The application process is not online as it is classified as non-standard. Applicants should begin by completing and signing an application form available from:
This should be received by the appropriate closing date indicated below:
Your application should be received by the appropriate closing date indicated below:
April Intake: International applications 15 March, Local applications 25 March
October Intake: International applications 15 September, Local applications 25 September
To apply, please register an account at SIMConnect.
A number of supporting documents should also accompany the application form – for international students, these can be sent by courier to:
Singapore Institute of Management
461 Clement Road,
1. By the application closing date, you must have attained the minimum qualification required for the programme.
2. Degree transcripts and certificates can be scanned copies - please do not send photographed copies of your documents.
3. Singapore residents should bring ORIGINAL documents for verification at SIM’s Student Recruitment Centre, Level 2 within 7 days of submitting their -application, or by the closing date, whichever is earlier.
If you are living outside Singapore, you should take the original documentation with you when you register with SIM for the orientation programme, immediately prior to the commencement of your degree.
To complete your application, you will need scanned copies of the following documents:
a) A photograph:
i) taken within the last 3 months;
ii) showing the full face and without headgear (headgear worn in accordance with religious or racial customs is acceptable but must not hide the facial features);
iii) between 25mm and 35mm from chin to crown and 35mm wide by 45mm high without border preferred dimension of the photo image is 400 by 514 pixels..
iv) in JPEG format;
v) with a file size around 60 Kbytes
You may use our online image editing tool to meet the above file size and dimension specifications.
b) Your identification documents, i.e. NRIC or FIN/Passport and Birth Certificate (for international applicants).
c) All your educational certificates and transcripts (including your ‘O’ and ‘A’ level certificates, TOEFL, Pearson or IELTS documents etc). Translated and notarised copies of the documents are required if they are not in the English language.
d) A fully completed application form with two references, one of which must be academic related.
e) A letter expressing your academic interest and your objectives in undertaking post graduate study.
Please save and scan the various pages of a similar document type in one file. For example, if your Diploma transcript has 3 pages, scan all 3 pages into one file. All copies of documents should be reduced to A4 size.
Applications with incomplete, inaccurate information and not accompanied by supporting documents will NOT be processed or considered.
The application fee for international students is S$321-00 and applicants should also include with their application documents, a cheque or demand draft for this amount or alternatively make arrangements for telegraphic transfer of funds.
All applicants will be informed of their application outcome in writing via applicants’ email and SIM applicant portal at least one month before course commencement. Verbal offers of admission will not be made. The Programme Director selects students for admission into the programme based on individual merits. Possession of one or more of the qualifications listed does not guarantee automatic entry to the programme. Successful applicants will be required to confirm their acceptance of a place on the programme in writing, prior to the issuance of a letter of unconditional acceptance.
The university reserves the right to withdraw an offer of admission and cancel the enrolment of any person where such an offer was made on the basis of incomplete or inaccurate information supplied by the applicant or a certifying authority.
Once accepted onto the programme, international applicants should also submit a Student’s Pass application form which will be sent by SIM or one of its agents. Your Student’s Pass application is subject to Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority’s approval.
Modules are delivered in week long blocks of 30 hours from mid October to early February and then from early May through until mid August. The dissertation is completed in two distinct periods at the end of each teaching block. Students are expected to be in attendance at SIM during term time, even when there is no teaching.