Top Ranked Business Schools in Singapore

The National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School and Nanyang Business School (NBS) are the top ranked business schools in Singapore.

NUS Business School is recognized as one of the leading centres of business education in the Asia-Pacific region. It offers one of the top ranked Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs in the world. The School has been accredited by the prestigious AACSB International and EQUIS, joining the ranks of world-class business schools such as London Business School and Judge Business School.

NUS Business School has achieved outstanding rankings for its Executive MBA programs, listed among the world’s top 30 in the Financial Times global ranking of the Top 85 Executive MBA programs. The School did extremely well in two of the sub-categories: it was placed in the Top 5 for the categories of ‘International Attendees’ and ‘Top Salaries in IT/ Telecommunications’. In 2008 the NUS MBA program was ranked 9th in Asia and 89th globally by the Economist Intelligence Unit ‘Which MBA?’ Rankings. It was one of the only two b-schools in Asia to have moved up in league table.

NUS MBA program can be studied via full-time or part-time. The full-time program typically takes 17 months to complete while the part-time program can be completed between 24 and 72 months. Students can opt for a general MBA degree or pursue a specialisation in Finance, Marketing, Strategy and Organisation, Real Estate, or Healthcare Management.

NBS at Nanyang Technological University is one of the only b-schools in Singapore and the third in Asia to achieve both the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) accreditations. The Bachelor of Accountancy is also recognized as a professional accounting qualification in the nation by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore and the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority. It is also accredited by the professional accountancy bodies in the UK and Australia such as the ACCA, CIMA, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, CPA Australia, and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

NBS offers one of the world best MBA programs. According to the Financial Times survey 2007, its MBA program is ranked top in Singapore and No. 2 in Asia. In a separate annual ranking by The Economist, NBS MBA is ranked 69th on the list of world’s top 100 MBA programs. The School achieved strong ratings for education experience and opening of new career opportunities.

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