Undergraduate Admission Information

Degree Programme Offered:

  1. Primary Major in Food Science and Technology*
  2. Second Major in Food Science **

* No Restriction to students who wish to do any minor or secondary major in other disciplines

** Students are required to do Primary Major in Chemistry

Admission Requirements

To qualify as one of the selected intake in any particular academic year, students should have

  1. Good H2 pass or equivalent in Chemistry and a Good Pass in H2 or A-level Biology or Computing or Mathematics or Further Mathematics or Physics.
  2. For International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Good Pass in HL Chemistry and Good Pass in HL Biology or HL Computer Science or HL
    Mathematics or HL Physics
  3. Polytechnic graduates in accredited diplomas with good results may also apply.

    ** For those without H2-passes/ equivalent in Biology, they MUST take the bridging module LSM1301 General Biology in Semester1.

Waiver of Course Requirements

Polytechnic graduates with excellent results in food related courses may also apply for advanced placement credits and exemption.

Application for Admission

Direct Admission

From AY2017/18, both the primary major in Food Science & Technology and the second major in Food Science are directly admitted through the University Admission Exercise.

Applicants need to select "Science (Food Science & Technology)" as one of the course choices when applying via the online application during the University Admissions Exercise before the deadline.

To apply for Double Major in Chemistry and Food Science, select "Double Majors -Faculty of Science", followed by "Chemistry with Food Science (Double Major)" from the drop-down list.

Admission is based on academic merit as well as open competition among all eligible applicants. Please visit the Office of Admissions to check the admission requirements for these programme.

The University may also consider applicants for admission based on other merits besides academic results under the discretionary admission (DA) route. Eligible DA candidates, based on evidence of their merits, will be shortlisted for an admission interview.

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You may contact Food Science & Technology Office at food@nus.edu.sg for further clarification.





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Modules for FST Major

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Module Descriptions

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