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Singapore Management University

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Subject areas

Commerce, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law


Singapore, Asia

Language of instruction


Level of study

Both UG/PG

Additional information

Asian Studies courses and certificate info: click here.

Exchange length

1 or 2 Trimesters

Course load

VUW students must enroll in at least 4 credits (4 modules) per semester. 1 SMU credit/module = 15 VUW points

Recommended credit load per semester is 4 credits. Minimum workload is 2 credits, maximum workload is 4 credits per semester. 1 credit course is equal to 39 contact hours, 0.5 credit course is equal to 18 contact hours.

1000 and 2000 level should transfer at 100 level, and 3000 and 4000 at either 200 or 300 level.

Exchange restrictions

Only undergraduate programmes/schools are open to exchange students – except for the Business Study Mission undergraduate courses offered by Lee Kong Chian School of Business.

Postgraduate courses are not open to exchange students and graduate students may only take undergraduate courses.

The School of Accountancy offers very limited courses to exchange students, so if the student is an Accountancy major, the student must contact the academic advisors to check if there are sufficient Accountancy courses for course registration.