on this link.

TUITION FEES:

The tuition fees at the Singapore polytechnic varies with faculties and fields of study, however, we advice that you see the link for more information on it, please click here 

James Cook University Singapore

james Cook University Singapore is a branch of James Cook University, based in Townsville, Australia. In addition to Singapore and Townsville, JCU operates another campus in Cairns, Australia. JCU Singapore was opened in 2003 as part of the university’s strategic intent of “Creating a brighter future for life in the tropics world-wide through graduates and discoveries that make a difference”. The university is ranked in the top 2%* of universities in the world and is the leading tropical research university in Australia. JCU Singapore fully adapts the Australian curriculum and all degree certification is awarded from James Cook University Australia. JCU is registered under the Committee for Private Education Singapore (CPE).

programmes

The Singapore campus of James Cook University offers you an extensive range of study options at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These courses cover a wide range of disciplines such as BusinessTourism & HospitalityInformation TechnologyEducation and Psychology. You will graduate with exactly the same globally recognised degree as your Australian peers at James Cook University, Australia.

James Cook University provides our graduates with the qualifications and skills for entry into the global workforce. All degree programs emphasize the skills of critical thinking, problem solving, effective communications and familiarity with information technologies.

TUITION FEES:

For information on tuition fees at James cook university in Singapore, please see this official link

Singapore Institute of Technology:

The Singapore Institute of Technology  is an autonomous university in Singapore.SIT’s vision is to be a leader in innovative university education by integrating learning, industry and community.

Established in 2009, SIT is Singapore’s first university of applied learning. The university’s degree programmes are grouped into five clusters: Engineering (ENG), Chemical Engineering and Food Technology (CEFT), Infocomm Technology (ICT), Health and Social Sciences (HSS), and Design and Specialised Businesses (DSB).A bill was passed in the Parliament of Singapore on February 17, 2014, conferring the university autonomous status, allowing it to confer its own degrees

programmes

The Singapore Institute of Technology have designed undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education programs for her students from various parts of the world. To know more about these programs , you are welcome to see the official link here

Tuition Fees:

As always tuition fees have a lot of factors to it, with variations in faculties and course of study, tuition also varies between local and international student,to get more information on Tuition, please click on  this link Here

curtin university singapore

Curtin University is a vibrant, forward-thinking, innovative university where you can move forward in your chosen career.

The University has a strong, international focus, with campuses in Perth, Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai and Mauritius, offering internationally recognised courses that prepare you to work in the competitive global market.

Delivering its programs in Singapore since 1986, Curtin University took its relationship with Singapore one step further when we inaugurated our Curtin Singapore campus in 2008.

The S$20 million campus is located in the heart of Singapore city and offers our students a conducive and safe study environment. The campus has the following facilities, and intends to continuously improve and introduce new facilities in the years to come.

  • 10 lecture theatres
  • 36 classrooms equipped with AV equipment
  • A lush landscaped campus
  • Basketball court
  • BBQ pit
  • Canteen
  • Car park
  • Clinical laboratory
  • Common study room
  • Four computer labs
  • Fully WiFi enabled campus
  • Gymnasium
  • Mac lab
  • Medical bay
  • Prayer room
  • Shower facilities
  • Student counselling room
  • Student discussion rooms
  • Student lounge
  • Well-equipped library which is also e-connected to Curtin Perth

Programmes:

Curtin university in singapore deliver a range of pathway, undergraduate, postgraduate, study abroad and English language courses….read more

Tuition fees:

Information on tuition fees and course charges can be seen in the link as provided, please click here

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH WALES ASIA

The University of New South Wales Asia was the first international university campus for the University of New South Wales in Singapore which opened on 12 March 2007. UNSW Asia was the first foreign university and fifth university in Singapore.

On 23 May 2007, UNSW Asia Singapore campus announced its planned closure on 28 June 2007, at the end of the first semester due to financial issues and lower than expected student number As a result of the sudden closure, rifts within the UNSW management were publicised, and accusations were exchanged between the University and the Economic Development Board. Questions were raised over the Economic Development Board’s role in bringing in potentially over-ambitious business plans. Singapore government’s total loans to the university amounting to S$32 million was also revealed.The University is expected to repay all loans, and will have to restore the land for its campus to its original state, potentially incurring further costs.

Programms at UNSWA

there have been numerous programs arranged at UNSW for students of all categories. This includes the ICAS program, UNSW foundation studies, UNSW institute of languages, etc. Students coming to UNSW from any part of the world seems to have a place and a slot at the institution to study whatever their heart desires. for more on the programs at UNSW please see this link Here  

Tuition Fees:

Tuition fees for the programs at UNSW in Singapore depends on the programs and the course the students is enrolled for, however, the tuition is also subject to change at any time

Singapore Institute of engineering Technology:

The Singapore Institute of Technology is an autonomous university in Singapore.SIT’s vision is to be a leader in innovative university education by integrating learning, industry and community.

Established in 2009, SIT is Singapore’s first university of applied learning. The university’s degree programmes are grouped into five clusters: Engineering (ENG), Chemical Engineering and Food Technology (CEFT), Infocomm Technology (ICT), Health and Social Sciences (HSS), and Design and Specialised Businesses (DSB). A bill was passed in the Parliament of Singapore on February 17, 2014, conferring the university autonomous status, allowing it to confer its own degrees.

The university offers degree programmes conferred by themselves and also those by its overseas university partners. The university began enrolling its inaugural cohort of students for its own degree programmes in academic year 2014–2015 after becoming the official fifth university of Singapore.

Degree programme

On 24 October 2013, SIT announced in a press conference that they would offer their own honours degree programmes in Sustainable Infrastructure Engineering (SIE), Information and Communications Technology (ICT), and Accountancy (ACC) starting in AY2014. SIT also announced its first Master of Engineering Technology in Sustainable Infrastructure Engineering as a post-degree option for students who perform well.

Scholarships and industry sponsorships

SIT also award types of scholarships: SIT Scholarship and SIT Final Year Scholarship, to deserving local and international students. There are in a total of 41 government scholarships and industry partners that provide sponsorship.

To see more universities and higher Institutions in Singapore, you can go ahead to visit this link to give you more hints of Universities in  Singapore, according to Ranking web of universities, Click Here 

Application For a Visa to Enter Singapore

The Ministry of foreign affairs in Singapore have also dedicated itself to providing adequate information to students that wants to study in Singapore on how to go about securing their Visa. International students coming from different parts of the world will henceforth not undergo the challenges of not knowing what to do and how to do them. Please see the link to the Embassy of singpore here