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Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)



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With students from 82 countries, MDIS strives to create a caring and conducive learning environment for a great learning journey.

  • Based in Singapore; founded in 1956
  • Admissions on rolling basis + scholarships for Indian students
  • 14 Master programs, partnering with 10 partner universities
  • 79.4% of students- employed within 6 months of graduation

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About MDIS Singapore

About MDIS Singapore

The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), founded in 1956, is Singapore’s oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning. MDIS has two main subsidiaries: Management Development Institute of Singapore Pte Ltd (MDIS Pte Ltd) to oversee its Singapore academic operations, and MDIS International Pte Ltd to further its globalisation strategy.

MDIS offers well-accredited courses in Business and Management, Engineering, Fashion Design, Information Technology, Health and Life Sciences, Mass Communications, Psychology and Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management. Designed to provide individuals with opportunities to develop professionally, these programmes are offered in collaboration with highly acclaimed universities in Australia, France, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

Its university partners are:

  • Grenoble Graduate School of Business, France
  • Northumbria University, UK
  • Oklahoma City University, USA
  • Southern Cross University, Australia
  • University of Bradford, UK
  • University of Sunderland, UK
  • University of the West of England, UK
  • Nottingham Trent University, UK
  • University of South Wales, UK
  • Bangor University, UK

Study Options

MDIS offers programmes that keep pace with the global economy. Numerous study options are offered across its schools:

  • MDIS Business School
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Fashion & Design
  • School of Health and Life Sciences
  • School of Media & Communications
  • School of Psychology
  • School of Technology @ E-learning
  • School of Tourism & Hospitality

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In September 2008, MDIS set up its first overseas campus in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan in Central Asia, to offer world-class tertiary education to students from the Central Asia region. A landmark deal was also achieved with EduCity@Iskandar in Johor, marking it the first time a private Singaporean tertiary institution has made a foray into Malaysia. This will be the second of MDIS’ overseas campuses and will open its doors to 2,000 students around 2016. Upon completion of third phase construction in 2023, the campus looks set to cater to more than 10,000 students.


The S$35 million MDIS Campus in Stirling Road occupies a three-hectare land area and boasts state-of-the-art classrooms, life sciences and computer laboratories, a hospitality training centre, a mass communications studio, engineering laboratory and workshop, as well as a fashion studio. The campus also has an amphitheatre to house art performances and other events, as well as fully-equipped sports facilities such as a gymnasium and badminton courts.

The campus is Wi-Fi enabled, allowing students access to the internet anywhere on campus. In addition, MDIS enhances students’ learning experience with the Blackboard Learning System and video streaming technology that allows online access to lecture notes, learning resources and recorded lessons anytime, anywhere.

Its lecturers are industry practitioners with relevant practical experience. In addition, the lecturers are approved by MDIS Academic Committee and its partner universities.

With students from 76 countries, MDIS strives to create a caring and conducive learning environment, ensuring students not only enjoy a great learning journey but also benefit from a holistic experience that paves the way for a bright future. It has representative offices in India.

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Here's what Indian students are saying about their experience at Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS).

What Indian students say

When asked, 100% of reviewers recommend Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

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Student reviews










Keshav, India 5

Wonderful place.

When I first stepped into MDIS College, I thought it would be an elite kind of place where only the rich and influential send their child to. Little did I expect it to be a place where people from all walks of life enrol read full review
Sayanti, India 4

Interesting course

I am currently pursuing MBA Accounting at MDIS. The course is interesting and I would recommend this college to all my friends.

Sameer, India 4

The program is good

I am currently doing my MBA at MDIS. The university offers top notch facilities and a pretty decent program. If the performance is of a decent standard, then the students will find it easy to land jobs.

Ankita, India 4

I love Singapore!!

Singapore is a beautiful city. I love the place. People here are very friendly. I am very impressed with all the facilities at MDIS and the professors. Overall it is an awesome place.

Anjna, India 4

Everything is very efficient here

It is good to study at Singapore, everything is very efficient here. MDIS is a very reputed institution and the program has been very well structured. Most students at MDIS are international, and that's a good thing.

Nikhil, India 4

A competitive program

The MBA program that I have enrolled in has been structured very well. The program is quite competitive and interesting. I am happy here, the academics are good and there is a lot to do in the city as well.

Jacob, India 3

Business admin

MDIS is the best place for a BBA course.. it was a very flexible program.

Nikhil, India 5


What makes the MBA from MDIS different? I would say that it is the practical experience. The practical teaching methods and the experience which we gain thereof is just great.

Ana, India 4


I am curently pursuing my Bachelor's in business management. It has been a good experience so far.

Arun C, India 4

Business Management

The key feature of MDIS is its location. The institution is located right in the centre of the country. This makes it very convenient because everything is available close by.

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