Why School of Health & Social Sciences?

• Study at the most established health and social sciences school in Singapore  
• Practise in authentic hospital, healthcare or social service environments under the guidance of specialists
• Enjoy advanced standing and overseas clinical attachments with our university partners in Australia, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States
• Experience a forward-looking curriculum with innovative and hands-on experiential learning opportunities

Full-Time Diploma Courses

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Nursing (C97)
Oral Health Therapy (C72)
Social Work (C47) 

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The '2020 JAE Range of the Net ELR2B2' is the Net ELR2B2 aggregate of the highest to lowest ranked students who were admitted to the Health & Social Sciences courses in the 2020 Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE).

Courses   JAE
Course Code
2020 JAE
Range of the Net ELR2B2
Minimum Entry Requirements
Subjects                                  Grade
Nursing1 C97 4 to 28** English Language     


Any one of the following subjects:
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Combined Science
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Human & Social Biology
  • Physics/Engineering Science
  • Science (Physics, Biology)
  • Science (Chemistry, Biology)
  • Science (Physics, Chemistry)/ Physical Science 



1 - 7

1 - 6


1 - 6









Oral Health Therapy1,2 C72 9 to 11
Social Work
(Fromerly known as Diploma in Social Sciences (Social Work))
C47 4 to 10 English Language


Any three other subjects*
1 - 6

1 - 7

1 - 6

* To be eligible for admission, you must have also sat for one subject listed in Group A of relevant subjects and another different subject listed in Group B.

** Pre-determined aggregate for priority posting (For applicants who had indicated C97 as first choice in JAE).

Group A:
Art/Art & Design, Business Studies, Combined Humanities, Commerce, Commercial Studies, Economics, Geography, Higher Art, Higher Music, History, Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in English/Chinese/Malay/Tamil), Humanities (Social Studies, History/Geography), Introduction to Enterprise Development, Literature in English/Chinese/Malay/Tamil, Media Studies (Chinese), Media Studies (English), Music.

Group B:
Any Group A subject, Additional Mathematics, Chinese/Higher Chinese, Creative 3D Animation, Design & Technology, Design Studies, Elementary Mathematics, Food & Nutrition, Malay/Higher Malay, Tamil/Higher Tamil, Principles of Account.

1 Due to the special requirements of the healthcare professions, all applicants have to pass a medical examination and be free from physical handicap.

2 Applicants will have to take and pass a manual dexterity test (MDT) as required under industry standards.

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