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Education System Overview

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 1,064 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Singapore.

Academic year:

  • Local: January-November
  • International: August-June

Major school holidays/break:

  • Local:
    • Late May-late June
    • Mid November-January
  • International:
    • Mid June-mid August
    • Mid December-mid January

Major exam period: October-November

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3-4

The language of instruction in universities: English

Degrees offered: Diploma, Bachelor, Master