Saturday, November 24, 2012

London School of Business and Finance

   London school of business and finance which is one of the most popular university in UK  and has its presence in four cities in UK, Canada is now making inroads in Singapore, thanks to its reputation of nurturing world leaders in the field of banking and finance. It has students from across 150 countries worldwide. Using innovative approach and a positive learning environment coupled with high standards of teaching, LSBF offers  course study for the prestigious ACCA qualification. They offer exam based materials, have excellent and experienced tutors, flexible study hours and many more provisions to help the student pass the ACCA exam. They offer various entry points to undergraduates and graduates to take the ACCA exam.
The courses offered are:

  • Preparatory courses for ACCA
  • ACCA oxford/brookes university(Brookes University BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting programme.)
  • Foundations in Accountancy
  • English programmes
  • Executive education.

For graduate entry level, there are certain exemptions.
    The entry requirement for the Professional Examination Route are:

  • 18 years old and above
  • Two GCE 'A' Levels and three GCE 'O' Levels or their equivalent (in five separate subjects including English and Mathematics)
  • Polytechnic Diploma
  • Recognised University degree
  • LCCI - Passed three Level 3 subjects (or a Group Diploma) plus two Level 2 subjects (or equivalent) including English and Mathematics
  • Preparatory Course for ACCA - Diploma in Accounting and Business

The fee works out to roughly around S $ 10,000 for the entire course. Ofcourse the is additional cost for the revision courses. 
   Course duration for preparatory course for ACCA:
Full-time: 4 Months, 3 hours per session, Monday - Friday
Part-time: 4 Months per paper, 3 hours per week

  Operating hours:
Monday - friday: 9 am to 9 pm 
Saturdays: 9 am to 1 pm

How to get there: @Finlayson Green
1 Finlayson Green #07-00, Singapore 049246
Tel:  +65 6580 7700
Fax: +65 6438 2478
Directions to 1 Finlayson Green
By Bus:  The nearest is Bus Stop No. 03019 (Clifford Pier). Services available include 196, 196e, 531, 546, 587, 590, 598, 700.
By Train:  The nearest MRT Station is NS26/EW14-Raffles Place Station. Take Exit I and turn right to the entrance of 1 Finlayson Green.

LSBF @ GB building:
GB Building 143 Cecil Street
#23-00 & #24-00
Singapore 069542
Directions to GB Building
By Bus:   The nearest is Bus Stop No. 03151 (Cecil Street opp GB Building). Services available include 57, 131, 167, 186, 532, 533, 534, 535, 536, 542, 543, 548, 549, 550, 555, 556, 557, 558, 559, 560, 561, 563, 564, 565, 569, 700 and 970.
By Train:   The nearest MRT Station is EW15-Tanjong Pagar Station. Take Exit F and turn left towards Capital Tower.
Phone: +65 6580 7700
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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Technische University Munchen (TUM)

    TUM (Technical University of Munich) was founded in 1868 and is one of the reputed universities in the science and engineering stream. It has maintained its leading position in world rankings. According to European Commission which  compiled a list of universities in the EU ,the top two research universities are Cambridge and Oxford followed by Eindhoven (Netherlands) and Technical University Munich (Germany) at 3rd and 4th places.In addition to this, TMU is ranked the first in Germany and 53rd overall in the world.
   It is not surprising that TUM extended its growth by venturing into Singapore,which excels in education, by offering a Master degree course in a joint venture with National University of Singapore. Additionally, TUM offers courses to undergraduate students too in joint programme with Singapore Institute of Technology.
TUM Asia, in collaboration with SIT, offers 2 degree programmes:
• Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
• Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering
The fee works out to around S$ 80,000 for 3 years for an international applicant.(around S$14,100 per semester * 6 semesters)
The operating hours are  9 am to 6 pm Monday- friday

German Institute of Science and Technology – TUM Asia Pte. Ltd.
10 Central Exchange Green
#03-01, Pixel Building
Singapore 138649

Tel: +65 67777407

How to get there:
Take the Circle Line.
1. Alight from One North MRT Station (CC23)
2. Exit through Portsdown Road
3. Walk to the building diagonally opposite the MRT Station.

TUMs university partners are:

Nanyang Technological

National University of Singapore...

Singapore Institute of

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