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Education in Singapore – Things to Consider

Choosing a school for your child is very difficult especially when you don’t have any idea or perhaps a slight background about the school. There are many things to consider in selecting a school. Singapore’s educational system is known around the world. Also, Singapore is the country that is good in producing excellent students that excels in Math and Science.  However, what are the things to check to make the education worth it.

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  • Price: This is very important especially for parents. If the first thing that they see is very expensive, for sure, they will switch to another school. This comprises the fees such as admission fees, tuition fees and many more.
  • Location: This is also one factor to consider. In choosing the location of the school, you must see to it that you will be convenient if you will select the school. Basically, the nearer the school, the more convenient you are.
  • Quality education: Does the school have this? If not, then it’s not a good one. On other hand, Singapore has a lot of school that is recognized around the globe.

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  • Curriculum offered: Sometimes, not all courses or subject is in the school. Thus, you need to access the curriculum of the school before anything.

While in Singapore, you don’t have to worry in choosing for the best schools because almost all universities here offers quality education that are affordable not just for Singaporeans but also for foreign students.

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Local Universities in Singapore

Parents do their best to send their children to school because we all know that education is the best insurance to a successful life. There are many schools out there but of course parents want to send their children to the best institution. If you are in Singapore, you have many choices.

There are numerous schools in Singapore that is proud of their system and curriculum. You just need to identify the university you wish to attend, ask for the requirements, take their entrance exams and if you are qualified, you can enrol. But before that, you first need to determine what degree you are going to take. Here’s a list of local universities you can consider:

National University of Singapore

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National University of Singapore (NUS) was founded on July 3, 1905 making it the oldest university in the country. It is famous not only in Singapore but in the whole of Southeast Asia because of its comprehensive approach to education and research. There are at least three campuses with first-class research centers and classrooms.

Nanyang Technological University

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Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is one of the largest public universities in Singapore. It is proud of its QS World University Rankings. On October 2012, NTU was included in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings top 100.

Singapore Management University

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Singapore Management University (SMU) offers undergraduate, graduate and PhD programmes. SMU received an accreditation from the AACSB International-the oldest international accrediting body.

SIM University

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SIM University is a private university that is highly funded by the government. This was established for working adults. The university only admits part-time students.