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Acceptable Diplomas from Nanyang Polytechnic NUS Degree Courses

All Diplomas
(Except Advanced Diplomas/ Specialist Diplomas/ Certificate Courses)

Architecture1,2

Arts & Social Sciences 8

Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) and Arts (Science Po)9

Business Administration3

Business Administration (Accountancy)3

Business Administration and Communications & New Media3

Computer Science Courses4

Information Security4

Information Systems4

Industrial Design1,2

Law5

Music6

Nursing2

Project & Facilities Management1,2

Real Estate1,2
Aeronautical & Aerospace Technology

Biomedical Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2

Mechanical Engineering2
Aerospace Systems & Management

Computer Engineering2, 10

Electrical Engineering2
Biologics & Process Technology

Science (Chemistry)2

Chemical Engineering2
Biomedical Engineering

Science (Physics)2, 7

Biomedical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2, 10

Electrical Engineering2

Mechanical Engineering2

Business Enterprise IT Business Analytics4

Computer Engineering2, 10
Business Informatics / Business Management Business Analytics4
Business Intelligence & Analytics Business Analytics4

Computer Engineering2, 10
Chemical & Green Technology  

Environmental Studies2

Science (Chemistry)2

Chemical Engineering2
Chemical & Pharmaceutical Technology

Chemical Engineering2

Environmental Engineering2

Science (Chemistry)2

Diagnostic Radiography

Dentistry

Medicine

Digital & Precision Engineering  
Biomedical Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2

Industrial & Systems Engineering2, 7

Mechanical Engineering2

Science (Physics)2, 7
Digital Entertainment Technology

Computer Engineering2, 10

Electrical Engineering2

Electrical Engineering with Eco-Design Computer Engineering2, 10

Electrical Engineering2
Electronics, Computer & Communication Engineering / Electronics, Computer & Control Engineering Electrical Engineering2

Science (Physics)2, 7

Computer Engineering2, 10
Engineering Informatics Business Analytics4

Computer Engineering2, 10
Engineering with Businessnew

Science (Physics)2, 7

Electrical Engineering2

Mechanical Engineering2

Financial Informatics

Business Analytics4

Computer Engineering2, 10

Food Science & Nutrition

Science (Food Science and Technology)2, 7

Science (Chemistry)2

Dentistry

Medicine

Food Science

Science (Food Science and Technology)2, 7

Science (Chemistry)2

Dentistry

Medicine

Game Development & Technology

Computer Engineering2, 10

Information Security

Business Analytics4

Computer Engineering2, 10

Information Technology

Business Analytics4

Computer Engineering2, 10

Electrical Engineering2

Manufacturing Engineering

Mechanical Engineering2

Science (Physics)2, 7

Mechatronics Engineering Electrical Engineering2

Mechanical Engineering2

Science (Physics)2, 7

Computer Engineering2, 10
Medicinal Chemistry

Science (Chemistry)2

Science (Pharmacy)2, 7

Dentistry

Medicine

Molecular Biotechnology

Science (Chemistry)2

Science (Life Sciences)2

Science (Pharmacy)2, 7

Dentistry

Medicine

Molecular Biotechnology
(Pharmaceutical & Clinical Trial track)
Dentistry

Medicine

Science (Life Sciences)2

Science (Pharmacy)2, 7
Molecular Biotechnology
(R&D/Bioenterprise/Manufacturing track)

Dentistry

Medicine

Science (Life Sciences)2

Science (Pharmacy)2, 7

Multimedia & Infocomm Technology / Multimedia Systems Engineering Electrical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2, 10
Nanotechnology & Materials Science

Science (Chemistry)2

Science (Physics)2, 7

Biomedical Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2

Mechanical Engineering2

Materials Science & Engineering2, 7
Nursing Dentistry

Medicine

Nursing2
Occupational Therapy Dentistry

Medicine
Pharmaceutical Sciences Dentistry

Medicine

Science (Chemistry)2

Science (Life Sciences)2

Science (Pharmacy)2, 7
Physiotherapy Dentistry

Medicine
Radiation Therapy Dentistry

Medicine
Telematics & Media Technology

Computer Engineering2, 10

Electrical Engineering2

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 the following Diploma Plus Programme transcript would be deemed as having met the Mathematics requirement.

* Graduate DDP Transcript covering three Diploma Plus modules: Analytical Geometry, Applied Calculus and Advanced Calculus.

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: At least a B4 grade in GCE ‘O’ level Additional Mathematics. Please refer to http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/undergraduates/cs_courses.html for more information.

ii)    Information Security / 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:

* Graduate DPP Transcript covering three Diploma Plus modules: Analytical Geometry, Applied Calculus and Advanced Calculus.

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 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.

8 Applicants seeking admission to Arts & Social Sciences course may refer to http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/subject-prerequisites.html for further subject pre-requisites.

9 Please refer to www.usp.nus.edu.sg/nus-sciencespo and www.usp.nus.edu.sg/nus-sciencespo/programme/index.html#intro for details. Please read carefully its application procedures, including the application window, at www.usp.nus.edu.sg/nus-sciencespo/info/apply.html.

10With effect from AY2018, candidates must also fulfil the following Mathematics requirements in order to be considered for the Computer Engineering course:

i) At least a B4 grade in GCE 'O' level Additional Mathematics, or

ii) Applicants who do not fulfil the above Mathematics requirements but have obtained the following Certificate would be deemed as having met the Mathematics requirements for the Computer Engineering course:

* Graduate DDP Transcript covering three Diploma Plus modules: Analytical Geometry, Applied Calculus and Advanced Calculus.

Note that students who have fulfilled the Mathematics requirement listed in (i) 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.

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

iii) Applicants who do not fulfil the requirements listed in (i) and (ii) may still submit an application to be considered for the course. 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/Faculty of Engineering.

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)
Design (Furniture and Spatial)
Design (Interior and Exhibition)
Design (Landscape and Architecture)
Design (Object and Jewellery)
Environmental Design
Interior Design

Architecture

3D Design (Majors: Environmental Design, Furniture Design, & Object Design only)
3D Design (Object Design)
3D Design (Environmental Design)
3D Design (Exhibition Design)
3D Design (Furniture Design)
3D Design (Interior Design)
Design (Furniture and Spatial)
Design (Interior and Exhibition)
Design (Landscape and Architecture)
Design (Object and Jewellery)
Environmental 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

 


3) The following diplomas from BCA Academy are eligible for admission to the respective NUS courses:

Diplomas from BCA Academy NUS Degree Courses
Architecture (Technology)
Construction Information Technology
Design (Interior & Landscape)
Architecture
Facilities Management
Quantity Surveying
Project & Facilities Management

 


Information updated as of 31 January 2017