Eligibility

Admission Requirements

Singaporeans, Permanent Residents and International Students with the following education backgrounds:

GCE A Levels

 
  • At least 3 passes in H2 content subjects, and
  • passes in General Paper and Project Work, and
  • a pass in a H1 contrasting subject

Local Polytechnic Diploma

  • A diploma from Nanyang Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic, Republic Polytechnic or Temasek Polytechnic

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

  • A diploma from an IB School

NUS High School Diploma

  • A diploma from NUS High School

Other Qualifications

  • If you have an equivalent of the above-mentioned qualifications, SAT^ or ACT# (with writing test) is required.

^ For SAT, we require a minimum score of 1900 (before May 2016) or 1260 (From May 2016)

# For ACT, we require a total score of 28 and a Writing Score of 24 (before Sept 2016) or 8 (From Sept 2016)

 GCE O Level English

  • If you have done GCE O Level English, a minimum grade of C6 is required.

 

You need to meet the following mother tongue (MTL) requirement:

GCE A Levels / NUS High School DiplomaInternational Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
  • minimum of D7 for the higher MTL paper taken at the 'O' Level examination
  • minimum of 'S' grade for the H1 MTL paper or General Studies in Chinese
  • minimum of 'S' grade for the H2 paper taken at the 'A' Level examination
  • pass in the MTL 'B' Syllabus paper at the 'A' Level examination
  • minimum of D7 for the higher MTL paper taken at the 'O' Level examination
  • minimum of 'S' grade for the H1 MTL paper or General Studies in Chinese
  • minimum of 'S' grade for the H2 paper taken at the 'A' Level examination
  • pass in the MTL 'B' Syllabus paper at the 'A' Level examination
  • pass in SL/HL MTL A or B paper at IBDP Examination

 

If you have been exempted from MTL, the MOE-approved subject-in-lieu will be considered as your MTL subject.

For those who are exempted from MTL requirement, please submit your MTL exemption letter issued by MOE to the Full-time Admissions office no later than 30 June in the year of admission.

Applicants who have not satisfied the requirements above may be admitted on a provisional basis and will be required to attain the MTL requisite within the period of their University study before being permitted to graduate from the University.

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Male Applicants

Male applicants will have their places reserved for up to two years, if they are successful in their application.

How to Apply to SUSS

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