Information for Current Undergraduate Students

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Exemptions

Exemptions are done only for Freshmen in Semester 1.  Invitation with details will be sent out to eligible students before the school semester starts, therefore keep a lookout for the email if you wish to apply. 

Please note that all exemption requests are to be submitted by the 1st week of the semester.


CRITERIAS

§  SINGAPORE GCE ‘A’ LEVEL

Grade ‘A’ for a H2 subject relevant to the course to be exempted

§  INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB) DIPLOMA

Grade ‘7’ for a HL subject relevant to the course to be exempted

§  NUS HIGH SCHOOL

Major Cap of 4.7 for a subject relevant to the course to be exempted


Applicants may be granted exemption for up to a maximum of 3 courses from the table below.

COURSES ELIGIBLE FOR EXEMPTION

RELEVANT ‘A’ LEVEL / IB / NUSHS SUBJECT

​BG2211 Introduction to Computational Thinking 

​Computing / Computer Science / Computing Studies

CH2107 Introduction to Computational Thinking  

​Computing / Computer Science / Computing Studies

HE9091 Principles of Economics (GER-PE (LA))

​Economics​

MH1810 Mathematics I

Mathematics

PH1011 Physics

Physics

 

§  POLYTECHNIC DIPLOMA

Exemptions for polytechnic students will be reviewed annually and circulated online before school starts. Top local polytechnic students may be granted course exemptions depending on the diploma and courses that students have taken in their respective polytechnic, and if they satisfy the requirements/conditions set by the School.

Generally, students with relevant Advanced Certificate, Diploma Plus certificate and/or Certificate of Merit or Distinction may be considered for exemption from up to 4 courses or 12 AU, depending on the relevance of the polytechnic courses taken and the grades obtained.

All Exemption submissions should be accompanied by the following Supporting Documents:

1.      Transcript

2.      Certificate of Merit (or Distinction)/ Diploma Plus/ Advanced Certificate

 

*while MH1810 and BG1101 are available for exemption, students are strongly encouraged to take the course as it useful for strengthening foundation.

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