Popular courses in Singapore
The popular streams among students in Singapore are Business Administration/ Management, IT, Engineering Sciences, Tourism/ travel/ hotel management, Creative Arts/ Design Courses, Architecture, Natural, Medicine and Humanities and social sciences. For those who performed well for A-Levels or in Polytechnic, there are some of the more popular courses in university.
Law has always been one of the most sought-after courses in university and its popularity doesn’t seem to be diminishing anytime soon. One of the major courses to look out for in Singapore is management. The country, as a destination for management studies, has been mainly pushed by its hyper-connectivity and by the fact that all major companies of the world have created their base in Singapore. The country also happens to be a hot spot for businesses with MNCs like Unilever, DHL, IBM or General Motors having their regional headquarters here for decades now. Being the financial centre for business activities in Asia, Singapore has witnessed a spurt in the Banking and Finance related courses in the last few years. Of course, one of the reasons behind the boost is the availability of work opportunities in this field. Besides management, engineering colleges record the highest number of international students in Singapore. A Bachelor’s in engineering degree takes four years to complete in Singapore following which students can take up Masters. A degree in Computer Science prepares students with particular interest in information technology and computers. Every year, thousands of student’s flock to Singapore to pursue Computer Science and IT. One of the reasons being three of the country’s institutes figure in the list of the best colleges for Computer Science.