Why should you study abroad with Kaplan in Singapore?

If you want to experience the best of the East and the West, Singapore stands out as one of the top destinations for Filipino students aiming for high-quality education. From excellent education to comfortable living conditions, the island city-state ticks all the boxes as your ideal destination to study abroad.

At Kaplan in Singapore, students can pursue Bachelors and Postgraduate Degrees with our renowned university partners from Australia, Ireland, or the UK. The Degrees awarded are the same as those awarded by the university in its country.

In this article, we will share with you why studying in Singapore is ideal and why Kaplan in Singapore should be your education institution of choice. Murdoch EDGE 2

Why Singapore? 

Affordable quality education 

University fees in Singapore are known to be cheaper than full-time tuition fees in Australia and the UK. 

Despite the lower tuition fees, the standard of education in Singapore remains very high. 

This is a good choice for those who want to study abroad at an affordable cost. 

Attain your Degree in 16 to 24 months 

While it usually takes 3 to 4 years to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Australia, the UK or the US, studying at Kaplan in Singapore allows you to complete the Degree programme in 16 to 24 months*. 

Kaplan Diplomas offered in Singapore are equivalent to a Year 1 Degree programme, and our Kaplan Diploma graduates can progress to Year 2 of an external Degree programme offered by our renowned university partners from Australia, Ireland, or the UK*.

*Subject to meeting university admissions requirements

Multicultural & Safe Environment 

Singapore is a multi-ethnic country, full of diversity and vitality, with a reputation for being one of the safest cities in the world.

The country is home to a wide range of cultures comprised of Chinese, Malay, Indian, Eurasian, and Peranakan influences. This diversity offers a multicultural experience of festivities and traditions.

In addition, it is home to a thriving arts scene featuring a variety of concerts, exhibitions, festivals, theatres and more. Singapore is the ideal location for students to experience and explore the diversity of many Asian cultures during their time studying abroad.

Source: https://safecities.economist.com/safe-cities-2021-whitepaper/

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Shorter Distance from Home 

The Philippines and Singapore share the same time zone, so it is easy to call your family and friends back home. 

There are direct flights from Angeles, Cebu, and Manila to Singapore, making accessibility to the city-state highly convenient.

While it takes 15 to 20 hours to fly to the UK or the US, it takes only 3 to 4 hours to get to Singapore. 

Home Away from Home 

Singapore is an ideal location for Filipino students to call their “home away from home”. 

Singapore has a tight-knit Filipino community, with an estimated 200,000 Filipinos living and working in Singapore. It is also worth noting that many Filipinos in Singapore belong to a church community, where they go to meet their kababayan.

Filipinos are happy eaters. Singapore is a melting pot of cultures, and there are plenty of different food choices. Craving good old Filipino food? Food joints such as Jollibee, Tapa King, and Gerry’s Grill have also made their way to the shores of the Lion City.

Source: https://www.philippine-embassy.org.sg/about-us-2/overview-of-philippines-singapore-relations/

Why Kaplan? 

Kaplan is one of the world’s largest and most diverse education providers with over 1 million students globally. Kaplan has educational institutions in more than 28 countries and employs more than 12,000 people. Kaplan’s strong partnerships with universities in Australia, the UK, and US have opened up educational opportunities to students from across the globe. As an education provider of more than 80 years, Kaplan is proud of its long track record in education.

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Kaplan in Singapore 

To date, Kaplan in Singapore has students from over 35 countries and regions, and served over 85,000* graduates. 

Lectures and communication among students are conducted in English, and there are many opportunities for students to develop their English skills. 

*Total Diploma and Degree graduates from Kaplan Higher Education Academy and Kaplan Higher Education Institution from 2007 to 2020.

Diploma and Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree Programmes

Kaplan in Singapore offers Diploma programmes for students who wish to pursue a Degree at an overseas university. 

At Kaplan in Singapore, Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree programmes are offered by our renowned university partners from Australia, Ireland, or the UK. The Degrees awarded are the same as those awarded by the university in its country. 

Kaplan in Singapore has 7 university partners, Birmingham City University (UK), Northumbria University (UK), Royal Holloway, University of London (UK), University of Essex (UK), University of Portsmouth (UK), University College Dublin (Ireland), and Murdoch University (Australia).

For more information, please visit: https://www.kaplan.com.sg/university-partners/

Certification from National and International Organisations 

Offering Degree programmes, Kaplan’s partner universities from Australia, Ireland, and the UK have achieved various international certifications from educational quality assessment organizations. 

  • EQUIS (European Union) 
  • AACSB (United States) 
  • AMBA (United Kingdom) 
  • TEQSA (Australia) 


Kaplan in Singapore is committed to offering quality education through higher learning and skills development. As a result, Kaplan students will experience a holistic education with emphasis on graduate outcomes that will enhance their employability.

In addition, Kaplan in Singapore set up 6 Industry Advisory Boards composed of market leaders and entrepreneurs from various industries. They advise on the latest trends in various industry sectors and provide valuable input to ensure our curriculum is useful in the real world, and train students to be ready for work.

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Open to New Possibilities at Kaplan – Info Session and Events for Filipino Students

Stay open to an education at Kaplan and turn your passion into reality today. Sign up for the Info Session conducted by AUG Philippines, Kaplan’s official recruitment agency in The Philippines: https://tinyurl.com/augphvirtualinfosession

Alternatively, you can sign up via the QR code provided below:

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For more details you can also check out the following:

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