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The IE-SMU Master of Business Administration from Singapore Management University provides professionals with content and methods from two world-class business schools while including the latest innovation in curriculum design.

Why do a Blended Programme?

The IE-SMU MBA is a part-time programme which combines short face-to-face periods with interactive online study. Throughout the 13-month programme students interact through the Virtual Campus, an extension of a traditional class into the online environment, and 5 residential periods in Madrid and Singapore.

This method of teaching is ideal for the busy schedules of high-performing professionals who do not wish to leave the work force, yet want to take advantage of top quality education. Participants are also able to acquire practical skills and immediately apply them to their jobs.

Online courses give participants the chance to read, reflect and contribute in a flexible manner – from any location and at any time of the day.


  • Global curriculum, Asian perspective
  • Joint degree from IE Business School and Singapore Management University
  • Flexible programme structure
  • 5 face-to-face residential periods in Singapore and Madrid
  • Real time applicability

Programme Structure

Courses included: 

  • Project Management
  • Personal Branding
  • Presentation Skills
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Marketing 
  • Critical Thinking
  • Business Analytics


Thanks to its various locations and curriculum, the IE-SMU MBA attracts a wide variety of professionals globally who are keen on pursuing a world-class MBA from their home countries with the branding of both European and Asian Business Schools.

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    Schedule GRE®

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Solid academic record
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited undergraduate university
  • A completed application form

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    47556 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51525 USD for the full programme and a duration of 13 months.
  • National

    47556 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51525 USD for the full programme and a duration of 13 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Tuition fee: S$78,110 (inclusive of GST)
  • Application fee: S$200 (non-refundable)

Living costs for Singapore

  • 1878 - 3880 SGD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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IE-SMU Master of Business Administration
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