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

 

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

Biomedical Engineering#

A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry

Students without a Chemistry major B19 must read specified Chemistry bridging module(s)

No

Biomedical Engineering (Robotics Specialization)#

A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry

Students without a Chemistry major B19 must read specified Chemistry bridging module(s)

No

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

Chemical Engineering# A good major CAP in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics

No

Civil Engineering# A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry

No

Civil Engineering (Digitalization in Urban Infrastructure Specialization)# A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry

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

No

Computer Engineering (Robotics Specialization)#
(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

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

Yes

Electrical Engineering# A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry

No

Electrical Engineering (Internet of Things Specialization)# A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry

No

Electrical Engineering (Robotics Specialization)# A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry

No

Engineering Science# A good major CAP in Mathematics and Physics

No

Environmental Engineering# A good major CAP in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics

No

Environmental Engineering (Digitalization in Urban Infrastructure Specialization)# A good major CAP in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics

No

Environmental Studies A good major CAP in Mathematics and Biology or Chemistry

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

Industrial & Systems Engineering# A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry or Arts

No

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+ 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

Materials Science & Engineering# A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry

No

Mechanical Engineering# A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry

No

Mechanical Engineering (Aeronautical Engineering Specialisation)# A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry

No

Mechanical Engineering (Robotics Specialization)# A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry

No

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

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
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Please refer to https://fass.nus.edu.sg/ppe/ for details. Yes
Project & Facilities Management A good major CAP in either Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry

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 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’

 

Double & Concurrent Degree Course Subject prerequisites Selection test/interview

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

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)3

A good major CAP in Mathematics.

Yes

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

No

Economics & Law8

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

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

Arts & Social Sciences (NUS) and Arts (Sciences Po)7

Minimum prevailing admission criteria of Arts & Social Sciences

No

Specialization
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

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

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/programmes/sp/cdp/bcompis-msc/ for more information

4 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.

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

7Please refer to http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/nus-sciencespo/ for more information.

8Students will require a minimum of B+ grade for English modules, EL5101 and EL6103 to apply.