MDIS College Pte Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Management Development Institute of Singapore(MDIS) is registered with the Committee for Private Education (CPE) is part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). Launched in February 2006, the college aims to inspire our students to reach their true potential.
MDIS College not only emphasises on teaching excellence but also on recreational activities. Our dedicated facility and staff create a caring and conducive environment where learning takes place inside and outside the classroom. We believe that these activities can help our students experience an enriched student lifestyle in addition to a high quality education.
The success of MDIS College students is due to the school’s strong commitment to high quality standards of education. The achievement of the EduTrust Certification (4 years) awarded by the Committee for Private Education (CPE) is part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) in 2014 is a milestone for MDIS College as it attests to the institute’s exemplary education and business excellence standards.
The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), founded in 1956, is Singapore’s oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning. MDIS has two main subsidiaries: Management Development Institute of Singapore Pte Ltd (MDIS Pte Ltd) to oversee its Singapore academic operations, and MDIS International Pte Ltd to further its globalisation strategy.
MDIS provides well-accredited courses, seminars and management services and opportunities for individuals to develop professionally through academic programmes in Business and Management, Engineering, Fashion Design, Information Technology, Health and Life Sciences, Mass Communications, Psychology and Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management. These programmes are offered in collaboration with highly acclaimed universities in Australia, France, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
The success of MDIS’ graduates is due to the institute’s strong commitment to high quality standards of education. The achievement of the EduTrust Certification (4 years) – which was awarded by the Committee for Private Education (CPE) is part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) in 2010 and subsequently renewed for another 4 years in 2014 – is a milestone for MDIS as it attests to the institute’s exemplary education and business excellence standards. MDIS is also amongst the first batch of Private Education Institutions (PEIs) to be registered under the Enhanced Registration Framework.
In September 2008, MDIS set up its first overseas campus in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan in Central Asia, to offer world-class tertiary education to students from the Central Asia region. A landmark deal was also achieved with EduCity@Iskandar in Johor, marking the first time a private Singaporean tertiary institution has made a foray into Malaysia. This will be the second of MDIS’ overseas campuses and will open its doors to 2,000 students around 2016. Upon completion of third phase construction in 2023, the campus looks set to cater to more than 10,000 students.
MDIS has representative offices in China, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Thailand, as well as agents throughout Southeast Asia.
MDIS has a history of providing training and educational services to the community and nation. The S$35 million MDIS Campus in Stirling Road occupies a three-hectare land area and boasts of state-of-the-art classrooms, life sciences and computer laboratories, a hospitality training centre, a mass communications studio, engineering laboratory and workshop, as well as a fashion studio. The campus also has an amphitheatre to house art performances and other events, as well as fully-equipped sports facilities such as a gymnasium and badminton courts.
The campus is Wi-Fi enabled, allowing students access to the World Wide Web anywhere on campus. In addition, MDIS enhances students’ learning experience with the Blackboard Learning System and video streaming technology that allows online access to lecture notes, learning resources and recorded lessons anytime, anywhere.
MDIS has another learning centre, MDIS Dhoby Ghaut, at Orchard Road.
The MDIS Residences@Stirling is the very first hostel in Singapore to be awarded the Green Mark Gold Plus Award. Costing S$80 million, the new 15-storey hostel consists of 782 air-conditioned rooms, 14 suites, a lecture theatre and cafeteria. The eco-friendly hostel can accommodate some 1,700 students and is fully-integrated so that students can live, learn and play in an interactive and conducive environment.
MDIS is committed to provide globally accredited programmes and excellence in student care through continual improvement of our programmes and services.
The quality objectives are:
|To achieve 85% service evaluation rate of 3 or above at a stretch target of 90% (service evaluation rating includes membership service rating, receptionist service rating and the administrative service rating)|
|To achieve 85% facility evaluation rating of 3 or above and at a stretch target of 90%|
|To achieve 100% subject evaluation rate of 3 or above|
|To achieve 100% teacher evaluation rate of 3 or above for all MDIS College's teachers|
MDIS College teachers undergo a strict selection process. They are recruited based on the merits of their qualifications, teaching experience, content knowledge and work experience. To ensure the quality of our teachers, MDIS College has notified Committee for Private Education (CPE) is part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) on the deployment of its teaching staff.
At MDIS College, we help students attain academic success and nurture them to become better individuals in life.
Welcome to MDIS College. Take time to browse our website and visit our Campus in person. Whether you are a current Preparatory Course student sitting for the “Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' Level and Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' Level" Examinations or a student exploring to sit for these examinations as a private candidate, we are here for you.
From the day we began in 1956, MDIS has been providing quality education for our students. Dedicated, dynamic teachers and staff ensure you enjoy a challenging academic course which promotes critical thinking and hands-on learning. Excellent facilities and a vibrant student community further enhance your studies with us.
Students are sufficiently prepared for the “Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' Level and Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' Level" Examinations, and equipped with a wealth of experience that will assist them wherever they choose to go.
Be part of the MDIS community and achieve your success through us!
Dr Eric Kuan
The choice for lifelong learning with global recognition.
An institution that maximises the future readiness of individuals and organisations through globally recognised and competency-based programmes.
The acronym for the MDIS Core Values is LEARN
MDIS embraces a culture of lifelong learning to nurture and maximise the potential of our stakeholders
Dr Eric Kuan Choon Hock
Dr R Theyvendran, PBM
Mr Chua Chen How
With the introduction of the Private Education Act in December 2009, the Committee for Private Education (CPE) is part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) was set up to regulate the private education sector in Singapore. All Private Education Institutes (PEIs) are required to comply with the regulations under the new Act in order to operate.
The Standard PEI - Student Contract is a legal binding contract between MDIS College Pte Ltd and its students that embodies the following mandatory requirements:
All students are required to sign the Standard PEI - Student Contract upon enrolment before making any course fees payment.
Sample of Standard PEI - Standard Contract
With the introduction of the Private Education Bill, all students' fees will be insured under the Fee Protection Scheme (FPS).
The FPS serves to protect the international and local student's fees in the event that a Private Education Institute (PEI) is unable to continue operations due to insolvency and/or regulatory closure. Furthermore, the FPS protects the student if the PEI fails to pay penalties or to return fees to students arising from judgements made against it by the Singapore Courts.
MDIS College Pte Ltd adopts the FPS Insurance for international and local students. The FPS Insurance offers insured students protection against the following events:
MDIS College Pte Ltd has appointed LONPAC Insurance Bhd or Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd to be the FPS providers for our students. The insurance coverage will be for the entire course fee and any course fees arising from an extension of the study period longer than the initially planned study period (if applicable).
MDIS College Pte Ltd collects course fees in installments. An administrative charge if S$107.00(including GST) will be levied on each late instalment payment of the course fees.
Fees are payable upon confirmation and acceptance of the place in the course before the course commencement.
Payments can be made by cash, NETS (with maximum of S$2,000.00 per transaction per day), VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, Telegraphic Transfer or by Cheque. For cheque payment, please indicate the details of the programme applied for and your personal particulars on the back of the cheque.
Any request for a refund of course fees paid before/after commencement of the course shall be made as per the following refund policy.
Percentage of refund before/after the course commencement date.
% of aggregate amount of
the fees paid as per
MDIS College-Student Contract
|If Student’s written notice of withdrawal is received|
|75%||("Maximum refund") More than 60 days before the Course Commencement Date|
|25%||Before, but not more than 60 days before the Course Commencement Date|
|10%||After, but not more than 7 days after the Course Commencement Date|
|5%||More than 7 days after the Course Commencement Date, but not more than 14 days after the Course Commencement Date|
|0%||More than 14 days after the Course Commencement Date|
Note: The above percentage is to be applied to the standard first instalment amount payable for the particular course. If the actual payment exceeds the first instalment amount, the excess amount shall be fully refunded. If the first instalment payment is less than the standard first instalment due, the above formula is applicable based on the standard first instalment course fees and shortage shall be collected from the student. Excess amount paid over the first instalment, if any, shall be refunded in full. Application fees are strictly non-refundable.
A cooling-off period of seven (7) working days is applicable for a maximum refund from the date when the contract is signed.
The above refund policy is also applicable to company-sponsored students.
MDIS College Pte Ltd will access and reply to any request for withdrawal within a time frame of not more than four (4) weeks.
All refunds shall be made within seven (7) working days following the approval to the Student's request for withdrawal.
MDIS College Pte Ltd shall inform the student immediately within three (3) working days if
MDIS College Pte Ltd shall, within seven (7) working days of notifying the Student in writing of above circumstances (1) to (6), provide the student with information and details of the alternative confirmed course or subject arrangement to allow the Student to make timely and appropriate decision on the alternative arrangement.
The student shall be entitled to immediately withdraw from the course by giving written notice to MDIS College Pte Ltd of his/her attention to do so.
For circumstances under the above Clause, MDIS College Pte Ltd shall, within seven (7) working days after notifying the Student, refund to the Student:
MDIS College Pte Ltd shall also, as soon as it is practical, refund the Student the entire amount of the Course Fees and the Miscellaneous Fees, no later than seven (7) working days after receiving the student’s notice of withdrawal.
The withdrawal and refund policy stated in the Standard PEI-Student Contract applies, should any student be expelled from the course by the Management, Director of Academic Affairs and/or the University College due to:
a. Poor performance in his/her examinations
b. Poor attendance
c. Cheating and Plagiarism
Students may also be expelled from the programme of study due to misconduct and inappropriate behaviours such as smoking, drinking, drug offence, vandalism, mischief and/or theft, etc. The Institute reserves the right to discipline or expel any student who breaks the Institute's rules, or who, in the opinion of the Management, is guilty of misconduct prejudicial to the interests of the Institute, and its students.
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Parking facilities are available for students and visitors. The charges are as follows:
|Monday to Friday (7.00 am to 5.59 pm )||S$0.60 per half hour or part thereof.|
|Monday to Friday (6.00 pm to 11.59 pm)||S$3.20 per entry|
|Saturday (7.00 am to 12.59 pm)||S$0.60 per half hour or part thereof.|
|Saturday (1.00 pm to 11.59 pm)||S$3.20 per entry|
|Sunday and Public Holiday||Closed (S$3.20 per entry if opened for class/activity)|
|Motorcycle||S$1.00 per entry|
|Grace Period||10 minutes at initial entry|
|Lost of Cashcard||S$25.00|
|Season Parking||S$70 (After GST) per lot per month (non-reserved) is only offered to Part Time Lecturers and MDIS Staff.|
There will be a shuttle service between Queenstown MRT Station at intervals of 10 minutes.
Exit D from Queenstown MRT Station, No Shuttle Bus On Sundays & Public Holidays.
This is a complimentary service for our students.
Shuttle Service Timing
|Monday - Friday||Saturday|
|7.30 am to 9.15 am||8.00 am to 10.15 am|
|11.45 am to 1.45 pm||12.45 pm to 2.15 pm|
|3.00 pm to 4.00 pm||6.00 pm to 7.00 pm|
|5.15 pm to 7.15 pm|
|9.30 pm to 10.30 pm|
|Monday to Friday||8.30 am to 8.00 pm|
|Saturday||8.30 am to 3.00 pm|
* Members must produce their valid MDIS membership card when
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