Being considered an important financial center of Asia with a stable and strong economy in the global market, studying in Singapore will be a solid step for your career.
With a booming telecommunications system, Singapore is ranked 5th in the ranking of the world’s most powerful networking economies in 2007-2008. From 1997 to 2008, the country’s communications sector grew at an average of 6.8% per year, accounting for 10% of the country’s total GDP.
Not to mention, many of the world’s major media companies also have offices in Singapore, such as EA Games, Lucasfilm, BBC, MTV, Disney and ESPN.
If you are interested in copyright protection, you should also know that Singapore is considered the most stringent country in copyright in Asia and this is also the reason why this place becomes the ideal land for creation.
The universities with the highest rank in the training of media are the comprehensive National University of Singapore at the 4th level (the new Master of Communications program ranked 8th worldwide). Next, Nanyang Technological University is also a prestigious school with many Digital and Communication programs at both Bachelor and Master levels.
Banking and finance
With a stable economy, Singapore is considered the leading financial and foreign exchange center in the world. The country is even considered the “Swiss of Asia” and is rapidly becoming the ideal destination for global private banks. Therefore, this country is in need of a lot of skilled employees in the field of finance – finance.
Studying in Singapore, you will be able to study in a financial and monetary environment, as well as have the opportunity to seek internships and jobs here after you graduate.
While NUS ranked 8 globally for Accounting and Finance, you can also study a Bachelor of Business Administration or select Masters courses at Lee Kong Chain Business School in Singapore Management University.
The Asian region is increasingly in demand in the field of technical services, to support the electric, energy and chemical and electronics industries. However, electronic engineering is still the most developed field. In 2011, 65% of the country’s research and development funds focused on electronics.
Many international companies such as GP, Sony and AU Optronics both manufacture electronic components in Singapore and this is also a hard drive supplier of 40% of global products.
With this development, the need to recruit skilled personnel, especially in IC design positions, process development engineers and test engineers is huge.
In addition, Singapore universities and governments have many support programs to meet the needs of human development in this area. In 2010, Singapore Economic Development Council (EDB) and Nanyang Technological University launched the VIRTUS program with the aim of training at least 100 Bachelor students (until 2014) with orientation expertise in IC design. In addition, you can also find many electronic engineering scholarships at Singapore Universities.