Tuition Fee and Subsidy

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Tuition Fees: Law Degree Programmes & Courses

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.

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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 or call +65 6872 2220.

1) SkillsFuture Credit

i) Opening SkillsFuture Credit (SFC1)

The SkillsFuture Credit aims to encourage individuals to take ownership of their skills development and lifelong learning. All Singapore Citizens (SCs) aged 25 and above will receive an opening Credit of S$500. There is no expiry date to this opening Credit.

ii) One-Off SkillsFuture Credit Top-Up (SFC2)

At Budget 2020, the Government announced a one-off SkillsFuture Credit Top-Up of S$500 for every Singapore Citizen aged 25 years and above as at 31 December 2020. This SkillsFuture Credit Top-Up will be available from 1 October 2020, and will expire in five years (by 31 December 2025).

In view of the current challenging economic conditions due to COVID-19, the access to the SkillsFuture Credit Top-Up has been brought forward to 1 April 2020 for courses offered by the Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs).

Singapore Citizen students may use both SFC1 and/or SFC2 to pay their tuition fees at Singapore University of Social Sciences.

Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website for SkillsFuture Credit-eligible courses. 

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

3) Additional SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career Support)

As at 31 December 2020,  a one-off SkillsFuture Credit of S$500 is provided to every Singapore Citizen (SC) aged 40 to 60 (inclusive) to improve individuals' access to career transition programmes. Eligible individuals can use this additional credit on (i) SGUnited Skills Programme, (ii) SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme - Company Training, and (iii) Career Transition Programmes. From 1 April 2022, the Additional SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career Support) can also be used for SkillsFuture Career Transition Programmes. 

To provide more support for mid-career Singaporeans, the Government will provide a $4,000 SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career) top-up to all eligible Singaporeans in the year they turn 40 years old. The credit will have no expiry date.

Courses eligible under this SkillsFuture Mid-Career Support Package has been expanded with effect from 1 June 2022, including full qualification programmes delivered by Institutes of Higher Learning. The expiry date for this top-up will be lifted. Any balance from the 2020 top-up will be merged with the new $4,000 top-up. 

View the list of FAQs on SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career Support) 


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 2 weeks of semester commencement, a full refund of the fees paid will be given. No refund will be given for withdrawal or deferment thereafter.

Current 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.

To expedite the administrative process, you are strongly encouraged to submit your notice of withdrawal or deferment to the University via Student Portal.

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