Students in our programmes can pursue lifelong learning and higher education while balancing career, family and social responsibilities. Our university adopts a flexible and practice-focused learning approach. Our current university-wide enrolment, as of 2012, is more than 12,000 students. Eligible Singaporeans and Permanent Residents taking our School's undergraduate programmes enjoy a government subsidy of up to 55% of tuition fees.
The Bachelor of Science in Marketing provides students with the knowledge to plan and manage marketing activities and also additional competencies in other areas of business and general management. It equips students with managerial, numerical and analytical skills that every marketer needs. The programme has a curriculum that is enhanced with a contemporary and specialised focus on marketing. It will prepare students to be marketing professionals in any industry, including the public sector.
Today’s executives face the challenge of an increasing overlap and integration of business and management functions within their organisations. While they need to be specialists within their focused areas of responsibilities, they also need to maintain their grasp of general management and business. SIM University's BSc in Marketing addresses and meets these shifting needs and demands of the marketing profession within the ever-changing business environment. The programme will enable our Marketing graduate to be equipped with specialised marketing knowledge and also be competent in keys areas of business and management.
The programme is taught by faculty with globally recognised qualifications and extensive experience in academia and industry. In addition, industry speakers are often invited to give talks related to key topics of study.
As most students are also working professionals, the courses in the School of Business have been developed with an emphasis on work-based examples and industry linkages whenever possible. This may allow students to apply what they have learnt in their work domains after class. Courses are taught using a seminar style approach to instill confidence in students during group and open discussions and to encourage effective communication for the students.