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Acceptable Diplomas from Temasek 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
3D Interactive Media Technology

Computer Engineering2, 10

Aerospace Electronics

Computer Engineering2, 10

Electrical Engineering2
Aerospace Engineering

Computer Engineering2, 10

Electrical Engineering2

Mechanical Engineering2
Applied Food Science & Nutrition

Science (Chemistry)2

Science (Food Science and Technology)2, 7

Science (Pharmacy)2, 7

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2, 10

Dentistry

Medicine

Science (Life Sciences)2

Science (Computational Biology)2, 7

Science (Physics)2,7

Biomedical Informatics & Engineering

Biomedical Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2, 10

Dentistry

Medicine

Science (Life Sciences)2

Science (Computational Biology)2, 7

Biomedical Science

Dentistry

Medicine

Science (Life Sciences)2

Science (Pharmacy)2, 7

Science (Chemistry)2

Biotechnology

Dentistry

Medicine

Science (Chemistry)2

Science (Computational Biology)2, 7

Science (Life Science)2

Science (Pharmacy)2, 7

Business / Business Information Technology / Business Intelligence & Analytics Business Analytics4
Business Process & Systems Engineering

Business Analytics4

Industrial & Systems Engineering2, 7

Mechanical Engineering2

Chemical Engineering

Science (Chemistry)2

Chemical Engineering2

Environmental Engineering2

Materials Science & Engineering2, 7

Mechanical Engineering2

Clean Energy

Computer Engineering2, 10

Electrical Engineering2
Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2, 10

Cyber & Digital Security

Business Analytics4

Computer Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2

Digital Forensics Business Analytics4

Computer Engineering2, 10

Electrical Engineering2
Electronics Electrical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2, 10
Financial Business Informatics

Business Analytics4

Computer Engineering2, 10

Game & Entertainment Technology

Computer Engineering2, 10

Electrical Engineering2

Game Design & Development

Business Analytics4

Computer Engineering2, 10

Electrical Engineering2

Green Building & Sustainability

Computer Engineering2, 10

Electrical Engineering2

Mechanical Engineering2

Infocomm & Network Engineering Computer Engineering2, 10

Electrical Engineering2
Information Management Computer Engineering2, 10
Information Technology

Business Analytics4

Computer Engineering2, 10

Electrical Engineering2

Interactive Media Informatics Computer Engineering2, 10
Internet & Multimedia Development Computer Engineering2, 10
Mechatronics

Science (Physics)2, 7

Biomedical Engineering2

Electrical Engineering2

Mechanical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2

Microelectronics Electrical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2, 10
Mobile & Network Services

Business Analytics4

Computer Engineering2, 10

Electrical Engineering2

Mobile & Wireless Computing Computer Engineering2, 10
Pharmaceutical Science

Science (Chemistry)

Science (Food Science & Technology)2, 7

Science (Life Sciences)

Science (Pharmacy)2, 7

Dentistry

Medicine

Quality Engineering Mechanical Engineering2
Quality Engineering & Management Mechanical Engineering2
Telecommunications/ Media & Communication Technology
Electrical Engineering2

Computer Engineering2, 10
Veterinary Technology

Science (Food Science & Technology)2, 7

Science (Life Sciences)2

Medicine

Dentistry

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 certificate would be deemed as having met the Mathematics requirement.

* Certificate in University Preparatory Mathematics

ii) Applicants who do not fulfil the minimum GCE 'O' Level Elementary Mathematics requirement and do not have the certificate 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.

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

*Certificate in University Preparatory Mathematics

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.

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:

* Certificate in University Preparatory Mathematics

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