What will I learn?

The SMU MBA is designed to shape you into a versatile and dynamic leader that businesses need. Be inspired to learn business fundamentals with an interactive and rigorous curriculum that captures the forefront of management research and proven approaches in management practice.

Uniquely situated in the central business district of Singapore, one of Asia's most cosmopolitan cities, the Singapore Management University (SMU) is establishing new frontiers in the ambit of business education for Singapore and Asia. SMU's abundance of facilities has elevated its visibility and standing to that of many of the world's leading urban universities.

Building upon this bedrock, the Lee Kong Chian School of Business is gaining momentum to be positioned as one of Asia's leading business schools.

The SMU MBA emphasises quality over quantity and ensures that your MBA experience with us will be both enriching as well as rewarding. Our professors, industry experts and practitioners selected from about 300 faculties across SMU's six schools are ready to engage and imbue you with their expert domain knowledge. Complementing the classroom experience are our administrators and Career Services team who are fully committed to assisting you throughout your MBA Programme.

The flexibility of the SMU MBA gives you the option to complete your MBA journey in 12-month duration for the Full-time Programme or 18-month duration for the Part-time Programme. This allows you to adjust the Programme to fit your work schedules as a busy professional.

In addition to our active engagement of the business community as recruiters, board members, donors, research partners and guest lecturers, we have also established linkages with more than 2,000 companies, providing an unparalleled connection to the business communities of Singapore and Asia.

Which department am I in?

Lee Kong Chian School of Business

Study options

Full Time (15 months, with possibility to complete in 10 months)

Tuition fees
SG $67,410 (Inclusive of GST); Registration fee: SG $500

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

10 January 2022

Venue

Lee Kong Chian School of Business

Singapore Management University,

50 Stamford Road,

178899, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants to the SMU MBA programme must possess: A good Bachelor's degree in any undergraduate field from a reputable institution; A minimum post-degree work experience of 2 years; A good GMAT or GRE score (try a GMAT mini quiz), Strong interpersonal skills and international outlook, and the ability to work in diverse groups; Any outstanding professional accomplishments, leadership experience and potential, academic aptitude, and community impact would be an added advantage.

For international students

Applicants to the SMU MBA programme must possess:

  • A good Bachelor's degree in any undergraduate field from a reputable institution
  • A minimum post-degree work experience of 2 years
  • A good GMAT or GRE score (try a GMAT mini quiz), SMU Admissions Test is accepted for Part-time intake
  • Strong interpersonal skills and international outlook, and the ability to work in diverse groups
  • Any outstanding professional accomplishments, leadership experience and potential, academic aptitude, and community impact would be an added advantage.
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About Singapore Management University (SMU)

QS Stars Asian University Rankings awarded Singapore Management University 5-star ratings for overall excellence and employability.

  • Recognised as a world-class research institution
  • Master of IT in business - in top 2 in Asia & 14th globally
  • MSc in wealth management - 1st in Asia and 3rd globally
  • 90 per cent of MBA graduates secured an internship in 2020