NUS or NTU

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Re: NUS or NTU

Post by alng » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:41 pm

kitty2 wrote:Any feedback on NBS? If one doesn't have any business background will one able to cope ? Is the module very taxing?
What kind of feedback would you like on NBS? With respect to accountancy or business programs?

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Re: NUS or NTU

Post by kitty2 » Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:06 am

alng wrote:
kitty2 wrote:Any feedback on NBS? If one doesn't have any business background will one able to cope ? Is the module very taxing?
What kind of feedback would you like on NBS? With respect to accountancy or business programs?
On businesss programs , please . How is the curriculum and is one able to cope well if one doesn't have business background?

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Re: NUS or NTU

Post by alng » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:54 pm

kitty2 wrote:
On businesss programs , please . How is the curriculum and is one able to cope well if one doesn't have business background?
Majority of the students in the business schools of our local uni are from JCs and do not have business background because business is not offered in the JCs. Generally, they are able to cope so there is nothing to worry.

NUS is the oldest business school in Singapore. Comparing the business programs between NUS and NTU, NUS business programs seem to be more general while NTU business programs seem to be more specialised. For example, NUS has a general finance specialisation but NTU has a general finance specialisation plus more specialised tracks in applied wealth management etc. NTU business programs also have niche areas such as actuarial science which NUS does not have.

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Re: NUS or NTU

Post by kitty2 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:17 pm

alng wrote:
kitty2 wrote:
On businesss programs , please . How is the curriculum and is one able to cope well if one doesn't have business background?
Majority of the students in the business schools of our local uni are from JCs and do not have business background because business is not offered in the JCs. Generally, they are able to cope so there is nothing to worry.

NUS is the oldest business school in Singapore. Comparing the business programs between NUS and NTU, NUS business programs seem to be more general while NTU business programs seem to be more specialised. For example, NUS has a general finance specialisation but NTU has a general finance specialisation plus more specialised tracks in applied wealth management etc. NTU business programs also have niche areas such as actuarial science which NUS does not have.
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Re: NUS or NTU

Post by tsh0202 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:23 pm

Which one is better comparing these 3? NUS , NTU and SMU for business ad?


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Re: NUS or NTU

Post by kwcllf » Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:19 am

Any feedback on these two Engineering programmes. They are flagship programmes in the respective university.

NTU Renaissance Engineering
http://www.ntu.edu.sg/rep/Pages/default.aspx

NUS Global Engineering programme.
https://www.eng.nus.edu.sg/undergraduat ... ramme-gep/

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Re: NUS or NTU

Post by TTC » Sun May 13, 2018 4:45 pm

https://www.topuniversities.com/univers ... kings/2018

NTU (11) forged ahead of NUS (15) in ranking this year. To me they are the same though.

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Re: NUS or NTU

Post by Rosie » Wed May 16, 2018 11:28 am

Anyone attended the NTU Renaissance Engineering Programme (REP) tea session at MBS last Saturday, 12 May?

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Re: NUS or NTU

Post by OnionRings » Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:05 am

From my personal experience, please take it with a pinch of salt, in the science field employers will consider your academic achievements as well as experience. Both NUS and NTU are highly regarded in Singapore. However, as NUS has the benefit of being well-established over time. NTU, slowly but surely catching up to NUS in terms of rankings (grades and research publications). In my lab, there were graduates from NTU, NUS and SUTD. They were hired based on the employer's requirements for specific experience. I know of both NTU and NUS graduates doing their PhD funded by the national science scholarship. That goes to show that both NUS and NTU are highly regarded.

I'm sure the quality of education in both NTU and NUS are top notch for them to be ranked as the better universities in Asia. Perhaps it depends on what degree you or your son/daughter is keen to study.

At this point of the post, it is highly anecdotal, please take it with a pinch of salt. From what I observed in my lab, there was an NTU fellow (PhD) who was let off due to the quality of work. The FYP of another NTU student was failed by the supervisor and was not able to secure a position in the institute after graduation as he listed the supervisor as a referee in his/her applications to other openings in the same institute. The supervisor gave honest answers with regards to the quality of work when the other labs asked about the student.

Please note all these are from my own experience that I am sharing, and I am not trying to sway opinions. Some employers may look differently towards NTU and NUS graduates, some may not. It is purely anecdotal and cannot reflect the employability of both NUS and NTU graduates. At the end of the day, academic performance, achievements and many other factors determine how likely a graduate will be employed.

Kindly find https://whatcourse.herokuapp.com/ to look at collated data from Ministry of Education, data.gov.sg and sgcharts.com for more details.

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Re: NUS or NTU

Post by jtoh » Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:37 pm

https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/ ... university

The varsity, ranked 15th last year, moved to 11th place, beating NTU, which now ranks 12th
Sandra Davie
Senior Education Correspondent

The National University of Singapore (NUS), which lost out to the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in a worldwide ranking last year, has reclaimed its perch as Asia's top university this year.

In the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings released this morning, NUS climbed from its 15th position last year to 11th this year, dislodging NTU, which moved back one rank to the 12th placing.

Singapore Management University was placed 500th. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology remains the world leader for the seventh consecutive year.

(read article for more.)

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