UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 2023/2024 - National University of Singapore

 
UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 2023/2024 - National University of Singapore
Exposure

                                   Adventure

                                                      Melting Pot

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                                            Wonder

                         What
                  opportunities await.
                                                                     Choice

Count on us to make                 Proof

your time count.                                     Learn the way you like to learn.
• Here, you will meet over                           • Take your pick from 60 bachelor’s
  30,000 undergraduates                                degrees and 129 joint, concurrent and
  from all walks of life and                           double degree programmes.
  professors at the top of                           • The grade-free first year scheme is
  their fields (there’s even a                         your permission slip (not that you need
  Nobel Laureate).                                     one) to check out new and interesting
• In a place built on over                             subjects without stressing about grades.
  117 years of history (and
  countless future plans).
  Not to mention ranking
  1st in Asia and 11th in the
  world.
QS World University Rankings 2022
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Live independently with support
you can depend on.
• There’s room for every type – with
  four types of campus accommodation
  to choose from.
• Campus accommodation is
  guaranteed for all international
  students for the first two years, as long
  as you apply by the stipulated time.

Play safely without playing safe.
• Taking a midnight stroll in Asia’s safest
  city is perfectly doable. (Just not when
  you have classes the next morning.)
• Singapore also happens to be
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What                Being understood.
                    English is the language
                                                 Getting around.
                                                 Campus is highly

experiences         of instruction in class,
                    and one of four official
                                                 walkable – but for
                                                 longer distances and

beckon.             languages in Singapore.
                    (The other three are
                                                 days that are too hot to
                                                 walk, hop on the free
                    Mandarin, Malay and          campus shuttle bus.
                    Tamil.) You will also hear   Elsewhere, Singapore’s
                    plenty of Singlish, which    public transport
                    you will probably pick up    system (bus, rail, taxi)
                    in no time.                  has you covered.
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Making friends.                    Eating well.                         Staying comfortable.
Simple – turn up to class,         Finding good food is                 Singapore doesn’t have
join one (or two or three)         easy – but deciding                  seasons – it’s famously hot or
of the 200+ Clubs,                 what to eat can be hard.             wet. Sometimes, both. Mean
Societies and Interest             There are over 50 food               temperatures range from
Groups, take part in               outlets across Kent Ridge            26.8 to 28.6°C, so bring your
campus events like                 campus and University                short sleeves. (Caveat: Indoor
Freshman Orientation               Town, and depending on               air-conditioning can be chilly,
or Rag and Flag…not to             where you stay, you can              so pack some warm clothes.)
mention, say “hi” to the           even whip up some home               Meteorological Service Singapore:
neighbours on your floor.          favourites in the kitchen.           Climate of Singapore
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Course
Prerequisites
Admission to NUS is based
on academic merit and open
competition. Before you
apply, ensure that you satisfy
the subject requirements.
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Courses Requiring Tests and/or Interviews
 Degree Programme                              Minimum Subject Requirements

 Architecture                                  Year 12 or higher level pass in Chemistry or
 cde.nus.edu.sg                                Mathematics or Physics or Physical Science
 Dentistry                                     Year 12 or higher level pass in Chemistry and either
 dentistry.nus.edu.sg                          Biology or Physics
 Industrial Design                             Year 12 or higher level pass in Arts or Economics or
 cde.nus.edu.sg                                Mathematics or Physics
 Landscape Architecture                        Year 12 or higher level pass in Chemistry or
 cde.nus.edu.sg                                Mathematics or Physics or Physical Science
 Law                                           High level of proficiency in the English Language
 law.nus.edu.sg                                (e.g. General Paper B, IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL iBT 100 or SAT
                                               Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 700 or
                                               AP English Language Grade 4)
 Medicine                                      Year 12 or higher level pass in Chemistry and either
 medicine.nus.edu.sg                           Biology or Physics

                                               BMAT/UCAT is required. Please refer to medicine.nus.edu.
                                               sg/prospective-students/nus-medicine-pre-requisites for
                                               more details on NUS Medicine prerequisites.
 Music                                         Refer to course website to file a separate application.
 ystmusic.nus.edu.sg

 Nursing                                       Year 12 or higher level pass in any two of the following:
 medicine.nus.edu.sg/nursing                   Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Physics, Physical
                                               Science, either Mathematics or Further Mathematics
Note: Shortlisted applicants will be notified via the Applicant Portal by April. In the event that the University cannot
conduct face-to-face interviews, an online assessment may be conducted instead.

Specific Requirements
Architecture, Dentistry,                  Dentistry, Law or                          Yong Siew Toh
Industrial Design,                        Medicine Courses:                          Conservatory of Music
Landscape Architecture,                   Submit actual results by                   Programmes:
Law, Medicine or                          the closing dates applicable               Apply directly to the
Nursing Courses:                          to the qualification you are               Conservatory; applicants will
Look out for notification                 applying with, as shortlisting             be informed separately. An
via the Applicant Portal to               for tests and interviews is                audition will be conducted
attend additional tests and/              based on actual results.                   for shortlisted applicants.
or interviews in April.

 myaces.nus.edu.sg/
 applicantPortal
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Single Degree Courses*
Degree Programme                                     Minimum Subject Requirements

Business Administration                              Year 12 or higher level pass in
bba.nus.edu.sg                                       Mathematics
Business Administration (Accountancy)                Year 12 or higher level pass in
bba.nus.edu.sg                                       Mathematics
Business Analytics                                   Year 12 or higher level pass in
comp.nus.edu.sg                                      Mathematics
Computer Engineering                                 Year 12 or higher level pass in
cde.nus.edu.sg                                       Mathematics and either Physics or
                                                     Chemistry
Computer Science                                     Year 12 or higher level pass in
comp.nus.edu.sg                                      Mathematics
Engineering                                          Year 12 or higher level pass in
cde.nus.edu.sg                                       Mathematics

Majors: Biomedical Engineering, Chemical             Refer to cde.nus.edu.sg for additional
Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical           information on the respective
Engineering, Engineering Science, Environmental      majors.
Engineering, Industrial & Systems Engineering,
Infrastructure & Project Management, Materials
Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Food Science & Technology                            Year 12 or higher level pass in any two
fst.nus.edu.sg                                       of the following: Biology, Chemistry,
                                                     Computing, Physics, Physical Science,
                                                     Mathematics/Further Mathematics
Humanities and Sciences                              Refer to chs.nus.edu.sg for additional
chs.nus.edu.sg                                       information on the respective
Majors from Faculty of Arts and Social               majors.
Sciences: Anthropology, Chinese Language,
Chinese Studies, Communications and New
Media, Economics, English Language, English
Literature, Geography, Global Studies, History,
Japanese Studies, Malay Studies, Philosophy,
Political Science, Psychology, Social Work,
Sociology, South Asian Studies, Southeast Asian
Studies, Theatre Studies

Majors from Faculty of Science: Chemistry, Data
Science and Analytics, Life Sciences, Mathematics,
Physics, Quantitative Finance, Statistics
Information Security                                 Year 12 or higher level pass in
comp.nus.edu.sg                                      Mathematics
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 Degree Programme                                        Minimum Subject Requirements

 Information Systems                                     Year 12 or higher level pass in Mathematics
 comp.nus.edu.sg

 Pharmaceutical Science                                  Strong Year 12 or higher level pass in Chemistry
 pharmacy.nus.edu.sg                                     and Biology or Mathematics or Physics
 Pharmacy                                                Strong Year 12 or higher level pass in Chemistry
 pharmacy.nus.edu.sg                                     and Biology or Mathematics or Physics
 Real Estate                                             Year 12 or higher level pass in Chemistry or
 bschool.nus.edu.sg/real-estate/                         Mathematics or Physics
* You can also apply for Double Degree, Double Major or Major-Minor Programmes during your application or after your
first year at NUS (subject to approval from Faculties and Schools). For more information, visit nus.edu/studyoptions

Cross-Disciplinary Programmes
 Degree Programme                                        Minimum Subject Requirements

 Data Science and Economics                              Strong Year 12 or higher level pass in
 chs.nus.edu.sg/programmes/dse                           Mathematics

 Environmental Studies                                   Please refer to chs.nus.edu.sg/programmes/bes
 chs.nus.edu.sg/programmes/bes                           for details.

                                                         Students who do not have a pass in Year 12
                                                         Biology would be required to take the bridging
                                                         module in Biology, LSM1301, upon successful
                                                         admission to the programme.

 Philosophy, Politics, and Economics                     Please refer to chs.nus.edu.sg/programmes/ppe
 chs.nus.edu.sg/programmes/ppe                           for details.

Note: For International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma applicants, please refer to nus.edu.sg/oam/apply-to-nus/
international-baccalaureate-(ib)-diploma/subject-pre-requisites    for subject requirements.

For more information on course
                                                     nus.edu/internationalprereq
and subject prerequisites, visit

   NUS College
   NUS College offers an enhanced interdisciplinary educational experience, beyond
   the primary major, to undergraduates from over 50 majors across NUS. To apply,
   simply indicate your interest in NUS College during your admissions application. Your
   application will be considered for both the degree courses that you are applying to
   and NUS College.

   For more information about NUS College, visit nuscollege.nus.edu.sg
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Qualifications                   A Level (AQA, Cambridge, Edexcel,
                                 London, OCR, Oxford International

& Admission
                                 AQA, WJEC)*
                                 Completed A Level with at least three

Requirements                     Advanced Level subject grades. Grades
                                 from two sittings taken within a 12-month
                                 period can be considered. Applicants
                                 with good grades in four Advanced Level
To apply, you should fulfil      subjects are preferred.
the following academic
qualifications and have either   American High School Diploma
completed or are in your final   Completed High School and supported
year of High School.             with either ACT with Writing or SAT,
                                 together with SAT Subject Tests or
                                 Advanced Placement Tests.

                                 Australian Qualifications
                                 Completed High School with at least ATAR
                                 of 90 or OP of 6.
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Brunei A Level*                                               German Abitur*
Completed A Level with three Advanced                         Completed Abitur with an overall average
Level and two AS Level subjects (including                    of 2.0 or better. C1 Advanced, IELTS, PTE
GP) in the same sitting of the examination.                   Academic or TOEFL is required.

Canadian High School                                          Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary
Qualifications*                                               Education (HKDSE)
Completed High School with at least 85%                       Completed HKDSE with passes in four
for each subject.                                             Level 3 core subjects, with English Level 4
                                                              or better, and two elective subjects.
Caribbean Advanced Proficiency
Examination (CAPE)                                            Indian Standard 12 (All
Completed CAPE with at least Grade II                         Qualifications)
passes in all six subjects of which three                     Completed or are completing Indian
subjects are two-unit subjects.                               Standard 12 in the year of admission. State
                                                              Board applicants must submit either ACT
Danish Studentereksamen*                                      with Writing or SAT, together with SAT
Completed Danish Studentereksamen                             Subject Tests or Advanced Placement Tests
(STX, HHX or HTX) with an overall average                     in addition to their Standard 12 results.
score of 9 or better and similar scores                       Applicants completing Standard 12 in the
in relevant Level A and B subjects. C1                        year of admission are not eligible to apply
Advanced, IELTS, PTE Academic or TOEFL                        for Dentistry, Law, Medicine and Nursing.
is required.                                                  (The University may conduct additional
                                                              aptitude tests for Architecture, Industrial
European Baccalaureate Diploma*                               Design and Landscape Architecture in
Completed Diploma with at least 80% pass                      June, subject to availability.)
in 10 subjects.
                                                              Indonesian Ujian Nasional (UN)
French Baccalaureate Diploma*                                 Completed or completing UN / Ijasah
Completed Diploma with an average                             Sekolah Menengah Atas in the year of
of 15 or better. C1 Advanced, IELTS, PTE                      admission, with C1 Advanced, IELTS, PTE
Academic or TOEFL is required.                                Academic or TOEFL.

Gao Kao or PRC National College                               International Baccalaureate (IB)
Entrance Examination                                          Diploma
Completed Gao Kao with C1 Advanced,                           Completed or are completing the IB
IELTS, PTE Academic or TOEFL. Senior                          Diploma in the year of admission with at
Middle 3 students who are not taking the                      least three HL and three SL subjects, plus
Gao Kao examination should apply under                        TOK and EE. English must be one of the
‘Other High School Qualifications’.                           subjects. IB Certificate is not eligible to gain
                                                              admission.

* Applicants without actual results must submit either ACT with Writing or SAT, together with SAT Subject Tests or
Advanced Placement Tests for consideration. Applicants may submit ACT with Writing in lieu of SAT.
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Italian Diploma di Esame di Stato*                             Unified Examination Certificate
Completed Italian Diploma di Esame di                          (UEC)
Stato with an overall average of at least 88%.                 Completed or completing UEC in the year
                                                               of admission with EL1119, C1 Advanced,
Mauritius High School Certificate                              IELTS, MUET, PTE Academic or TOEFL.
Completed Mauritius A Level with a good
pass in at least three A Level subjects and                    Vietnam National High School
two AS level subjects (including GP), taken                    Graduation Examination
in the same sitting.                                           Completed or completing High School
                                                               Graduation Examination in the year of
New Zealand National Certificate of                            admission, with C1 Advanced, IELTS, PTE
Educational Achievement (NCEA)                                 Academic or TOEFL.
Level 3
Completed NCEA at Level 3 with Merit, and                      Other High School Qualifications*
attained University Entrance Certificate.                      Completed High School qualification
                                                               supported with either ACT with Writing
Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia                             or SAT, together with SAT Subject Tests or
(STPM)                                                         Advanced Placement Tests.
Completed or are completing STPM with
at least B for all subjects and MUET of 240
for exam session 2021 and onwards; 200 for
exam session 2020 and earlier.

Sri Lanka A Level
Completed Sri Lanka A Level with C1
Advanced, IELTS, PTE Academic or TOEFL.

Taiwan Senior High School
Completed General Scholastic Ability
Test (GSAT) with C1 Advanced, IELTS, PTE
Academic or TOEFL. Applicants who are not
taking the GSAT should apply under ‘Other
High School Qualifications’.

Thai Mathayom 6
Completed Mathayom 6 with overall GPA
of at least 3.0 with C1 Advanced, IELTS, PTE
Academic or TOEFL.

* Applicants without actual results must submit either ACT with Writing or SAT, together with SAT Subject Tests or
Advanced Placement Tests for consideration. Applicants may submit ACT with Writing in lieu of SAT.

For other qualifications,
                                              nus.edu/internationalqualifications
please refer to our website:
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                                                   English                    Minimum Acceptable
                                                   Language Test              Score for Admissions

                                                   C1 Advanced                180
                                                   or Cambridge
                                                   English: Advanced

                                                   EL1119                     B1 for exam session
                                                                              2021 and onwards;
                                                                              C6 for exam session
                                                                              2020 and earlier
English Language
Requirement                                        IELTS1, 2                  6.5 for overall, reading
                                                                              and writing
English Language is the University’s               MUET                       240 for exam session
language of instruction. Besides                                              2021 and onwards; 200
submitting your high school                                                   for exam session 2020
qualifications for admission                                                  and earlier
consideration, you may also need
to submit an English Language Test                 PTE Academic5              62 for overall, reading
score or sit for the Qualifying English                                       and writing
Test (QET).                                        TOEFL1, 3, 4               580 for
                                                                              paper-based;
To check if you are required to submit                                        92–93 for internet-
an English Language Test score, refer                                         based
to pages 10 to 12. English Language
                                                   TOEFL Essentials           10
Test scores are valid for two years.

                                               1
                                                   Different English Language requirements apply for Law.
To check if you need to sit for the
                                                   Refer to page 7 for more information.
QET, visit nus.edu/qet
                                               2
                                                   IELTS Indicator scores are not accepted.
                                               3
                                                   Only TOEFL iBT scores from a single test date are
                                                   accepted; MyBest scores will not be accepted.
                                               4
                                                   TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition and TOEFL iBT Paper
                                                   Edition scores are accepted.
                                               5
                                                   PTE Academic Online scores are accepted.
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Additional                                  ACT with Writing
                                            The ACT consists of five sections: English,
Qualifications                              Mathematics, Reading, Science and
On top of your high school                  Writing Test (optional). Apart from the
qualifications, you may need to submit      minimum composite score of 29, the writing
additional tests or qualifications. Refer   component score of 8 has to be met. The
to the Qualifications & Admission           writing component is compulsory if you are
Requirements from pages 10 to 12 to         submitting ACT with Writing in lieu of SAT.
check if you are required to do so.         All ACT sections (inclusive of Writing) have to
                                            be taken in one sitting. We do not accept a
                                            combination of scores from different sittings.
                                            The validity of ACT scores is five years.

                                            www.act.org
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SAT                                              SAT Subject Tests
The SAT consists of two sections:                You must submit three subject tests as
Evidence-Based Reading & Writing,                follows:
and Mathematics. All SAT sections                • Mathematics Level 2*
have to be taken in one sitting. We do
                                                 • A second subject of your choice (excluding
not accept a combination of scores
                                                   Mathematics Level 1)
from different sittings. The minimum
acceptable test scores are 600 for               • A third subject of your choice (excluding
Evidence-Based Reading & Writing,                  Mathematics Level 1)
and 650 for Mathematics.                         * Mathematics Level 2 is a compulsory subject for all courses
                                                 except Law. Applicants applying for admission to Law may
                                                 take any subject combination for the SAT Subject Tests.

                                                 For SAT Subject Tests, we accept scores for
                                                 three subjects that are taken within two
                                                 sittings over 12 months. Please choose the
                                                 second and third subjects based on the
                                                 subject prerequisites of the courses you are
                                                 applying for. The minimum acceptable SAT
                                                 Subject Test score is 650 for each subject.

                                                 You may submit your valid SAT and
                                                 SAT Subject Test scores for admission
                                                 consideration. SAT and SAT Subject Test
                                                 scores are valid for five years.

                                                 sat.collegeboard.org

                                                 Advanced Placement Tests
                                                 You must submit three Advanced Placement
                                                 (AP) Tests as follows:
                                                 • Calculus BC**
                                                 • A second subject of your choice (excluding
                                                   Calculus AB, Research and Seminar)
                                                 • A third subject of your choice (excluding
                                                   Calculus AB, Research and Seminar)
                                                 ** Calculus BC is a compulsory subject for all courses except
                                                 Law. Applicants applying for admission to Law may take
                                                 any subject combination for the AP Tests except Research
                                                 and Seminar.

                                                 Please choose the second and third subjects
                                                 based on the subject prerequisites of the
                                                 courses you are applying for. The minimum
                                                 acceptable AP Test score is 3 for each subject.

                                                 ap.collegeboard.org
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Scholarships
As an international
applicant, you are
automatically considered
for the following
scholarships. If shortlisted,
you will be invited to
submit a scholarship
application.
nus.edu/internationalscholarship

 Scholarship            Nationalities       Eligibility              Qualifications

 ASEAN                  Citizens of ASEAN   All undergraduate        Qualifications
 Undergraduate          countries, except   programmes leading to    that render
 Scholarship            Singapore           a first degree           students eligible
                                                                     for undergraduate
 Science &              Citizens of an      Any Computing,           admission to NUS
 Technology             Asian country/      Engineering or Science
 Undergraduate          region, except      undergraduate
 Scholarship            Singapore           programme except
                                            Environmental Studies
                                            and Pharmacy
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Financial Aid                                          Tuition Fee Loan
                                                       A Tuition Fee Loan (TFL) is also available
                                                       on top of the MOE Tuition Grant to offset
Estimated Living Expenses                              your tuition fee. The value of the TFL is up
A full-time international undergraduate                to 90% of the subsidised tuition fee payable
student incurs about S$10,600 in living and            by Singapore Citizens for the same course.
accommodation expenses per year, based on              Please refer to the calculation scenario
a conservative estimate of expenses required           below to understand how it works.
for a comfortable lifestyle on campus.

nus.edu/livingexpenses                                   Tuition Fee and Living            Singapore
                                                         Expenses                          Dollars (S$)
Financial Assistance Schemes
                                                         Subsidised Tuition Fee            17,650
Loans, bursaries and work-study
                                                         Payable after deducting
opportunities are available to needy
                                                         the MOE Tuition Grant
students. Simply apply for financial aid
online from 1 November. Apply before the                 Estimated Living Expenses 10,600
admission application closing date for                   including on-campus
earlier release of your application results and          accommodation
disbursement of funds before the tuition fee
payment deadline.                                        Total Amount Payable (A)          28,250

nus.edu/applyfinancialaid                                Financial Aid Funds               Singapore
                                                                                           Dollars (S$)
MOE Tuition Grant
                                                         Tuition Fee Loan                  7,425
Provided by the Ministry of Education,                   90% of Singaporean
the MOE Tuition Grant is awarded to                      subsidised tuition fee
international students on a competitive                  (i.e. 90% of S$8,250)
basis to help defray the costs of university
education.                                               NUS Study Loan                    4,425
                                                         10% of Singaporean
If you are awarded and accept the MOE                    subsidised tuition fee +
Tuition Grant, you will pay subsidised fees              S$3,600 living allowance
and are required to work for a Singapore
                                                         NUS Donated/Faculty               1,500
entity for three years upon graduation. If
                                                         Bursary
you are not successful, or have chosen not
to apply for a Tuition Grant, you will pay non-          Total Financial Aid Funds         13,350
subsidised fees. You will also not be eligible           (B)
for NUS and MOE-funded or administered
Financial Aid and Scholarships during your               Estimated Annual Out-of-          14,900
entire course candidature.                               pocket Amount Payable
                                                         (A) – (B)
nus.edu/ugfees

Online Financial Needs Calculator                      For information on Financial Aid, visit
nus.edu/financialneedscalculator                        nus.edu.sg/oam/financialaid
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Ready to
take the next
step but not
sure how?
Let us help you out with
some handy tips.

 Step 1:                                    Step 3:

Pick your course                           Prepare for your application
This is probably the hardest part.         With so many moving parts, you’ll
So many possibilities to choose from       want to have the assurance that you’ve
– which faculty; is a specialised or an    got everything (and missed nothing).
interdisciplinary programme better?
                                           We recommend:
We recommend:                              Check off every item in the checklist.
Explore everything and list down
                                              Online Application Form
your top eight choices.
                                              Application Fee (S$20)
 nus.edu.sg/oam/undergraduate-programmes
                                              Copy of all Academic Qualifications

                                              Copy of Additional Qualifications
 Step 2:                                      and Results (if applicable)

                                              Copy of your Passport or Birth
Check your eligibility
                                              Certificate or Identification Card
Make your every chance count by               (clearly reflecting your full name
making sure you fulfil all course             and date of birth)
requirements. Spoiler alert – if you
shortlisted more than eight choices,          Copy of Medical Report(s)
weed down your list. That's because           if you have or had any illnesses
you can only indicate up to eight             or disabilities
choices on your application form.
                                              Criminal Record(s) (if applicable)
We recommend:
Refer to admission requirements and
subject prerequisites spelt out on
pages 6 to 15 for guidance.
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                                                           What else to do next
                                                           Make the most of your NUS journey by
                                                           planning ahead.

                                                           We recommend:
                                                           Download our Starter Kit for International
                                                           Students. It’ll help you get around, stay
                                                           connected and find important resources.

                                                            nus.edu.sg/osa/student-life/international-
                                                            students/resources

 Step 4:                                                   Important Dates

Submit your application                                        November
Set aside 20 to 30 minutes to complete                         Online Application Opens
the online application form.                                   Submit your application online and pay
                                                               the application fee.
We recommend:
Remember your application number                               Financial Aid Application
and PIN – so that you can make changes
                                                               Submit your application for financial
in the Applicant Portal by the application
                                                               aid if you need financial assistance for
closing date if you have second thoughts
                                                               your studies.
about your course choices.

 nus.edu/apply                                                 April
                                                               Admission Tests and/or Interviews
                                                               Attend admission tests and/or
                                                               interviews in Singapore, if you are
 Step 5:                                                       shortlisted for selected courses.

Check your application outcome                                 March to July
The Applicant Portal provides updates on                       Admission Outcome
your application – be it notifications for                     If your application is successful, you will
extra tests and interviews (if applicable),                    be notified by email. Your financial aid
or requests for additional documents.                          application status will also be advised.

We recommend:
Check for updates regularly                                Exact dates and latest updates
(especially between January to July).                      can be found here.
 myaces.nus.edu.sg/applicantPortal                          nus.edu/internationalapply
Office of Admissions & Financial Aid
National University of                      Have a question about                        Have a question about
Singapore                                   Undergraduate Admissions                     Undergraduate Financial Aid?
University Town,                            and Scholarships?
                                                                                         T +65 6516 2870
Stephen Riady Centre
                                            T +65 6516 1010
2 College Avenue West, #01-03
Singapore 138607

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  UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS                                                       AY2023/2024
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