Admission is based on academic merit as well as open competition among all eligible applicants. In addition to fulfilling admission requirements for the applicant category that you belong to, you should also ensure that you fulfil the subject prerequisites for the courses which you wish to be considered for.

Please note that the subject prerequisites presented below are subject to changes every year. You are strongly encouraged to visit our website regularly for further updates.

A Level Applicants with H1/H2/H3 Results

Single Degree Course Subject Pre-requisites
Selection test/interview
Architecture H1 pass in Chemistry or Mathematics or Physics; OR pass in 'O' level Additional Mathematics. Yes
Arts and Social Sciences* Please refer to http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/subject-prerequisites.html for respective subjects. No
Arts (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics) Please refer to https://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/ppe-academics/admission-requirements.html for details. Yes
Biomedical Engineering# H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry. Those without a H2 pass in Chemistry will have to read the Chemistry Bridging Module (CM1417) in the 1st year. No
Biomedical Engineering (Robotics Specialization)#  H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry. Those without a H2 pass in Chemistry will have to read the Chemistry Bridging Module (CM1417) in the 1st year. No
Business Administration H1 pass in Mathematics or pass in 'O' Level Additional Mathematics.

No

Business Administration (Accountancy) H1 pass in Mathematics or pass in 'O' Level Additional Mathematics.

No

Business Analytics H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics.

No

Chemical Engineering# H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and Chemistry and Physics.

No

Civil Engineering# H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.

No

Civil Engineering (Digitalization in Urban Infrastructure Specialization)# H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry. No
Computer Engineering# (Jointly Conducted by Faculty of Engineering & School of Computing) H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and either Physics, Computing or Chemistry.

No

Computer Engineering
(Internet of Things Specialization)#
H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and either Physics, Computing or Chemistry. No
Computer Engineering (Robotics Specialization)# H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and either Physics, Computing or Chemistry. No
Computer Science courses H2 pass in Computing or Mathematics or Further Mathematics or Physics;OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics.

No

Data Science and Analytics
(Offered by Faculty of Science)
Very Good Pass in either H2 Mathematics or H2 Further Mathematics, and
A Good Pass in H2 Biology or H2 Chemistry or H2 Physics or H2 Computing.

No

Dentistry H2 pass in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics.

Yes

Electrical Engineering# H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.

No

Electrical Engineering (Internet of Things Specialization)# H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry. No
Electrical Engineering (Robotics Specialization)# H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.  No
Engineering# (common) H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.

No

Engineering Science H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and Physics.

No

Environmental Engineering# H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics, and Chemistry and Physics. No
Environmental Engineering (Digitalization in Urban Infrastructure Specialization)# H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics, and Chemistry and Physics.

No

Environmental Studies H1 pass in Mathematics and H2 pass in either Biology or Chemistry.

No

Food Science and Technology
(Offered by Faculty of Science)
Good pass in H2 Chemistry and
A Good pass in H2 Biology or H2 Computing or H2 Mathematics or H2 Further Mathematics or H2 Physics

No

Industrial Design H1 pass in Chemistry or Mathematics or Physics; OR pass in 'O' level Additional Mathematics

Yes

Industrial & Systems Engineering# H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.

No

Information Security H2 pass in Computing or Mathematics or Further Mathematics or Physics;OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics.

No

Information Systems^ H2 pass in Computing;OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics.

No

Law Good overall A level results, including at least a B grade in H1 General Paper (GP); or a good pass in H2 Knowledge & Inquiry (KI); or a minimum SAT Critical Reading / Evidence-based Reading & Writing score of 700 accompanied by a minimum E grade for GP/KI.

Yes

Materials Science & Engineering# H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.

No

Mechanical Engineering# H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.

No

Mechanical Engineering (Aeronautical Engineering Specialization)# H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.

No

Mechanical Engineering (Robotics Specialization)# H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.
No
Medicine H2 pass in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics.

Yes

Music Application for the Music course has to be filed directly to the Conservatory.
Please refer tohttp://music.nus.edu.sgfor more information.

Yes

Nursing Pass in any two of the following H2 subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Physics and Mathematics.

Yes

Pharmacy
(Offered by Faculty of Science)%
Very Good Pass in H2 Chemistry and
Very Good Pass in H2 Biology or H2 Physics or H2 Mathematics or H2 Further Mathematics

No

Pharmaceutical Science

(Offered by Faculty of Science)

Very Good Pass in H2 Chemistry and
Very Good Pass in H2 Biology or H2 Physics or H2 Mathematics or H2 Further Mathematics

No

Project & Facilities Management H1 pass in Chemistry or Mathematics or Physics.

No

Real Estate H1 pass in Chemistry or Mathematics or Physics.

No


Science*
Pass in any two of the following H2 subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Physics, either Mathematics or Further Mathematics.
Please refer to www.science.nus.edu.sgfor respective subjects.

No


*The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Faculty of Science offer many subjects which may require further subject prerequisites. Please refer to their respective website at http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg andhttp://www.science.nus.edu.sg for more information.

# Students without H1 or H2 Physics need to have an O Level pass in Physics or its equivalent and would be required to take Physics bridging modules.

@Please refer to http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/undergraduates/cs_courses.html for more information.

^Please refer to http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/undergraduates/is_is_prospective.html for more information.

% Students applying to Pharmacy should refer to http://pharmacy.nus.edu.sg/bachelor-of-science-pharmacy/ for important information on the ‘Fitness to Practice’


Double & Concurrent Degree Programmes / Specialisations / Double Major Programmes / Minor Programmes Subject prerequisites Selection test / interview
Arts & Social Sciences (NUS) and Arts (Sciences Po)

Please refer to www.usp.nus.edu.sg/nus-sciencespo for details.

Please read carefully its application procedures, including the application window, at http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/nus-sciencespo/info/apply.html.

Yes

Business Administration & Communications and New Media Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1

No

Business Administration & Computer Science courses H2 pass in Computing or Mathematics or Further Mathematics or Physics; OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics.2

No

Business Administration & Information Systems  H2 pass in Computing; OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics.2

No

Business Administration & Law H1 pass in Mathematics or pass in O Level Additional Mathematics AND good overall A level results, including at least a B grade in H1 General Paper (GP); or a good pass in H2 Knowledge & Inquiry (KI); or a minimum SAT Critical Reading / Evidence-based Reading & Writing score of 700 accompanied by a minimum E grade for GP/KI.

Yes

Business Administration & Master in Public Policy H1 pass in Mathematics or pass in 'O' Level Additional Mathematics.

Yes

Business Administration & Master of Science (Management) H1 pass in Mathematics or pass in 'O' Level Additional Mathematics.

Yes

Business Administration (Accountancy) & Master in Public Policy H1 pass in Mathematics or pass in O Level Additional Mathematics.

Yes

Business Administration (Accountancy) & Master of Science (Management) H1 pass in Mathematics or pass in O Level Additional Mathematics.

Yes

Information Systems and Master of Science (Management) (NUS) H2 pass in Computing; OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics3

Yes

Economics & Business Administration  Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1

No

Economics & Law H2 pass in Mathematics AND good overall A level results, including at least a B grade in H1 General Paper (GP); or a good pass in H2 Knowledge & Inquiry (KI); or a minimum SAT Critical Reading / Evidence-based Reading & Writing score of 700 accompanied by a minimum E grade for GP/KI.

Yes

Engineering & Business Administration Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.4

No

Engineering & Economics Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.4

No

Law & Life Sciences Good overall A level results, including at least a B grade in H1 General Paper (GP); or a good pass in H2 Knowledge & Inquiry (KI); or a minimum SAT Critical Reading / Evidence-based Reading & Writing score of 700 accompanied by a minimum E grade for GP/KI AND two good H2 pass in Biology or Chemistry or Mathematics or Further Mathematics or Physics

Yes

Law & Master in Public Policy Good overall A level results, including at least a B grade in H1 General Paper (GP); or a good pass in H2 Knowledge & Inquiry (KI); or a minimum SAT Critical Reading / Evidence-based Reading & Writing score of 700 accompanied by a minimum E grade for GP/KI.

Yes

Mathematics/Applied Mathematics & Computer Science An A grade in H2 Mathematics or Further Mathematics AND a good grade in H2 Computing or Physics or Chemistry or Biology.

No

Double Major Programmes:
Please refer to here for the full list of Double Major Programmes. No
Minor Programmes:
Please refer to here for the full list of Minor Programmes. No
Special Programmes:
Engineering & Medicine (Duke-NUS) Will be considered for the Programme if admitted to an Engineering course.4

Yes

Engineering Scholars Programme

Will be considered for the Programme if admitted to an Engineering course.4

Yes


1
Minimum admission criteria for Business Administration or Business Administration (Accountancy) is H1 pass in Mathematics or pass in 'O' Level Additional Mathematics.

As the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offer many subjects which may require further subject prerequisites, please refer to their respective website at http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg for more information.

2 Please refer to http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/undergraduates/dd_computing_business.html for more information.

3 Please refer to http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/undergraduates/cdp_bcomp_msc.html for more information.

4 Minimum admission criteria for Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering courses is H2 pass in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics. Students without H1 or H2 Physics need to have an O Level pass in Physics or its equivalent and would be required to take Physics bridging modules.

Engineering Double Degree Programmes are open to all Engineering courses except for Engineering Science.

As for the other Engineering courses, students without H1 or H2 Physics need to have an O Level pass in Physics or its equivalent and would be required to take Physics bridging modules.

As the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offer many subjects which may require further subject prerequisites, please refer to their respective website at http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg for more information. 

Students without H1 and H2 Physics need to have ‘O’ Level Physics or its equivalent and would be required to take Physics bridging modules.


A Level Applicants with ‘A’/‘AO’ Results

 

Architecture

At least an O grade attained at the GCE A-Level exam for the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Physical Science or Chemistry; OR a pass in 'AO' Mathematics attained at the GCE 'A' Level exam; OR a pass in Additional Maths attained at the GCE 'O' Level exam.

Yes

Arts and Social Sciences*

Please refer to http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/subject-prerequisites.html for respective subjects.

No

Arts (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics) Please refer to https://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/ppe-academics/admission-requirements.html for details. Yes

Biomedical Engineering#

'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry
Those without an 'A' level pass in chemistry will have to read the Chemistry Bridging Module (CM1417) in the 1st year.

No

Biomedical Engineering (Robotics Specialization)# 'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry
Those without an 'A' level pass in chemistry will have to read the Chemistry Bridging Module (CM1417) in the 1st year.
No

Business Administration

'AO'-Level pass in Mathematics or pass in 'O'-Level Additional Mathematics.

No

Business Administration (Accountancy)

'AO'-Level pass in Mathematics or pass in 'O'-Level Additional Mathematics.

No

Business Analytics 'A'-Level pass in Mathematics.

No

Chemical Engineering

'A'-Level pass in Chemistry, Mathematics and 'AO'-Level pass in Physics.

No

Civil Engineering#

'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.

No

Civil Engineering (Digitalization in Urban Infrastructure Specialization)#
'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry. No

Computer Engineering# (Jointly Conducted by Faculty of Engineering & School of Computing)

'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and either Physics, Computing or Chemistry.

No

Computer Engineering (Internet of Things Specialization)# 'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and either Physics, Computing or Chemistry.
No
Computer Engineering (Robotics Specialization)#
'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and either Physics, Computing or Chemistry. No 

Computer Science courses@

'A'-Level pass in Computing or Mathematics or Physics.

No

Data Science and Analytics
(Offered by Faculty of Science)
Very Good Pass in 'A'-Level Mathematics and
A Good Pass in 'A'-Level Biology or 'A'-Level Chemistry or 'A'-Level Physics or 'A'-Level Computing

No

Dentistry

'A'-Level pass in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics.

Yes

Electrical Engineering#

'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.

No

Electrical Engineering (Internet of Things Specialization)# 'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry. No 
Electrical Engineering (Robotics Specialization)# 'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry. No 

Engineering (common)#

'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.

No

Engineering Science

'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and Physics.

No

Environmental Engineering

'A'-Level pass in Chemistry, Mathematics and 'AO'-Level pass in Physics.

No

Environmental Engineering (Digitalization in Urban Infrastructure Specialization) 'A'-Level pass in Chemistry, Mathematics and 'AO'-Level pass in Physics. No
Environmental Studies 'AO'-Level pass in Mathematics and 'A'-Level pass in Biology or Chemistry.

No

Food Science and Technology
(Offered by Faculty of Science)
Good pass in 'A'-Level Chemistry and
A Good pass in 'A'-Level Biology or 'A'-Level Computing or 'A'-Level Mathematics or 'A'-Level Physics

No

Industrial Design

At least an O grade attained at the GCE A-Level exam for the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Physical Science or Chemistry; OR a pass in 'AO' Mathematics attained at the GCE 'A' Level exam; OR a pass in Additional Maths attained at the GCE 'O' Level exam.

Yes

Industrial & Systems Engineering#

'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.

No

Information Security 'A'-Level pass in Computing or Mathematics or Physics.

No

Information Systems^ 'A'-Level pass in either Computing or Mathematics.

No

Law

Good overall 'A' level results, including at least a B3 grade or better in General Paper (GP); or a minimum SAT Critical Reading / Evidence-based Reading & Writing score of 700 and a C6 grade for GP.

Yes

Materials Science & Engineering#

'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.

No

Mechanical Engineering#

'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.

No

Mechanical Engineering (Aeronautical Engineering Specialization)# 'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.

No

Mechanical Engineering (Robotics Specialization)# 'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry. No

Medicine

'A'-Level pass in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics.

Yes

Nursing

'A'-Level pass in any two of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Physics, Physical Science, either Mathematics or Further Mathematics.

Yes

Pharmacy
(Offered by Faculty of Science)%

Very Good 'A'-Level Pass in Chemistry and
Very Good 'A'-Level Pass in Biology or Physics or Mathematics.

No

Pharmaceutical Science

Very Good 'A'-Level Pass in Chemistry and
Very Good 'A'-Level Pass in Biology or Physics or Mathematics.

No

Project & Facilities Management

'AO'-Level pass in Chemistry or Mathematics or Physics or Physical Science.

No

Real Estate

'AO'-Level pass in Chemistry or Mathematics or Physics or Physical Science.

No

Science*

'A' Level pass in any two of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Physics, Physical Science, either Mathematics or Further Mathematics.
Please refer to www.science.nus.edu.sg for respective subjects.

No


Double & Concurrent Degree Programmes / Specialisations / Double Major Programmes / Minor Programmes Subject prerequisites Selection test / interview
Arts & Social Sciences (NUS) and Arts (Sciences Po)

Please refer to www.usp.nus.edu.sg/nus-sciencespo for details.

Please read carefully its application procedures, including the application window, at http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/nus-sciencespo/info/apply.html.

Yes

Business Administration & Communications and New Media

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1

No

Business Administration and Computer Science courses

A-Level pass in Computing or Mathematics or Physics.2

No

Business Administration and Information Systems

A-Level pass in either Computing or Mathematics.2

No

Business Administration & Law

AO-Level pass in Mathematics OR pass in O-Level Additional Mathematics,AND good overall A level results, including at least a B3 grade or better in General Paper (GP); or a minimum SAT Critical Reading / Evidence-based Reading & Writing score of 700 and a C6 grade for GP.

Yes

Business Administration & Master in Public Policy

AO-Level pass in Mathematics or pass in O-Level Additional Mathematics.

Yes

Business Administration & Master of Science (Management)

AO-Level pass in Mathematics or pass in O-Level Additional Mathematics.

Yes

Business Administration (Accountancy) & Master in Public Policy

AO-Level pass in Mathematics or pass in O-Level Additional Mathematics.

Yes

Business Administration (Accountancy) & Master of Science (Management)

AO-Level pass in Mathematics or pass in O-Level Additional Mathematics.

Yes

Information Systems and Master of Science (Management) (NUS) 
A-Level pass in either Computing or Mathematics.3
Yes
Economics & Business Administration Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1 No

Economics & Law

'A'-Level pass in Mathematics subject AND good overall A level results, including at least a B3 grade or better in General Paper (GP); or a minimum SAT Critical Reading / Evidence-based Reading & Writing score of 700 and a C6 grade for GP.

Yes

Engineering & Business Administration

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.4

No

Engineering & Economics

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.4

No

Law & Life Sciences

Good overall A level results, including at least a B3 grade or better in General Paper (GP); or a minimum SAT Critical Reading / Evidence-based Reading & Writing score of 700 and a C6 grade for GP AND A-Level pass in Biology, Chemistry and either Mathematics or Physics.

Yes

Law & Master in Public Policy

Good overall A level results, including at least a B3 grade or better in General Paper (GP); or a minimum SAT Critical Reading / Evidence-based Reading & Writing score of 700 and a C6 grade for GP.

Yes

Mathematics/Applied Mathematics & Computer Science An A grade in either 'A'-level Mathematics or 'A'-level Further MathematicsAND a good grade in 'A'-level for Computing or Physics or Chemistry or Biology or Physical Science.

No

Double Major Programmes:
Please refer to http://www.nus.edu.sg/oam/docs/Double_Major_Programmes.pdf for the full list of Double Major Programmes. No
Minor Programmes:
Please refer to http://www.nus.edu.sg/oam/docs/Minor_Programmes.pdf for the full list of Minor Programmes. No
Special Programmes:

Engineering & Medicine (Duke-NUS)

Will be considered for the Programme if admitted to an Engineering course.4

Yes

Engineering Scholars Programme

Will be considered for the Programme if admitted to an Engineering course.4

Yes


1
Minimum admission criteria for Business Administration or Business Administration with Accountancy is 'AO'-Level pass in Mathematics or pass in 'O'-Level Additional Mathematics. As the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offer many subjects which may require further subject prerequisites, please refer to their respective website at http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg for more information.

2 Please refer to http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/undergraduates/dd_computing_business.html for more information.

3 Please refer to http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/undergraduates/cdp_bcomp_msc.html for more information.

4 Minimum admission criteria for Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering courses is 'A' Level pass in Chemistry, Mathematics and 'AO' Level pass in Physics.

Engineering Double Degree Programmes are open to all Engineering courses except for Engineering Science.

As for the other Engineering courses, students without A Level Physics need to have an O Level pass in Physics or its equivalent, and would be required to take Physics bridging modules.

As the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offer many subjects which may require further subject prerequisites, please refer to their respective website at http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg for more information.

Students without A Level Physics need to have ‘O’ Level Physics or its equivalent and would be required to take Physics bridging modules.