The Polytechnic Foundation Programme (PFP)...
prepares Sec 4N(A) students for entry into full-time diploma courses at NYP, via a one-year programme.

You get to build strong foundations in:
• General modules (language, communication skills and mathematics)
• Course-related modules (introduction to your selected diploma course)
• Life and project skills modules (personal development, social awareness and teamwork)
• Fitness and wellness modules (healthy lifestyle related)
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Passing all these modules means you have successfully completed the PFP, and you will be admitted into the first year of your diploma course.

It's a great opportunity to make a smooth transition into polytechnic education.



You can apply...
if you are a Singapore Citizen, Permanent Resident or International Student who have registered to sit for the GCE N-Level exams.



PFP Application Process...
(for Academic Year 2021/22)
All Sec 4N(A) students who plan to apply for the PFP should go on to Sec 5, even if you have met the PFP eligibility criteria based on your N-Level results released in Dec.


1) Apply when Invited


•   You will be invited to apply (on the day of the O-Level results release), if you are a Sec 4N(A) student who has obtained an ELMAB3 (English, Maths, Best 3 Subjects) raw aggregate score of 12 points or better (excluding CCA bonus points).

•   If you are a Sec 4N(A) student who has sat for O-Level subject examinations, you can combine your N- & O-Level results for eligibility. The better grade of the same subject taken at both N & O Levels will be computed into your aggregate score.

Requirements for courses in Group 1 & 2

GROUP 1 COURSES: ELMAB3≤12 (EL≤3, MA≤3, B3≤3)
Subjects Minimum Required Grades
English Language Syllabus A 3
Mathematics (Syllabus A/Additional) 3
One of the following relevant subjects:
  • Science (Physics, Chemistry)
  • Science (Physics, Biology)
  • Science (Chemistry, Biology)
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Design and Technology
3
Any two other subjects excluding CCA 3
GROUP 2 COURSES: ELMAB3≤12 (EL≤2, MA≤3, B3≤3)
Subjects Minimum Required Grades
English Language Syllabus A 2
Mathematics (Syllabus A/Additional) 3
One of the following relevant subjects:
  • Principles of Accounts
  • Literature in English
  • History
  • Humanities (Social Studies/ Literature/ History/ Geography)
  • Geography
  • Art
3
Any two other subjects excluding CCA 3
Bonus points are awarded for good CCA grades. These bonus points will be used in computing the ELMAB3 net aggregate score for selection and posting to PFP.

2. Accept Your Offer (Jan 2021)

Look out for application results at the end of Jan. Eligibility to apply for PFP does not guarantee placement in the programme.

3. Get Ready to Begin (Apr 2021)

Enjoy your fulfilling experience at NYP as a PFP student!

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PFP Tuition Fees...
The annual tuition fees of the Polytechnic Foundation Programme for AY2020 are:

S$340 Singapore Citizen
S$2,750 Permanent Resident
S$10,200^ International Student

The course fees also include the supplementary fees. For details of the supplementary fees, please refer to your student bill.
Financial assistance is available. For more information, contact us at 64515115 or askNYP@nyp.edu.sg.

^ Fee for International Student is inclusive of 7% GST. The Government will continue to absorb the GST on fees payable by Singapore Citizen and Permanent Resident.

All tuition fees listed are based on current PFP tuition fees and may be subjected to change.



Our Full-Time Diploma Courses...

Group 1

Chemical & Life Sciences

Group 2
 

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