Among the Asian countries, Singapore is leading when it comes to education. The country has developed at an amazing rate, across industries and streams, including education. For decades now, candidates from across the world, especially India have been looking at Singapore as a destination to go study further. Be it under graduate course or a post graduate, Singapore has some of the finest colleges in the world. Another aspect that attracts foreign students is the vibrant culture of Singapore.
Foreign students feel right at home with the healthy blend of students, local and international. Also, the environment offers a suitable surrounding to focus on studies, while learning about the local culture as well. Students also have the opportunity to work for upto 16hours a week and earn an income. This gives them the exposure and ability to adapt easy to the environment when they pick out a career after their course.
There are both private institutions and public colleges, each of them offering similar courses. So, decide based on what you are looking for. A few polytechnics are also found around Singapore like Nanyang Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Republic Polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic and the Temasek Polytechnic. Ranging from art, science, commerce, business, finance and history, there are courses spread across various genres and durations. Students have the flexibility to undergo a course for a short or long duration.
The island city welcomes nearly 70000 students every year, some of who stays back to pursue a career while others go on to study further or return home to kick start their professional life. The schools and colleges here offer a good mix of Western and Asian influences which stretch to the education sector as well. These programs are all handled by qualified expert and experienced faculty. Apart from classroom teaching, the students are provided adequate opportunity to go out and learn from the industries as well. They are asked to do internships or projects in an industry of their choice, which gives them insight on how a business functions and the practically of things.
The best among Business schools in Singapore is the National University of Singapore (NUS), where gaining admission is not easy, but worth the effort. Also, Nanyang Technological University is a 2nd option for students who haven’t managed to get into NUS. A few other options are Singapore Management University (SMU), James Cook University Singapore and the Singapore Institute of Commerce all of which offer quite a number of under graduate and post graduate courses in Business and Management.
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