List of Top Business and Management Universities in Singapore


As a leading international financial centre, and the Asian hub of global MNCs, Singapore offers the perfect launchpad to global careers. Singapore’s three local universities offer world-acclaimed business schools and programmes. The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and National University of Singapore (NUS) MBA programmes, rank among the top 40 in the world, as per the Financial Times Global MBA rankings. These are complemented by an array of global MBA brand names, as well as distinguished private education organisations.

Public Universities

Singapore Management University
Singapore Management University is a top management university, known for its American-styled broad-based,
interactive pedagogy designed in partnership with Wharton School of Business (University of Pennsylvania) and Carnegie Mellon University in the US. It offers a wide range of degree programmes, majors and double degree programmes.

 International Universities

As one of France’s premier institutions, ESSEC Business School is recognised for its highly selective admissions and exceptional relations with companies. With the mission to educate global leaders in the fields of business and public affairs, the ESSEC Asian Centre allows students to pursue their curriculum at their own pace through customised and executive programmes.

One of the world’s most influential business schools, INSEAD’s unique perspective on global issues, and its multicultural diversity is reflected throughout its campus. Its concise yet precise one-year MBA programme has set a benchmark for other MBA programmes around the region.

SP Jain Centre of Management
SP Jain has created a new paradigm of management education that combines rigour and relevance to achieve the twin objectives of `influencing practice’ and ‘promoting value-based growth’. The entire ‘earning process is focused on inculcating sensitivity to real-world sues and moulding future leaders.

University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
Founded in 1898, the University of Chicago GSB, a Nobel Prize winning powerhouse, created the world’s first executive MBA programme in 1943 to provide middle and senior managers and executives with the most up-to-date management education. The same EMBA programme is now available at the Singapore campus.

 Private Education Organisations
 James Cook University

Bringing programmes directly from the parent campus in Australia, JCU Singapore provides students with the same academic quality and enriching university education.

Management Development Institute of Singapore
Now in its fifth decade, MDIS maintains its dedication to providing well-accredited courses, seminars and managerhent services. It offers a wide range of academic programmes in collaboration with renowned international universities.

PSB Academy
Through strong partnerships with reputable universities from Australia, the US and UK, PSB Academy offers a comprehensive range of internationally recognised education programmes.

Singapore Institute of Management
SIM is a distinct and respected pillar in the local and regional education landscape. SIM Global Education (SIM GE) offers high-quality overseas programmes through its partnerships with established international universities and institutions in the US, UK, Australia and Switzerland.

TMC Educational Group
TMC offers programmes from preparatory courses to bachelors and masters programmes in a range of disciplines. It also has advanced standing arrangements for degree studies with various universities in Australia, the UK and US.

Scholarship Watch
ESSEC : Eiffel Scholarship
INSEAD : INSEAD Admiral Scholarship
SP Jain Centre of Management : Merit Scholarship
James Cook University : JCUS Scholarship
Management Development Institute of Singapore : MDIS International Student Merit Scholarship
PSB Acedemy : PSB Acedemy Scholarship
Singapore Institute of Management : SIM Global Education Scholarship
Singapore Management University : NOL Scholarship
(The list of scholarship is not exhaustive)