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 pre-requisites presented below are subject to changes every year. You are strongly encouraged to visit our website regularly for further updates

 

Single Degree Course Subject Pre-requisites Selection test/Interview
Architecture A good major CAP in either Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry

Yes

Business Administration A good major CAP in Mathematics

No

Business Administration (Accountancy) A good major CAP in Mathematics

No

Business Analytics A good major CAP in Mathematics

No

Computer Engineering#
(Jointly offered by Faculty of Engineering and School of Computing)
A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry

No

Computer Science Courses@ A good major CAP in Mathematics or Physics

No

Dentistry1 A good major CAP in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics

Yes

Engineering A good major CAP in Mathematics. Please refer to https://cde.nus.edu.sg/ for details.

No

Food Science and Technology A good major CAP in any two of the following: Chemistry or Biology or Physics or Computing Studies or Mathematics.

No

Humanities and Sciences Please refer to https://chs.nus.edu.sg/programmes/#prog-majors for details.

No

Industrial Design A good major CAP in Mathematics or Physics or Arts

Yes

Information Security A good major CAP in Mathematics or Physics

No

Information Systems^ A good major CAP in Mathematics

No

Landscape Architecture A good major CAP in either Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry

Yes

Law+2

For Graduation Cohort 2021 and beyond

A minimum of B+ grade for English modules, EL5131 AND EL6131 or SAT Test Critical Reading/Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 700 with at least C grade for EL5131 AND EL6131


For Graduation Cohort 2020 and earlier

A minimum of B+ grade for English modules, EL5101 AND EL6103 or SAT Test Critical Reading/Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 700 with at least C grade for EL5101 AND EL6103

Yes

Medicine1

A good major CAP in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics

Students applying for Medicine need to submit a portfolio to NUS Medicine Admissions Portal after completing their undergraduate admissions application.

Yes

Music

Application for the Music course has to be filled directly to the Conservatory. Please refer to https://www.ystmusic.nus.edu.sg/ for more information

Yes

Nursing A good major CAP in any two of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics

Yes

Pharmacy%

Very good Major CAP in Chemistry and in Biology or Physics or Mathematics

No

Pharmaceutical Science Very good Major CAP in Chemistry and in Biology or Physics or Mathematics No
Real Estate A good major CAP in either Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry

No


# Students without Physics Major need to have an 'O’ Level Physics or equivalent and would be required to take specified Physics bridging modules.

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

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

+Students will require a minimum grading of B+ for modules EL5101 and EL6103 (For Graduation Cohort 2020 and earlier) or EL5131 and EL6131 (Graduation Cohort 2021 and beyond) to apply.

% Students applying to Pharmacy should refer to https://pharmacy.nus.edu.sg/study/undergraduate/bachelor-of-pharmacy/ for important information on the ‘Fitness to Practice’.

1To be considered for Dentistry or Medicine, you must rank these courses as first or second choice. If Dentistry or Medicine is ranked as second choice, first choice needs to be an interview course. 

2To be considered for Law, you must rank this course as first, second or third choice. If Law is ranked as second choice or third choice, the course choice(s) ranked above need to be an interview course. 

Cross-Disciplinary Programme Subject Pre-requisites Selection test/Interview
Data Science and Economics A good major CAP in Mathematics. No
Environmental Studies Please refer to https://chs.nus.edu.sg/programmes/bes/ for details.

Students who do not have a major in Biology would be required to take the bridging module in Biology, LSM1301, upon successful admission to the programme.
No
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Please refer to https://chs.nus.edu.sg/programmes/ppe/ for details Yes

 

DDP / CDP / Double Major Programmes / Minor Programmes / Specialisation Programmes / Special Programmes Subject prerequisites Selection test/interview
Arts & Social Sciences (NUS) and Arts (Sciences Po) 7 Minimum prevailing admission criteria of Arts & Social Sciences No
Business Administration & Business Analytics A good major CAP in Mathematics No

Business Administration & Communications and New Media

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1

No

Business Administration & Computer Science courses

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.2

No

Business Administration & Information Systems

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.2

No

Business Administration & Law

For Graduation Cohort 2021 and beyond

A good major CAP in Mathematics AND A minimum of B+ grade for English modules, EL5131 AND EL6131 or SAT Test Critical Reading/Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 700 with at least C grade for EL5131 AND EL6131


For Graduation Cohort 2020 and earlier/u>

A good major CAP 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

A good major CAP in Mathematics.

Yes

Business Administration & Master of Science (Management)

A good major CAP in Mathematics.

Yes

Business Administration (Accountancy) & Master in Public Policy

A good major CAP in Mathematics.

Yes

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

A good major CAP in Mathematics.

Yes

Business Analytics & Economics

A good major CAP in Mathematics.

No

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

A good major CAP in Mathematics.

Yes

Economics & Business Administration Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.1

No

Economics & Law5

For Graduation Cohort 2021 and beyond

A good major CAP in Mathematics AND A minimum of B+ grade for English modules, EL5131 AND EL6131 or SAT Test Critical Reading/Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 700 with at least C grade for EL5131 AND EL6131


For Graduation Cohort 2020 and earlier

A good major CAP 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.4

No

Engineering & Economics

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of both courses.4

No

Computer Engineering & Business Administration 4 A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry No
Computer Engineering & Economics 4 A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry No
Information Systems & Economics A good major CAP in Mathematics No

Law & Master in Public Policy8

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 & Computer Science

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

No

Special Programmes
Subject prerequisites
Selection test / interview

Engineering & Medicine (Duke-NUS)

Will be considered for the Programme if admitted to an Engineering course6

Yes

Engineering Scholars Programme

Will be considered for the Programme if admitted to an Engineering course6

Yes

Double Major Programmes:
Please refer to here for the full list of Double Major Programmes. No
Minor Programmes:
Please refer to here for the full list of Minor Programmes. No
Specialisation Programmes
Subject prerequisites
Selection test / interview
Computer Engineering (Internet of Things Specialisation) 4 A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry No
Computer Engineering (Robotics Specialisation) 4 A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry No
Biomedical Engineering (Robotics Specialisation) A good major CAP in Mathematics No
Civil Engineering (Digitalization in Urban Infrastructure Specialisation) A good major CAP in Mathematics No
Electrical Engineering (Internet of Things Specialisation) A good major CAP in Mathematics No
Electrical Engineering (Robotics Specialisation) A good major CAP in Mathematics No
Environmental Engineering (Digitalization in Urban Infrastructure Specialisation) A good major CAP in Mathematics No
Mechanical Engineering (Aeronautical Engineering Specialisation) A good major CAP in Mathematics No
Mechanical Engineering (Robotics Specialisation) A good major CAP in Mathematics No

1 Minimum admission criteria for Business Administration or Business Administration (Accountancy) is a pass in Major subject in Mathematics.

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

3 Please refer to https://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/programmes/sp/cdp/bcomp-msc/ for more information

4 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.

5For Graduation Cohort 2021 and beyond, students will require a minimum of B+ grade for English modules, EL5131 and EL6131 to apply. For Graduation Cohort 2020 and earlier, students will require a minimum of B+ grade for English modules, EL5101 and EL6103 to apply.