Singapore offers international education in arenas of tourism,hospitality,
art design and new media studies.
Singapore has always been considered as an attractive education destination for prospective Indian students, as it provides diverse opportunities in almost any field of study. Though, known for as an education hub for a student looking for a career in the area of business and management, the country has recently built its reputation as a leading centre for the pursuit of Bachelors’ degree especially in arenas of tourism, hospitality, art design and new media studies.
As an emerging global arts centre, Singapore is an ideal destination for students wishing to pursue art design and new media courses. Since, the tourism sector is a mainstay of Singapore’s economy, it offer a rich spectrum of courses in the field of tourism and hospitality, ranging from customer service skills, professional management and executive programmes to food preparation. In addition, students are also guaranteed first-hand training and industry exposure.
Tourism & Hospitality
There is no doubt that the country has tried to attracted the best universities like Cornell and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas who have established their respective campuses in the city imparting international education.
Apart from this, Singapore’s public universities, polytechnics and private speciality institutes including At-Sunrice Global Chef Academy and SHATEC provide tailor-made programmes well suited to industry needs. Institutions such as EASB Institute of Management, Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), PSB Academy and Tourism Management Institute of
Singapore (TMIS) also offer renowned courses in tourism and hospitality
in partnership with established institutions from Australia, Switzerland, UK and USA.
Fresh Graduates also have numerous opportunities for professional and skill-based training, internships and attachments at leading international organisations. For instance, The Tourism Academy @ Sentosa offers a full-time Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism, which is taught entirely on the resort island of Sentosa providing first-hand training and industry exposure.
Arts Design & New Media
For art design and media courses, students can join foreign speciality schools including DigiPen and Tisch. There are partly funded public institutions such as LASALLE College of the Arts and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts that offer a wide range of specialised courses and are known for innovative teaching methods. The country’s public universities, NUS and NTU has special programmes in computer-mediated comm- unication, human-computer interaction, culture industries, media policy and regulation.
There are range of diploma courses in upcoming 2D and 3D animation, video production, and interactive and digital media available at the city-state’s five polytechnics. Students may also pursue a diploma in film, sound and video at the prestigious School of Film and Media Studies.
Shares Akash Modi, a student of SIM, “Singapore is one of the safest countries for students, giving opportunity to develop in a cross-cultural environment. It provides me an excellent platform to enjoy and learn from global exposure at SIM GE campus.”