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Kaplan University Singapore

Address: 8 Wilkie Rd, # 02-01 Wilkie Edge, Singapore 228095

Description Kaplan University Singapore

  • Established: 1989
  • Location: Singapore, Singapore
  • Number of students: 20,000
  • Language of instruction: English, Malay
  • Type: private.

Kaplan Singapore is one of 5 universities that make up the Kaplan network of higher education institutions. In addition to Singapore, universities are located in Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Australia and Carbondale. The total number of students in the network is 900,000. The university was founded in 1989, and before it was bought in 2005 by the Kaplan network, it was called the Institute of Management of the Asia-Pacific Region.

In 2018, Kaplan Singapore became the best private higher education institution in Singapore according to JobsCentral Learning Training and Education Development.

In addition to standard bachelor's and master's programs, the university offers short-term professional courses:

  • Cybersecurity and computer forensics. The course was accredited by the Association of EU Universities, in 2017 received the Triple Circle of Excellence award from the EU Council.
  • The course on the study of databases and information processing, during which students will learn the tools for working with databases and data, will get acquainted with processing methods, Bayes theorem, probability theory, clustering algorithms, etc.
  • Python Basics is an introductory course for beginners to learn and understand the basics of coding in Python. Participants will learn to write programs, perform various operations, manipulate and visualize data.
  • The CPM (Certified Project Manager) course is designed to help students and already existing professionals acquire the leadership knowledge and technical skills necessary to guide and implement successful projects.
  • Digital marketing skills - a course that helps to accumulate initial knowledge and skills in this area. It provides the basic knowledge that marketers need to know: digital marketing strategy, inbound marketing, and search engine optimization.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Kaplan University Singapore

Program name


  • Duration of study: 3 years
  • Forms of study: full-time, part-time, distance
  • Language of instruction: Malay, English.


  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Communications and Media
  • Engineering
  • Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Hotel and tourism management
  • Information Technology
  • Law and Criminology
  • Care and health service.


  • Duration of study: 1.5-2 years
  • Forms of study: full-time, part-time, distance
  • Language of instruction: Malay, English.


  • Accounting, banking and finance
  • Business management
  • Engineering
  • Teaching
  • Social sciencies
  • Hotel and tourism management
  • Information Technology
  • Care and health service.


  • Duration of study: 5 years
  • Forms of study: full-time
  • Language of instruction: Malay, English.


  • Finance
  • Control
  • Marketing
  • Commerce
  • Computer Forensics
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Digital marketing
  • Health Services Management
  • Web technology
  • Professional Business English
  • Hotel services and events
  • Legal research
  • Mass Communications
  • Property management.

Accommodation, housing and food

Kaplan Singapore University has six hostels for long stays and two for short stays. All hostels are in close proximity to the metro and bus stops, which allows students to save time. The rooms are designed for 2-4 people, each is equipped with:

  • Double beds with mattresses
  • Personal wardrobe
  • Educational zone for each resident
  • Mini fridge
  • Air-conditioned
  • Some rooms have microwaves
  • Wi-fi

Sanitary units and laundries with washing machines and tumble dryers are located on the floor. The room is cleaned twice a week.

Restaurants and canteens are available both in dormitories and in the educational building.


  • More than 70,000 graduates employed in leading European companies
  • International authority and recognition
  • Double Degree Program
  • The opportunity to try education in all 5 universities of the Kaplan network
  • Qualified teaching staff
  • Implementation of the continuing education program: many students, while receiving basic education, take additional education courses and start earning
  • Campus location in one of the modern and richest cities in the world
  • Modern programs and a powerful material and technical base of the university.

Equipment Kaplan University Singapore

Singapore is the capital of the country of the same name. This is a real metropolis, which impresses with an abundance of entertainment, business centers, boutiques, shops, Michelin-starred restaurants and its urban landscapes.

The university makes sure that students spend their free time for the benefit of themselves and the university. For this purpose, student clubs work:

  • Badminton Club
  • Kaplan Football Club
  • Adventurers Club
  • China Student International Club
  • Pelican Club
  • Conversation club
  • Association “Help and lend a hand”
  • Kaplan Dance Club
  • The student community of Vietnam and others.

Each club has its own premises or a whole room equipped with the necessary machinery and equipment.

For students of the entire Kaplan network, there is a shared online library with a large collection of books, manuals and periodicals.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year in most specialties can be started year-round.

Additional expenses:

  • Payment for accommodation in a hostel - from $ 750 per month
  • The deposit that is charged upon arrival at the hostel and returned upon eviction is equal to the amount of the monthly payment
  • Nutrition
  • Directions to your place of study
  • Registration fee.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

In order to become students of any of the Kaplan universities, an applicant must:

  • Fill out an online application on the site (processing takes 4 weeks)
  • Provide a certificate of secondary education with a certified translation
  • Photocopy of passport
  • Autobiography
  • Certificate confirming the language proficiency of the selected program.

After processing the application, the student will receive a notice with the date of arrival at the university for an interview and submitting documents.

It is worth noting that most courses require the same registration procedure as undergraduate / graduate programs.

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Kaplan University Singapore reviews

Not sure about the other affiliated universities, the university that I was enrolled in, its program structure is weird. First, it is broke out in trimester studies, about 3 months each. However for the first trimester (in January), apparently you started off the modules you have enrolled while awaiting for exam results in your last trimester. Meaning, should there be a module which is pre-requisites for the first trimester, you will be dropped off from the module and thus you have wasted your time attending the first 2 lessons. In addition, I have cases where your school fees are paid to the local lecturers reading off the slides

Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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