Education System in Singapore
Your possibilities for professional connections and achievement will undoubtedly be widened and improved by making friends from different cultures and viewpoints while studying abroad.
Getting a degree from abroad gives you access to a wide range of options and puts you on the road to success.
Singapore's remarkable academic performance over a fifty-year period demonstrates that it has attained educational achievement thanks to an effective school system, well-run schools, well-qualified teachers, and resilient pupils. Understanding the evolution, success reasons, and ongoing challenges of Singapore's educational system is thus informative. This chapter presents Singapore's educational system by analyzing its educational developments since independence, its contemporary educational system, its important features, and the key difficulties it faces in an age of globalization.
The Education System in Singapore is made up of 5 autonomous universities and one comprehensive private university. Business and management-related education has accelerated programs to finish your degree before time. Polytechnic colleges also offer technical education, making students job-ready for instant employment. Foreign institutions in Singapore offer industry-specific education. The National University of Singapore, which is rated 22nd in the QS 2014–15 QS World University Rankings, and Nanyang Technological University, which is ranked 22nd in the QS 2014–15 QS World University Rankings, are Singapore's two most prestigious universities.
The Singapore Management University, which offers courses in business management, accounting, economics, law, and the social sciences, is one of three public universities supported by the government. Then there's the Singapore Institute of Technology and the Singapore University of Technology and Design. Many private institutions exist, including SIM University, which caters to part-time students. SIM University offers part-time degree programs to working adults, with intentions to expand to full-time degree programs in the future.
New foreign universities, such as the Chicago Business School and Technische Universitat Munchen, have opened campuses in Singapore. Normal applications must be submitted by February of the year of entry.
At the University level studies students can obtain the following degrees:
A bachelor's degree in Law, Architecture, Music, Dentistry, Engineering, and Real Estate takes four years, while Medicine is the only field that requires five years of study. Admission to these bachelor’s courses depends on the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level, other equivalent standing examinations, or Polytechnic studies results.
Duration: 3 to 5 years
Candidates who want to pursue a Master's program must have obtained an Honours degree or bachelor's or equivalent degree with a dissertation.
Duration: 1 to 2 years
The Doctorate in Business needs a combination of coursework and dissertation at the Masters level studies. Doctor of Laws and Doctor of Science and medicine is usually granted based on published work.
Duration: 2 to 5 years