FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

University of Adelaide, Australia

The Adelaide GCBA is part of the Adelaide MBA programme which provides key business skills and a pathway into the Adelaide MBA. You only need to take 4 modules to complete the programme and you will be awarded with the Adelaide Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GBCA). You may consider continuing to the Adelaide MBA in future by taking only the remaining 7 modules.

No GRE or GMAT score is required for admission to the programme. However, there will be an Admissions Interview Process.

Our interviews are approximately 10 – 15 minutes long and are conducted by a member of the Academic Team. The interview provides you with an opportunity to share your experiences you have had in both your personal and professional life and to get a sense of your demonstrated record of achievement, your interpersonal and communication skills and your motivation for seeking an MBA degree.

The Adelaide Business School is AACSB-accredited, and the Adelaide MBA is a flagship programme ranked #2 in Australia in the 2019 AFR BOSS MBA Rankings and with over 50 years of tradition.

Yes, you only need to pay for the number of module(s) which you will be taking for each Term.

Lessons are fully delivered by University of Adelaide’s faculty via a combination of synchronous/asynchronous online sessions and face-to-face instructions.

You could be assessed in a variety of ways including unseen written exams, individual or group coursework, and online activities. Different modules may be assessed differently.

Classes are held typically on Friday evening (7pm to 10pm), and Saturday and Sunday (10am to 4pm). This occurs twice over a period of 3 months (one term) for each module.

Two (2) to a maximum of five (5) years, on a part time basis.

Yes, University of Adelaide offers a range of intensive courses that are taught during the term breaks as part of its Summer School Programme. You can also opt for a short-term exchange in institutions where University of Adelaide has established exchange links with.

You may be eligible for module exemptions mapped against relevant modules in the MBA if you have ACCA, CPA or other professional qualifications. We recommend that you speak with the admissions team in NAA for more details.

King’s College London, UK

King’s College London is ranked 31st in the World and its Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Palliative Care is ranked 1st in the UK and 2nd in the World by QS World University Rankings 2020.

The King’s College London’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing with Honours degree is fully accredited by the Singapore Nursing Board (SNB).

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing with Honours is 100% taught by experts from the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Palliative Care and other Faculty of King’s College London.

The degree is awarded by King’s College London. There is no differentiation of the degree parchment from that received by students who studied on-campus in London.

All lecture notes and reading materials will be available through King’s College London’s Virtual Learning Environment entirely free once you are enrolled in the programme. Students will be able to access them 4 weeks in advance of the start of module.

The detailed timetable is available in advance and we recommend that students do not miss any sessions. We understand that emergencies or unexpected events may occur and, in these cases, students will need to inform the module leader as soon as possible to agree the best way forward for making up the lost time. This may involve a tutorial, or some type of work students may need to complete on the materials so that module leaders can assess learning and provide feedback.

Assessments are made up of a combination of essays, portfolios, OSCE clinical exams, and closed book written exams. However, these differ from module to module. The Dissertation Project draws from the learning and skills acquired from other components of the programme, and shows how different learning outcomes from the modules and study skills link together to demonstrate a coherent understanding of the requirements for competent practice and nursing care.

You are required to do all 120 credits. There will be no further exemptions. This is a requirement of the Singapore Nursing Board.

Students who successfully complete all academic requirements of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing with Honours by King’s College London will have a choice to attend the degree-awarding ceremony in London or in Singapore.

Each application is considered individually. We recommend that you speak with the admissions team in NAA who will be able to advise on the way forward with your application.

Yes, you only need to pay for the number of module(s) which you will be taking for that Term.

Nottingham University, UK

The taught element of this programme is made up of 120 credits, plus a 60-credit dissertation. The PGDE (120 credits) is part of the MAEd programme which provides 4 modules in Year 1 to complete the programme and you will be awarded with the Post Graduate Diploma in Education, awarded by Nottingham University, UK. You may consider continuing to the Master of Arts in Education by taking Dissertation (60 credits) in Year 2.

The MAEd is designed for professionals who wish to expand their expertise and career possibilities in the areas of teaching, training and educational administration. You will broaden your knowledge of key learning construct and advance your capacity as a practitioner in your own professional environment.

Yes, you only need to pay for the number of module(s) which you will be taking for that Term.

The MAEd programme fee includes the PGDE. PGDE is the year 1 of the MAEd programme. You can choose to enrol for PGDE and progress on to MAED later on.

Moodle is the online learning platform employed by the University of Nottingham across its campuses and incorporates the following features:

  • Online submission of student assignments
  • Uploading of learning materials such as lecture slides, handouts, readings, web links, audios and videos
  • Facilities for discussions, wikis, blogs and student databases
  • Fully integrated distance-learning course/blended learning course support.

Both MAEd and PGDE are 100% assignment based. There are no written exams.

SOAS University of London, UK

SOAS stands for ‘School of Oriental and African Studies’.

SOAS University of London is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London. SOAS has over 100 years of experience in teaching and research and is the leading and only Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East.

The programme aims to provide students with a conceptual understanding of the core principles of management theory, its application to organisations and the ability to apply this knowledge to real business issues facing businesses and other organisations. This prepares you for a career in business, which can apply to any sector or industry.

The BSc Management is an accelerated direct single honours degree programme that can be completed in 2 years in Singapore only.

Lessons are fully delivered by SOAS University of London’s faculty via a combination of synchronous/asynchronous online sessions and face-to-face instructions.

Students with a minimum grades of B, C, C for A-Levels H2 Subjects, and students with a minimum of 28 points overall for the IB Diploma will be able qualify directly into the programme.

Each application is considered individually. We recommend that you speak with the admissions team in NAA who will be able to advise on the way forward with your application.

Graduates with private or polytechnic diplomas will be assessed for relevant credit exemptions. Diploma from the Singapore’s polytechnics may be able to obtain credit exemptions of up to 150 credits out of the total 360 credits for the programme, depending on the university’s assessment outcome. Other qualifications will also be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Credit exemptions will reduce both the cost and duration of the programme.

International Foundation Studies, Ngee Ann Academy

The IFS is designed to help you develop the skills, knowledge, and confidence for a full-fledged undergraduate degree. This is also a fast-track pathway for those who do not meet the requirements for direct entry to a Bachelor’s Degree.

High school leavers (GCE A levels, IB Diploma or equivalent) who do not meet the requirements for direct entry to a Bachelor’s Degree may be able to complete the IFS within a shorter duration through credit exemptions for relevant module(s) previously completed.

Lessons are fully delivered by Ngee Ann Academy’s appointed faculty via a combination of face-to-face instructions and synchronous/asynchronous online sessions.

SOAS University of London provides guaranteed progression into the BSc Management delivered at Ngee Ann Academy upon successful completion of the IFS and meeting the progression requirement.