Council for Private Education (CPE)

The Council for Private Education governs private education in Singapore and was established under the Private Education act 2009. The CPE is charged with ensuring academic standards and quality of service to students in the private education sector in Singapore are world class. School of Music and the Arts Pte Ltd is registered with CPE as a Private Education Institute (PEI).

For more information about the Council for Private Education, EduTrust, and the Enhanced Registration Framework please visit the Council for Private Education website.

CPE Student Services Centre

The CPE Student Services Centre (SSC) is a service point focused in addressing students’ enquiries, providing them with information on studying in Singapore, and offering support  to current students who may encounter problems through the course of their study.

If you have further queries on private education in Singapore, please contact the SSC at:

CPE Student Services Centre

1 Orchard Road #01-01 (YMCA International House) Singapore 238824

Tel: (65) 6592 2108
Fax: (65) 6337 1584
Email: CPE_CONTACT@cpe.gov.sg
Website: www.cpe.gov.sg

Opening Hours

Mon – Fri 9.00am – 5.00pm
Sat, Sun and Public Holidays Closed
Approved Student Contract

Student Contract

The CPE-approved Student Contract is a legal contract that binds both School of Music and the Arts Pte Ltd and the student that embodies the following mandatory requirements:

  1. Clear definition of course details – course title, pre-requisites, qualification awarded, course duration
  2. Full disclosure of all costs for course fees and miscellaneous fees
  3. Commitment to Student Protection Scheme (School of Music and the Arts Pte Ltd has adopted the LONPAC Insurance BHD Insurance scheme for its students
  4. Clear definition of refund policies

Students may request for a copy of the PEI-Student Contract from School of Music and the Arts Pte Ltd (info@soma.edu.sg) or view it on the CPE website (www.cpe.gov.sg).

Cooling-Off Period

School of Music and the Arts Pte Ltd will provide the Student with a cooling-off period of seven (7) working days after the date that the Contract has been signed by both parties. The student will be refunded the highest percentage (stated in Schedule D) of the fees already paid if the Student submits a written notice of withdrawal to the School of Music and the Arts Pte Ltd within the cooling-off period, regardless of whether the Student has started the course or not.

Feedback/Complaint

School of Music and the Arts Pte Ltd welcomes feedback / complaints from all students as this will help us to improve the learning environment and provide high quality education services.

You can email your feedback / complaints to info@soma.edu.sg.

All feedbacks / complaints will be resolved within 7 working days.