A Guide To PSB Academy's University Partners

Posted on: 24th March, 2023

As a well-respected tertiary education provider in Singapore, PSB Academy has established partnerships with some of the world’s renowned universities, offering a range of bachelor’s degree and postgraduate programmes, providing students with a diverse and enriching educational experience. In this article, we provide an overview of PSB Academy’s university partners:

1. The University of Newcastle, Australia

One of PSB Academy’s key university partners is The University of Newcastle (UON), Australia, ranking 12th in Australia and is amongst the top 192 in the world according to the QS World University Rankings 2023. With over 125,000 alumni across 121 countries, including Singapore, UON at PSB Academy offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in various fields such as business management, life science, IT and media.

If you are looking for a business degree, UON’s assures quality because The University of Newcastle’s Business School (NBS) is Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and EQUIS accredited. Students who are interested in the tech field can consider the Bachelor of Information Technology, where they can enjoy opportunities to attend professional events, seminars and workshops hosted by the Singapore Computer Society (SCS) and The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

2. La Trobe University, Australia

PSB Academy has also established a partnership with La Trobe University (LTU), Australia. LTU is ranked in the top 11 universities in Australia according to The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023. Whether it’s in life sciences, business, or nursing, LTU’s commitment to academic excellence and industry relevance ensures that graduates are well-prepared to make meaningful contributions to society and excel in their careers.

LTU is especially known for its research and teaching excellence in life sciences, and according to THE rankings system by subject, it has been ranked amongst the top 12 Australian universities for life sciences. It provides students with a valuable opportunity to pursue a range of roles, from medical technologist to forensic scientist to scientific writer. For instance, Danielle, who graduated from PSB Academy, enrolled in LTU’s Bachelor of Science (Molecular Biology and Pharmaceutical Science), which paved the way for her admission to Duke-NUS Medical School, bringing her a step closer to realising her aspiration of becoming a doctor.

La Trobe University’s offerings extend beyond life sciences. The part-time nursing degree with LTU is a 100% coursework-based programme accredited by the Singapore Nursing Board. The course will prepare registered nurses to propel their careers in healthcare, covering topics such as midwifery research, education in health professional practice, healthcare ethics and law, nursing individuals with chronic illness and engagement in professional nursing.

For students passionate about the business world, LTU’s part-time double major business degrees provide a comprehensive education that equips graduates with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today’s competitive business environment.

3. Edith Cowan University, Australia

PSB Academy also partners with Edith Cowan University (ECU), Australia, which is ranked in the top 15 universities according to The Times Higher Education World University Young University Rankings 2022. With a focus on industry engagement, ECU is recognised for its high-quality teaching and research excellence across a range of fields.

Ranked among the top 6 universities in Australia for sports-related subjects in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022, ECU at PSB Academy offers Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science) programme that will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the dynamic field of sports.

4. Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom

Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) is a highly regarded institution that combines professional know-how with an academic approach to provide students with the skills and experience they need to succeed beyond university. With a focus on research, the university is actively shaping the world around us, improving lives in Scotland and across the globe. ENU is ranked 13th in the UK according to The Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2022.

The university is known in sports science, ranked 9th in Scotland, and in business and management studies, ranked 11th in Scotland, according to the Complete University Guide Subject League Table 2023. Suppose you already hold a diploma in a related field and are looking to advance your education. In that case, ENU’s Bachelor of Arts Management (Top Up) equips students with the skills and knowledge to succeed in the modern business world. Students can look forward to learning key business management topics, such as marketing and finance, through a combination of theoretical and practical coursework.

5. University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

One of PSB Academy’s university partners is the University of Hertfordshire. Ranked Top 19 Young University in the UK by The Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023, the University of Hertfordshire exemplifies innovation and academic vigour.

Professionals with a hectic schedule can opt for a business degree at the University of Hertfordshire. The programme offers flexible learning opportunities with its 100% online study mode that can be completed in 12 months. The curriculum is also 100% coursework, designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the dynamic world of business.

For those who are intrigued by the forefront of technological advancement, the University of Hertfordshire offers Robotics and Artificial Intelligence degree. Ranking Top 23 UK Universities for Electronic & Electrical Engineering by The Guardian University Guide 2023, the programme places strong emphasis on practical learning. From electronic circuitry, software engineering and control, to high-level robot intelligence, students will explore the intricacies of developing robotic systems, bringing their learning to life through hands-on experience and real-world applications.

6. Coventry University, United Kingdom

Another important university partner for PSB Academy is Coventry University, United Kingdom. Founded in 1843, Coventry University boasts an extensive range of disciplines available across both bachelor’s and master’s degrees. From accounting and finance to business management, IT and computer science, to media and communications, the university offers a wide variety of programmes to choose from.

Remarkably, Coventry University has garnered a reputation for excellence in certain fields. For instance, it is ranked among the top 9 universities in the UK for mechanical engineering in The Guardian University Guide 2023, attesting to the quality of its teaching and research in this area. The mechanical engineering degree programme is an excellent choice for those seeking a quality education in mechanical engineering, providing students with specialised knowledge and skills in areas such as design, analysis, and manufacturing

Similarly, it is also recognised as one of the top 22 universities in the UK for the study of hospitality, event management and tourism in The Guardian University Guide 2023. The Bachelor of Arts in International Hospitality & Tourism Management, offers students an understanding of the hospitality and tourism industry and presents a wealth of career opportunities for those with a passion for travel, customer service, and innovation.

Kickstart Your Degree Journey with PSB Academy

Along with this list of universities, PSB Academy also partners with several others, such as the University of Canberra and Massey University. If you’re interested in exploring the programmes offered by PSB Academy and its university partners, register for our Open House today to learn more:

Date & Time: 1 June 2024, 11 am to 5 pm
Location: City Campus @Marina Square

Seize your chance to meet our faculty members, attend programme talks and immersive workshops, and learn more about the experience that awaits you at PSB Academy.