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3.2.2.1    Admission Requirements

Admissions

Admission of candidates into the BSc (Nursing) programme will be based on the academic merit of and in open competition with all eligible applicants. Candidates must fulfil the minimum university requirements for admission to full-time undergraduate studies.

To be eligible to apply for admission, applicants need to present:

  • The Singapore – Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level certificate, or
  • A diploma from a polytechnic in Singapore, or
  • Equivalent international qualifications.

Subject Requirement

Applicants should also satisfy the subject prerequisites which require a H2 or HL pass in any two of the following at GCE ‘A’ Level or International Baccalaureate respectively: Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Physics, and Mathematics.

Advanced Placement / Exemption (APC)

Polytechnic graduates of certain diplomas admitted into the BSc (Nursing) programme may be granted advanced placement credits as follows:

Advance Placement Credit
Polytechnic Diploma Modules granted APC Modular Credits (MCs)

Nanyang

Polytechnic

Nursing NUR1110A Communication and Cultural Diversity 3 50
NUR1113A Health Ageing and Well-being 4
NUR1114A Fundamentals of Care 4
NUR1123 Anatomy, Physiology and Physical Assessment I 4
NUR1124 Anatomy, Physiology and Physical Assessment II 4
NUR1127 Psychology for Nurses 4
NUR2113 Mental Health Nursing 4
NUR2204C Women and Children Health 4
SC2211 Medical Sociology 4
NUR1107B Clinical Practice: Community Care I 2
NUR1108B Clinical Practice: Medical/Surgical I 6
NUR2107B Clinical Practice: Specialty Care 7
Social Science (Social Work) SC2211 Medical Sociology 4 4
Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Health Sciences (Nursing)

(HSN)

NUR1110A Communication and Cultural Diversity 3 50
NUR1113A Health Ageing and Well-being 4
NUR1114A Fundamentals of Care 4
NUR1123 Anatomy, Physiology and Physical Assessment I 4
NUR1124 Anatomy, Physiology and Physical Assessment II 4
NUR1127 Psychology for Nurses 4
NUR2113 Mental Health Nursing 4
NUR2204C Women and Children Health 4
SC2211 Medical Sociology 4
NUR1107B Clinical Practice: Community Care I 2
NUR1108B Clinical Practice: Medical/Surgical I 6
NUR2107B Clinical Practice: Specialty Care 7
Republic  Polytechnic Health Services Management NUR1110A Communication and Cultural Diversity 3 7
NUR1127 Psychology for Nurses 4

Interview of Candidates

Short-listed candidates will be asked to attend an admission interview in April. The selection of students will be determined by their academic achievement as well as the desirable traits for healthcare professionals.

Health Requirements

Please refer to Health Requirements in Section 3.2.1.1.

Scholarships, Sponsorships and Bursaries

Scholarships, sponsorships and bursaries are offered by the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, the National University of Singapore, Ministry of Health (MOH) and various healthcare agencies. For more information regarding scholarships, sponsorships and bursaries, please visit: https://medicine.nus.edu.sg/nursing/education/bachelor-of-science-nursing-bachelor-of-science-nursing-honours/scholarships-bursaries-and-financial-aid/  

Bond

Candidates who are in receipt of scholarships/sponsorships/bursaries are required to serve the bond as stipulated by the respective funding agencies.