Apr 10, 2022
Jun 27 – Jul 22, 2022
2.5 GPA to apply
Spend a summer in Singapore at Singapore Management University (SMU) in a city where has perfect fusion of Asia and west. Different cultures meet here and develops a well-mixed diversity. SMU provides excellent teaching and global vision with Asia focus in the summer of post-pandemic time. As a global city university, SMU provides students with a unique opportunity to experience life in the very heart of Singapore. The strategic location of its modern campus enables students to attend and participate in a wide array of stimulating events, from dialogues with distinguished speakers to international forums and alliances. The university’s multi-cultural and international faculty and student body expose students to differing perspectives, equipping them with the information and inspiration to reimagine a better future for the world.
Established in 2000, the Singapore Management University (SMU) is internationally recognized for its distinguished teaching and world-class research that addresses Asian issues of global relevance.
SMU’s city campus is a state-of-the-art facility located in the heart of downtown Singapore, fostering strategic linkages with business, government and the wider community.
SMU has outstanding world ranking. For example, it ranked #14 among specialist universities worldwide and #38 globally for Business & Management Studies in QS 2021.
As the third university in Singapore, SMU is designed to be an experiment in diversity and an American-style university offering a broad-based education in contrast to Singapore’s tradition of the more specialized British model.
Singapore, as a cosmopolitan city state with a thriving entrepreneurship and innovation scene, offers myriad opportunities for all.
There are two course clusters with eight (8) courses in total for you to choose from. Only one (1) course can be selected from each cluster, with a maximum of two (2) courses.
Each course confers 1 SMU Credit Unit, equivalent to 3 – 4 US credits.
Each course consists of 36 contact hours, with 3 interactive classes per week per course.
The language of instruction is English.
Cluster 1: 08:15am-11:45 am (GMT+8)
Cluster 2: 13:00pm-16:15 pm (GMT+8)
APA recommends submitting your application anytime from January 12 for Summer Program.
April 10, 2022
June 23, 2022
APA Orientation Program
June 24 – June 25, 2022
June 27, 2022
July 22, 2022
University students from around the world
Latest academic transcript or official acceptance letter from home university
If English is not the main language of instruction in applicant’s home university: one of the following test result, obtained within the last 2 years, is required:
– IELTS score of 6.5
– TOEFL score of 550 points (paper-based) or 79 points (internet-based)
Application Fee: USD 150 (counted to your total program fee. The fee is not refundable except for cases of application failure or program cancellation)
Program fee: $5,150 for one course, $6,950 for two courses
*Program fee includes tuition, on-campus course(s), off-campus components, housing, matriculation fee and SMU Student’s Medical Insurance
*All fees include Singapore’s 7% Goods and Service Tax.
APA have arrangements with off-campus accommodation providers to cater to students’ needs. Kindly note that The SMU campus is situated in the heart of the city, with many private housing options within walking distance. It is conveniently accessible to amenities and transportation networks.
Official academic transcripts from the host institution
APA 2-day Orientation Program
APA Community Events
Practical Learning (select one from consulting project, site visits, volunteering project)
Visa preparation assistance
Airport pickup and reception
Local SIM card for access to services on local networks
On-site support and 24/7 access for emergency needs
*APA can book flights, process visas, and provide international travel insurance for students if needed.
APA offers scholarships to students studying abroad in the Asia-Pacific region. The APA TO YOU Scholarship is a need-based scholarship granted by APA each year to students on study abroad programs. Students are welcome to apply for the scholarship. APA prioritizes students who participate APA programs.
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