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NBS: One of Asia's Top Business Schools

best business school in the worldNanyang Business School is internationally recognised as one of the top business schools in Asia and is now ranked 22nd in the Global FT MBA rankings​.

The school's success is attributed to its policy for high-quality education and programmes. It maintains a teaching faculty staffed by highly-qualified professionals selected for their extensive knowledge and experience in their respective fields. In addition to teaching in the classroom, members of the faculty also contribute their expertise to the design of the school's programmes to ensure they are kept up to date while incorporating best practices in the industry.

NBS is also the first school in Singapore to be accredited by the European Quality Improvement System and Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. 

World-class MBA programmes designed in collaboration with the top business schools in the world

NBS's MBA programmes are designed to incorporate the most up-to-date and effective curriculum available. These programmes are optimised to provide the best learning experience through ample resources and teacher-to-student ratio per class. Combined with its highly competent teaching staff, NBS is positioned as one of the best business schools in Asia because of the excellent programmes it offers, especially its MBA programmes.

The school currently offers numerous world-class MBA programmes at the graduate level, including the internationally-acclaimed Nanyang MBA programme (ranked 2nd worldwide by the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking), as well as the Master of Science (MSc) in Accountancy, Master of Science (MSc) in Financial Engineering and Master of Science (MSc) in Marketing and Consumer Insight.  

For advanced learners, NBS offers the Nanyang Fellows MBA where advanced global business knowledge and Asian insights are taught. Launched in 1998 by then Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, Dr Tony Tan, the Nanyang Fellows MBA was designed in collaboration with The Wharton School in Philadelphia, Georgetown University in Washington DC and UC Berkeley in California. Parts of this course are conducted on-site in the US.

NBS also offers three Double Masters programmes designed in partnership with reputable business schools in the world: the Nanyang-Waseda Double MBA (Singapore-Japan, 14 months), Nanyang-ESSEC Double Masters (Singapore-France, 24 months) and Nanyang-St Gallen Double Masters (Singapore-Switzerland, 24 months).

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Extensive alumni including world business leaders and extraordinary individuals

The NBS alumni comprises more than 49,000 graduates, including more than 5,000 world business leaders and individuals in key positions in Singapore. Maintaining relations with these alumni falls to the Nanyang Business School Alumni Association, which provides life-long personal development resources for its alumni members, including events, library access, academic resources and career help services.

Members of the NBS Alumni Association are also granted free access to the NTU Alumni Houses, located at Marina Square and one-north. Each NTU House is equipped with leisure facilities, international restaurants and bars which are ideal for recreation and networking purposes.

Read also: A Colonel's Journey through the Nanyang Fellows MBA Programme

NBS research contributions on par with the top business schools

NBS invests heavily into research and contributes significantly to the international community's theoretical and practical understanding in the fields of management, financial education, international trading, culture science, consumer behaviour, African studies, accounts and audit.

One of its research centres is the Asian Business Case Centre (ABCC) which specialises in case studies relating to business and innovations in Asia. Other centres include the Centre for Accounting and Auditing Research (CAAR), which was established to support research related to accounting and auditing while also disseminating their findings in workshops, talks and seminars.

Find out more about the MBA programmes offered at Nanyang Business School, including our part-time MBA and MBA Fellowship programme.

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