Singapore’s public universities boast world-acclaimed schools of engineering. In the 2008 Times Higher Education Supplement, the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) ranked No. 10 and 26 respectively among the world’s top technology universities. Singapore’s local universities have also formed strategic international alliances with leading foreign universities to offer global graduate education and research in science and engineering. Quality private education organisations add to this vibrancy, offering a spectrum of courses from certificate to postgraduate levels. Equally, Singapore’s polytechnics are expanding their diploma programmes to meet growing demands for new fields, such as aeronautical engineering. A number of scholarships are offered to international students by the public, as well as private sector, to support talent creation in the engineering sciences.
National University of Singapore
Standing as one of the most prestigious universities in Singapore, and ranked consistently amongst the top 25 universities in the world, NUS has matured into a global university with an entrepreneurial dimension, boasting distinctive strengths in education and research. The broad-based and flexible curriculum offered allows its students from more than 70 countries to choose from a diverse range of courses, enriching themselves through a multi-disciplinary and cross-faculty approach.
Nanyang Technological University
NTU is a research-intensive university with globally acknowledged strengths in science and engineering. The 2,500 strong teaching and research staff from more than 40 countries, guarantees a mix of dynamic international perspectives.
Georgia Institute of Technology
The Georgia Institute of Technology has partnered with NUS to establish The Logistics Institute – Asia Pacific (TLI – Asia Pacific). TLI – Asia Pacific is a premier research and education institute and offers a Dual Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management Programme, which is a first of its kind in Singapore and the region.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has collaborated with NUS and NTU to form the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA); a pioneering graduate education and research collaboration in Science and Engineering. Founded in 1998, this synergistic partnership offers dual degrees from MIT and either one of the two Singapore universities.
Technische Universitat Munchen
A subsidiary of the Technische Universitat Munchen, the German Institute of Science & Technology (GIST) is the result of the first-ever German-Asian university partnership. GIST is active in the management of postgraduate education, executive training and contract research. Through joint programmes with NUS and NTU, GIST bridges academic education, industry and research to prepare young professionals for technology-orientated leadership roles.