Popular Courses in Singapore

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Singapore has become quite a popular destination for higher education among international students for its student-friendly environment and wide variety of courses on offer. In fact, two of its universities have been ranked at the top for their "international outlook" by Times Higher Education (THE)  - the National University of Singapore (NUS) ranked 4th and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) ranked 9th. It has also become a hot favourite for Indian students looking for study abroad options, thanks to its geographical proximity and affordable cost of living & education. The following are the most sought-after courses in Singapore which are preferred by Indian students.

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Popular courses offered by Singapore universities

Foreign students head to Singapore not just for graduate (post graduate courses) but also to pursue undergraduate degrees in popular subjects like:

  • MBA/ Business/ Management
  • IT/ Computing
  • Engineering & Science
  • Tourism/ travel/ hotel management
  • Creative Arts/ Design Courses
  • Architecture
  • Medicine

Duration of Courses

  • Polytechnic Diplomas: for 3years,
  • University Degrees: for 3 years,
  • Private Sector Degrees: 2-3 years, SMU
  • Postgraduate Degrees: 1 - 2 years

Singapore society is knowledge based driving in the global economy. Education is the only factor responsible in shaping Singapore’s economy. The medium of education in Singapore is both English and Malay/Mandarin/Tamil which is a major factor contributing to the strength of its education system.

List of Popular Courses in Singapore


Agriculture and Related Subjects

  • Agriculture / Horticulture (General)
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Gardening / Floristry
  • Veterinary Services

Applied and Pure Sciences

  • Astronomy / Space Science
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physic
  • Science

Architecture, Building and Planning

  • Building / Construction Operations
  • Building Design / Architecture
  • Building Maintenance / Services
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Property: Surveying / Planning / Development
  • Structural Engineering

Art

  • Art
  • Art & Design
  • Art of Specific Cultures and Periods
  • Fine Art

Aviation

  • Air Freight Transport
  • Air Passenger Transport
  • Air Transport Operations
  • Aircraft Operation
  • Airport Management / Ground Services
  • Aviation Safety

Beauty and Personal Care

  • Beauty Care / Services
  • Fashion Consultancy
  • Hairdressing Services
  • Manicure
  • Pedicure
  • Salon Work

Career Planning and Job Skills

  • Career Planning
  • Preparatory Courses
  • Study Skills

Economics

  • Applied Economics
  • International Economics
  • Microeconomics

Education and Teaching

  • Careers / Education Guidance Work
  • Education / Training / Learning (Theory)
  • Teaching / Training
  • Teaching / Training Subjects

Engineering

  • Aerospace / Defence Engineering
  • Electrical / Electronic Servicing
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering / Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals Working / Finishing
  • Power / Energy Engineering
  • Road Vehicle Engineering
  • Ship & Boat Building / Marine / Offshore Engineering & Maintenance
  • Telecommunications
  • Tools / Machining

Fashion Designing

  • Fashion / Textiles Design
  • Fashion Accessories Making (Craft)

General Management and Business

  • Business / Finance
  • Enterprises
  • Financial Management / Accounting
  • Financial Services
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business Studies
  • Management (General)
  • Management Planning & Control Systems
  • Management Skills (Specific)
  • Office Skills / Administration
  • Public Administration
  • Typewriting / Shorthand / Secretarial Skills

Hotel Management and Hospitality

  • Arts / Culture / Heritage Administration
  • Baking / Dairy / Food & Drink Processing
  • Cookery
  • Food / Drink Services
  • Food Science / Technology
  • Hospitality / Catering
  • Hospitality Operations
  • Leisure / Sports Facilities Work
  • Tourism / Travel

Humanities

  • History
  • Humanities / General Studies / Combined Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Religion

IT and Computer Science

  • Computer Science
  • Information and Communications Technology (General)
  • Information Work / Information Use
  • Libraries / Librarianship
  • Using Software

International Culture, Literature and Foreign Languages

  • Area / Diaspora Studies
  • Culture / Gender / Folklore
  • Languages
  • Linguistic Studies
  • Literature

Law

  • Civil Law
  • International Law
  • Law / Legal Studies
  • Law of Specific Areas / Countries
  • Legal Practice / Procedures

MBA

Mass communication and media

  • Communication / Media
  • Communication Skills
  • Journalism
  • Moving Image / Photography / Media Production
  • Print & Publishing
  • Writing (Authorship)

Medicine and Life Sciences

  • Caring Skills
  • Complementary Medicine
  • Crisis Support / Counseling / Advice Work
  • Dental Services
  • Health & Safety
  • Health Care Management / Health Studies
  • Medical Sciences
  • Medical Technology / Pharmacology
  • Nursing
  • Ophthalmic Services
  • Paramedical Services / Supplementary Medicine
  • Psychology
  • Semi-Medical / Physical / Psycho / Therapies
  • Social / Family / Community Work

Music, Dance and Theatre

  • Dance
  • Music of Specific Kinds / Cultures
  • Music Performance / Playing
  • Music Studies
  • Music Technology / Production
  • Performing Arts (General)
  • Theatre & Dramatic Arts
  • Theatre Production
  • Variety Circus & Modeling

Physiotherapy

Sales, Marketing and Retailing

  • E-Commerce
  • Marketing / Pr
  • Retailing / Wholesaling / Distributive Trades
  • Retailing: Specific Types
  • Sales Work

Social Sciences

Sports and Sports Management

  • Athletics Gymnastics & Combat Sports
  • Ball & Related Games
  • Indoor Games
  • Sports Studies / Combined Sports

Therapeutic Personal Care

  • Aromatherapy
  • Chinese Medicine
  • Massage Techniques (Personal Health)
  • Reflexology
  • Shiatsu



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