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Notification of Grade Profiles and Course Places for Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-levels and Local Polytechnic Diploma Applicants for the AY2014/2015 NUS Undergraduate Admissions Exercise

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The University provides the following notification of grade profiles and course places to enable prospective applicants to make informed choices in their application for admission to NUS undergraduate courses.

  • Representative grade profiles of the 10th and 90th percentiles of applicants offered places in AY 2013/2014 for applicants holding Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-level qualifications are shown in Table 1. The grade profiles refer to the grades scored by Singapore-Cambridge A-level applicants in their three H2 and one H1 subjects. For the purpose of this notification, Grade C is assumed for both General Paper (GP) and Project Work (PW) in determining the grade profiles. Please note that certain courses may require grades higher than Grade C for GP. Please refer to Table 1 for the Grade Profiles of the 10th and 90th percentiles of A-level applicants offered places for courses at NUS in AY 2013/2014.

  • Representative polytechnic Grade Point Averages (GPA) of the 10th and 90th percentiles of local polytechnic applicants offered places for courses at NUS in AY 2013/2014 are shown in Table 2. Please note that in addition to the Polytechnic GPA, the Singapore-Cambridge O-level results of polytechnic applicants are also taken into account for university admissions. Please refer to Table 2 for the Polytechnic GPAs of the 10th and 90th percentiles of polytechnic applicants offered places for courses at NUS in AY 2013/2014.

  • The number of course places taken up NUS for AY 2013/2014 is shown in Table 3. It is important to note that the number of course places changes from year to year.

  • Applicants seeking admission in AY2014/2015 can expect competition to be keener for courses with more stringent grade requirements and fewer places. In using the tables below, please note the following:

  • The grade profiles, GPAs and course places may vary from year to year, depending on the number and performance of applicants and the number of places available.

  • Meeting the previous year’s grade/GPA scores of a course does NOT guarantee admission to that course for AY2014/2015.

  • The courses marked with an asterisk (*) are those where additional assessments such as interviews, selection tests, and portfolios are required.



•    Certain courses may have specific subject requirements. Details can be found at NUS Admissions website.

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1    These provide an indication of the grade profiles for the majority of applicants admitted in AY 2013/2014. There could be other equivalent profiles for each course. For example, a grade profile of ABC/C could be considered to be broadly equivalent to BBB/C, unless there are other pre-requisites.

 


Table 1: Grade Profiles of the 10th and 90th percentiles of A-Level Applicants offered places for courses at NUS in Academic Year 2013-20142


NUS Courses

Representative Grade Profile
3H2/1H1

10th percentile
90th percentile
Faculty of Law
Law*
AAA/A
AAA/A
School of Medicine
Medicine*
AAA/A
AAA/A
Nursing*
CCC/B
AAA/C
Faculty of Dentistry
Dentistry*
AAA/A
AAA/A
School of Design & Environment
Architecture*
AAB/C
AAA/A
Industrial Design*
BBB/C
AAA/A
Project & Facilities Management
BBC/B
AAB/C
Real Estate
BBB/C
AAA/C
Faculty of Engineering
Engineering
BBC/C
AAA/A
Bioengineering
BCC/B
AAA/A
Chemical Engineering
AAB/C
AAA/A
Civil Engineering
BBC/C
AAA/A
Electrical Engineering
BCC/B
AAA/A
Environment Engineering
BCC/B
AAB/B
Engineering Science
BBC/C
AAA/A
Industrial & Systems Engineering
ABB/B
AAA/A
Materials Science & Engineering
BCC/B
AAA/A
Mechanical Engineering
BCC/B
AAA/A
School of Computing
Computing (Business Analytics)
AAB/B
AAA/A
Computing (Computer Science)
BBB/C
AAA/A
Computing (Information Systems)
AAB/B
AAA/A
Faculty of Engineering & School of Computing    
Computer Engineering
BCC/B
AAA/B
Faculty of Science
Pharmacy
AAA/A
AAA/A
Science
BBC/B
AAA/A
School of Business
Business Admin
AAA/B
AAA/A
Business Admin (Accountancy)
AAA/A
AAA/A
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Arts & Social Sciences
ABB/C
AAA/A
Arts & Social Sciences (MT related)
BBC/B
ABB/C
Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies
AAB/B
AAA/A


* Courses that require interview &/or test.

2 Double degrees are excluded from the table.




Table 2: Polytechnic GPAs of the 10th and 90th percentiles of Polytechnic Applicants offered places for courses at NUS in Academic Year 2013/20143

NUS Courses
Representative Grade Profile Polytechnic GPAs
10th percentile
90th percentile
Faculty of Law
Law*
#
#
School of Medicine
Medicine*
#
#
Nursing*
3.56
3.96
Faculty of Dentistry
Dentistry*
#
#
School of Design & Environment
Architecture*
3.69
3.98
Industrial Design*
3.57
3.99
Project & Facilities Management
3.66
3.89
Real Estate
3.65
3.87
Faculty of Engineering
Bioengineering
3.79
4.00
Chemical Engineering
3.88
4.00
Civil Engineering
3.74
4.00
Electrical Engineering
3.69
3.97
Environment Engineering
3.66
3.93
Engineering Science
 #
#
Industrial & Systems Engineering
 #
 #
Materials Science & Engineering
#
#
Mechanical Engineering
3.75
3.97
School of Computing
Computing (Business Analytics)
3.68
3.93
Computing (Computer Science)
3.61
3.97
Computing (Information Systems)
3.59
3.95
Faculty of Engineering & School of Computing    
Computer Engineering
3.68
3.94
Faculty of Science
Pharmacy
3.89
4.00
Science (Chemistry)
3.72
3.97
Science (Computational Biology)
#
#
Applied Science (Food Science & Technology)
3.82
3.97
Science (Life Sciences)
3.73
3.98
Science (Physics)
3.83
3.93
School of Business
Business Admin
3.82
3.99
Business Admin (Accountancy)
3.86
4.00
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Arts & Social Sciences
3.68
3.89
Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies
3.77
4.00

 

* Courses that require interview &/or test
# No representative GPA is shown as the sample size is small.
3 Double Degrees are excluded from the table.

 

Table 3: Total number of NUS course places taken up in Academic Year 2013/20144

NUS Courses
Course Places
Faculty of Law
Law*
244
School of Medicine
Medicine*
300
Nursing*
115
Faculty of Dentistry
Dentistry*
54
School of Design & Environment
Architecture*
146
Industrial Design*
41
Project & Facilities Management
127
Real Estate
132
Faculty of Engineering
Engineering
81
Bioengineering
91
Chemical Engineering
310
Civil Engineering
108
Electrical Engineering
210
Environment Engineering
91
Engineering Science
43
Industrial & Systems Engineering
115
Materials Science & Engineering
56
Mechanical Engineering
296
School of Computing
Computing
399
School of Computing & Faculty of Engineering
Computer Engineering
112
Faculty of Science
Pharmacy
209
Science
1,081
School of Business
Business Admin
485
Business Admin (Accountancy)
220
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Arts & Social Sciences
1,562
Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies
68
 

 

* Courses that require interview &/or test
4 Double Degrees are excluded from the table.