MDIS new programme

The School of Health and Life Sciences, Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) has announced intake of students for MSc Health Sciences (management), awarded by Northumbria University, U.K. Those with recognised bachelor’s degree and an IELTS band of 6.5 are eligible to apply. There are 25 seats. Application fee is S$321.00; Tuition Fee: S$25,680.00 Duration: Full-time; 12-months divided into three terms. Last date for applying is August 20. Classes begin on October 20.

LSAT on May 18

Law School Admission Test —India (the LSAT-India) will be conducted on May 18, in 16 cities. More than 50 law institutions now recognise the scores as one of the admissions criteria.

IGNOU admissions

NAF-IGNOU Program Study Centre, Chennai invites applications for various programmes of IGNOU for the July 2014 session. Enrolment is on for PG Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Management; Diploma in Watershed Management and Certificate Programme in Water Harvesting and Management. For more details contact: 044 22542598/ 22542803.

International Undergraduate Merit Scholarships (IUMS)

IUMS is intended for international students who study for their first degree at Newcastle University. This partial scholarship has a value of £1,500 for the first year of study. Eligible applicants will be considered based on the information given on their UCAS application form.

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Virtual Interactive Learning Programmes at XLRI

Xavier School of Management has opened admissions to the Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management (PGCBM) and Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management ( PGCHRM) under their Virtual Interactive Learning (VIL) Programme with Hughes Communication.

The 12 months consolidated VIL programmes provide working professionals with the opportunity of formal management education at a convenient time schedule from 114 locations of HCIL replicating the traditional "Live and Interactive" classroom environment without disrupting their profession. After successful completion of the programme students are awarded with a ‘Postgraduate Certificate’. The last date of online registration to the programmes is May 26.


BSc in Sports Technology

The School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at U.K.’s Loughborough University is offering B.Sc. in Sports Technology.

The students have the option of choosing a four-year sandwich course wherein they have the opportunity to pursue a full year of assessed industrial training between the second and third years of their academic studies, leading to the additional award of a Diploma in Industrial Studies (DIS).

Students with over 80 per cent overall score in Class XII are eligible for the course. The University also offers scholarship to the value of 25 per cent of the programme tuition fee for international students. The school also grants competitive scholarships on the basis of intake qualifications as well as the progress through the first year of any of the degree courses. All applications must be made online through the Universities and College Admissions Service (UCAS-


Admission open at SEACOM

SEACOM, has announced the applicants for the courses beginning in the upcoming academic session 2014.

The college offers course in area like B. Ed, BBA, BCA and E.T.O (Electro-Technical Officer) and marine engineering to name a few.

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Summer Programmes at KM College of Music and Technology

KM Summer Programmes offer aspiring musicians of all ages the chance to study for short periods of time at a newly built custom designed facility in the heart of Chennai. There are tailor-made programmes for all levels of ability and all ages, everyone is certain to find something to suit their musical passion. The courses on offer are: Electronic Music Production [May 5 – June 6], Audio Engineering [May 5 – June 6], Western Voice (A) [May 6 – May 28], Western Piano (A) [May 12 – May 28], Western Voice (B) [June 9 – June 27], Western Piano (B) [June 9 – June 27], Hindustani Voice (B) [June 9 – June 27], and Contemporary World-Music Ensemble [June 30-July 25]. Classes are conducted in group, one-on-one and workshop settings, with the aim of teaching new skills and honing old ones. Experienced musicians and professionals like Prithvi Chandresekar, Prem Kumar, Gilles Benizot, Brian Clark, Hratsjuhi Aramian, Shruti Jauhari, Anantha Krishnan and Adam Greig, will be teaching the classes.