SINGAPORE: Fees for undergraduate and post-graduate courses are going up at both the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
The annual tuition fees to be paid for most undergraduate courses at NUS by the incoming Singapore Citizen undergrads will increase by four per cent.
Fees for Architecture, Business, Law, Music, Nursing and Pharmacy will increase by six per cent.
This means that undergrads will pay between $280 and $540 more and their annual fees will now cost between $7,170 and $20,150.
The new fees will apply throughout their course duration.
Fees for the incoming intake of post-graduate students will be adjusted upwards by six per cent, with the exception of Nursing, which remains unchanged.
In subsequent years, the fees will be increased by three per cent each year for the remainder of their course duration.
Existing post-graduate students from earlier intakes will also be subject to a yearly three per cent increase for the remaining course duration.
The incoming cohort of permanent resident students will pay between $480 and $2,180 more than the existing fee rates.
And for incoming international students, they will pay between $970 and $3,720 more.
Over at NTU, the tuition fees for the incoming cohort of Singapore citizen undergraduates taking non-business programmes will go up by about four per cent, or $280 to $7,170.
The incoming batch of students pursuing business programmes will pay six per cent, or $450 more to $7,940.
The new fees will apply to the AY2011 cohort throughout their course duration.
Fees for the incoming intake of post-graduate students will go up by six per cent.
In subsequent years, their fees will go up by three per cent each year for the remaining duration of their course.
PR students will pay between $700 and $1,320 more and between $1,140 and $2,180 more for international students.
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