Education plays a vital role in determining how you spend your life as an adult. In today’s world, it has become one of the most important factors in the development and betterment of society. People are trained to take education seriously at a very young age; however, as we grow older, not everyone is presented with the opportunity and privilege to solely focus on their studies. There are students who were forced to stop going to school and find a job instead, while some are juggling work and studies together. 

If you have plans on continuing your studies but are afraid that you can’t go to school every day for 8 hours or more, this is not the end for you! There are various schools that consider these situations and offer a designated schedule. Read on to know the universities in Singapore that offer part-time studies.

Note: This list is strictly not in order.

1. Aventis Graduate School

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Headquartered in Singapore, Aventis Graduate School collaborates with leading universities across the United States and United Kingdom to deliver high-quality education for working professionals across Asia. This institute offers courses in high-growing sectors: Care economy, Green economy, and Digital economy. With the aim to aspire, achieve, and accomplish, Aventis Graduate School has over 2,800 managers and executives across more than 38 countries.

Aventis Graduate School offers part-time studies to individuals who need to juggle work and studies. Upon successful completion of the part-time studies – from executive MBA, Masters Degree, or Graduate Diploma, you have the opportunity to work with well-known and established companies such as Apple, LinkedIn, AXA, Citibank, Singapore Airlines, Mediacorp, Raffles Medical, and many more.


Richard Chong

Initially, before I joined the post-graduate course, I am sceptical about private schools due to the notorious stories which I frequently heard. But this school change my stereotypical impression. They have been consistently delivering the service which is as expected.

Ava Tan

A dedicated graduate school for working professionals like me. The Roehampton MBA is the perfect solution for busy professionals looking to develop their career. So intense but yet so fun looking back. I really appreciate the effort of the Aventis team to support me along the way.

Contact: +65 6720 3333
Location: Concorde Shopping Mall, 100 Orchard Rd, #04-100, Singapore 238840
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 9AM-10PM | Sat-Sun 9AM-5PM

2. Kaplan Higher Education Academy

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Kaplan Higher Education Academy started with its founder, Stanley Kaplan, tutoring students in the basement of his parents’ home in Brooklyn; many of his students back then came from immigrants who wants to pursue higher education and be successful in America. Today, this institute is now a lifelong integrated learning partner which is committed to helping individuals achieve their educational and career goals through academic programs for higher learning and professional certification courses.

Kaplan offers a wide range of full-time or part-time Diplomas of over 300 courses offered by their renowned partner universities. To increase the chances of employability of their students, Kaplan offers a comprehensive set of initiatives that provides ample opportunity to apply the necessary skill sets and develop confidence through internships, workshops, and coaching sessions.


Ngyuen Thi Hoai Phuong

I completed my master’s degree here. Kaplan is one of the best private schools in Singapore. Good experience ever.

Tapon Mahamud Jony

An outstanding institute for higher education. They might seem to you very professional, but their education system is world class. 

Contact: +65 6733 1877
Location: Wilkie Edge, 8 Wilkie Rd, #02-01, Singapore 228095
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 9AM-8PM | Sat 9AM-3PM | Closed on Sun

3. Amity Global Institute

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Amity Global Institute aims to be an educational institution of excellence that improves knowledge and instils lifelong learning. With its mission to provide the best higher education for their students in Singapore and overseas, this institute constantly strives to meet global standards with innovative methods and a philosophy that embraces changes and transformations for the betterment of learning.

Amity wishes to deliver quality education and nurture their students, future leaders and professionals. Whether you want to study part-time or full-time, Amity Global Institute provides a wide array of industry-relevant short courses for personal and professional growth.


Alikha Shifa

Studying for an Advanced Diploma in Business Administration at Amity Singapore was an eye-opening experience for me. It has enabled me to position myself for career opportunities and laid a strong foundation in business administration. I strongly recommend it to anyone interested in honing their business and management skills and knowledge.

Eaindra Wang

I am pleased to be a part of the Amity Singapore family. The Bachelor of Arts Business Studies programme has enabled me to upskill my business and management knowledge through highly interactive and engaging lectures.

Contact: +65 6602 9500
Location: 101 Penang Rd, Singapore 238466
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 9AM-7PM | Closed on Sat-Sun

4. National University of Singapore

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As the flagship university of the country, the National University of Singapore prides itself on being at the forefront of education innovation in the country by implementing a wide range of initiatives to prepare their students for the future. This institute believes that knowledge and research can improve lives, so they offer some of the most innovative courses available today to empower their students. You can choose from their wide-range multi-disciplinary courses established with the world’s leading universities.

The National University of Singapore offers a wide range of undergraduate scholarships and awards in recognition of outstanding academic achievements, special talents and leadership qualities. NUS students who wish to take part-time studies are eligible for NUS Financial Aid Package by submitting the right requirements.


Rayees Ahamed

Best research and education university in Asia. The student campus is so good. You will learn your life skills here.

Gracie A

NUS is a national research university based in Singapore. One of the best universities. It’s a great university. a huge campus with amazing facilities.

Contact: +65 6516 6666
Location: 21 Lower Kent Ridge Rd, Singapore 119077
Opening Hours: Mon-Wed 8:30AM-5:30PM | Thurs 8:30AM-4:30PM | Fri 8:30AM-5PM | Closed on Sat & Sun

5. Singapore University of Social Sciences

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Singapore University of Social Sciences boasts its rich heritage in inspiring lifelong education and transforming society through applied social sciences. The institute hones their students and alumni to be industry-ready and work-adaptive, aiming to reach their full potential with the school’ 3H’s education philosophy. SUSS offer more than n80 undergraduate and graduate courses, available in full-time and part-time study modes.

Singapore University of Social Sciences offers part-time undergraduate programmes at a basic degree level and programmes that lead to a direct honour degree. Each part-time course has assigned credit units and one must complete a total of 130 units to graduate with a basic degree.


Jeremy Tan

SUSS offers a wide range of part-time and full-time programmes. They have a flexible learning environment.

Abdul Rashid

Met Senior Management leaders at SUSS to discuss collaboration ideas ranging from internships programmes and outdoor experiential learning courses.

Contact: +65 6248 9777
Location: 463 Clementi Rd, Singapore 599494
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30AM-5:30PM | Closed on Sat & Sun


Making money for your future while finishing your degree to achieve your dreams can be a real struggle to juggle. Thanks to the numerous universities, you can now work while continuing your studies. The list above is just some of the institutes in Singapore that offer part-time studies, so be sure to check them out and enrol in your preferred university.