Singapore Management University, Singapore, Singapore

Singapore, Singapore

  • 2000

    Established
  • 17

    No. of Programs
  • 477

    QS World University Rankings
  • Yes

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

Singapore Management University (SMU) was established as an autonomous university in 2000 at the downtown area of Singapore. It is incorporated as a non-profit private limited company which is managed by an independent board of trustees headed by a chairman. SMU, Singapore is a world-class internationally recognised university offering the best courses in varied areas of studies like Accounting, Economics, Business, Information System, Law and Social Sciences. The QS World University Ranking (QWUR) 2021 of Singapore Management University (SMU) is 511- 520. 

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The campus of Singapore Management University (SMU) is located in the downtown area of Singapore. It is the most suitable location to connect with businesses, people and public organisations. The university encourages modern Art and provides facilities for sports within the campus. The green lush campus of SMU has a running track which is open for all. Along with this there is the swimming pool, clubs, sports halls, gymnasium and fitness centres, library and 24 hours security services on the campus. Through sports, arts, community service, leadership and other special interests, SMU clubs and events engage with communities through its many festivals and city campus happenings. The university has an innovative communal living concept named as the SMU Prinsep Street Residences (PSR). It is a fully furnished apartment residency available for students of SMU. The buildings are spread across three interconnected blocks and houses up to 255 students. The courses offered by Singapore Management University (SMU) at a Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate level and even the interdisciplinary programmes are conducted at six schools: School of Accountancy, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, School of Economics, School of Information Systems, School of Law and School of Social Sciences.

Accomplishments & Alumni 

Singapore Management University (SMU) has maintained a consistent status and position over the two decades. It is ranked as the No. 1 university in Singapore and 3rd in Asia by the University of Texas Dallas Top 100 Worldwide Business School Research Rankings. Singapore Management University (SMU) is also ranked 12th amongst the Specialist Universities in the World by the QS World University Ranking (QWUR). The alumni community of SMU consists of 22,800 graduates who can be found working in various fields and industries like Finance, IT, Biotechnology, Energy, IT, Manufacturing, Engineering, Shipping, Education, Construction, Medicine etc. at different parts of the world. 

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

Singapore Management University (SMU) has 9144 full-time undergraduate students and 2,477 students enrolled in full time or part-time postgraduate studies. It is a community of students belonging to various parts of the world. Most of the international students at Singapore Management University (SMU) are from countries like India, China, Middle East,  Maldives, Japan, South Korea, North America, Europe and ASEAN countries. SMU has over 200 partner universities across the world that offer exchange programmes and also allow students to participate in global exposure programmes. The global reputation of SMU helps graduates apply for jobs and get placed within 6 months of the completion of the course. Apart from jobs offered by corporates, companies and industries, students can also apply for internal job posts offered by the university. Lecturer, Analyst, Assistant Professor are some of the job roles available. 

COVID-19 Response 

Singapore Management University (SMU) is following the guidelines defined by MOE, Singapore to conduct the classes for academic session 2021- 22 mentioned below: 

  • As per the latest update, the on-campus face to face classes with a maximum capacity of 50 students will be conducted from January 2021.

  • Most of the SMU classes have class capacity of less than 50 students. However, few classes for which the capacity is high will have the option to conduct the lessons fully online or in mixed mode. 

  • International students visiting the SMU will have to strictly follow the t cross-border regulations which are subject to change with time. 

  • SMU is continuously monitoring the COVID 19 situation and following the guidance from official advisories and is flexible to adjust to the situation accordingly.

  • Safety measures like wearing masks, social distancing, personal hygiene and proper sanitization is being followed by everyone in the campus.  

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Programs

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  • M.B.A

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 900

    • Duration

      12 Month

      Tuition Fee

      INR 33,40,300

  • M.S in Management

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 900

    • Duration

      12 Month

      Tuition Fee

      INR 21,62,600

  • M.S in Applied Finance

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 900

    • Duration

      12 Month

      Tuition Fee

      INR 21,85,200

  • M.S in Information Systems

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 900

    • Duration

      1.5 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 17,88,000

Singapore Management University, Singapore, Singapore Scholarship

SMU-Administered Scholarships

There are three SMU-Administered scholarships available for international students. These are Lee Kong Chian Scholars' Programme, ASEAN Undergraduate Scholarship, Science & Technology Undergraduate Scholarship. Students representing the following nationality are eligible to apply for these scholarships: 

Scholarship Name 

Nationality 

Lee Kong Chian Scholars' Programme

Any 

ASEAN Undergraduate Scholarship

ASEAN member countries 

Science & Technology Undergraduate Scholarship

Asian country except Singapore 

Details of scholarship available for students from India can be checked below:

Lee Kong Chian Scholars' Programme

Lee Kong Chian Scholars' Programme is one of the most prestigious scholarships offered to students who have high calibre. The scholarship is offered to help students study at SMU and develop holistic, intellectual and entrepreneurial skills. 

Every year, up to 60 scholarships are awarded under this category. 

Value of Scholarship

  • The scholarship covers full-time tuition fees for up to four years

  •  a one-off notebook grant

  • S$5,000 for annual living allowance

  • S$16,000 on Sponsorship for global opportunities. 

Eligibility Criteria

The minimum eligibility criteria to be considered for Lee Kong Chian Scholars' Programme is as follows:

  • The student must be enrolled in full-time studies at Singapore Management University (SMU).

  • He/ She must represent any nationality.

  • Students can be enrolled in either a single degree or double degree programme. Those enrolled in a double degree programme must take Business as one of the two degrees. 

  • Those enrolled in a single degree programme must take a second major enrolled in a Business programme offered by the SMU School of Accountancy/ School of Economics/ School of Information Systems/ School of Law/ School of Social Sciences. 

  • Those enrolled in Accountancy/Economics/Information Systems/Computer Science/Computing & Law/Social Sciences/Law degree programmes must take a second major offered by the SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business. 

  • The applicant must demonstrate leadership quality and good communications skills.

  • Students must have a record of involvement in co-curricular activities and community service. 

How to Apply?

There is no separate scholarship application form for Lee Kong Chian Scholars' Programme. The student must indicate their interest in the scholarship in the online admission application form. The applicant must submit a scholarship personal essay while applying online for admission. . Recommendation letter is exceptional but recommended to make the application strong. 

Based on the academic qualifications and other achievements, the applicant is further shortlisted for a panel interview. The scholarship is renewed every semester based upon the academic progress and good conduct of the candidate.

Science & Technology Undergraduate Scholarship

Outstanding Freshman belonging to Asian countries (excluding Singapore) are considered for  Science & Technology Undergraduate Scholarship. The scholarship is available for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science (Information Systems) programme at SMU.

Eligibility Criteria

The minimum eligibility criteria to be considered for Science & Technology Undergraduate Scholarship is as follows:

  • Must be enrolled in full time first-year undergraduate studies at SMU in Bachelor of Science (Information Systems) programme. 

  • Must be a citizen of an Asian country (excluding Singapore).

  • Must demonstrate strong leadership and communications skills. 

  • Must demonstrate participation in co-curricular activity and/or involvement in community service. 

  • The scholarship holder will be required to serve a 6-year bond with a Singapore-registered company immediately upon graduation from SMU.

  • The applicant must not hold any other scholarship, fellowship, bursary, grant, award or allowance 

  • In case, the scholar withdraws and/ or is terminated from SMU, the University reserves the right to impose repayment of scholarship. 

How to Apply?

There is no separate scholarship application form for Science & Technology Undergraduate Scholarship. The student must indicate their interest in the scholarship in the online admission application form.

Campus Location

Singapore Management University

81 Victoria Street, Singapore 188065

https://www.smu.edu.sg/contact/directory | +65 6828 0980 | admissions@smu.edu.sg

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