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University admissions under new A Level Curriculum

 

 

Annex D: IB Subject Requirements by Faculties

 

NTU Courses

Course

Minimum subject requirement

Selection test / interview

Accountancy Pass in SL Mathematics on a selective basis
Aerospace Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics or HL Chemistry or HL Biology and a pass in SL Physics or equivalent +  
Art, Design & Media Candidates are required to submit 3 items:(i) a video tape, DVD disk or CDROM containing a 10 minute (no longer) personal explanation/performance demonstrating why you should be admitted into the BFA. (ii) a short written explanation in English of no more than 400 words as to why you should be allowed to enter the BFA. (iii) A set of 5 photographs taken by you of any subject. No accompanying explanation necessary. In addition, pass in SL Mathematics. Yes (Faculty test)
Arts (Education) * Pass in SL Mathematics and SL English Language (A1) Yes
Bioengineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics or HL Chemistry or HL Biology and a pass in SL Physics or equivalent +  
Biological Sciences Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics or HL Chemistry or HL Biology and a pass in SL Biology or equivalent @ Yes for selected candidates only
Biomedical Sciences Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics or HL Chemistry or HL Biology and a pass in SL Chinese (A1)  
Business Pass in SL Mathematics on a selective basis
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Chemistry and a pass in SL Physics or equivalent  
Chemistry Pass in HL Chemistry and SL Mathematics or SL Physics  
Chinese Pass in HL Chinese or good pass in SL Chinese (A1)  
Civil Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics or HL Chemistry or HL Biology and a pass in SL Physics or equivalent +  
Communication Studies Good pass in SL English (A1) Yes for shortlisted candidates only
Computer Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics or HL Chemistry or HL Biology and a pass in SL Physics or equivalent +  
Computer Science Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics or HL Chemistry or HL Biology and a pass in SL Physics or equivalent +  
Economics Pass in SL Mathematics  
Electrical & Electronic Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics or HL Chemistry or HL Biology and a pass in SL Physics or equivalent +  
Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics or HL Chemistry or HL Biology and a pass in SL Physics or equivalent +  
English A good pass in SL English (A1)  
Environmental Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics or HL Chemistry or HL Biology and a pass in SL Physics or equivalent +  
Maritime Studies Pass in SL Mathematics and a pass in a SL Science subject  
Materials Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics or HL Chemistry or HL Biology and a pass in SL Physics or equivalent +  
Mathematics Pass in HL Mathematics  
Mechanical Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics or HL Chemistry or HL Biology and a pass in SL Physics or equivalent +  
Physical Sciences Pass in HL Chemistry or HL Physics and SL Mathematics  
Physics Pass in HL Physics and SL Mathematics  
Psychology Pass in SL Mathematics  
Science (Education) * Pass in SL Mathematics and SL English Language (A1) Yes
Sociology Good pass in SL English (A1)  

* These courses offer many subjects which may require further subject prerequisites. Please refer to the NTU undergraduate prospectus and website for details.
+ Pass in SL Physics is only applicable to applicants without a pass in HL Physics.
@ Pass in SL Biology is only applicable to applicants without a pass in HL Biology.


NUS Courses

Degree Minimum Subject Requirement
School of Design & Envir
BA(Architecture) Pass in SL Mathematics* or Chemistry or Physics
BA(Industrial Design) Pass in SL Mathematics or Chemistry or Physics
BSc(Building)

BSc(Real Estate

Pass in SL Mathematics or Chemistry or Physics
School of Computing
Bachelor of Computing (Computer Engineering) Pass in SL Mathematics and Physics
Bachelor of Computing Pass in SL Mathematics
NUS Business School
Bachelor of Business Administration Pass in SL Mathematics
Faculty of Law
Bachelor of Laws Pass in SL English
Faculty of Science
Bachelor of Science/ Bachelor of Science (Hons) Bachelor of Applied Science/ Bachelor of Applied Science (Hons) HL passes in any two of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Physics, Mathematics

 

Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) /Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) (Hons) HL passes in Biology and Chemistry
Faculty of Medicine
Bachelor of Medicine/ Bachelor of Surgery Pass in HL Chemistry and either pass in HL Biology or HL Physics and pass in another HL subject
Faculty of Dentistry
Bachelor of Dental Surgery Pass in HL Chemistry and either pass in HL Biology or HL Physics and pass in another HL subject
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/ Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) Passes in at least 2 subjects at HL level
Faculty of Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours):
Common Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics
BioEngineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics
Chemical Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Chemistry; and Pass in SL Physics
Civil Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics
Computer Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics
Electrical Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics
Environmental Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Chemistry; and Pass in SL Physics
Industrial & Systems Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and SL Physics
Materials Science and Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics
Mechanical Engineering Pass in HL Mathematics and HL Physics

*IB offers 3 mathematics courses at the Standard Level: Further Mathematics, Mathematical Methods and Mathematical Studies. Faculties are currently reviewing the suitable mathematical subject for their programmes

* These courses offer many subjects which may require further subject prerequisites. Please refer to the website for details.
+ Pass in SL Physics is only applicable to applicants without a pass in HL Physics.
@ Pass in SL Biology is only applicable to applicants without a pass in HL Biology.

 

Source: National University of Singapore Press Release 16 May 2005

 

 

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