Singapore, The nation is among four “Asian Tiger” economies (along with Hong Kong, South Korea, and Taiwan) apart from this, it’s also one of the leading education hubs in Asia, Education is the priority in Singapore and the nation is recognized as a ‘global schoolhouse’. This island nation is famous for its universities and student-friendly climate. It has been seen in global surveys on research and innovation, Singapore is the most prominent country on the list. It may be a small country, but the scope for higher education in Singapore is significant. English is the officially designated language for the education system. Every year, an increasing number of international students at all levels of education makes the decision to study for their degrees in Singapore.
The National University of Singapore is ranked 1st in Asia, and 12th in the world as per QS world rankings 2016. Nanyang Technological University is ranked 13th in the world, and 3rd in Asia. For students, who intend to study in Singapore in order to pursue their MBA, Singapore Management University would be a good choice. It is one of Singapore’s best-known institutions in the field of accounting and management and is placed amongst the top 100 Management schools in QS world ranking.
Singapore’s universities education aspires to prepare students not only for today’s world but also for a world where there will be jobs that have yet to be invented and challenges not yet foreseen. Education System in Singapore comprised of pre-schooling, primary education, secondary education, pre-university education and higher education. The Ministry of Education is the main official Government body of Singapore that directs the formulation and implementation of policies related to Singapore. The education system in Singapore with its flexibility and diversity has joined ranks with the existent leading education systems of the world and has emerged as a premier destination to pursue higher education in world-class universities with state-of-the-art infrastructure.
The lower costs of living and proximity to home make it an attractive alternative to studying in the United Kingdom or the United States. The peace offer degrees from these countries at a much lower tuition fees than at the main campus. The degrees you would get would be similar to if you were studying in the main campuses of these universities in UK, Australia or United States.
The living costs in Singapore are between 12000 to 14000 SG$.
The range of tuition fees for UG and PG programs are outlined below
UG – SG $ 20000 – 30000 per year
The main academic intake takes place in September each year with a smaller intake is January and the deadline for September intake is June. There is a range of entry requirements that you need to meet both for your visa application and University criteria i.e. academic requirements, English language requirements etc. International students who wish to study in Singapore will need a valid visa. In order to apply for a study visa you have to go through the application process which is linked to university application and student accept study visa with their letter of approval. This letter works as a visa and it can be used at entry checkpoints. Apart from this, for Singapore visa, you will require one more important document i.e. a student pass. You need to apply two months earlier before your course commence. To obtain your Student Pass, you have to sign up for the special Student’s Pass Online Application & Registration System (SOLAR). A Student Pass allows you to work during your studies in 16 hours per week in term time & full time in a holiday. But you need to check course regulations first because all students are not allowed to work during term-time.
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