Study in Singapore
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- Singapore Education System
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Singapore Education System
Singapore Education system and framework consists of two key initiatives to safeguard the interests and welfare of the students studying in private schools.
Taking into consideration the Private Education Organisations (PEOs), the Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) launched Case Trust for Education to ensure student welfare/protection practices and standards. In Singapore, the PEOs with Case Trust for Education Status are authorized to enroll international students in their courses.
The SQC_PEO scheme which is administered by SPRING Singapore serves as the industry standard for organizational excellence in the private education sector. If you wish to study in Singapore, you can acquire admission in private, public or polytechnic institutes.
Education in Singapore:
Education in Singapore is considered an affordable choice for international students. Most of the Private Institutes in Singapore offers an opportunity to attain a degree awarded by popular universities from countries such as the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia.
To pursue a Master degree in private institutes which lasts from 12 -16 months, GMAT, GRE scores are not compulsory.
To pursue a Bachelor degree in private institutes which lasts from 3-4 years, SAT, TOEFL, and IELTS are not compulsory.
Public Universities offer three main types of graduate degrees named Doctoral (Ph.D.), Master’S and the Graduate Diploma.
To pursue a Doctoral (Ph.D.) in Public Universities which lasts from 3 -5 years, students must complete their master’s degree. All students need to submit a research proposal and appear for GRE/GMAT & TOEFL/IELTS exams to obtain admissions.
To pursue a Master degree in Public Universities which lasts from 1 -2 years, students must have at least a bachelor’s degree. Students need to appear for IELTS and TOEFL in case their medium of instruction for the bachelor’s degree is not English.
A Graduate Diploma in Public Universities which lasts for 1 year is offered to students as a terminal qualification and provides some degree of professional training in a specific role.
Polytechnics institutes offer courses such as Engineering, Business Studies, Mass Communication, Design, Optometry, Marine Engineering, Nautical Studies, Nursing, Early Childhood Education, Film, and Info-Communications. It takes 3 years to complete a full-time diploma course and students need to complete class 10 or 12 in India to obtain admission in desired courses.