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Executive Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 13 months
University rank #11 (QS) ,
  As Asia continues to power the global economy, the Nanyang Executive MBA  prepares you to meet the challenges and rigors of the new marketplace. With intensive courses in the United States and Europe, the 1 year EMBA programme is designed to expand your outlook on the global market, and give you the edge necessary to stay ahead of the competition.


Why should I pursue this programme?

  • EMBA programme is offered by Nanyang Business School (NBS), ranked as one of the top five business schools in Asia
  • NBS is part of Nanyang Technological University and maintains the university’s reputation for research excellence and industry relevance
  • NBS’s MBA is Singapore’s No. 1 MBA, Economist Intelligence Unit, "Which MBA?" Ranking Survey 2004-2012
  • NBS is the first Singapore business school to achieve both AACSB and EQUIS accreditation
  • Cutting-edge courses such as Cultural Intelligence & Strategic Leadership Development focus on creating global leaders
  • Prepares graduates for a global world with modules such as “Global Strategy & Business Opportunities in Latin Europe America and Africa”
  • Provides US and European experience through two intensive weeks at the University of California at Berkeley and one week at Wharton
  • EMBA students are enrolled in the Berkeley-Nanyang Advanced Management Programme, allowing for even more exposure to western markets
  • SPRING Singapore will cover up to 70 percent of tuition fees (eligibility conditions apply) for Singapore business owners and SMEs.


AACSB and EQUIS accreditation

Programme Structure

Core modules, common to all participants, take place on NTU’s vibrant campus in Singapore, one of the most beautiful campuses in the world. These modules allow you to gain insights and best practices across all sectors and industries, such as the following:

  • Asian leadership 
  • Cultural intelligence in a globalised workplace 
  • Economy issues in Asia 
  • Adding value through HR management 
Industry-specific modules allow you to customise your curriculum to suit your individual career needs and professional objectives. The Nanyang EMBA is one of the top EMBA programmes in Asia that offers multiple industry tracks. You may choose from three distinct tracks: 
  • General Management
  • Aviation & Air Transport
  • ​Hospitality Management


The Nanyang EMBA is open to applicants from all disciplines who are interested in securing an edge over the competition. The successful EMBA candidate should preferably have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years managerial experience.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 13 months
    • Average part-time duration 30 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Candidates with extensive industry experience who do not hold an undergraduate degree are assessed on a case-by-case basis and may be asked to complete the GMAT exam.
  • Exceptional manager with a minimum of 8 years of experience, including 5 years in a managerial role (average age:39)
  • Strong career progression and proven ambition to succeed
  • Outstanding industry-specific experience for the small- and medium-sized enterprises, aviation, and hospitality
  • Possess an Undergraduate degree from a recognised university
  • Complete fluency in English

Work Experience

At least 8 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    72000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 72000 USD per year and a duration of 13 months.
  • National

    72000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 72000 USD per year 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.

For all tracks: 1 week after acceptance deadline – S$10,000

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.


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