MS in Singapore & Asia
Considering pursuing your Master’s from Singapore?
Schools such as the Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore Institute of Technology, National University of Singapore, Singapore Management University and Nanyang Technological University are amongst the most popular and reputed schools in Singapore and have a great reputation in Asia as well.
The Masters in Management specifically is offered by National University of Singapore, Singapore Management University, and Nanyang Technological University, along with this they offer a slew of specialized programs in Finance, International Management.
Other Asian schools which can be targetted
Apart from Singapore, other Asian Universities such as the esteemed Indian Institute of Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University: Antai, or HKUST can be considered as targets as well.
As per the FT Ranking 2016, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad is considered as one of the best Masters in Management schools and has a rank in the top 20.
The National University of Singapore, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, and The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology are CEMS Member Schools and offer great exchange opportunities.
Also, schools such as LBS, DUKE, ESSEC all have exchange programs or dual degree structures where you can split your time between studies in Europe and getting an immersive experience in China/ S.E Asia. All in all, getting the best of both worlds.
Post graduation opportunities
The Singapore Universities are frequented by esteemed companies such as General Electric, Accenture, Nestlé, Oliver Wyman, American Express, GlaxoSmithKline, Oracle, Apple, Goldman Sachs, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, McKinsey & Company, DBS Bank, L’Oréal, Coca-Cola, KPMG, IBM, and BNP Paribas.
They have very strong domestic placements and are a good way to get placements in the vibrant Asian Economic.
Working after studies
Singapore is amongst the happiest cities in the world and boasts a high standard of living and a diverse student community.
The employers in Singapore are always in the hunt for international candidates to build a globalized workforce.
Students willing to pursue work after completion of studies in Singapore must get a valid pass (commonly known as a work visa) in order to join the Singapore workforce. The work visa categories in Singapore for international students are as follows: –
Further classified as –
- Employment Pass
- Personalized Employment Pass
(B) Skilled and Semi-skilled workers –
This pass is for specific sectors such as construction, manufacturing, and marine.
Living in the Singapore
The Living expenses in Singapore purely dependents on the individual’s lifestyle.
A Budget of S$18000 per year will be enough for living expenses in Singapore.
Universities in Asia can be light on the pocket as their tuition fees are much less compared to other universities.
In Singapore Universities, the average Tuition Fees various from S$40000 to S$48000.
While tuition for Other Asian Universities which offer the Masters program is as follows: –
In Indian Schools, the tuition fees are around US$27,527 (for domestic) and USD 55,000(for International students).
Chinese Schools have an average tuition fee of US$ 18404 (RMB 128,000).
The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology offers the program at the cost of US$ 37,121.
Top Universities in Singapore and Asia for MS
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