About NUS Business School

For more than 50 years, NUS Business School has offered a rigorous, relevant and rewarding business education to outstanding students from across the world.

Founded in the same year that Singapore gained independence, NUS Business School stands today among the world’s leading business schools. It is distinctive for offering the best of global business knowledge with deep Asian insights, preparing students to lead Asian businesses to international success, and helping global businesses succeed in Asia.

The School attracts a diversity of smart and talented students to our broad portfolio of academic programs, including BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, MSc, and Ph.D. programs in addition to our customized and open enrolment Executive Education courses. Admission to NUS Business School is highly competitive, and we are proud of the exceptional quality of our students.


Distinguished Faculty

The School has a distinguished international faculty educated in renowned universities including Harvard, Wharton, MIT, Oxford and many others. Known for their research quality and great teaching, our faculty members are committed to providing students the best business education.

In addition to teaching, our research culture is focused on building knowledge that is not only rigorous in its academic contribution but also relevant and impactful in influencing leadership and policy development for the private and public sectors. Our stellar research output has also gained the attention of industry leaders, policy makers as well as the media in and beyond Singapore.

Our faculty also author case studies and textbooks about Asian companies and multinational companies operating in the region to promote a deeper understanding of its markets among students and corporates. These tools have been widely adopted by universities throughout Asia.


Best in Business

NUS Business School has consistently received top rankings by independent publications and agencies such as The Financial Times and QS Top MBA, in recognition of the quality of our programmes, faculty research and graduates.

A full list of our latest rankings can be seen here .

The School is accredited by AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System), endorsements that the School has met the highest standards for business education.

The School is also an active member of the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM), the GMAC Council, Executive MBA Council, Partnership in Management (PIM) and CEMS, as well as a “non-European” member of the international network for the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).


Exchanges and Collaborations

NUS Business School has forged close links with top universities and business schools in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia in the form of exchange programs and joint academic collaborations. In addition, the School is an invaluable partner of industry across all areas of business, with regular collaborations, joint events and initiatives that support academic research, knowledge development and placement opportunities for our students.

As part of the National University of Singapore, a top globally ranked university, NUS Business School shares the University’s reputation for academic excellence in education, research and service.

As part of a comprehensive university with disciplines across 17 faculties, we are in a unique position to leverage on the breadth and depth of the University, including accessing a vast and highly diverse student body on campus and an extensive global network of alumni.



Prospective students seeking for specific application information/instructions for a particular programme are advised to refer to respective programme websites.

Decisions on admission are made by the Schoolafter careful evaluation of all applications. Evaluation is carried out based on a combination of factors, which can include academic degree and record, standardised test scores and relevant work experience. Other considerations may include the potential for future contributions to the academic or professional fields and the relevance of the academic preparation for the chosen course of study.

As English is the medium of instruction of the University, applicants may be required to demonstrate proficiency in English in the form of TOEFL/IELTS as part of the admission criteria.

Individual programmes may have their own additional requirements and applicants should refer to the respective programme websites for more accurate information.



NUS Business School is located at the main Kent Ridge campus. The University has a multitude of state-of-the-art multimedia facilities throughout the campus while our modern libraries are well-stocked with learning resources and study facilities. There are also numerous food and retail outlets on campus. Students can also make use of the Internal Shuttle Bus to travel around and between campuses.

Some of the facilities available in and around the NUS Business School include:

  • Library
  • Study Pods & Spaces
  • Cafes
  • Canteen
  • Convenience Store


Student life

The National University of Singapore has a vibrant student life with more than 100 student organisations, societies, and interest groups for students to choose from. Students will be able to develop their leadership skills, pursue their passion and expand their network of friends by engaging in a diverse range of student-run activities. Students are highly encourage to participate in these activities to expand their network and enhance their experience on campus.