Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)


Why choose study in Singapore

1. Top notch education
Mixing the western ideologies and methodologies into their education system has brought Singapore to be a renowned international study destination. Singapore universities are among the top 20 universities in the world.

2. Multilingual environment
Singapore has four official languages, English, Mandarin, Malay, and Tamil, with English as the most used language. Every Singaporean is at least bilingual so studying here will give you’re the opportunity to be immersed in a multilingual environment and boost your language skills.
3. Work Experience
Singapore has the lowest unemployment rate among developed countries making it one of the best countries to pursue your dream career. And as the economy is booming, companies are offering high wages and benefits to attract skilled workers and talents.

4. Easy work permit
Getting the permit will only take a few clicks on the government website. And, if you already have a job offer secured at hand, you will know the outcome within just one day. No queuing, no papers bureaucracy, and no long list of documents needed. The whole procedure is efficient, plus the renewal process is fast and straightforward.

University Overview


Founded in 1956, the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) is Singapore is oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning. MDIS has two main subsidiaries: Management Development Institute of Singapore Pte Ltd to oversee its Singapore academic operations, and MDIS International Pte Ltd to further its globalisation strategy. MDIS offers well-accredited courses in Business and Management, Engineering, Fashion Design, Health and Life Sciences, Information Technology, Mass Communications, Nursing, Psychology and Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management. These programmes are offered in collaboration with renowned universities in France, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

Overall Cost of Living


Overall Cost of Living Value

SG$ 8.238

MDIS Merit Scholarship (International)

SG $4,000 each for master is degree; SG $3,200 each for bachelor is degree; SG $500 each for pre-degree programme.

Applicants: Must apply for admission to MDIS before MDIS Merit Scholarship (International) application can be reviewed. Have demonstrated record of academic achievement. Have strong leadership qualities and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. For company-sponsorships, MDIS Merit Scholarship (International) applicants can apply on condition that the company sponsors the remaining programme fees.

All international

MDIS Merit Scholarship (International) application is open throughout the year, but applicants are required to submit their applications at least one month before the commencement of their course.

Overall Review

Overall Experience : 5 / 5

Admission Process : 5 / 5

Scholarships : 4 / 5

Study Experience : 4 / 5

Life Experience : 5 / 5

Job Prospects : 5 / 5