Singapore’s Raffles Education Group sets up India’s first
centre in Hyderabad
Announces UK’s MBA at Hyderabad
Hyderabad: Singapore’s, 54 years old, and one of the
oldest and the most respected independent institutions of higher learning
and also one of the longest education providers in South East Asia, forays
into India and sets up India’s first centre at Hyderabad. And offers a MBA
programme of a different kind.
Disclosing this Mr. Collin Pereira, Chairman of Raffles Education Group
informed that beginning February they will offer The Nottingham Trent
Universtiy of U.K’s eight module programme here in India at Hyderabad.
Britain’s Nottingham Trent University is the latest foreign university
that has tied up with Raffles Education Group for its MBA programmes to be
offered in India. With a fee of Rs 3.25 lakh, the students of India have
an option of studying MBA programme fully in Hyderabad or partly here and
partly in Malaysia or Singapore. The Nottingham Trent University of UK
will award the certification. The university professional have recently
inspected the Hyderabad centre and gave a approval for the programme.
Indian centre is the Raffles 12th member-institution of the Raffles
Education Group, Singapore, and first centre of the group outside
Singapore and Malaysia. The centre will have only 40 students in the first
The Nottingham Trent University, a member of the Association of
Commonwealth Universities and ranked number one for the employability of
its graduates with a 98.7 per cent employment rate, has approximately
24,260 students. The UK MBA degree will help to provide a modern thinking
programme under the functional areas of management in three semesters with
a research project. The programme consists of eight modules including a
specialised module in either marketing, HRM, hospitality management,
corporate finance, advertising, public relations and information systems.
Some of the course material is provided by leading editors of the
Financial Times in tune with the current trends. The degree is awarded
through the Raffles Education Group by the Nottingham Trent University, Mr
Collin Pereira added.
According to Mr. Ravikumar Kousik, head of Indian centre, the objective of
the programme is bring home the internationally acclaimed MBA programme at
the doorsteps of students in Hyderabad who, for various reasons can not go
abroad, which may be due to ill health of elderly parentent or any other
reason. The benefit of the programme for student is internationally
accepted qualification obtained studying at Hyderabad.
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