MDIS Business School (MBS)

he MDIS Business School (MBS) is the largest and most established school within the Management Development Institute of Singapore. MBS offers an industry-relevant and a multi-disciplinary approach to education, preparing students for career commencement and advancement for today’s complex business environment. 

To meet global challenges, MBS offers a plethora of business programmes ranging from International Foundation Diploma to a Doctorate Degree, from its four renowned university partners in the United Kingdom: namely Bangor University (UK), the University of Portsmouth (UK), the University of Sunderland (UK) and Teesside University (UK). The university partners – with reputable rankings – are carefully chosen to provide students a rigorous and thorough knowledge of the field of discipline. 

The key academic programmes offered in MBS include business, accounting, banking and finance, marketing, and international business. 

MBS is staffed with a pool of highly-qualified lecturers and experienced professionals. To provide students that extra edge in an increasingly competitive economy, MBS organises seminars, industry talks, company visits, and networking opportunities, available even to alumni. 

Read about the experiences of both local and international students at MDIS.

"The Sunderland MBA has been a journey of discovery, learning about global businesss, and how they operate. The programme also helpe me develop skills and critical thinking with which to succeed in my workplace."

Khairina. K
Master of Business Administration
University of Sunderland, UK (2019)

"The University of Bradford's Master of Business Administration programme has not just armed me with the skills and knowledge I need to succeed in my professional life, but has also offered me insight into management systems currently used within the business world. This experience has proved invaluable so far, and I am grateful to MDIS for the rich and varied education it provided me."

Aye Khet Khet Hlaing (Myanmar)
Master of Business Administration
University of Bradford, UK (2015)

"MDIS is a wonderful institute, and their MBA programme offered by the University of Sunderland is both exciting and challenging! The lecturers are diligent and helpful, and I feel that I have made an excellent choice by coming to MDIS to further my business studies."

Qiu Yang, Angela (China)
Master of Business Administration
University of Sunderland, UK (2014)

"MDIS was recommended to me by a friend, and after doing some research, I was convinced by their commitment to provide well-accredited courses and opportunities for individuals to unlock their professional potential through higher learning.

Thus far, I have been very invigorated by my MBA experience. Not only has it strengthened my strategic awareness, I also believe that this degree will further demonstrate to my employers that I have the business skills required, and that I am fully committed to lifelong learning."

Diana Ng (Singapore)
Master of Business Administration
University of Sunderland, UK (2014)

"I knew I wanted to improve myself by getting a Master’s degree, and after researching my available options, I found MDIS. Not only did the Institute offer a wide range of facilities aimed at nurturing the learning mind, it also offered an internationally-recognised and internationally-acclaimed programme in the form of the UOS MBA.

As a professional speaker and trainer, I had to juggle between work and my studies, but MDIS made it easy. The lecturers were all industry experts who had valuable insights to share with us, and the modules were structured and spaced in such a way that I had the time to fully understand each module before moving on to the next."

Vikramaraj S/O Rajoo Devaraj (Singapore)
Master of Business Administration
University of Sunderland, UK (2014)

"With its great variety of courses from prestigious universities, I found MDIS a very appealing choice; and, now that I have graduated, I have nothing but praise for the Institution. From the teachers and the campus to the friends I have made, studying at MDIS has been a fantastic experience."

Jose Coelho (Angola)
Master of Business Administration
Southern Cross University, AUS (2014)

"The cultural diversity in MDIS has given me a unique opportunity to meet and study with people from all over the world. The courses were not only interesting and challenging, but were also taught by professional lecturers who have had a lot of real-world experience."

Radmila Kaliyeva (Kazakhstan)
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Accounting and Finance
University of Bradford, UK (2014)

"My experience with the MDIS Business School has been immensely enriching and rewarding. Thanks to the abundance of opportunities to do presentations in class and increase our network through external events, my communication skills have improved tremendously with such an all-rounded exposure.

I went through five interviews with Johnson & Johnson, presenting a life-saving drug to a panel of doctors, and got offered! I am certain MDIS has provided the platform to let me acquire essential communication skills to succeed in the competitive workplace."

Tan Zhi Hong (Malaysia)
Product Specialist
Johnson & Johnson

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in International Business and Management
University of Bradford, UK (2015)

"The University of Sunderland programme provided me with a very interactive learning experience, where experienced lecturers passed down their knowledge in an engaging and inspiring fashion. With the MDIS campus being a constantly-changing and continually-improving environment that only got better the longer I stayed there, I am glad that I chose to study with them."

Sebastian Leong (Brunei)
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business and Marketing (Top-up)
University of Sunderland (2014)

"As a student of the MDIS Business School, I am constantly exposed to students coming from different backgrounds and cultures. It has been an exciting and eye-opening experience for me. However, the main reason that I chose to enrol in MDIS is its University of Sunderland top-up programme in marketing, which allowed me to attain my degree in the shortest time possible. The environment is conducive, and the lecturers are always willing to help students."

Canaan Ee (Singapore)
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business and Marketing (Top-up)
University of Sunderland, UK (2014)

"Studying in MDIS has been a pleasurable and positive experience for me. Just walking around the campus, students are constantly inspired by the motivational quotes that decorate the school, and the dedicated and knowledgeable lecturers help make the course fulfilling and interesting. Most importantly, the course allows me to get a fast-tracked professional certificate within 12 months, giving me a vital head start for all my future endeavours."

Ong Chin Xiang (Singapore)
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management (Top-up)
University of Sunderland, UK (2014)