Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) is one of the leading private education institutions, with a total student population of around 17,261 candidates. Academic programs taught at Singapore Institute of Management include Business, IT & Computer Science, Nursing along with specialty programs such as Aviation and Construction Management. The institute offers higher education in Singapore for international students with over 80 Bachelors’, Masters’ and diploma programs through SIM GE.
SIM follows a semester-based curriculum with intake sessions in April and October for diplomas and certificate courses. Students could apply for the September session till July 12, 2021 and for October session till August 15, 2021. Aspiring candidates are required to have a minimum GPA of 2.8 or 70% at high school level. Students can apply at the college through the official website with an application fee of SGD 481. SIM provides financial assistance for international students through various bursaries and scholarships to study in Singapore.
|Application Portal||University application portal|
|Application Fee (non-refundable)||SGD 481.50|
|Average SAT Scores||1233|
|Mode of Payment||Master-Card/ American Express/Discover/visa|
|Work Experience||Not required|
|Financial Aid||SIM GE Bursary, Grants, Scholarships, Loans|
Top Programs at Singapore Institute of Management
Singapore Institute of Management offers over 80 full-time and part-time academic programs through over 10 partner universities in the USA and Europe. Students applying for SIM courses need to fulfill specific program requirements along with entry requirements.
|Diploma Accounting||11,770||15 months|
|Diploma Banking and Finance||11,770||15 months|
|Diploma International Business||11,770||15 months|
|Diploma Information Technology||9,630||12 months|
|Diploma Management Studies||11,770||15 months|
|Bachelor of Business Management||15,300||3 Years|
|Bachelor of Computer Science||11,121||3 Years|
|MSc in Supply Chain and Logistics Management||35,371||12 Months|
|MSc in Digital Marketing||34,459||12 Months|
Singapore Institute of Management Admission Deadlines
International students seeking enrollment in Singapore Institute of Management are advised to submit applications at least two months prior to deadlines. The college does not entertain late applications.
|January Session||November 22, 2021|
|April Session||March (Closed)|
|July Session||June 13, 2021|
|October Session||August 15, 2021|
Singapore Institute of Management International Admissions
International students applying for SIM admissions must fulfill the academic and English Language requirements and submit scanned copies of the supporting documents (in PDF format) along with the e-application form.
Application Portal: SIMGE website
Application Fees: SGD 481.50
- ‘O’ and ‘A’ level certificates, diplomas, degree certificates, exam transcripts or equivalent
- Translated and notarised copies are required if documents are not in English.
- English Language Tests to Study in Singapore
- Passport copies and Passport-sized photographs.
- Statement of purpose
- Financial Statement covering cost of living in Singapore
- Two reference letters
English Proficiency Test Scores
International students are required to meet the below mentioned English language requirements. Applicants who do not meet the English Language requirement may be recommended to take a Certificate in English Language (CEL) program at SIM.
|SAT||550 (critical reading & writing)|
|English ACT||Total score of 24 with at least 20 for writing|
|SIM English test||Advanced 1 level|
Country Specific Requirements for International Students
International students must have qualifications equivalent to Year 12 in Singapore, when applying for undergraduate courses. Specific requirements for a few countries:
|India||Senior School Certificate (Year 12): overall 70% and above for 4 subjects, excluding Physical Education.|
|Sri Lanka||Sri Lankan GCE ‘A’ level subject pass. ‘O’ level English pass to meet the English requirement.|
|Malaysia||Year 12 Senior High School leaving results of Chinese Independent Schools 5 credit passes (minimum B4).|
Foundation Certificate issued by Malaysian Institutions at GPA 2/4.
Visa Process for International Students
International students are required to apply for a Singapore student visa before commencement of studies. Documents required for visa application include:
- SIM Offer Letter
- Original Birth Certificate
- Original Education Qualifications
- Medical Report
- Passport-sized photograph (with white background)
- Terms & Conditions of Student’s Pass (STP) Card
- Booking a re-appointment with ICA
All international applicants also need to provide evidence of sufficient financial funds to cover all expenses for at least one calendar year before a visa will be issued. After the submission of the completed ICA form and payment of the fee, students can schedule an interview if required.
Singapore Institute of Management Undergraduate Admissions
Singapore Institute of Management offers over 40 undergraduate programs and various part-time programs. SIM undergraduate courses include Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Computer Science.
Undergraduate Entry Requirements:
- Official high school transcript(s).
- Certification of Finances
- English language requirements
- Statement of Purpose
- CV (if required)
- Program specific requirements
Popular undergraduate courses at Singapore Institute of Management:
|Bachelor of Business [B.Bus] International Business||IELTS 6.0 (with no band less than 6.0)|
Successful completion of a SIM or equivalent Polytechnic Diploma
|Bachelor of Computer Science [B.C.S] Cyber Security||IELTS score of 6.0|
|Bachelor of Arts [B.A] Communication||IELTS- 6.5|
Successful completion of a recognised approved Diploma qualification or higher.
Singapore Institute of Management Graduate Admissions
Singapore Institute of Management offers a variety of graduate courses including graduate diplomas and certificates. The course-specific requirements for popular SIM graduate courses are given below:
|Requirements||Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics||Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics||Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics||Graduate Diploma in Digital Marketing|
|GMAT/GRE||GRE: 318||GRE: 318||GRE: 318||GRE: 318|
|Work Experience||2+ years||Required||2+ years||Required|
|Recommendations||Required (2 letters)||Required (1 letter)||Required (2 letters)||Required (2 letters)|
|Admission Interview||By invitation only||By invitation only||By invitation only||By invitation only|
Application Outcome & Acceptance of Offer at SIM
Applicants will be informed by e-mail of the application outcome within one month before the course starts. Shortlisted candidates must confirm the offer and accept the student contract document. International applicants applying to a full-time program must submit an online Student’s Pass (STP) application form, further approved by the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA).
The institute is ranked as number one for maintaining order and security across the world in comparison to all other institutes offering management courses to study in Singapore. SIM’s holistic learning approach and vibrant learning environment provides students with an all-rounded global education.