(Last Updated On: September 9, 2020)
SAO Programme CodeSG1
SAO Programme TypeG1 (3AU course)/ G2 (Two 3 or 4AU courses/ one 6AU course)*
Programme Period22 Jun – 31 July 2020 (Depend on the track selection)
U Macau Application Deadline21 February 2020
QuotaNo Limit
Responsible StaffIves Ma (ivesma@um.edu.mo)
CoursesTrack 1: Language and Cultural Studies: 6 – 31 July 2020
Track 2: Entrepreneurship and Innovation: 6 – 17 Jul 2020 / 20 – 31 Jul 2020
Track 3: Creative Design and Media: ​6 – 31 July 2020
Track 4: Success in the Globalised Marketplace: 22 Jun – 31 Jul 2020 / 6 Jul – 31 Jul 2020
Track 5: New Technologies, New World: ​6 – 31 July 2020
Programme Fee(3AUs course) SGD2,160=USD$1,600
(Two 3 or 4AU courses/ one 6AU course) SGD3,270=USD$2,420
*Program fee is not including housing
WebsiteClick here
English RequirementStudents without English Proficiency Test result should submit UM transcripts and testimonial which contain English courses taken in UM.
Other Requirement
  • Tuition Fees will be waived for exchange students from partner universities. However, all students (exchange and fee-paying) are still required to pay for all the registration and administrative fee, as well as on-campus accommodation fees.
  • NTU’s non-subsidized special term fees (for Summer) is priced at S$950 per academic unit. A 3AU course is therefore priced at S$2,850 for non-subsidized students.
  • Programme fees quoted above does not include airfare and airport taxes, local transportation costs, travel insurance, visas, meals, personal expenses or on-campus accommodation.
  • On-Campus housing is compulsory and guaranteed for all GEM Trailblazer Summer students. Please refer here for the pricing of on-campus accommodation.
  • Administrative fees is charged for the use of non-academic or non-obligatory facilities, services and functions at NTU. It also covers campus orientation, cultural & social activities, miscellaneous university fees, and mandatory Group Hospitalization and Surgical Insurance (GHSI) for international students.
  • To find out more about living costs in Singapore, you may refer to this guide.

All fees quoted are exclusive of the 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST).

*SAO reserves the right to change the programme type/amount of sponsorship based on the actual expenses spent during the trip

(Very Unsatisfied 1 – 4 Very Satisfied)

Overall experience  : 3.2

Visa Application
– Procedure of the application: 3.1
– The length of the application: 3
– The attitude of the staff in consulate/embassy: 3.2

  • It is very convenient to apply visa by online

Programme Arrangement
– Course Intensity (Very intensive 1 – 4 Not intensive): 2.6
– Payment of programme fee: 3.1
– Course arrangement: 3.2
– Airport pick up service: N/A
– The entertainment of extra activities: 3.1

  • Programme fee can be paid by E-payment

Accommodation (Dormitory)
– The price: 2.76
– The location: 2.9
– The cleanliness: 3
– The Facilities: 3.9
– The attitude of staff: 3.2

  • The dormitory is not modern
  • The weather is too hot. However, it should be paid if we used the air condition
  • No WiFi in the room

– The price: 3
– The taste: 3

  • Canteen has variety of food and tasty