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Top Universities In Singapore

Posted on Jan 14, 2020
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This small island country in the Southeastern pocket of the world is home to some of the biggest, most influential universities. Known as a global financial center and a melting pot of different cultures, Singapore is the ideal location for some of the top, prestigious educational institutions. It is a hot, new destination for students all over the globe, especially Asians. Here are some of the best universities Singapore has to offer-

  • 1.National University of Singapore (NUS)
  • National University of Singapore or more commonly known as NUS is one of the top-ranked university in the world and the oldest university in Singapore. It is a research university offering a variety of programs including sciences, medicine and dentistry, design and environment, social sciences, engineering, law, business, etc. at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. NUS has also collaborated with Yale and established the Yale-NUS college for liberal arts. The faculty of engineering at NUS was ranked 6th in the world. Some of the many distinguished alumni include 4 Singaporean Prime Ministers and Presidents, 2 Malaysian Prime Ministers, politicians, and various local celebrities.

    • 2.Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

    NTU is regarded as one of the best universities for courses in engineering and technology. The university comprises of eight schools and colleges- The College of Engineering, College of Science, Nanyang Business School, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine and College of Humanities, Arts ad Social Sciences. The university has a population of over 33,500 students and 10,000 faculty and staff members. It is the upcoming, fast-rising Asian university in the world’s top 50 list. The Nanyang Business School is Singapore’s top business school and has been ranked 10th in the Financial Times rankings of Executive MBA programmes.

    • 3.Singapore University of Social Sciences

    Formerly under the name SIM (Singapore Institute of Management), the university got restructured into the Singapore University of Social Sciences in 2017. Initially regarded as an institute for engineering and technology, it has now increased its offerings in social sciences and gained autonomous status. SUSS focuses on applied degree programs in the field of social sciences. It comprises of five schools- S R Nathan School of Human Development, SUSS School of Business, School of Humanities and Behavioural Sciences, School of Law and School of Science and Technology.

    • 4.Singapore Management University

    Located in the downtown area of Singapore, the campus is home to 10,000 undergraduates and postgraduate students. The university’s business programmes are modeled after the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The various courses offered by the college include business administration, business analytics, financial services, economics, law, accountancy, and social sciences. The SMU Academy offers programs through diploma and certificate courses for working professionals. The course credit system is similar to most American universities. Even the requirements for the admission process like GMAT, TOEFL or IELTS are similar.

    • 5.Singapore University of Technology and Design

    Singapore University of Technology and Design or SUTD was developed in collaboration with the prestigious American university MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). It is the fourth autonomous university of Singapore. It is known for its courses in Engineering product development, engineering systems and design, architecture and sustainable design. The curriculum has been developed keeping in mind the MIT collaboration.

    Singapore not only offers an excellent education system but also a culturally diverse community. Admission in one of these universities would enhance your overall skillset. So, don’t forget about this tiny country while choosing your ideal college!

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