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Here's a list of things you should know.

From important dates to admission requirements and Indicative Grade Profiles, you'll find relevant information about applications right here.

Application Period*
Polytechnic
Closing Date:
23 Feb 2021
Diploma
Singapore-Cambridge
Closing Date:
19 March 2021
A-Levels
International
Closing Date:
21 Feb 2021
Baccalaureate

*This gives you an idea of the application timeline. Actual dates will be updated for each new academic intake. For the latest dates, please refer to the NUS Office of Admissions.

 
Bachelor of Computing in
Computer Science

or

Singapore-Cambridge A-Levels:
H2 pass in Computing or Mathematics or Further Mathematics or Physics; OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics
Polytechnic Diplomas:
All Diplomas (except Advanced Diplomas/Specialist Diplomas/Certificate Courses)
NUS High School Diploma:
A good major CAP in Mathematics or Physics
International Baccalaureate Diploma:
Pass in HL Computer Science or MAA* or Physics; OR a good pass in SL MAA* or HL MAI**
Bachelor of Engineering in
Computer Engineering

(jointly offered with NUS Faculty of Engineering)

Singapore-Cambridge A-Levels:
H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics and either Physics*, Computing or Chemistry
 *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 module(s).
Polytechnic Diplomas:
Please refer to NUS Office of Admissions
NUS High School Diploma:
A good major CAP in Mathematics and either Physics# or Chemistry
#Students without Major subject in Physics need to have ‘O’ level Physics or equivalent and would be required to take specified Physics bridging modules.
International Baccalaureate Diploma:
Pass in HL MAA*; and HL Physics or Chemistry or Computer Science
Bachelor of Computing in
Information Systems
Singapore-Cambridge A-Levels:
H2 pass in Computing; OR a good pass in H1 Mathematics
Polytechnic Diplomas:
All Diplomas (except Advanced Diplomas/Specialist Diplomas/Certificate Courses)
NUS High School Diploma:
A good major CAP in Mathematics or Physics
International Baccalaureate Diploma:
Pass in HL Computer Science or MAA* or Physics; OR a good pass in SL MAA* or HL MAI**
Bachelor of Science in
Business Analytics
Singapore-Cambridge A-Levels:
H2 pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics

(an interdisciplinary programme in collaboration with NUS Business School, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Arts & Social Science, Faculty of Engineering)

Polytechnic Diplomas:
Please refer to NUS Office of Admissions
NUS High School Diploma:
A good major CAP in Mathematics
International Baccalaureate Diploma:
Pass in HL MAA*

*MAA denotes Mathematics Analysis and Approaches for candidates writing International Baccalaureate Programme Examination from May 2021 onwards.

**MAI denotes Mathematics Applications and Interpretation for candidates writing International Baccalaureate Programme Examination from May 2021 onwards.

Indicative Grade Profile and First Choice Bonus Points Scheme

Applicants with Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Levels and Local Polytechnic Diploma qualifications may refer to the Indicative Grade Profiles provided for previous intakes' admissions grades.

 

Under the First Choice Bonus Points Scheme, bonus points will be awarded for your first choice of course at NUS. This scheme is for applicants with Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Levels, Polytechnic Diploma, NUS High School Diploma, and International Baccalaureate qualifications.

Aptitude Based Admissions

Don’t worry if your grades don't match the most recently published Indicative Grade Profiles — there are places set aside for applicants who demonstrate a strong interest or aptitude for their preferred programmes.

 

Factors besides academic grades will be considered, such as demonstrated ability and interest, work experience, leadership, community service and exceptional talent, subject to a minimum level of academic competence.

More Information

Please visit NUS Admissions website for more information.