Why Study at MDIS

Singapore's Oldest Not-For-Profit Professional Institute 

Founded in 1956, the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) is Singapore’s oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning. 

MDIS offers internationally-accredited courses in Business and Management, Engineering, Fashion and Jewellery Design, Health and Nursing, Information Technology, Languages and Education, Life Sciences, Media and Communications, Psychology, Tourism and Hospitality Management, and Safety and Environmental Management.  These programmes are offered in collaboration with renowned universities in the United Kingdom. MDIS also has set a proven track record of preparing students to excel in the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Ordinary and Advanced Level), Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and Cambridge International Lower Secondary, through its comprehensive preparatory courses.

The institute accumulates reserves prudently for the purpose of expanding and improving current infrastructure and operations, developing new programmes, enhancing the quality excellence of its current programmes and charitable causes.

A Truly Global Student Community

With students from over 50 countries, MDIS strives to create a caring and conducive learning environment, ensuring students not only enjoy a great learning journey but also benefit from a holistic experience that paves the way for a bright future.

Holistic Education

MDIS strives to provide a holistic educational environment for its students. Apart from the technical knowledge, MDIS also aspires to equip its students with soft skills which would be beneficial to their public and private spheres of life.

The MDIS Experience is a series of programmes targeted at self-development which maximises the students' innate talents while improving areas which require enhancement. At the end of the learning journey, we hope our students will be more confident, self motivated, creative and ready to make a difference.

Great Emphasis on Quality

The success of MDIS' graduates is attributed to the institute's strong commitment to high standards of education.

Our lecturers are industry practitioners and with relevant practical experience. In addition, the lecturers are approved by MDIS Academic Quality and Examination Board and our partner universities.

Lifelong Learning Pathway

Our programmes keep pace with the global economy. We offer internationally-accredited courses in Business and Management, Engineering, Fashion and Jewellery Design, Health and Nursing, Information Technology, Languages and Education, Life Sciences, Media and Communications, Psychology, Tourism and Hospitality Management, and Safety and Environmental Management.  These programmes are offered in collaboration with renowned universities in the United Kingdom. MDIS also has set a proven track record of preparing students to excel in the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Ordinary and Advanced Level), Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and Cambridge International Lower Secondary, through its comprehensive preparatory courses.