Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)
Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)


Last Updated: 2023-10-02 13:49:41
Type of Institution
Comprehensive university
Areas of Program
Business Management, Art & Design, Engineering Science & Technology, Life Sciences, Communication, Food, Beverage, Leisure & Tourism, Computer & Information Technology, Humanities, Law & Social Sciences
Year of Establishment
Founded Body/ Founder
Management Development Institute of Singapore, Singapore’s oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning
DR ERIC KUAN ( President)
Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)(Main Campus)
Student Number (local)
Student Number (international)
Number of Teaching Staff


Founded in 1956, the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) is Singapore’s oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning. Registered under the Council for Private Education (CPE), MDIS is also one of the established private schools in Singapore. MDIS has two main subsidiaries: Management Development Institute of Singapore Pte Ltd to oversee its Singapore academic operations, and MDIS International Pte Ltd to further its globalisation strategy.

As the oldest not-for-profit professional institute in the education industry, MDIS offers a range of private diploma courses in Singapore and internationally-accredited degrees and masters programmes. By partnering with renowned universities, students can expect a holistic and global-centric programme here that prepares them for a challenging world. Students can choose a private diploma of their choice from any of following disciplines offered here in MDIS Singapore: Business & Management, Engineering, Fashion & Design, Life Sciences, Languages & Education, Media & Communications, Health & Nursing, Psychology, Technology, Tourism & Hospitality and Safety & Environmental Management.

International students can approach MDIS for assistance on the accommodation arrangement. By opting for an accommodation facility in or around the campus gives you the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the student life here at MDIS.

Students who are studying in Singapore can consider living in MDIS Residences @ Stirling. Students interested in applying for hostel accommodation at the MDIS Residences @ Stirling – a fully-integrated hub with a conducive environment for an all-rounded campus life experience – can download the application form by clicking here.


Singapore Prestige Brand Award (SPBA)
Ranked 4th for the Enterprise 50 Award
Singapore Quality Class (Service) Corporate Merit Award


Library/Resource Centre
Lecture Theatre
Multi-purpose Hall
Computer for Student
Sports Club
Recreation Facility
Student Hostel
Student Car Park
Wheelchair accessible
Other Professional Facility


School Bus Service
Co-curricular Activities
Psychology Counseling & Guidance
Career Counseling & Guidance
Internship Placement Service
Further Study Placement Service
Job Placement Service


MDIS is the only PEI in Singapore that offers degrees on Life Sciences


艺术与设计类 Art & Design

School of Fashion Design

商业管理类 Business Management

MDIS Business School

传播类 Communication

School of Media and Communication

工程科技类 Engineering Science & Technology

School of Engineering

人文、法律与社会科学类 Humanities, Law & Social Sciences

School of Psychology

餐饮、休闲与旅游类 Food, Beverage, Leisure & Tourism

School of Toursim and Hospitality

生命科学类 Life Sciences

School of Life Science

电脑与资讯科技类 Computer & Information Technology

School of Technology


Tuition grant/Special rebate

Tuition grant SGD$1500~SGD$2000
Special rebate SGD$1000-SGD$1300


Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

501, Stirling Road, 148951 Singapore, Singapore
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