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Acceptable Diplomas from Ngee Ann Polytechnic NUS Degree Courses

All Diplomas
(Except Part-Time Diploma in Technology/ Advanced Diplomas/ Specialist Diplomas/ Certificate Courses)

Architecture1,2

Arts & Social Sciences

Business Administration3

Business Administration (Accountancy)3

Business Administration (all specialisations) and Communications & New Media3

Computer Science Courses4

Information Systems Courses4

Industrial Design1,2

Law5

Music6

Nursing2

Project & Facilities Management1,2

Real Estate1,2
Aerospace Electronics/ Aerospace Electronics (with Minor in Business Management)

Computer Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2

Aerospace Technology / Aerospace Technology (with Minor in Business Management)

Computer Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2

Mechanical Engineering2

Science (Physics)2, 8
Audio-visual Technology / Audio-visual Technology (with Minor in Business Management)

Electrical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2

Automation Mechatronic Systems/ Automation Mechatronic Systems (with Minor in Business Management)

Electrical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2

Mechanical Engineering2

Biomedical Engineering/ Biomedical Engineering (with Minor in Business Management) Biomedical Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2

Mechanical Engineering2

Science (Computational Biology)2, 8

Science (Life Sciences)2

Science (Physics)2, 8

Biomedical Laboratory Technology /Biotechnology

Dentistry

Medicine

Science (Life Sciences)2

Science (Chemistry)2

Science (Pharmacy)2, 8

Biomedical Science / Biomedical Science (Medical
Laboratory Technology option)

Dentistry

Medicine

Science (Life Sciences)2

Science (Chemistry)2

Science (Pharmacy)2, 8

Environmental Studies2
Building Services Engineering Mechanical Engineering2
Business Information Technology

Business Analytics4

Computer Engineering2

Business Process & Quality Engineering

Industrial & Systems Engineering2, 8

Mechanical Engineering2

Business Studies / Financial Informatics / International Business Business Analytics4
Chemical Engineering Chemical Engineering2

Environmental Engineering2

Science (Chemistry)2

Applied Science (Applied Chemistry)7

Materials Science & Engineering2, 8
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Science (Chemistry)2

Applied Science (Applied Chemistry)7

Chemical Engineering2

Environmental Engineering2

Materials Science & Engineering2, 8

Civil & Environmental Engineering / Sustainable Urban Design & Engineering Civil Engineering2

Environmental Engineering2
Clean Energy Management

Computer Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2
Electrical Engineering / Electrical Engineering (with Minor in Business Management)

Electrical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2

Science (Physics)2, 8

Electrical & Electronic Engineering Electrical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2
Electronic Engineering Electrical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2
Electronics & Computer Engineering/ Electronic & Computer Engineering (with Minor in Business Management) Electrical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2
Electronics & Telecommunications Engineering Electrical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2
Engineering Science new

Science (Physics)2, 8

Computer Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2

Engineering Science 2, 8

Industrial & Systems Engineering2, 8

Mechanical Engineering2

Environmental Engineering Environmental Engineering2
Environmental & Water Technology

Civil Engineering2

Environmental Engineering2

Environmental Studies

Health Sciences (Nursing)

Dentistry

Medicine

Nursing2

Horticulture & Landscape Management/ Landscape Design and Horticulture Science (Life Sciences)2
Information Technology

Business Analytics4

Computer Engineering2

Information Technology
(Mobile Computing) / Mobile Business Solutions
Computer Engineering2
Internetworking & Communications/ Network Systems & Security Computer Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2
Logistics Management

Industrial & Systems Engineering2, 8

Logistics Engineering & Management Industrial & Systems Engineering2, 8
Mechanical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering (with Minor in Business Management) Mechanical Engineering2
Mechatronics Engineering / Mechatronics Engineering (with Minor in Business Management) Electrical Engineering2

Mechanical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2
Molecular Biotechnology

Environmental Studies

Science (Chemistry)2

Science (Life Sciences)2

Science (Pharmacy)2, 8

Dentistry

Medicine

Optometry Science (Life Sciences)2
Pharmacy Science

Science (Chemistry)2 (for 2013 graduates & earlier)

Science (Life Sciences)2

Science (Pharmacy)2, 8

Dentistry

Medicine

Product Design & Innovation Mechanical Engineering2
Quality Assurance Engineering Mechanical Engineering2
Quality Management & Engineering

Mechanical Engineering2

Industrial & Systems Engineering2, 8

Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering / Marine & Offshore Technology / Marine & Offshore Technology (with Minor in Business Management) Mechanical Engineering2

Civil Engineering2
Shipbuilding & Repair Technology Mechanical Engineering2

Civil Engineering2
Technology (part-time) Computer Science Courses4

Information Systems4
Veterinary Bioscience

Science (Life Sciences)2

Dentistry

Medicine

Environmental Studies 2

1 Applicants seeking admission to Architecture, Industrial Design, Project & Facilities Management and Real Estate must satisfy a minimum GCE 'O' Level Elementary Mathematics requirement.

i) Applicants who do not fulfil the minimum GCE 'O' Level Elementary Mathematics requirement but have obtained one of the following Diploma Plus Programme transcript would be deemed as having met the Mathematics requirement.

* Diploma Plus Programme (Certificate in Advanced Computing Mathematics)
* Diploma Plus Programme in Advanced Engineering Mathematics

ii) Applicants who do not fulfil the minimum GCE 'O' Level Elementary Mathematics requirement and do not have the Graduate DDP Transcript mentioned may still submit an application. They will be assessed based on their polytechnic results and other results/ certificates presented under the Discretionary Admissions (DA) section. The University may evaluate these applicants on a case-by-case basis. Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an admissions interview under the discretion of the School of Design and Environment.

iii) Please note that all shortlisted candidates who apply for Architecture and Industrial Design will have to attend the faculty test and interview. More information on the test and interview can be found here.

2 Applicants with relevant Diplomas may be granted selective module exemptions, subject to faculty / school approval or based on performance in placement tests set by faculty/ school. They may refer to faculty / school websites for more information. Further information may also be obtained from NUS Bulletin.

3 Applicants seeking admission to the Business courses may refer to the Business School website at here

4 Candidates must fulfil the following Mathematics requirements in order to be considered for the respective Computing courses:

i)    Computer Science courses includes Bachelor of Computing in either Computer Science or Computational Biology: At least a B4 grade in GCE 'O' level Additional Mathematics.

ii)   Information Systems: At least an A2 in GCE 'O' level Elementary Mathematics or at least a B4 grade in GCE 'O' level Additional Mathematics.

iii) Business Analytics: At least an A2 in GCE 'O' level Elementary Mathematics or at least a B4 grade in GCE 'O' level Additional Mathematics. Please visit here for more information on this programme.

Note that students who have fulfilled the Mathematics requirement listed in (i), (ii) or (iii) are required to sit for MA1301 Introductory Mathematics Proficiency Test upon Admission or read MA1301 Introductory Mathematics module in NUS for fulfilment of their degree requirements.

iv)  Applicants who do not fulfil the Mathematics requirements listed in (i), (ii) and (iii) but have obtained the following Diploma Plus Programme transcript would be deemed as having met the Mathematics requirements for the Computing courses and are not required to sit for MA1301 Maths Proficiency test:

* Diploma Plus Programme (Certificate in Advanced Computing Mathematics)

* Diploma Plus Programme in Advanced Engineering Mathematics   

Please visit here for more information on exemption of MA1301 Introductory Mathematics Proficiency Test exemption.

v)  Applicants who do not fulfil the requirements listed in (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) may still submit an application to be considered for the courses. They will be assessed based on their polytechnic results and other additional results/ certificates presented under the Discretionary Admissions (DA) section. The University may evaluate these applicants on a case-by-case basis. Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an admissions interview under the discretion of the School of Computing.

Applicants seeking admission to the School of Computing courses may view their module exemptions here.

5 Applicants applying for Law should possess excellent 'O' level results, a minimum grade of A2 in English Language at 'O' level and a Certificate of Merit (COM) from their polytechnic studies.

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

7 Streaming of the Applied Chemistry track will only be carried out after Year 1.

8  Applicants seeking admission to these Engineering or Science courses would be required to attend an admissions interview conducted by the relevant faculty. Shortlisted candidates will be informed to attend such interview(s) for these courses.


Other Diplomas:
1) The following diplomas from NAFA are eligible for admission to the respective NUS courses:

Diplomas from NAFA NUS Degree Courses
All Diplomas Music
3D Design (Majors: Environmental Design, Exhibition Design,  Furniture Design, Interior Design,  Jewellery Design & Object Design)
3D Design (Environmental Design)
3D Design (Exhibition Design)
3D Design (Furniture Design)
3D Design (Interior Design)
3D Design (Jewellery Design)
Environmental Design
Interior Design
Architecture

3D Design (Majors: Environmental Design, Furniture Design & Object Design only)
3D Design (Object Design)
Environmental Design
3D Design (Environmental Design)
3D Design (Exhibition Design)
3D Design (Furniture Design)
3D Design (Interior Design)
Industrial Design


2)The following diplomas from La Salle-College of the Arts are eligible for admission to the respective NUS courses:

Diplomas from La Salle- College of the Arts NUS Degree Courses
All Diplomas Music
Interior Design Architecture
Product Design Industrial Design

Information updated as of 27 January 2014