The graduate program in Singapore , are either for 2 yrs or 1 yr depending on the programs. Generally, course work and research programs are offered, this is more so in case of the public universities, out of which National university of Singapore and Nanyang technology university .The course work will consist of seminars and lectures, like any other under grad degree, while the research based will require thesis and independent study which leads to a masters. Some universities do expect a GRE score, mainly for the engineering based programs in the research base level, and GMAT in case of the masters in Business administration with few yrs of work ex.
There are a few universities in Singapore which offers programs which is affiliated to universities in UK or the US, as in Duke MUS graduate medical school in Singapore, business program , in collaboration with Chicago Business school and Rajaratnam school of international studies.
The private schools are more into management related programs. The graduate diploma programs is also offered in both public and private schools, as a terminal program, when compared to masters it provides limited profession training on particular areas of study. This is normally taken by students who do not want to prolong their studies by doing their masters, is more keen on getting in to the job market earlier.
MASTERS IN SINGAPORE
The masters in Singapore delivers research based programs and course based programs.
The best university in Singapore for masters and UG is NUS, in which, different schools under which both research and course work programs are offere , MS programs delivered are faculty of engineering, where, masters in chemical and biomolecular engineering, Master sin electrical and computer engineering, masters in civil and environmental engineering, masters in engineering and technology management are offered, school of design and environment offers
of Biomedical, Chemical & Biomolecular, Civil & Environmental, Electrical & Computer, Engineering & Technology Management, Industrial & Systems, Materials Sciences & Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering