International Admissions - MAGES Institute



Welcome to MAGES Admissions for International Students! We’re happy to have students and professionals from around the world. If you want to study art, technology, and gaming here, this section will walk you through the admissions process to join our MAGES community, providing step-by-step guidance.

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STEP 1. Pre-Course Counselling

After enquiring with us, interested applicants are required to book a pre-course counselling session with our Course Counsellors. These counselling sessions aim to provide students with guidance, allowing them to make an informed decision.

Please Read Pre-Course Counselling Information by clicking here.

STEP 2. Application Submission

Once the applicant has decided on the course they want to pursue, they must submit the completed MAGES Student Application Form to MAGES with the following documents:

  • Photocopy of Passport, Birth Certificate, Highest Education Qualification Certificates/Transcripts of Records*
  • One recent colored passport-sized photograph with a white background
  • Portfolio (if required)
  • Documentary proof of the financial ability of applicant/parents in the form of bank statements/fixed deposit accounts/savings accounts to support education and living expenses in Singapore
  • Parent’s Employment Letter (required for minors only)
  • Parents Passport showing full particulars (required for minors only)
  • Photocopy (notarized and translated if not in English)

Bank account Details-

  • Account Name : MAGES Institute of Excellence Pte. Ltd.
  • Account No : 106-902634-2
  • Bank : DBS Singapore
  • Address : 12 Marina Boulevard, #43-02 DBS Asia Central, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3, Singapore 018982


  1. Applicants will also be required to pay an application fee of SG$540.00 (including GST).
  2. Application fees can be made payable via cash, NETS, Bank Transfer or Credit Card.

STEP 3. Application Evaluation

After the processing of application forms, the MAGES Admissions Team will check all the information, documents and student eligibility to take the course. On successful evaluation of application documents and eligibility, applicants will receive a “Letter of Offer (LOO)" of the program for their acceptance.

STEP 4. Acceptance of Letter of Offer

To accept the "Letter Of Offer (LOO)", applicants need to sign and email us a scan of the same to our Admissions Team at

International Students must apply for a Student Pass through Immigrations and Checkpoint Authority Singapore (ICA).

STEP 5. Student Pass Application

International students in Singapore must apply for a Student Pass through Immigrations and Checkpoint Authority of Singapore (ICA), by submitting Forms e16 and V36 to MAGES. After receiving the forms from the students, MAGES offers to apply for the student pass on their behalf by forwarding the details to ICA. This will be done concurrently with signing the advisory note and student contract.

The Student Pass processing time is approximately 4 weeks. Once approved, ICA issues the In Principle Approval Letter, sent via email, enabling entry into Singapore. The Student Pass can be collected at a later date, preferably before Course Commencement.

Please be aware that part-time work and business/profit related activity is illegal for Student Pass holders. MAGES Institute emphasizes the need for undivided focus on intensive coursework.

Should you need any further clarification, please reach out to your Course Counsellor.

STEP 6. Contract Signing & Course Fee Payment

Once the LOO is signed and the admission fee is received, MAGES will issue the following documents to the student:

  • Advisory Note (Form 12)
  • Standard PEI Student Contract

The applicant is required to accept and sign the contract, He/She is also advised to pay the Course Fees according to Schedule B (Course Fees and Installment Schedule) in the Standard MAGES Student Contract.

Bank account Details-

  • Account Name : MAGES Institute of Excellence Pte.Ltd.
  • Account No : 106-902634-2
  • Bank : DBS Singapore
  • Address : 12 Marina Boulevard, #43-02 DBS Asia Central, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3, Singapore 018982


  • Course Fees can be made payable via NETS, Bank Transfer, or Credit Card.
  • MAGES Institute of Excellence has adopted the Fee Protection Scheme(FPS) and appointed Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd as its FPS Insurance Provider.
  • For more information on FPS, please click here.

Pre-Departure Information

Students should arrive in Singapore at least 10 days before their course commencement date for an appointment with ICA to collect the Student Pass, and complete the Medical Checkup. Before coming to Singapore, students should ensure they have the following:

  • A valid passport for international travel (6 months validity).
  • All original copies of your academic transcripts and certificates.
  • Accommodation arrangements on arrival. (Contact if you need help).
  • Enough Singapore currency.
  • Adequate initial supply of regular medication and prescription from your doctor, if required.

Should you need any further clarification, please reach out to your Course Counsellor. The MAGES Team is here to welcome you to start the exciting journey ahead.



With so much to do, you’ll want to remain mobile. Luckily, trains, buses, and taxis are commonplace throughout Singapore, making it easy to go anywhere you like directly from the MAGES campus. Many students feel a sense of freedom when using inter-city transportation, using it every day to go to events, shopping, or simply exploring to find new corners of the city.

Furthermore, if you’re the adventurous type, you’ll be in good hands while living in Singapore. Not only does Singapore feature convenient, clean, and spacious local transit but an impressive international transit system as well.


Singapore ranks first in the World’s Most Comprehensive Education Rankings by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Singapore excels in education with a strong focus on academic excellence.
Students consistently achieve top positions in global assessments.
The education system in Singapore integrates diverse cultural influences, providing a rich and disciplined learning experience.

According to the Singapore Ministry of Education, international student enrollment has been steadily increasing.
In the 2022/2023 academic year, over 139,000 international students were enrolled, making up more than 20% of the total student population.


Singapore, in terms of education, offers the best of both worlds—affordability and convenience. The city’s educational institutions provide a high standard of teaching and research at a competitive cost when compared to other global education hubs. Moreover, Singapore’s compact size means that everything you need is conveniently accessible, from world-class universities to libraries, research centers, and a well-connected public transportation system. This affordability and convenience make Singapore an appealing destination for those seeking a top-notch education without breaking the bank or compromising on accessibility.


Singapore represents innovation at its finest. Schools and Universities are well-equipped with technology, teachers are encouraged to use technology to enhance learning methodologies. You’ll come to know the state-of-the-art architecture, modern technology, and along with the entrepreneurial spirit. Singapore’s educational innovation has had a positive impact on student outcomes. Students also have a high rate of graduation from higher education. The Global Innovation Index 2020 ranked Singapore as the Top Most Innovative National in Asia, and eighth most Innovative Nation in the world.


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