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DYNAMIC, INNOVATIVE AND BACKED BY
3,000 YEARS OF TEACHING EXPERTISE.
WE REDEFINE THE ADVANTAGES OF YOUTH.

A University with a
World-Class Faculty

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84% of SMU students
experience some form of
global exposure.
Embark on a journey of
transformation with SMU.

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EXPECT A FIRST-RATE
POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION
RIGHT IN THE HEART OF ASIA.

The University for the
World of Business
and Management.

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"A holistic education made
me well rounded.
Now I take on different
challenges without
missing a beat."

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Insights from Thought Leaders

Health economics and its impact

Professor Rhema Vaithianathan
Jun 2014

Singapore has one of the fastest ageing societies in the world. With increased life expectancy, consumer expectations and the presence of third-party players such as the Government and insurers, there is growing pressure on healthcare budgets in Singapore and the Asian region.

 

Information, technology and financial services innovation

Jun 2014

Information and technology are indispensable to modern living and businesses. As the business environment evolves, new and more complex challenges will arise.
 
Professor Robert Kauffman

Research@SMU and Its Impact

Bringing Justice Across Borders

24 Jun 2014

Professor Mark Findlay from the SMU School of Law highlights the need to study how...
 

Optimising the Person-Job Fit

24 Jun 2014

How can employers recruit the most suitable candidates, and how can an individual choose the best...
 

Studying the Flow of Jobs and Money

24 Jun 2014

SMU Associate Professor Nicolas Jacquet is a theoretical economist who investigates the forces at...
 

Understanding the Business of Crime

24 Jun 2014

Assistant Professor Nafis Hanif studies Asian crime businesses and shows that they are driven by...
 

Other Highlights

State of UniversityState of University
Address 2013

SMU President shares his vision, direction and strategies in taking SMU to a higher level of excellence.

Undergraduate AdmissionsGraduates Going Places

SMU's unique pedagogy and holistic education prepared our graduates to excel in the world beyond the University. Explore and learn about their transformational journey in A Different U.

Postgraduate Research ProgrammesPostgraduate Research Programmes

Impacting business, public instituitions and society through research. 

Watch a video on SMU PhD Student-Faculty Interaction.

Master of Science in CFO LeadershipMaster of Science in CFO Leadership

From finance leader to business partner, make your mark in every role.

 

Areas of Excellence

SMU's Areas of Excellence are university-level competencies that leverage inter-disciplinary approaches to solve challenges for society. ATTRACTIVE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PHD STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE EXCITING WORK IN THESE AREAS.

Analytics for Business, Consumer & Social Insights

  • Big data is the new norm of and the capabilities of new technologies make new insights possible.
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Finance & Financial Markets

  • Financial markets are vital to enabling business creation and expansion. SMU hosts 17 competencies and real-world test beds related to financial markets.
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Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • In global markets, innovation is the foundation of economic growth and entrepreneurship provides the necessary mobilization for economic value creation.
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