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CQU-SMU 3+1.5 Years Fast-Track MITB Programme


The School of Computing and Information Systems (SCIS) at Singapore Management University and School of Economics and Business Administration at Chongqing University (CQU) have entered into an agreement for high-caliber CQU undergraduates to enroll in the SMU Master of IT Business (MITB) programme after completing their first 3 years of undergraduate studies at CQU, under the 3+1.5 years Fast-Track MITB programme.

Course Structure

CQU undergraduate students who have completed the 3rd year of their undergraduate degree programme at CQU may apply for conditional admission to the MITB Programme. During their 4th year of study, CQU student joins the MITB programme in Singapore as a Fast-Track student. While in Singapore, the student completes the undergraduate degree thesis, supervised by the CQU Professor and 15 Course Units (CUs) (maintaining a minimum of cGPA score of 2.5) course requirements of MITB. The suggested time frame for the completion of MITB requirements is 1.5 years, with a maximum candidature period of up to 3 years. Upon successful completion of the 3+1.5 years fast track MITB Programme, students will be conferred the Bachelor's degree in Engineering from CQU and MITB Degree from SMU.

Admission Criteria

  1. Successfully completed the first 3 years of CQU undergraduate degree with outstanding academic results;
  2. GMAT/GRE score
  3. TOEFL/IELTS score

Graduation Criteria

To graduate, students will need to fulfill all required CUs as stipulated by SMU's MITB programme while maintaining a minimum CGPA of 2.5 every term to be awarded the SMU MITB degree and CQU’s Bachelor's degree. Conferment of the SMU’s MITB degree is conditional on the successful conferment of the CQU’s Bachelor degree.

Tuition Fee

  • SGD48,150 (inclusive of GST) for completing 15 CUs at SMU
  • One-time application fee to SMU: SGD100 (inclusive of GST)
  • One-time registration fee to SMU: SGD500 (inclusive of GST)
  • For the first enrolment of students, SMU will offer partial MITB tuition fee scholarship worth SGD4,000 for up to 20 successful candidates.

Enquiries & Application

For enquiries and application,

Contact details at SMU:
YEO Lip Pin
Associate Director, SCIS Postgraduate Professional Programmes
Telephone Number:+65-68085307

Contact details at CQU:

Liang Ping
Telephone Number:86-023-65106325
Address: International Cooperation and Exchange Office, School of Economics and Business Administration, Chongqing University. 174 Shazhengjie Street, Shapingba District, Chongqing.


Last updated on 26 Apr 2021 .