Recruiters are often interested in learning more about the NUS Business School and our students. At NUS Business School, we provide a wealth of information, from specifics about academic curricula to facts about the composition of our student body, faculty, and staff.

You may find the following information useful in learning more about the Business school and the students who may be your future employees.

About NUS Business School

For over 40 years, NUS Business School has offered a rigorous, relevant and rewarding business education to outstanding men and women from across the world. The School remains distinctive among the world’s leading business schools by offering the best of global knowledge with deep Asian insights, preparing students to lead Asian businesses to the forefront of the world economy and to help global businesses succeed in Asia.

Apart from ensuring NUS Business School provides the very best to our students in business practices, we also foster a strong community of enterprise and innovation. At the heart of NUS Business School’s motto is our decision to maintain strong linkages with our alumni, industry and the business community. NUS Business students thus graduate with relevant understanding of the business community every semester.

The NUS Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) programme is a three-year programme(or four-year programme with honours) aimed at educating students with state-of-the-art management concepts and business practices, and to enable them to become versatile global managers of tomorrow.

More information on the Master of Business Administration programme can be found here.

Degree Classification

Honours Degree Classification(i) Criteria
Honours (Highest Distinction) CAP 4.50 and above(ii)
Honours (Distinction) CAP 4.00 – 4.49
Honours (Merit) CAP 3.50 – 3.99
Honours CAP 3.00 – 3.49
Pass CAP 2.00 – 2.99
Bachelor’s Degree Classification(iii) Criteria
Pass with Merit CAP 3.00 and above(ii)
Pass CAP 2.00 – 2.99


  • (i) This refers to 160-MC degree programmes.
  • (ii) Particular Faculties/Schools may stipulate other requirements.
  • (iii) This refers to 120-MC degree programmes.

Students admitted prior to AY2012/2013 should refer to the General Information section of the archived NUS Bulletin relevant to their year of admission.

NUS Overseas Colleges

The NUS Overseas Colleges programme targets NUS undergraduates with the academic ability and entrepreneurial drive, keen to be immersed as interns in start-upslocated in leading entrepreneurial and academic hubs of the world.

At the same time, they will study entrepreneurship related courses at highly prestigious partner universities. The aim is to cultivate and nurture them into enterprising, resourceful, independent self-starters who eventually blossom into successful entrepreneurs.

Today, there are colleges in Silicon Valley and Philadelphia (USA), Shanghai (China), Stockholm (Sweden), and Bangalore (India). These five colleges are established in leading entrepreneurial hubs involving up to 250 students a year.

Internship Programme

All NUS Business School students are aware of the importance and benefits of an internship programme. Although the internship programme is not a compulsory part of the curriculum, many NUS Business School students complete more than one internship during their tenure in NUS Business School. This adds value to their studies and also prepares them for the world of work.

Field Service Project

To enhance the relevance of the business undergraduate program and to allow our students to apply concepts and theories they have learnt in school into the corporate world, students can opt to work on an academically supervised consulting project with an organisation, to fulfill part of their academic requirement.

For more information about the Field Service Project, please click here.

Beta Gamma Sigma Honour Society

Beta Gamma Sigma is the honour society serving business programmes accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business programme accredited by AACSB International. Only students in the upper 10% of their class with good moral standing will be admitted.

Beta Gamma Sigma has 457 chapters at colleges and universities accredited by AACSB International. Additionally, the Society has established 18 alumni chapters in major metropolitan areas.