Singapore, which is inhabited by about five million people, has many quality universities. Some universities are even included in the list of the 100 best universities in the world. Here is a list of the top 10 universities in Singapore:
1. National University of Singapore (NUS)
The best universities in Singapore deserve to be pinned on the National University of Singapore (NUS). The oldest and largest university in Singapore has repeatedly entered the top 30 of the world’s best universities and even in 2011 it was ranked as the third best university in Asia according to the QS World University Ranking.
The university has 16 faculties and schools, which teach from social sciences, business, computers, dentistry, engineering, law, to medical sciences. The NUS MBA program is also among the best quality and is the target of students.
Some of the famous alumni produced by this university include former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, former Singapore Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong and former Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Abdul Razak.
2. Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
This university is famous for its technical school which is the largest in Singapore. Supported by good campus facilities, this university stimulates the field of research. The university has around 33 thousand undergraduate and postgraduate students studying in various faculties, such as the engineering faculty, the business faculty, and the social sciences faculty.
Favorite major at NTU is Computer Science. The course is one of the best in the world. No less interested in prospective students is the NTU MBA program .
3. Singapore Management University
Not so long ago established, in 2000 to be exact, but this one university has its own name for the field of management. A number of study programs such as business management , economics, accounting, information systems management, law and social sciences have been able to attract no less than 7,000 students from undergraduate to postgraduate levels to study at one of the best universities in Singapore.
4. Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)
Founded in 1964, this school offers various levels of education from diploma, undergraduate, to postgraduate. In 2005, the school established SIM University which now accepts around 10,000 students annually.
5. Singapore University of Technology and Design
For the field of design, you should turn to the Singapore University of Technology and Design. This very young university has a focus on developing science in the fields of design, technology, and science.
6. Better International College
Having a business school, a tourism school, a language school, a psychology school, and a biomedical school, this educational institution is committed to providing quality education for its students. Like the word “melior” which comes from Latin which means “better”, this school is determined to build a better future for students.
7. Cornell-Nanyang Institute of Hospitality Management
Formed as a collaboration between Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and Nanyang Technological University Nanyang Business School, this school is the right choice for studying tourism and hospitality.
8. James Cook University
Formed by James Cook University in Australia, this university offers various programs such as Information technology, psychology, and business for undergraduate level, as well as MBA, master of information technology, and master of psychology programs for postgraduate level.
9. Pioneer Junior College
This school offers various educational programs that students can choose according to their interests. Although only 13 years old, PJC has built a vision and mission in the school during that time.
10. Jewellery Design And Management International School
To learn about the gem industry, this school is the place to be. Providing education from management to gem and jewelry design, this school is a great place for those who intend to dive into this glittering world.