Enjoy a rewarding career as a highly-skilled healthcare or social service professional with a diploma from the School of Health & Social Sciences (SHSS).

You will study in a vibrant environment, where you will gain the knowledge and skills to emerge in the workplace as a competent and well-rounded healthcare or social service professional.

Our programmes are tailored to meet the specific needs of the dynamic healthcare and social service industries. Here you will develop a strong foundation for a successful career in your chosen field.



  • 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

Lifelong Learning Courses

  • Director's Message

    Fascinated by the intricacies of the human body? Perhaps you are excited by the challenge of working in a healthcare environment; or you may enjoy working with people and have a passion to help the less fortunate in society? If you said yes to any of these, then NYP's School of Health & Social Sciences (SHSS) is the place for you.
  • Innovative Teaching and Learning

    At SHSS, we nurture skills and enthusiasm for self-directed and self-paced learning. We continuously expand our e-Learning curriculum by developing new multimedia packages that are made available to you on demand.

    Currently, we have more than 40 web-based integrated e-Learning packages that let you learn anytime, anywhere. They cover a variety of topics such as emergency resuscitation, blood transfusion and administration of medication.


  • Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Diagnostic Radiography & Radiation Therapy Alumni

    Request for curriculum verification for graduates of the Diplomas in Diagnostic Radiography, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Radiation Therapy

    Please contact Ms Ho Ah Hiong (ho_ah_hiong@nyp.edu.sg) or 65501300 or 65501310, for all request pertaining to curriculum or clinical placement verification for application of registration to practice overseas.

    Information on request for copies of transcript can be found on NYP i@Central Information & Service Centre. Alternatively, graduates can log on to the NYP Alumni webpage for such requests.

Qualifying Exams

  • Industry Projects

    You will work closely with the Ministry of Health, the National Council of Social Service, Health Promotion Board, various hospitals and social service organisations on projects that touch the lives of many. 


28 Aug 2019

It’s Two Golds for Singapore and NYP in WorldSkills

NYP competitors bagged two golds for Singapore at the 45th WorldSkills Competition in Kazan, Russia.

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14 Aug 2019

Pride of NYP

It was tough but we did it! We marched in NDP 2019!

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26 Jul 2019

NYP Hosted Rare Visit by President Halimah Yacob

President Halimah Yacob visited NYP's School of Health & Social Sciences.

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21 Jun 2019

Nursing Student Won Good Neighbour Award

She was recognised for her kindness towards a neighbour and fellow nursing classmate.

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26 Jan 2019

SHSS Students Organised Fun Activities In Partnership With Chinatown Heritage Centre

In conjunction with the launch of Caregivers Alliance Limited, our nursing students organised an afternoon of fun activities for caregivers

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07 Jan 2019

SHSS Graduate Embarks on Dream Career with NYP-SUSS Work and Learn Programme

SHSS Graduate, Joanna Tay got a headstart in her career when she enrolled in new NYP-SUSS Work and Learn Programme

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Nadia Ariffin
Diploma in Dental Hygiene & Therapy (Year 3 Student)

"With the intensive training I received at NYP, I am now more confident of treating young patients a

Winnie Ng
Diploma in Nursing (Year 3 Student)

"Acquiring nursing knowledge and skills has enabled me to do more for the community such as helping

Michelle Vong
Diploma in Social Sciences (Social Work) (Year 3 Student)

"The field placements in my second and third years taught me that every client, as well as the probl