• Application Deadline
  • 12 months


The Executive Master of Business Administration from Singapore Management University is put together to fit the busy schedule of senior executives. The 12-month modular programme is delivered in a combination of intense one to two week-long sessions and concentrated 3-day weekends. 

In addition to the coursework in Singapore at SMU, participants will spend a week each at Wharton Business School in Philadelphia (USA), Indian School of Business in Hyderabad (India) and Peking University in Beijing (China). 

The programme is delivered by our world-class faculties, trained at some of the world’s best academic institutions and, with extensive research and consultancy experience, able to bring rich real world expertise from West and East into the classroom. With over half the class composed of C-suite executives coming from diverse geographies, industries and roles, the learning experience is interactive, collaborative and exciting.

We look forward to welcoming the next intake of our exciting EMBA programme. We have been able to attract senior leaders from across Asia, Europe and the Middle East. They represent a wide variety of industries and experience. 

We think that you should consider the SMU EMBA programme if you want to grow personally and professionally and contribute to your company’s growth in Asia. Join us in our innovative, diverse and memorable SMU EMBA programme!

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Strategic Initiative Project (SIP)
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Executing Strategy

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.

    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

  • A Bachelor's degree in any undergraduate field from a reputable institution or an equivalent professional qualification
  • Recognised achievements
  • At least 10 years of extensive work experience
  • Scores from one of four standardized tests: SMU Admissions Test, Executive Assessment, GMAT or GRE

Work Experience

At least 10 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    85236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 85240 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    85236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 85240 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.


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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