Singapore Management University

Introduction








A premier university in Asia, the Singapore Management University (SMU) is internationally recognised for its world-class research and distinguished teaching. Established in 2000, SMU’s mission is to generate leading-edge research with global impact and produce broad-based, creative and entrepreneurial leaders for the knowledge-based economy. It is known for its interactive and technologically enabled pedagogy of seminar-style teaching in small class sizes. Home to over 8,300 undergraduate and postgraduate students, SMU comprises six schools: School of Accountancy, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, School of Economics, School of Information Systems, School of Law and School of Social Sciences, offering a wide range of bachelors', masters' and PhD degree programmes in various disciplines. With an emphasis on generating rigorous, high-impact, multi-disciplinary research that addresses Asian issues of global relevance, SMU faculty members collaborate with leading international researchers and universities from USA, Europe, China and India as well as with partners in the business community and public sector through its research institutes and centres. SMU’s city campus is a state-of-the-art facility located in the heart of downtown Singapore, fostering strategic linkages with the business and wider community.

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Programs

This school also offers:


Master of Science in Management (MiM)

Campus Full time 18 months August 2018 Singapore

Focused on Global Asia with a special emphasis on Singapore as a logistics and supply chain management hub, the SMU MM is specially designed to transform degree holders with no prior business experience by providing them with a sound [+]

Focused on Global Asia with a special emphasis on Singapore as a logistics and supply chain management hub, the SMU MiM is specially designed to transform degree holders with no prior business experience by providing them with a sound knowledge of the fundamentals of management across a range of practical disciplines and allowing them to make the transition, building on past educational accomplishments, into the world of business.

Delivered by SMU faculty and industry practitioners, this programme offers a broad but vigorous management education with a unique concentration on sustainable supply chain and logistics management to take advantage of Singapore’s status as a global logistics and services hub.... [-]


Master of Professional Accounting (MPA)

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months August 2018 Singapore

SMU MPA is a graduate qualification that has received accreditation from various global professional bodies (ISCA, CPA [+]

SMU MPA is a graduate qualification that has received accreditation from various global professional bodies (ISCA, CPA Australia, ICAA, ICAEW, CIMA, SAC and AACSB). The MPA curriculum offers academic rigour and first-hand industry knowledge and is taught by a world-class faculty with significant industry experience. The MPA appeals to two main groups of aspirants – non-accounting graduates who wish to join the accounting profession, and those who require accounting knowledge in their expanded or future roles. MPA graduates are well sought after in areas of accounting, taxation, auditing and consulting in both the public and private sectors.

Admission Requirements Applicants must demonstrate good prior academic performance in an undergraduate degree from a recognised institution of higher learning. Applicants must have sufficient background in Mathematics/Calculus. GMAT is compulsory for all applicants. More information about GMAT is available at the GMAT website. Candidates should take the GMAT as soon as possible. The results should be sent directly from Educational Testing Service (ETS) to SMU (code for SMU MPA: F8D-3B-56). If the official GMAT scores are not ready yet, candidates may submit their MPA application using the unofficial scores and submit the official results later. Applicants with post-undergraduate working experience will have an added advantage. - Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview by members of the MPA Admission Panel. For international students, telephone interviews will be conducted if they are not in Singapore. Applicants must show proficiency in the English language. Applicants whose Undergraduate medium of instruction was not in English,... [-]

Master of IT in Business (MITB)

Online Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years Open Enrollment Singapore + 1 more

The definitive Master of IT in Business (MITB) program will give you an unparalleled edge with the knowledge of data, processes, technologies and management strategies. With two unique specialization tracks to choose from, you will be poised to lead the industry in a time of transformation. [+]

The definitive Master of IT in Business (MITB) program will give you an unparalleled edge with the knowledge of data, processes, technologies and management strategies. With two unique specialization tracks to choose from, you will be poised to lead the industry in a time of transformation.

Financial Services Track: Singapore's increasing stature as Asia's banking and financial hub demands a new breed of business IT professionals for a rapidly growing Financial Services sector. SMU MITB (FS) is an intensive program designed to groom world-class professionals adept in process management, operations, technology solutions and innovation strategies. Its curriculum, with inputs from over 60 industry experts, provides in-depth knowledge of business methods and management concepts for the Technology and Operations group. MITB (FS) is aimed at T&O professionals wanting to enhance their knowledge to advance their career and for other professionals aspiring to embark on banking T&O careers.... [-]


Master of Science in Applied Finance (MAF)

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 18 months August 2018 Singapore

SMU MAF aims to enhance practitioners’ knowledge and skills in applied finance. It provides a strong foundation in the principles, practices and operations of international and domestic financial markets focusing on applying updated and relevant knowledge in real-world situations. The curriculum also prepares students to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. [+]

SMU MAF aims to enhance practitioners’ knowledge and skills in applied finance. It provides a strong foundation in the principles, practices and operations of international and domestic financial markets focusing on applying updated and relevant knowledge in real-world situations. The curriculum also prepares students to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

MAF graduates can expect to equip themselves with the “hard” critical analytical and problem-solving skills and the “soft” people and communication skills to advance their careers in the fund management, banking and finance industries.

Programme Length

12 months full-time, 18 months part-time.... [-]


Master of Science in Financial Economics (MSFE)

Campus Full time 12 - 12 months August 2018 Singapore

The Master of Science in Financial Economics (MSFE) degree programme is designed to prepare economists and finance professionals for the challenge of analysing and interpreting financial data and the implications of evolving economic policies, financial regulations and innovative financial products. [+]

The Master of Science in Financial Economics (MSFE) degree programme is designed to prepare economists and finance professionals for the challenge of analysing and interpreting financial data and the implications of evolving economic policies, financial regulations and innovative financial products. It is a multidisciplinary programme that draws on experts in economics, finance, accounting and law to equip talented graduates and practitioners with the relevant domain knowledge and the skills needed to apply state-of-the-art methods to the analysis of issues in financial economics.

Designed for

This programme is designed for quantitatively inclined and talented professionals from various backgrounds like Engineering, Physical and Social Sciences, Business, Finance and Economics. Its primary strength draws on the inherently multidisciplinary nature of the programme involving faculty with expertise in economics, econometrics and finance to a larger degree, and in accounting and law, thereby generating a unique “transformative” learning experience for students.... [-]


Master of Science in Innovation (MI)

Campus Part time 15 - 15 months August 2018 Singapore

Singapore Management University (SMU) offers the Master of Science in Innovation (MI) programme by coursework. This new programme delivers [+]

Singapore Management University (SMU) offers the Master of Science in Innovation (MI) programme by coursework. This new programme delivers a relevant curriculum and innovative pedagogy applied to the heart of Singapore and the region’s need for new business creation and innovation. Providing a 12-month weekend-based engagement, the programme offers a cross-disciplined and practical innovation and entrepreneurship education through world-class faculty, regular engagement with thought-leading practitioners, a study stint abroad at a globally leading business school, and practical innovation projects. It is designed to engage, challenge and grow Asia’s next generation of innovation and entrepreneurial leaders.... [-]


Master of Science in Quantitative Finance (MQF)

Campus Full time 12 months August 2018 Singapore

SMU MQF by coursework provides a pathway to equip students with the knowledge to tame the risk while staying on the top of the game. It offers [+]

SMU MQF by coursework provides a pathway to equip students with the knowledge to tame the risk while staying on the top of the game. It offers a unique learning journey in the realm of stochastic processes, Ito’s calculus, risk analytics, pricing and hedging, and quant trading.

The courses are conducted at Lee Kong Chian School of Business, SMU and Cass Business School, City University London – two business schools located right in the heart of the cities where the financial districts are buzzing with opportunities and where a new generation of quant professionals is needed to make a difference in the financial industry. At the end of the journey, when all the rigorous tests are cleared and when the tale of two cities is storied, a master’s degree in quantitative finance will be awarded jointly by SMU and City University London.... [-]


Master of Science in Wealth Management (MWM)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Singapore

SMU MWM is a pioneering and leading wealth management programme in Asia. It was jointly designed by SMU, Wealth Management Institute (WMI), Swiss Finance Institute (SFI), Yale University and key industry [+]

SMU MWM is a pioneering and leading wealth management programme in Asia. It was jointly designed by SMU, Wealth Management Institute (WMI), Swiss Finance Institute (SFI), Yale University and key industry players. Its curriculum covers the value chain of wealth management, including asset management, investment and client advisory. There is an overseas study block for participants to visit SFI and Yale to learn about Private Banking and Alternative Investments, as well as visit private banks and investment companies. Industry talks and networking sessions are organised throughout the year. The programme is suitable for both existing and aspiring wealth managers. Qualified career-switchers will have opportunities to participate in internship programmes.... [-]


MSc Economics (MSE)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 Singapore

Acquire the tools for understanding the micro- and macroeconomic consequences of human motives, incentives, policy, and institutions. Learn how to collect and analyze economic, social and financial data, while developing a comprehensive understanding of global economic issues for strategic decision making. [+]

MSc Economics (MSE) Master the world of economics and economic data.

Acquire the tools for understanding the micro- and macroeconomic consequences of human motives, incentives, policy, and institutions. Learn how to collect and analyze economic, social and financial data, while developing a comprehensive understanding of global economic issues for strategic decision making.

The MSE equips you with a strong core of economic theory and data-analytic skills, and our 3 tracks offer you the flexibility to adapt the program to your needs and interests. The MSE is accessible without prior training in economics.

APPLICATION CLOSES

Apr (for Aug intake)

MODE/DURATION

Full-time 1 Year Part-time 2 Years ... [-]

MSc in Accounting (Data and Analytics)

Campus Full time Part time 14 - 24 months August 2018 Singapore

The MSA program is the first specialized Master’s degree in accounting data and analytics in Asia. Unlike any other postgraduate analytics program, the MSA’s data and analytics track goes deep into the application of data technology in the accounting domain. [+]

MSc in Accounting (Data and Analytics)

The MSA program is the first specialized Master’s degree in accounting data and analytics in Asia. Unlike any other postgraduate analytics program, the MSA’s data and analytics track goes deep into the application of data technology in the accounting domain.

The program is designed for professionals who are interested in developing expertise in applying data technology into their domain knowledge to solve business problems, especially in the finance and accounting sectors. The availability of massive amounts of data has created a high demand for skilled data analytics professionals who can analyze such data and obtain the insight needed for decision-making. This is extremely vital to accounting and financial services firms, as they have been dealing with a large amount of information produced by their clients. In the MSA, you will learn how to analyze large amounts of data and uncover patterns and insights that will give your firm a valuable competitive advantage.... [-]


Contact

Singapore Management University

Address Singapore Management University 81 Victoria Street
188065 Singapore, Singapore
Website http://www.smu.edu.sg/
Phone +65 6828 0100