Singapore [Officially known as the Republic of Singapore] might be the smallest country in South-East Asia, but that doesn’t stop it from being one of the most economically advanced countries. Having one of the busiest ports in the world, called Port of Singapore, has immensely globalized and diversified its economy which is also known to be one of the freest and most competitive. Acute poverty is rare in Singapore; in fact it has a decent percentage of the World’s millionaires.
Singapore Education is also a key development area that offers a spectrum of courses in diverse fields. It is rated as the best business-friendly economy in the world. The cosmopolitan country with a touch of modernity offers a good standard of living with progressive job opportunities.
|Top 5 Programs|
|Hospitality||Travel & Tourism||Business||Engineering||Economics|
|Major Intakes||Rolling Intakes|
|Cost of Education [SGD per annum]||3,000 – 10,000|
|Duration of Course||Undergraduate Program – 2 to 3 years||Postgraduate Program – 1 year|
Why study in Singapore
Singapore is a safe and cordial nation where living, studying, and working are easy. With a developed economy and well modeled curriculum system which is beneficial to the students. Choosing to study in Singapore can turn out to be an enriching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels because it provides internationally recognized degrees at affordable costs.
Multiculturalism is promoted in Singapore and it has four official languages: English, Malay, Mandarin, and Tamil. The English name of Singapore is derived from the Malay word “Singapura” and it is customarily referred to as the Lion City. Singapore’s climate can be classified as that of a tropical rainforest. April and May are the hottest months with the monsoon spanning November to January.
Education System in Singapore
Singapore is emerging as a quality education provider destination with affordable fees and lower cost of living. The education system in Singapore is productive and competitive, and encourages students to strive for better results and performances. The Ministry of Education (MOE) takes control of the development of the schools and government funded institutions.
The education system here mainly revolves around the interests of the students. Singapore has six national universities as well as various private universities. Foreign universities of UK, Australia, and Germany have established campuses in Singapore.
Represented Universities / Institutes in Singapore
- Nanyang institute Of Technology
- FTMS Global Academy
- Dimension International College
The basic requirement to apply to a Singaporean university is 10+2 years of education. The requirements for postgraduate studies vary from program to program in different private institutions. The GMAT and GRE score are not a must here. It is the same with graduate courses, different institutions have different requirements. SAT, TOEFL and IELTS scores aren’t compulsory to enroll into graduate courses.
For some of the vocational programs student can enroll after SSC or HSC.
Most of the institutes in Singapore do not require any language proficiency test as a mandatory requirement to get admission.
The cost of living depends on the type of accommodation the student selects, the locality as well as room type. An international student in Singapore may spend an average of about SGD 480- 1,000 a month on living expenses. This amount of course, varies depending an individual’s lifestyle and course of study. There are halls of residence and hostels. Rooms are available as single or on sharing basis. Amenities such as television rooms, reading rooms, laundry rooms, computer rooms and kitchenettes among others are also available in halls of residences.
Cost of Education
Singapore is one of the most affordable places to live in, which is known for its quality of education. The nation welcomes international students with liberal standard of admission and affordable cost of study compare to other foreign countries.
Diploma: 6000 to 8000 SGD
Bachelors: 9000 to 15000 SGD
Post graduations: 16000 to 24000 SGD
It is comparatively easy to get work pass for Singapore. If you have foreign education and right connections can be helpful to get a good job in Singapore .The country is in desperate need of qualified foreign workers.
Please who have obtained work pass and spent minimum 5 years they can plan their further stay.