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Best Universities & Institutions to Pursue Higher Education in Singapore

May 22, 2019

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Singapore’s reputation as an international study destination has seen an unprecedented rise in the last few decades, thanks to its recognition as a world leader in research and innovation. It is especially popular among Indian students aspirign to study abroad because of its proximity to India. 

It is known to have one of the best education systems in the world and ranks high in terms of global safety. The quality of business programs that universities in Singapore offer is also globally renowned. The best part of studying in Singapore is that internationally-recognized degrees can be obtained at affordable costs. 

Students can choose to study in the Public Universities or Private Institutions in Singapore. Let’s get an overview of the higher education institutions in Singapore. 


Public Universities 

There are 6 public universities in Singapore and of these the National University of Singapore and the Nanyang Technological University feature 11th and 12th respectively in the QS World University Ranking 2019. 

The following list features the 6 public Universities to Study in Singapore:

  • National University of Singapore 
  • Nanyang Technological University 
  • Singapore Management University 
  • Singapore University of Technology and Design 
  • Singapore Institute of Technology 
  • Singapore University of Social Sciences 

    The benefits of getting an admit in any of these Public Universities are immense. lower tuition costs, world-renowned facilities, and a competitive atmosphere being some of them. 


Private Institutions 

Private institutions in Singapore have lower tuition fee than the other popular study-abroad destinations such as the US, Australia, etc. Other highlights include specialized Bachelor’s and Master’s programs and quality of education that matches global standards. 

The exclusive benefit of these private institutions is that some of them have affiliations with top international universities in the US, the UK, and Australia, offering the unparalleled benefit of degrees awarded by these highly acclaimed universities and the option of campus transfer programs. 


Other benefits 

Rolling Intakes and admissions are possible throughout the year 

  • Easy Entry Requirements 
  • High Visa Success Rate 
  • Affordable Cost of Education 
  • Top-notch Business Programs 

So you see studying in Private Institutions is equally beneficial as studying in the Public Universities of Singapore. 


Best Private Institutions in Singapore represented by KC Overseas Education 

SIM Global Education 

A leading private Institute in Singapore offering more than 80 academic programs including Bachelor’s and Master’s. Most of these programs are affiliated with universities of repute from the US, Australia, the UK and Europe. SIM is a highly acclaimed provider of higher education in business and management and emphasizes heavily on networking with industry professionals. Here is a list of some of the top programs in SIM in association with Universities in the USA, Australia, the UK, and France. These programs are highly preferred by international students. 

  • Master in International Business (Grenoble Ecole De Management, France) 
  • Master of Science in Cyber Security and Management (University of Warwick, UK) 
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Economics and Management (University of London, UK) 
  • Bachelor of Business (Logistics & Supply Chain Management) (RMIT University, Australia) 
  • Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) (University at Buffalo, USA) 


Curtin Singapore 

An International University with campuses in Western Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai, and Mauritius; Curtin University is ranked 250th in the 2019 QS World University Rankings. It has over 90 exchange partnerships with universities in more than 20 countries. 

Some of its popular programs : 

  • Master of Supply Chain Management 
  • Master of Business Administration (Global) 
  • Bachelor of Commerce - Finance and Management 


James Cook University 

James Cook University ranks in the top 2% Universities in the world according to the QS World University Rankings 2019. It offers university-level programs at its Singapore campus in Business, Marketing, Tourism, Psychology, Information Technology, Environmental Science, etc. All the courses are registered with The Council for Private Education and the University holds an EduTrust certification. 

Some of the notable programs at JCU, Singapore: 

  • Master of Information Technology - Master of Business Administration 
  • Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management 
  • Bachelor of Business & Environmental Science 
  • Graduate Diploma of Psychology 


SP Jain School of Global Management 

Based in Asia, with multiple campuses in Dubai, Singapore, Sydney, and a sister campus in Mumbai, SP Jain is also a great option for International students. It is associated with the Australian School of Business, the University of New South Wales, the Schulich School of Business, and York University. 

S P Jain’s Global MBA Program has been ranked 4th in the world by the Times Higher Education-Wall Street Journal 1-year MBA Rankings (2018). Through this tri-city Global MBA program, every student has the opportunity to live and study in Asia, Australia and the Middle East. 

Approach KC Overseas Education to get an admit in any of these institutions of Singapore.

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