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Singapore Master of Science Program

April 2015

A Master of Science is a postgraduate academic master's degree awarded by universities in many countries. The degree is typically granted for studies in the sciences or engineering or medicine, and is usually for programs that are more focused on scientific and mathematical subjects. While it ultimately depends upon the specific program, individuals that pursue a Master's of Science degree typically require a thesis.

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Benefits of studying Master of Science in the Top Colleges in Singapore

1. Hub of education excellence: In an environment that is inspiring and conductive education, Singapore provides high quality of teaching and research. More than 16 INTO universities has their campuses in Singapore
2. Affordable quality education: In Singapore, Tuition fees are affordable and the cost of living is still significantly lower than many of the developed countries
3. Infrastructure: Singapore is well connected via sea, air and telecommunication to all parts of the world.
4. Global business hub: Singapore is consistently acknowledged to be a global business hub with its developed infrastructure, political stability and open business policy. More than 7000 MNC alongside 100000 small and medium enterprises have set up their base in Singapore with many choosing Singapore as their regional hub and launch pad to dynamic market of Asia.
5. Vibrant and cosmopolitan environment: Singapore may seem like a small dot on the world map, but the island state bustles all over with attractions and activies. The nation's rich multicultural heritage is highlighted through the various ethnic groups living together.

When are the Intakes?

The major intakes of Singaporean universities for MS courses are August, September and October

Which Entrance Exam to give?

The MBA or other Masters course from the public university would require GMAT or GRE depending upon the course.
However the private universities would require an IELTS / TOEFL which is optional if the student provides a Medium of Instruction letter (English) from his previous college.

What are the different types of Courses under MSC that are offered in Singapore?

The Master of Science course is offered in Public as well as private universities of Singapore.
The different type of Msc programmes that are available in Singapore are:

Master of science in Finance: A Master's degree in Finance is a postgraduate program designed to prepare graduates for careers in Finance. The degree is often titled Master of Finance or Master in Finance (abbreviated M.Fin or MiF), or Master of Science in Finance

Master of Science in International business: The Master of Science in International Business is a postgraduate degree designed to develop the capabilities and resources of managers in the global economy. It is ideal for those seeking to establish or accelerate a career in international business. Emphasizing the practical application of specialized knowledge, the program equips management with skills tailored to the international business environment.

The Master of International Business focuses on strategic planning for international operations and provides an in-depth understanding of the organizational capabilities required for international operations, including specialized functions such as international marketing, finance and human resource management. Master of International Business degrees also include classes that address topics such as imports and exports and intercultural communication. The degree may be thought of as an MBA with a particular focus on multinational corporations.

Master of science in Aerospace & Aeronautics: Aerospace (or aeronautical) engineering can be studied at the bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. levels in aerospace engineering departments at many universities, and in mechanical engineering departments at others.

Master of Science in Supply chain management: The Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (MSSCM) degree is a unique graduate program providing specific deeper knowledge of supply chain practices and technologies in a structure that it allows it to be completed while students are working full time.

Master of Science in Information Technology: A Master of Science in Information Technology (abbreviated M.Sc. IT, MSc IT or MSIT) is a type of postgraduate academic master's degree offered in a number of countries. The degree typically includes coursework in both computer science and business skills, but the core curriculum might depend on the school and result in other degrees and specializations.

Master of Science in Environmental Management: The M.E.M. (Master of Environmental Management) is a degree designed for students with primary interests in careers in environmental policy and analysis, stewardship, education, consulting, or management dealing with natural resource or environmental issues. The program requires course work in both the natural and social sciences, with a particular focus on the relationship among science, management, and policy. The ultimate purpose of the degree program is to prepare students to address ecological and social systems with scientific understanding and an ability to make sense of the complex underlying social and ecological context.

Top 5 Colleges in Singapore that offer Master of Science program

National University Of Singapore

The National University of Singapore is Singapore's oldest university. It is the largest university in the country in terms of student enrolment and curriculum offered. The National University of Singapore was formed with the merger of the University of Singapore and Nanyang University in 1980.

A leading global university centred in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) offers a global approach to education and research, with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise. Its transformative education includes a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment, as well as special programmes which allow students to realise their potential. Over 36,000 students from 100 countries further enrich the community with their diverse social and cultural perspectives, making campus life vibrant and exciting.

Singapore Management University

SMU is home to about 7,000 students and comprises six schools: the School of Accountancy; Lee Kong Chain School of Business; School of Economics; School of Information Systems; School of Law; and School of Social Sciences. SMU offers six bachelor's degree programmes in Accountancy, Business Management, Economics, Information Systems Management, Law, and Social Sciences; twelve Master's programmes in Applied Economics, Applied Finance, Applied Finance (China), Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Professional Accounting, Information Systems, IT in Business (Financial Services), Management, Operations Management and Wealth Management; a Juris Doctor programme; and five PhD programmes in Business (Finance), Business (Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources), EcGlobal Diversity

Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Technological University is an internationally reputed research-intensive tertiary institution. Its broad-based education covers science and technology, business and the arts, entrepreneurial and leadership skills to prepare students for the global working world. Nanyang Technological Institute (NTI) was established on the same campus in 1981 with government funding to educate practice-oriented engineers for the burgeoning Singapore economy. In 1991, NTI became Nanyang Technological University with the absorption of the National Institute of Education. The alumni rolls of the former Nanyang University were transferred to NTU in 1996.

NTU is one of the biggest engineering Colleges in the World and they are becoming more comprehensive as it has rapidly build up reputation in advanced natural sciences together with an innovative Arts and Humanities capabilities, something rarely found in association with science and technology. In addition, they have one of the region leading Business Schools and Singapore only has School of Communication and Information (media and journalism)

German Institute of Science & Technology - TUM Asia

TUM Asia - Pioneering the globalization of German university education, in 2001, TUM chose the Republic of Singapore as its strategic partner to initiate the first German academic venture abroad. German Institute of Science and Technology - TUM Asia ("TUM Asia") was established as a 100 % subsidiary of TUM, offering various joint master degree programmes in close collaboration with Singapore´s leading universities the National University of Singapore ("NUS"), the Nanyang Technological University ("NTU") hence supported by numerous industry partners e.g. Infineon, Texas Instruments , Siemens. GIST-TUM Asia runs selective TUM Master and /or Bachelor of Science programmes

Singapore Institute of management

With a rich history spanning 46 years, the Singapore Institute of Management is the largest and most comprehensive education solutions provider in Singapore today.

Singapore Institute of Management Pte Ltd (SIM), also known as, SIM Global Education (SIM GE) is one of four core businesses under the SIM Group, which includes SIM University (UniSIM), SIM Professional Development and SIM Membership Services.

SIM GE has several successful partnerships with renowned universities from Australia, United Kingdom, United States and Switzerland. Together, we offer a wide spectrum of more than 50 undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes - you can get an overseas degree from Singapore at SIM

Singapore Student Visa process

The visa process of Singapore doesn't involve any interviews or going to visa officers.
The visa application form is to be filled by the student and given to the university; the university applies for the student visas.
In this process, the student needs to fill visa form 16A and form 36.
All the universities provide visa form to the student after the student accepts the offer letter and the makes the 1st installement payment.

Singapore Scholarships

GIST - Industry Scholarship

Amount of scholarship- 25% to 50 % of tuition fees
Eligibility: exceptional academic record and work experience
Course: master of science

Usually the scholarship is provided to the students with exceptional academic records. There are private universities in Singapore who would conduct scholarship test in different parts of the world to offer scholarship to potential and deserving students, based on their capabilities and skill.

Edwise - Overseas Education Consultant

We at Edwise streamline and personalize the process for each student irrespective destination, institution, course or any level of study. Our team of experienced professionals will provide you individual attention and exceptional guidance throughout your process of application. We provide assistance related to course selections, admission, visa, bank-loan and scholarships. We also host Singapore University delegates for direct student interaction and all these services are provided free of cost. We have established since 1991 and have been maintaining strong networks with over 525 universities in 14 countries, hence giving us a unique insight into the finest educational establishments worldwide.

Start your Education in Singapore with valuable information on everything you need to know about studying abroad in Singapore, from study permits, temporary resident visas and how much it costs, to finding a program and what student is really all about!

Do visit your nearest Edwise branch & choose your university carefully under our expert guidance and ensure that you have all your paperwork in order. Once you apply, and the wait is over, you can really begin to look forward to not only studying in a beautiful and vibrant country, but also to a life experience quite like no other.

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