Overseas Exposure

Overseas Exposure

Overseas Immersion Programme

The Overseas Immersion Programme (OIP) is compulsory1 for all students pursuing Joint2 or OU3 Undergraduate Programmes. These programmes are designed to provide greater learning experiences and include lectures, hands-on project work, workshops and industry visits. Students will get to interact with their university professors and mentors while experiencing life abroad with their fellow overseas counterparts. Participation in OIP will be reflected in students' Record of Achievement (ROA).

Overseas University Partner

Approximate Duration

Estimated Cost Range (S$)

 DigiPen Institute of Technology

 12 weeks

 11,500 - 12,500

 Newcastle University

 4 weeks

 4,000 - 5,000

 Technical University of Munich

 12 – 21 weeks4

 8,000 - 15,000

 The Culinary Institute of America

 3 weeks

 8,500 - 9,500

 The Glasgow School of Art

 4 weeks

 4,500 - 5,500

 Trinity College Dublin

 2 – 9 weeks4, 6

 3,000 - 9,000

 University of Glasgow

 3 – 4 weeks4

 4,500 - 5,500

 University of Liverpool

 3 weeks

 4,000 - 5,000

 Massey University5

 16 weeks

 8,000 - 10,000

Note: Costs are estimates and are dependent on prevailing currency exchange rates and flight ticket prices.

1 This excludes students in the joint Food Technology programme with Massey University. Students may complete their Final Year Project in the form of OIP in New Zealand, subject to placement availability. Students who do not attend the OIP will be required to complete an equivalent paper in Singapore.
2 Degree is awarded jointly by SIT and SIT’s overseas university partner.
3 Degree is awarded solely by SIT’s overseas university partner.
4 The actual OIP duration is programme-specific.
5 The number of students attending OIP in New Zealand is subject to placement availability. Students who do not attend the OIP will be required to complete an equivalent paper in Singapore.
6 The OIP for the four-year joint Physiotherapy programme and the Professional Conversion Programme for Physiotherapists (Accelerated) with Trinity College Dublin is two weeks.

Overseas Exposure Programme

The Overseas Exposure Programme (OEP) aims to expose students to industry best practices, gain cross-cultural awareness, and broaden their horizons. It is an optional component of SIT’s undergraduate degree programmes. OEP is programme-specific and is usually held over the trimester breaks, lasting for about a week. Participation in OEP will be reflected in a student’s Record of Achievement.

Students on both OIP and OEP are eligible to apply for financial aid and will be notified of the application period and procedures nearer the date of the programme.

International Internship Programme

International Internship Programme (IIP) aims to provide international experience to students through 2 – 4 months of overseas work stint. For more information, please visit here.