Singapore University of Technology and Design

Singapore

Private

Singapore University of Technology and Design

Somapah Rd, Singapore

Private

11:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

7%

Acceptance Rate

September

Intakes

80:20

Male: Female Ratio

11:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

7%

Acceptance Rate

September

Intakes

80:20

Male: Female Ratio

History, Affiliations and Rankings

Founded in 2009, the Singapore University of Technology and Design is a public college that is purported to build technically-grounded individuals. A global research-intensive University, it offers rigorous curriculums focused on science and technology-based design education. SUTD has affiliations with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University and the Singapore Management University. The partnership of the University with MIT covers Student Exchange Programs, the development of a Bachelor's curriculum, faculty visits for guest lectures, and the foundation of the International Design Center. The University is known for its unique pedagogy rooted in strengthening digital competency, human-centred design and the addressing of large-scale real-world issues. Singapore University of Technology and Design ranks #453 in Best Global Universities and #81 in Best Global Universities in Asia by the US News and World Report 2022.

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

The Singapore University of Technology and Design campus consists of a sports centre, recreation centre, fitness centre, cafeterias, the Center for Writing & Rhetoric, and a library with thousands of books, journals, and research papers. The University permits the students to access electronic resources at the library. The campus aims to offer all the amenities needed by the students. The university also offers residential facilities to the visitors who visit on an official basis. The Singapore University of Technology and Design provides Bachelor's and Master's programs. The curriculum majorly focuses on Engineering and Architecture programs. The Engineering program includes disciplines like Programming, Mathematics, Design Thinking, Physics, and Chemistry. The Architecture course includes Engineering product development, Sustainable Design, Engineering System & Design, and Information Systems Technology. This wide range of faculties offers students the opportunity to choose the program according to their interests. The students are taught under well-experienced professors.

Accomplishments and Alumni 

The Engineering and Architecture courses at the Singapore University of Technology and Design are accredited by the Board of Architects of Singapore and the Engineering Accreditation Board. Over time, the Singapore University of Technology and Design has been awarded various awards, prizes, and championships. According to a study by MIT, SUTD was recognized as the “foremost emerging leader in Engineering education.” Further, SUTD graduates are employers’ top choice with the highest employment rates and starting salary as per the 2020 Joint Graduate Employment Survey. Some of the notable alumni of the University are - Chen Zuling, a Management Consultant for Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, Nikhil Jain, Product Design Engineer for Lab126, a subsidiary of Amazon, Jonathan Chan, a Singaporean Olympic Athlete, Joshua Cheong, an Innovator, Designer and Banker among other recognized names. 

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

More than 40% of the annual student cohort at Singapore University of Technology and Design comprises female students. This means more women students are pursuing Engineering and Architecture degrees, which is part of SUTD’s mission to build gender diversity on the campus. SUTD offers plentiful support to the students for career development and entrepreneurial ventures. With the University’s close ties with industry partners and partner institutions globally, students are always exposed to opportunities, resources and valuable networks to expand their professional profiles. The Career Development Center of SUTD is the bridge connecting potential employers, students and alumni of the University and offers career workshops, mentorships and internship opportunities for the students. The top recruiters at Singapore University of Technology and Design are Amazon, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants and PSA.

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History, Affiliations and Rankings

Founded in 2009, the Singapore University of Technology and Design is a public college that is purported to build technically-grounded individuals. A global research-intensive University, it offers rigorous curriculums focused on science and technology-based design education. SUTD has affiliations with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University and the Singapore Management University. The partnership of the University with MIT covers Student Exchange Programs, the development of a Bachelor's curriculum, faculty visits for guest lectures, and the foundation of the International Design Center. The University is known for its unique pedagogy rooted in strengthening digital competency, human-centred design and the addressing of large-scale real-world issues. Singapore University of Technology and Design ranks #453 in Best Global Universities and #81 in Best Global Universities in Asia by the US News and World Report 2022.

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

The Singapore University of Technology and Design campus consists of a sports centre, recreation centre, fitness centre, cafeterias, the Center for Writing & Rhetoric, and a library with thousands of books, journals, and research papers. The University permits the students to access electronic resources at the library. The campus aims to offer all the amenities needed by the students. The university also offers residential facilities to the visitors who visit on an official basis. The Singapore University of Technology and Design provides Bachelor's and Master's programs. The curriculum majorly focuses on Engineering and Architecture programs. The Engineering program includes disciplines like Programming, Mathematics, Design Thinking, Physics, and Chemistry. The Architecture course includes Engineering product development, Sustainable Design, Engineering System & Design, and Information Systems Technology. This wide range of faculties offers students the opportunity to choose the program according to their interests. The students are taught under well-experienced professors.

Accomplishments and Alumni 

The Engineering and Architecture courses at the Singapore University of Technology and Design are accredited by the Board of Architects of Singapore and the Engineering Accreditation Board. Over time, the Singapore University of Technology and Design has been awarded various awards, prizes, and championships. According to a study by MIT, SUTD was recognized as the “foremost emerging leader in Engineering education.” Further, SUTD graduates are employers’ top choice with the highest employment rates and starting salary as per the 2020 Joint Graduate Employment Survey. Some of the notable alumni of the University are - Chen Zuling, a Management Consultant for Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, Nikhil Jain, Product Design Engineer for Lab126, a subsidiary of Amazon, Jonathan Chan, a Singaporean Olympic Athlete, Joshua Cheong, an Innovator, Designer and Banker among other recognized names. 

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

More than 40% of the annual student cohort at Singapore University of Technology and Design comprises female students. This means more women students are pursuing Engineering and Architecture degrees, which is part of SUTD’s mission to build gender diversity on the campus. SUTD offers plentiful support to the students for career development and entrepreneurial ventures. With the University’s close ties with industry partners and partner institutions globally, students are always exposed to opportunities, resources and valuable networks to expand their professional profiles. The Career Development Center of SUTD is the bridge connecting potential employers, students and alumni of the University and offers career workshops, mentorships and internship opportunities for the students. The top recruiters at Singapore University of Technology and Design are Amazon, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants and PSA.

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QS

Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

THE

The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

USN

U.S. News & World Report is American news, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis publication. It began in 1948 as a merger of the weekly newspaper U.S. News and the worldwide weekly magazine World Report. The company's rankings of Best Global universities are well-known among the wider population and significantly impact admission trends. The inaugural "America's Best Colleges" report was released by the U.S. News & World Report in 1983. Since 1985, the rankings have been produced and published annually. The magazine U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on data collected from educational institutions through an annual survey, government and third-party data sources, and school websites. It also takes into account outside opinion polls of university faculty and administrators.

Rankings

453

Global Ranking

USN-2022

453

Global Ranking

USN-2022

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Scholarships

This scholarship program offers scholarships in Singapore to establish a global link and help take your research career to greater heights.

Eligibility

Applicants interested in pursuing Doctoral programs in Science and Engineering.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

This scholarship program offers scholarships in Singapore to establish a global link and help take your research career to greater heights.

Eligibility

Applicants interested in pursuing Doctoral programs in Science and Engineering.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

It is awarded to outstanding young undergraduate and postdoctoral scientists and engineers in selected scientific disciplines of strategic importance to Singapore’s economy and national development.

Eligibility

Applicants must be graduate students who are currently enrolled in or intend to study in a Singapore-based university or research institute or recent doctoral degree recipients.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

It is awarded to outstanding young undergraduate and postdoctoral scientists and engineers in selected scientific disciplines of strategic importance to Singapore’s economy and national development.

Eligibility

Applicants must be graduate students who are currently enrolled in or intend to study in a Singapore-based university or research institute or recent doctoral degree recipients.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

SIA Youth Scholarship is a set of scholarships in Singapore program that has been designed for students from India, and China.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

SIA Youth Scholarship

SIA Youth Scholarship

SIA Youth Scholarship is a set of scholarships in Singapore program that has been designed for students from India, and China.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

The President’s Graduate Fellowship is another notable scholarship from the long list of scholarships in Singapore.

Eligibility

Applicants must be pursuing research programs.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

The President’s Graduate Fellowship is another notable scholarship from the long list of scholarships in Singapore.

Eligibility

Applicants must be pursuing research programs.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

Application Process

  • Visit the official website of the institution
  • Click on ‘Apply Now’ or ‘Register Here’
  • Complete filling your education history with all the qualifications
  • Fill in the details of your employment history
  • Fill in your statement
  • Submit the application form by paying the mentioned fee

Documents Required

Admission Requirements

FAQs

SUTD practices a common admission selection regardless of your program interest, the minimum requirement being the qualifying standard 12th or equivalent examinations.
SUTD practices a common admission selection regardless of your program interest, the minimum requirement being the qualifying standard 12th or equivalent examinations.
If you are holding an international qualification and applying with your latest semester/predicted/preliminary results and are shortlisted, you will be required to take the SUTD University Entrance Examination (UEE). To supplement your admission application, you must also submit SAT Subject test scores for Mathematics Level II and Physics.
If you are holding an international qualification and applying with your latest semester/predicted/preliminary results and are shortlisted, you will be required to take the SUTD University Entrance Examination (UEE). To supplement your admission application, you must also submit SAT Subject test scores for Mathematics Level II and Physics.
All SCs and SPRs are required to fulfil the MTL requirement for admission into full-time publicly-funded undergraduate programs in the local Autonomous Universities (AUs).
All SCs and SPRs are required to fulfil the MTL requirement for admission into full-time publicly-funded undergraduate programs in the local Autonomous Universities (AUs).
Your portfolio should demonstrate your relevant attributes and showcase accomplishments in your interest areas.
Your portfolio should demonstrate your relevant attributes and showcase accomplishments in your interest areas.
Yes, Freshmores are required to reside at the hostel during Terms 1 and 2 including those who live near the campus, as residential living is an integrated part of the SUTD Freshmore experience and there is no curfew.
Yes, Freshmores are required to reside at the hostel during Terms 1 and 2 including those who live near the campus, as residential living is an integrated part of the SUTD Freshmore experience and there is no curfew.
International students typically stand a high chance of getting into SUTD given that they have the required academic qualifications and the minimum English language proficiency scores. The University is typically lenient when it comes to academic grades as compared to other universities in Singapore.
International students typically stand a high chance of getting into SUTD given that they have the required academic qualifications and the minimum English language proficiency scores. The University is typically lenient when it comes to academic grades as compared to other universities in Singapore.
SUTD is particularly known for its unique academic structure. Curriculums are designed to incorporate key concepts like interdisciplinarity, design-focused, human-centric, digital competency and purported to address real-world problems.
SUTD is particularly known for its unique academic structure. Curriculums are designed to incorporate key concepts like interdisciplinarity, design-focused, human-centric, digital competency and purported to address real-world problems.
Yes. A non-refundable fee of S$ 21.40 is levied on each application to be considered for assessment.
Yes. A non-refundable fee of S$ 21.40 is levied on each application to be considered for assessment.
Yes. International students who have completed at least 12 years of education are considered for admission to the University. Students with a strong competence in Mathematics and the Sciences are generally preferred.
Yes. International students who have completed at least 12 years of education are considered for admission to the University. Students with a strong competence in Mathematics and the Sciences are generally preferred.
At SUTD, they not only look at whether the student is academically prepared, but also whether he/she has the qualities that they value. For the former, the University will assess a student’s competence in Mathematics and the Sciences.
At SUTD, they not only look at whether the student is academically prepared, but also whether he/she has the qualities that they value. For the former, the University will assess a student’s competence in Mathematics and the Sciences.

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