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Frequently Asked Questions
What are the undergraduate degrees offered in SMU?
What is the medium of instruction for SMU courses?
Are all SMU degrees four years in duration or less? Can I complete the programme in less than 4 years?
Admissions and applications
When can I apply for admission? When do applications close? How do I apply for admission?
What are the admissions requirements?
What is the Admissions Timeline like?
Tuition fees and financial aid
I would like to find out more about the tuition fees.
Does SMU offer any financial aid?
How do I know if I am eligible for financial aid?
For international students
What are the essential items/issues that I will need to note or arrange prior to my departure?
What do I have to note with regards visa-related matters?
Are there any medical tests that I have to undergo?
SUTD-SMU Dual Degree Programme in Technology and Management
Why are the two universities (SUTD and SMU) launching this dual programme?
Who can apply for this programme?
Why is the programme not open to Architectural & Sustainable Design (ASD) students?
Is SAT/ACT/IELTS/TOEFL compulsory for applicants with international qualifications?
Is SAT/ACT/IELTS/TOEFL compulsory for applicants with the local qualifications?
Can I submit GMAT / GRE?
I have not been successful in my application for admission. Can I appeal to be reconsidered? I have been offered my second choice of degree programme. Can I appeal to be considered for my first choice?
I was not offered a place in any of the degree programmes that I have chosen. Should I appeal for a programme that I had not opted previously?
I missed this year's application deadline. Can I still apply?
Do I get exemptions for the relevant subjects that I have taken in the Junior Colleges / Polytechnics / High Schools / University?
If I am granted some exemptions, can I choose not to be exempted from these modules?
Will there be exemptions for SMU accounting modules if I have the ACCA/CAT qualifications?
What are the minimum requirements for a double degree?
I was not offered direct entry into the double degree programme. Does this mean I will not have the opportunity to do a double degree?
What is the duration of a double degree programme?
Law interviews and writing tests
Must I put law as my first choice if I wish to be considered?
Will all law applicants get to be interviewed?
When will the interviews and writing tests be conducted?
Bachelor of Social Science — Politics, Law and Economics (PLE) Major
What is the PLE major? What are its distinctive features?
What type of student are we looking to enroll in the PLE major?
Is there a special internship for PLE major students?
Undergraduate Prospectus 2017/2018
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