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


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

Course Structure

NTPU undergraduate students who have completed the 3rd year of their undergraduate degree programme at NTPU may apply for conditional admission to the MITB Programme. During their 4th year of study, NTPU student joins the MITB programme in Singapore as a Fast-Track student. While in Singapore, the student completes the 15 Course Units (CUs) (maintaining a minimum of cGPA score of 2.5) course requirements of MITB and transfer MITB credits back to NTPU for his/her undergraduate degree. 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 Business Administration or Finance and Cooperative Management from NTPU and MITB Degree from SMU.

Admission Criteria

In recognition of the high standards of excellence and rigorous requirements in obtaining a NTPU bachelor’s degree, SMU has decided to waive certain admission requirements in order to provide NTPU graduates with a swifter and more seamless entry into the SMU MITB programme:

  1. GMAT or GRE is required.
  2. TOEFL or IELTS is required for applicants who have not received a Degree from a programme taught in English.
  3. Undergo a selection interview.
  4. Requirement for 2 years of working experience will be waived.

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 NTPU’s Bachelor degree in Business Administration or Finance and Cooperative Management. Conferment of the SMU’s MITB degree is conditional on the successful conferment of the NTPU’s Bachelor of Business Administration degree.

Tuition Fee for MITB Degree

  • SGD48,150 (inclusive of GST) for completing 15 CUs at SMU ( AY2019)
  • 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 10 successful candidates.

Enquiries & Application

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

For enquiries and application, contact National Taipei University

Department:College of Business
Telephone:+886-2-8674-1111 ext. 6631
Contact Person: Dr. Pei-Ju Lucy Ting (Director of International Relations)/ Fiona Liu (Assistant Secretary)
Address:151, University Road, San Shia District, New Taipei City, 23741 Taiwan

Last updated on 26 Apr 2021 .