SUTD degree courses fully accredited

Singapore's fourth public university has obtained full accreditation for its degree programmes.

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) said on Thursday it had been awarded full accreditation for its Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Architecture degree programmes by the Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB) and the Board of Architects Singapore (BOA) respectively.

Its three engineering programmes are fully accredited for five years, till 2021. SUTD's first and second cohorts, who graduated in 2015 and last year with provisional accreditation, also now hold fully accredited degrees.

The EAB gave SUTD its stamp of approval after reviewing student learning outcomes, curriculum and teaching process, among others.Its five-year Master of Architecture programme also received a five-year full accreditation.

SUTD president Thomas Magnanti said: "The accreditation assures students and industry of the high standards of an SUTD degree."

Calvin Yang

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 04, 2017, with the headline 'SUTD degree courses fully accredited'. Print Edition | Subscribe