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Acceptable Diplomas from Republic Polytechnic NUS Degree Courses
All Diplomas
(Except 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

Computing (Computer Science Courses) 4

Computing (Information Systems Courses) 4

Industrial Design1,2

Law5

Music6

Nursing2

Project & Facilities Management1,2

Real Estate1,2
Aerospace Avionics

Computer Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2

Mechanical Engineering2

Aerospace Engineering (Quality Systems)/ Aerospace Engineering Mechanical Engineering2
Biomedical Electronics Engineering / Biomedical Electronics
Biomedical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2
Biomedical Science
Science (Pharmacy)2, 8

Science (Life Sciences)2

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

Applied Science (Applied Chemistry)7

Environmental Studies

Medicine

Dentistry
Biotechnology

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

Applied Science (Applied Chemistry)7

Science (Life Sciences)2

Science (Pharmacy)2, 8

Environmental Studies

Medicine

Dentistry

Business Applications

Business Analytics4

Computer Engineering2

Business Computing

Computer Engineering2

Business Information Systems

Business Analytics4

Computer Engineering2

Civil Aviation

Industrial & Systems Engineering2, 8

Mechanical Engineering2
Electronics Engineering / Communications & Automation Electronics / Digital Entertainment Electronics

Computer Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2
Electronics Engineering / Communications & Automation Electronics

Computer Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2

Environmental Sciences

Science (Life Sciences)2

Science (Chemistry)2

Environmental Studies

Information Technology

Business Analytics 4

Computer Engineering2

Industrial & Systems Engineering/ Industrial & Operations Management Industrial & Systems Engineering2, 8

Mechanical Engineering2
Interactive & Digital Media

Computer Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2

IT Service Management

Business Analytics 4

Computer Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2

Materials Science

Applied Science (Applied Chemistry)7

Science (Physics) 2,8

Biomedical Engineering2

Electrical Engineering 2

Mechanical Engineering2

Materials Science & Engineering2, 8

Science (Chemistry)2

Micro & Nanotechnology Electrical Engineering2

Materials Science & Engineering2, 8
Pharmaceutical Sciences

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

Science (Life Sciences)2

Science (Pharmacy)2, 8

Environmental Studies

Medicine

Dentistry

Renewable Energy Engineering

Computer Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2

Supply Chain Management Industrial & Systems Engineering2, 8

Mechanical 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 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.

ii) 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)    Computing (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)   Computing (Information Systems courses) includes Bachelor of Computing in either Information Systems or Electronic Commerce: 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.

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

iv)  Applicants who do not fulfil the requirements listed in (i), (ii) and (iii) 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