The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) was founded in the year 1956 and it is Singapore's oldest not-for-profit professional institute. Addressing industrial relationships and training supervisors on job relations and industrial safety were the main aims of this institute. The location of the institute enhances the commendable services and courses offered, as Singapore is known for its educational excellence and ranked 2nd in The Economist's Safe City Index.

The institute holds pride in providing education and training services to the nation. MDIS has two main subsidiaries- Management Development Institute of Singapore Pte Ltd (MDIS Pte Ltd) that oversees its Singapore academic operations, and MDIS International Pte Ltd, which focuses on its globalization strategy.

Ranked 4th for the Enterprise 50 Award and EduTrust Certified, MDIS offers internationally accredited courses like Business And Management, Engineering, Fashion and Design, Health and Nursing, Information Technology, Life Sciences, Languages and Education, Media and Communication, Psychology, Tourism and Hospitality Management, and Safety and Environmental Management. The institute provides programs in collaboration with renowned universities from Australia, France, the United States of America and the United Kingdom. With students from over 80 countries, it strives to ensure the students embrace life-long learning by offering ability driven education and training.

MDIS College Pte Ltd offers three academic courses, namely, Preparatory Course for Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level), Preparatory Course for Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level), and Preparatory Course for Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education. The institute, carrying the vision of lifelong learning with global recognition, enjoys two campuses in Singapore- at Sterling Road and Dhoby Ghaut at Orchard Road. Campus facilities include hostel, cafe, student communal area, auditorium, resource hub, food court, hall, lecture theatre, and studies and various labs respective to the courses offered.

The campus at Sterling boasts of a hostel consisting of 782 air-conditioned rooms, 14 suites, a 500-seater auditorium, and a cafeteria. Known as the MDIS Residences@Sterling, the eco-friendly architecture can accommodate 1700 students. There is a Career Assistance Unit for the students with the objective of helping them to land a job before graduation. “Career Hub,” an exclusive career portal is one such career service provided by the institute. To date, more than 1000 registered companies have offered employment and internship opportunities through this portal


Popular Courses

  • B.E. / B.Tech
  • B.Sc.
  • BBA
  • MIM



  • Business & Management Studies
  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Hospitality & Travel
  • IT & Software



  • Biotechnology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Fashion Design
  • Finance


Course Level

  • PG
  • UG