Tuition Fee and Subsidy

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Tuition Fee and Subsidy

Our tuition fees are on par with those of other local universities. The amount of course fees you pay in each semester depends on the number of courses you take in that semester. Course fees cover all study materials, classes, tutor supervision, assignments and examinations. They do not include fees for textbooks and other additional items specified by the University from time to time.

There may be additional items that are not covered by the tuition fees. These could include items such as additional recommended textbooks, resit examination fee, etc.

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The Tuition Grant Scheme (TGS) was introduced by the Government to subsidise the high cost of tertiary education in Singapore.


The TGS is extended to Singapore Citizen (SC) or Singapore Permanent Resident (PR) students enrolled in the Law programmes at Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS). Students who have not previously received a government subsidy/sponsorship for an undergraduate degree or higher education (local or overseas), from the local autonomous university (NUS/NTU/SMU/SUTD/SIT/SUSS), or from overseas university funded by government scholarship or bursary will be eligible for the Tuition Grant.

Tuition Grant Service Obligation

Only PR students are required to sign a Tuition Grant agreement and are required to work for a Singapore-based company for a period of 3 years upon graduation. There is no service obligation for SC students.

Further Information

For further enquiries pertaining to MOE Tuition Grant, please refer to MOE TGonline website Alternatively, you may email to TU9FX3Rnb25saW5lQG1vZS5nb3Yuc2c= or call +65 6872 2220.

1) SkillsFuture Credit

SkillsFuture Credit aims to encourage individuals to take ownership of their skills development and lifelong learning. All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory.

Singapore Citizen students may use their SkillsFuture Credit on top of existing government subsidies to pay their tuition fees at Singapore University of Social Sciences. ​

View the list of FAQs on SkillsFuture Credit​

2) SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

Singapore Citizens (SCs) aged 40 and above who are pursuing MOE-subsidised part-time undergraduate programmes with the University will enjoy higher subsidy from 1 July 2015. The availability of the SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy will be tied to a SC student's eligibility for the Government Subsidy. Hence, a SC student must be eligible for the Government Subsidy in order to be eligible for the enhanced subsidy. 

With this enhanced subsidy, SC students aged 40 and above (to be counted based on the year which he/she turns 40 years old) will pay tuition fees that are lower than the standard subsidised fees payable by other SC students who are below 40 years old.

View the list of FAQs on SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

For more information on SkillsFuture, please refer to​ or call SkillsFuture hotline at +65 6883 5885.

Students will be sent the bill for course fee payment (and other additional fees, if applicable) at the start of each semester. You will usually be given about 1-2 weeks to pay the fees.

Students who do not meet fee payment deadlines imposed by the University will incur penalty fees. If fees are not paid, or are only partially paid, by the due date indicated in the bill, a late fee will be imposed. For students with outstanding payment, the University reserves the right to take further action as deemed necessary including barring such students from course registrations in a subsequent semester, cancelling such students' current course registration, withholding results slips or transcripts, and withholding the confirmation of the award of the degree.

For newly enrolled students, if written notice of withdrawal or deferment is given within the cooling off period1, a full refund of the fees paid less $117.70 (inclusive of GST) administrative charge will be given. No refund will be given for withdrawal or deferment thereafter.

Existing students who leave the University after the fee payment deadline for the semester, either through withdrawal on their own accord or termination of candidature by the University, will be liable to pay fees for the entire semester.

1The cooling off period is defined as 7 working days after payment of the fees for the first semester of your admission to the University. To expedite the administrative process for refund, you are strongly encouraged to submit your notice of withdrawal or deferment to the the University in person.
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