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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.

Singapore-Cambridge 'A' Levels


'A' level and Mature applicants (with H1/H2 results)

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(a) Single Degree Course

Single Degree Course Subject prerequisites Selection
test /
interview
Architecture H1 pass in Chemistry or Mathematics or Physics; OR pass in 'O' level Additional Mathematics.
Yes
Arts and Social Sciences* Refer to http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/subject-prerequisites.html for respective subject
No
Biomedical Engineering# H2 pass in 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
No
Chemical Engineering# H2 pass in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.
No
Civil Engineering# H2 pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.
No
Computer Engineering# (Jointly Conducted by Faculty of Engineering & School of Computing) H2 pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.
No
Computing (Computer Science courses)
H2 pass in Computing or Mathematics or Physics; OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics.
No
Computing (Information Systems courses) H2 pass in Computing; OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics.
No
Dentistry H2 pass in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics.
Yes
Electrical Engineering# H2 pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.
No
Engineering# (common) H2 pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.
No
Engineering Science H2 pass in Mathematics and Physics.
No
Environmental Engineering# H2 pass in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.
No
Environmental Studies H1 pass in Mathematics and H2 pass in either Biology or Chemistry.
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 and either Physics or Chemistry.
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 score of 700 accompanied by a minimum E grade for GP/KI.
Yes
Materials Science & Engineering# H2 pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.
No
Mechanical Engineering# H2 pass in 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 to http://music.nus.edu.sg for more information.
Yes
Nursing Pass in any two of the following H2 subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Physics and Mathematics.
Yes
Pharmacy Very Good Pass in H2 Chemistry and
Very Good Pass in either H2 Biology or H2 Physics or H2 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 and Mathematics.
Please refer to www.science.nus.edu.sg for 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 and http://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.

 

(b) Double & Concurrent Degree Programmes / Specialisations:

Double & Concurrent Degree Programmes / Specialisations Subject prerequisites Selection test / interview
Double & Concurrent Degree Programmes:
Business Administration & Communications and New Media Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1
No
Business Administration (Accountancy) & Communications and New Media Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1
No
Business Administration & Computing (Computer Science courses)
H2 pass in Computing or Mathematics or Physics; OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics.2
No
Business Administration & Computing (Information Systems courses)
H2 pass in Computing; OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics.2
No
Business Administration (Accountancy) & Computing (Computer Science courses) H2 pass in Computing, Mathematics or Physics; OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics.2
No
Business Administration (Accountancy) & Computing (Information Systems courses) 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 score of 700 accompanied by a minimum E grade for GP/KI.
Yes
Business Administration (Accountancy) & 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 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 (Accountancy) & 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 of Science (Management) H1 pass in Mathematics or pass in O Level Additional Mathematics.
Yes
Computing (Computer Science) & Master of Entertainment Technology (Carnegie Mellon University) H2 pass in Computing or Mathematics or Physics; OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics.3
Yes
Computing (Computational Biology) & Scientiae Magister in Computer Science-Computational Biology track (Brown University) H2 pass in Computing or Mathematics or Physics; OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics.4
Yes
Computing (Computer Science) & Grad Scientiae Magistri (Scientia Computatoria) (Brown University) H2 pass in Computing or Mathematics or Physics; OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics.5
Yes
Computing (Information Systems Courses) and Master of Philosophy in Management (Cambridge University) H2 pass in Computing; OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics.6
Yes
Computing (Information Systems Courses) and Master of Science (Management) (NUS) H2 pass in Computing; OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics7
Yes
Computing (Electronic Commerce) and MS in Engineering and Technology Innovation Management (Carnegie Mellon University) H2 pass in Computing; OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics.8
Yes
Economics & Business Administration
Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1
No
Economics & Business Administration (Accountancy)
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 score of 700 accompanied by a minimum E grade for GP/KI.
Yes
Engineering & Business Administration Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.9
No
Engineering & Business Administration (Accountancy) Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.9
No
Engineering & Economics Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.9
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 score of 700 accompanied by a minimum E grade for GP/KI AND H2 pass in Biology, Chemistry and either 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 score of 700 accompanied by a minimum E grade for GP/KI.
Yes
Mathematics/Applied Mathematics & Computer Science An A grade in H2 Mathematics AND a good grade in H2 Computing or Physics or Chemistry or Biology.
No
Specialisation:
Mechanical Engineering (Aeronautical Engineering Specialisation) H2 pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry. 10
No

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_carnegie_CS.html for more information.

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

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

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

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

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

9 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.

10 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 and Mature applicants (with 'A'/'AO' results)

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(a) Single Degree Course

Single Degree Course Subject prerequisites Selection test / interview

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

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

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

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

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

No

Computing (Computer Science courses)

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

No

Computing (Information Systems courses) 'A'-Level pass in either Computing or Mathematics.
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

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 Studies 'AO'-Level pass in Mathematics and 'A'-Level pass in Biology or Chemistry.

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

Law

Good overall 'A' level results, including at least a B3 grade or better in General Paper (GP); or a minimum SAT Critical Reading 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

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

Very Good 'A'-Level Pass in Chemistry and
Very Good 'A'-Level Pass in either 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

* 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 and http://www.science.nus.edu.sg for more information.

# 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.

(b) Double & Concurrent Degree Programmes / Specialisations:

Double & Concurrent Degree Programmes / Specialisations Subject prerequisites Selection test / interview
Double & Concurrent Degree Programmes

Business Administration & Communications and New Media

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1

No

Business Administration (Accountancy) & Communications and New Media

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1

No

Business Administration and Computing (Computer Science courses)

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

No

Business Administration and Computing (Information Systems courses)

A-Level pass in either Computing or Mathematics. 2

No

Business Administration (Accountancy) and Computing (Computer Science courses) 'A-Level pass in Computing or Mathematics or Physics. 2

No

Business Administration (Accountancy) and Computing (Information Systems courses) 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 score of 700 and a C6 grade for GP.

Yes

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

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

Yes

Computing (Computer Science) & Master of Entertainment Technology (Carnegie Mellon University)

'A-Level pass in Computing or Mathematics or Physics. 3

Yes

Computing (Computational Biology) & Scientiae Magister in Computer Science-Computational Biology track (Brown University) 'A-Level pass in Computing or Mathematics or Physics. 4

Yes

Computing (Computer Science) & Grad Scientiae Magistri (Scientia Computatoria) (Brown University) 'A-Level pass in Computing or Mathematics or Physics. 5

Yes

Computing (Information Systems Courses) and Master of Philosophy in Management (Cambridge University) A-Level pass in either Computing or Mathematics.6

Yes

Computing (Information Systems courses) and Master of Science (Management) (NUS)

A-Level pass in either Computing or Mathematics.7
Yes
Computing (Electronic Commerce) and MS in Engineering and Technology Innovation Management (Carnegie Mellon University)

H2 pass in Computing; OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics. 8

Yes
Economics & Business Administration Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1
No
Economics & Business Administration (Accountancy)

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 score of 700 and a C6 grade for GP.

Yes

Engineering & Business Administration

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.9

No

Engineering & Business Administration (Accountancy)

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.9

No

Engineering & Economics

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.9

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 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 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 Mathematics AND a good grade in 'A'-level for Computing or Physics or Chemistry or Biology or Physical Science.
No
Specialisation:

Mechanical Engineering (Aeronautical Engineering Specialisation)

'A'-Level pass in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.10

No

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_carnegie_CS.html for more information.

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

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

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

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

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

9 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.

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

Polytechnic Diplomas from Singapore

Local polytechnic applicants (regardless of nationality) will be considered for admission if their Diplomas are relevant and accredited to the NUS course. However, there are certain undergraduate courses that are open to all applicants presenting a local polytechnic diploma..

The list of Polytechnic Diplomas accredited for NUS courses is provided below.

NUS High School Diploma


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(a) Single Degree Programmes

Degree Course Subject prerequisites Selection test / interview
Architecture Major CAP of 2.0 in either Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry
Yes
Arts and Social Sciences * Please refer to http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/subject-prerequisites.htmlfor respective subjects
No
Biomedical Engineering

Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry

Students without a Chemistry major B19 must read specified Chemistry bridging module(s)
No
Business Administration Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics
No
Business Administration (Accountancy) Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics
No
Business Analytics Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics
No
Chemical Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics #
No
Civil Engineering Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics and either Physics # or Chemistry
No
Computer Engineering
(Jointly offered by Faculty of Engineering and School of Computing)
Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics and either Physics # or Chemistry
No
Computing (Computer Science courses) Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics
No
Computing (Information System courses) Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics
No
Dentistry

Major CAP of at least 2.0 in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics

CAP of at least 1.0 in one other major and in English Programme and Research Project
Yes
Electrical Engineering Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics and either Physics # or Chemistry
No
Engineering (Common) Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics and either Physics # or Chemistry
No
Engineering Science Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics and Physics
No
Environmental Engineering Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics #
No
Environmental Studies Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics and Biology or Chemistry
No
Industrial Design Major CAP of 2.0  in Chemistry or Mathematics or Physics
Yes
Industrial & Systems Engineering Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics and either Physics # or Chemistry
No
Law A minimum of B+ grade for English modules, EL5101 AND EL6103 or SAT Test Critical Reading score of at least 700 with at least C grade for EL5101 AND EL6103 ^
Yes
Materials Science & Engineering Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics and either Physics # or Chemistry
No
Mechanical Engineering Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics and either Physics # or Chemistry
No
Medicine

Major CAP of at least 2.0 in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics

CAP of at least 1.0 in one other major and in English Programme and Research Project
Yes
Music

Application for the Music course has to be filled directly to the Conservatory.

Please refer to http://music.nus.edu.sg for more information
Yes
Nursing Major CAP of at least 2.0 in any two of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics
Yes
Pharmacy

Major CAP of at least 4.0 in Chemistry and in either Biology or Physics or Mathematics

No
Project & Facilities Management Major CAP of 2.0 in either Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry
No
Real Estate Major CAP of 2.0 in either Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry
No
Science *

Major CAP of at least 2.0 in any two of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics

Please refer to http://www.science.nus.edu.sg for 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 and http://www.science.nus.edu.sg for more information.

#  Students without Major subject in Physics need to have ‘O’ level Physics or equivalent and would be required to take specified Physics bridging modules

^ Students who have graduated before 2010, and are applying for Law are to have a minimum B+ for EL5102 or SAT Test Critical Reading score of at least 700 with minimum C for EL5102

(b) Double & Concurrent Degree Programmes/ Specialisation

Degree Course Subject prerequisites Selection test / interview

Business Administration & Communications and New Media

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1

No

Business Administration (Accountancy) & Communications and New Media

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1

No

Business Administration & Computing (Computer Science courses)

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.2

No

Business Administration & Computing (Information Systems courses)

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.2

No

Business Administration (Accountancy) & Computing (Computer Science courses) Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.2

No

Business Administration (Accountancy) & Computing (Information Systems courses) Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.2

No

Business Administration & Law

Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics AND A minimum of B+ grade for English modules, EL5101 AND EL6103 OR SAT Test Critical Reading score of at least 700 with at least C grade for EL5101 and EL6103.

Yes

Business Administration (Accountancy) & Law

Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics AND A minimum of B+ grade for English modules, EL5101 AND EL6103 OR SAT Test Critical Reading score of at least 700 with at least C grade for EL5101 and EL6103.

Yes

Business Administration & Master in Public Policy

Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics.

Yes

Business Administration (Accountancy) & Master in Public Policy

Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics.

Yes

Business Administration & Master of Science (Management)

Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics.

Yes

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

Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics.

Yes

Computing (Computer Science) & Master of Entertainment Technology (Carnegie Mellon University)

Major CAP of 2.0 in either Mathematics or Physics.3

Yes

Computing (Computational Biology) & Scientiae Magister in Computer Science- Computational Biology track (Brown University) Major CAP of 2.0 in either Mathematics or Physics.4
Yes
Computing (Computer Science) & Grad Scientiae Magistri (Scientia Computatoria) (Brown University) Major CAP of 2.0 in either Mathematics or Physics.5
Yes
Computing (Information Systems) and Master of Philosophy in Management (Cambridge University) Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics.6
Yes
Computing (Information Systems) and Master of Science (Management) (NUS) Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics.7
Yes
Computing (Electronic Commerce) and MS in Engineering and Technology Innovation Management (Carnegie Mellon University) Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics.8
Yes
Economics & Business Administration Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1
No
Economics & Business Adnimistration (Accountancy) Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1
No

Economics & Law

Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics AND A minimum of B+ grade for English modules, EL5101 AND EL6103 OR SAT Test Critical Reading score of at least 700 with at least C grade for EL5101 and EL6103.

Yes

Engineering & Business Administration

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.9

No

Engineering & Business Administration (Accountancy)

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.9

No

Engineering & Economics

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.9

No

Law & Life Sciences

A minimum of B+ grade for English modules, EL5101 AND EL6103 OR SAT Test Critical Reading score of at least 700 with at least C grade for EL5101 and EL6103 AND Major CAP of at least 2.0 in Biology, Chemistry, and either Mathematics or Physics.

Yes

Law & Master in Public Policy

A minimum of B+ grade for English modules, EL5101 AND EL6103 OR SAT Test Critical Reading score of at least 700 with at least C grade for EL5101 and EL6103.

Yes

Mathematics / Applied Mathematics & Computer Science

A good CAP in Major Mathematics AND a good CAP in Major Physics, Chemistry or Biology

No

Mechanical Engineering (Aeronautical Engineering Specialisation) Major CAP of 2.0 in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.10
No

1 Minimum admission criteria for Business Administration or Business Administration (Accountancy) is a pass in Minor subject in Mathematics or pass in 'O' Level Additional Mathematics.
As the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers 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_carnegie_CS.html for more information.

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

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

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

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

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

9 Minimum admission criteria for Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering courses is pass in Major subject in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics. Students without Major subject in 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 Major subject in 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.

10 Students without Major subject in Physics need to have 'O' Level Physics or its equivalent and would be required to take Physics bridging modules.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma


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(a) Single Degree Course

Degree Course Subject prerequisites Selection test / interview
Architecture Pass in SL Mathematics or Chemistry or Physics
Yes
Arts and Social Sciences * Please refer to http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/subject-prerequisites.html for respective subjects
No
Biomedical Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and either HL Physics # or Chemistry.

Those without a HL pass in Chemistry will have to read the Chemistry Bridging Module (CM1417) in the 1st year.

No
Business Administration Pass in SL Mathematics
No
Business Administration (Accountancy) Pass in SL Mathematics
No
Business Analytics Pass in HL Mathematics
No
Chemical Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics #
No
Civil Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and either HL Physics # or Chemistry
No
Computer Engineering
(Jointly offered by Faculty of Engineering and School of Computing)
Pass in HL Mathematics and either HL Physics # or Chemistry
No
Computing (Computer Science courses) Pass in HL Computer Science/Mathematics/Physics; OR good pass in SL Mathematics
No
Computing (Information System courses) Pass in HL Computer Science; OR a good pass in SL Mathematics
No
Dentistry Pass in HL Chemistry and either HL Biology or Physics
Yes
Electrical Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and either HL Physics # or Chemistry
No
Engineering (Common) Pass in HL Mathematics and either HL Physics # or Chemistry
No
Engineering Science Pass in HL Mathematics and Physics
No
Environmental Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics #
No
Environmental Studies Pass in SL Mathematics and HL Biology or Chemistry
No
Industrial Design Pass in SL Mathematics or Chemistry or Physics
Yes
Industrial & Systems Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and either HL Physics # or Chemistry
No
Law At least a grading of 5 points in SL English or SAT Critical Reading score of 700 accompanied by a minimum grading of 4 points for SL English.
Yes
Materials Science & Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and either HL Physics # or Chemistry
No
Mechanical Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and either HL Physics # or Chemistry
No
Medicine Pass in HL Chemistry and either HL Biology or Physics
Yes
Music Application for the Music course has to be filled directly to the Conservatory. Please refer to http://music.nus.edu.sg for more information
Yes
Nursing Pass in any two of the following HL subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Physics, and Mathematics
Yes
Pharmacy

Very Good Pass in HL Chemistry and
Very Good Pass in either HL Biology or HL Physics or HL Mathematics

No
Project & Facilities Management Pass in SL Chemistry or Mathematics or Physics
No
Real Estate Pass in SL Chemistry or Mathematics or Physics
No
Science * Pass in any two of the following HL subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Physics and Mathematics. Please refer to http://www.science.nus.edu.sg for 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 and http://www.science.nus.edu.sg for more information.

#Students without SL or HL Physics need to have 'O' level Physics or equivalent and would be required to take specified Physics bridging modules.

(b) Double/ Concurrent Degree Programmes

Degree Course Subject prerequisites Selection test / interview

Business Administration & Communications and New Media

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1

No

Business Administration (Accountancy) & Communications and New Media

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1

No

Business Administration & Computing (Computer Science courses)

Pass in HL Computer Science/ Mathematics/ Physics; OR a good pass in SL Mathematics2

No

Business Administration & Computing (Information Systems courses)

Pass in HL Computer Science; OR a good pass in SL Mathematics2

No

Business Administration (Accountancy) & Computing (Computer Science courses) Pass in HL Computer Science/ Mathematics/ Physics; OR a good pass in SL Mathematics2

No

Business Administration (Accountancy) & Computing (Information Systems courses) Pass in HL Computer Science; OR a good pass in SL Mathematics2

No

Business Administration & Law

Pass in SL Mathematics OR pass in O Level Additional Mathematics, AND at least a grading of 5 points in SL English; or SAT Critical Reading score of 700 accompanied by a minimum grading of 4 points for SL English.

Yes

Business Administration (Accountancy) & Law

Pass in SL Mathematics OR pass in O Level Additional Mathematics, AND at least a grading of 5 points in SL English; or SAT Critical Reading score of 700 accompanied by a minimum grading of 4 points for SL English.

Yes

Business Administration & Master in Public Policy

Pass in SL Mathematics or pass in 'O' Level Additional Mathematics.

Yes

Business Administration (Accountancy) & Master in Public Policy

Pass in SL Mathematics or pass in 'O' Level Additional Mathematics.

Yes

Business Administration & Master of Science (Management)

Pass in SL Mathematics or pass in O Level Additional Mathematics.

Yes

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

Pass in SL Mathematics or pass in O Level Additional Mathematics.

Yes

Computing (Computer Science) & Master of Entertainment Technology (Carnegie Mellon University)

Pass in HL Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics; OR a good pass in SL Mathematics.3

Yes

Computing (Computational Biology) & Scientiae Magister in Computer Science- Computational Biology track (Brown University) Pass in HL Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics; OR a good pass in SL Mathematics.4
Yes
Computing (Computer Science) & Grad Scientiae Magistri (Scientia Computatoria) (Brown University) Pass in HL Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics; OR a good pass in SL Mathematics.5
Yes
Computing (Information Systems) and Master of Philosophy in Management (Cambridge University) Pass in HL Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics; OR a good pass in SL Mathematics.6
Yes
Computing (Information Systems) and Master of Science (Management) (NUS) Pass in HL Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics; OR a good pass in SL Mathematics.7
Yes
Computing (Electronic Commerce) and MS in Engineering and Technology Innovation Management (Carnegie Mellon University) Pass in HL Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics; OR a good pass in SL Mathematics.8
Yes
Economics & Business Administration Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1
No
Economics & Business Adnimistration (Accountancy) Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1
No

Economics & Law

Pass in HL Mathematics AND at least a grading of 5 points in SL English; or SAT Critical Reading score of 700 accompanied by a minimum grading of 4 points for SL English.

Yes

Engineering & Business Administration

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.9

No

Engineering & Business Administration (Accountancy)

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.9

No

Engineering & Economics

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.9

No

Law & Life Sciences

At least a grading of 5 points in SL English; or SAT Critical Reading score of 700 accompanied by a minimum grading of 4 points for SL English AND Pass in HL Biology, HL Chemistry and either HL Mathematics or HL Physics.

Yes

Law & Master in Public Policy

At least a grading of 5 points in SL English; or SAT Critical Reading score of 700 accompanied by a minimum grading of 4 points for SL English

Yes

Mathematics / Applied Mathematics & Computer Science

A good grade in HL Mathematics AND a good grade in HL Computer Science or Physics or Chemistry or Biology.

No

Mechanical Engineering (Aeronautical Engineering Specialisation) Pass in HL Mathematics and either HL Physics or Chemistry.10  

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 offers 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_carnegie_CS.html for more information.

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

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

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

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

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

9 Minimum admission criteria for Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering courses is pass in HL Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics. Students without SL or HL 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 SL or HL 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 offers many subjects which may require further subject prerequisites, please refer to their respective website at http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg for more information.

10 Students without SL and HL Physics need to have 'O' Level Physics or its equivalent and would be required to take Physics bridging modules.

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Course Selection for Prerequisites
Architecture Year 12 or higher level pass in Chemistry or Mathematics or Physics or Physical Science.
Arts and Social Sciences* Refer to http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/subject-prerequisites.htmlfor respective subjects.
Biomedical Engineering Year 12 or higher level pass in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry.
Business Administration Year 12 or higher level pass in Mathematics.
Business Administration (Accountancy) Year 12 or higher level pass in Mathematics.
Business Analytics (Offered by School of Computing) Year 12 or higher level pass in Mathematics.
Chemical Engineering Year 12 or higher level pass in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
Civil Engineering Year 12 or higher level pass in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry.
Computer Engineering
(Jointly offered by Faculty of Engineering and School of Computing)
Year 12 or higher level pass in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry.
Computer Science courses
Year 12 or higher level pass in Mathematics.
Dentistry Year 12 or higher level pass in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics.
Electrical Engineering Year 12 or higher level pass in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry.
Engineering Science Year 12 or higher level pass in Mathematics and Physics.
Environmental Engineering Year 12 or higher level pass in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics
Environmental Studies Year 12 or higher level pass in Mathematics and Biology or Chemistry.
Industrial Design Year 12 or higher level pass in Chemistry or Mathematics or Physics.
Industrial & System Engineering Year 12 or higher level pass in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry.
Information Security Year 12 or higher level pass in Mathematics.
Information Systems Year 12 or higher level pass in Mathematics.
Law A high level of proficiency in the English Language (e.g. General Paper B3, IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 600 or SAT Critical reading score of 700 or AP English Language Grade 4).
Materials Science & Engineering Year 12 or higher level pass in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry.
Mechanical Engineering Year 12 or higher level pass in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry.
Medicine
Year 12 or higher level pass in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics.
Nursing Year 12 or higher level pass in any two of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Physics, Physical Science, either Mathematics or Further Mathematics.
Pharmacy

Strong Year 12 pass or strong higher-level pass in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics or Mathematics

Project & Facilities Management Year 12 or higher level pass in Chemistry or Mathematics or Physics.
Real Estate Year 12 or higher level pass in Chemistry or Mathematics or Physics.

Science*
Year 12 or higher level pass in any two of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Physics, Physical Science, either Mathematics or Further Mathematics.

* 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 and http://www.science.nus.edu.sg for more information.

Owing to limited places in the courses of Dentistry and Medicine, only candidates who have submitted actual results by their respective application closing dates will be considered. If you have been shortlisted, you will be notified via email to attend additional tests and / or interviews conducted at the University in April / May each year to assess your suitability for the courses.