UK A-Level certificates / Cambridge Pre-U

Minimum Requirement to Apply

UK International A-Level (Cambridge, Edexcel, OCR, AQA)
Good passes in at least 4 Advanced Level subjects taken in the same sitting (i.e. the examination of the final paper taken in the same period of time), either from the same board or mixed boards. Advanced Level subjects with final paper taken in different period of time are unacceptable. Students with good passes in 3 Advanced Level subjects taken in the same sitting are not precluded from applying. Such applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. This is, however, not applicable to international students applying for admission on subsidised tuition fee basis due to limited places available.

Cambridge Pre-U
Good passes in all subjects in Cambridge Pre-U Diploma taken in the same sitting Or Good passes in at least 4 Principal subjects taken in the same sitting. Students with good passes in 3 Principal subjects taken in a single sitting are not precluded from applying. Such applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  This is, however, not applicable to international students applying for admission on subsidised tuition fee basis due to limited places available.

Cambridge Pre-U and Cambridge International A-Level
Good passes in at least 4 subjects in Pre-U Principal subjects and Cambridge International A-Level taken in the same sitting.  Combination of results taken in different period of time is unacceptable. Students with good pass in 3 Cambridge Pre-U Principal subjects and Cambridge International A-Level are not precluded from applying and such applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  This is, however, not applicable to international students applying for admission on subsidised tuition fee basis due to limited places available.

Welsh qualifications
Students with good passes in at least 4 A-Level subjects taken in the same sitting may apply. Those with good passes in 3 A-Level subjects taken in the same sitting are not precluded from applying. Such applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. This is, however, not applicable to international students applying for admission on subsidised tuition fee basis due to limited places available.

Direct Admission
Medallists (Gold, Silver or Bronze) of International Science Olympiads Competitions in Biology (IBO), Chemistry (IChO), Physics (IPhO), Mathematics (IMO), Informatics (IOI), Astronomy (IAO) and Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) will be considered for admission more favourably to programmes related to their field of achievement. Admission to programmes not closely related to the field of achievement will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Interview may be conducted before the decision of admissions is made.

To apply, you must be in the final year of your high school or already completed your high school.

English Language Requirements
If English is not the medium of studies or learning in the high school or taken as a 2nd language, submission of IGCSE O-Level English language at first language (grade ‘A’) or IELTS (a minimum Overall 6, Writing 6) or TOEFL (a minimum of 90 - iBT) or SAT (a minimum of 1250 for redesigned SAT) or Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) (a minimum of 55) or ACT with Writing (a minimum of composite score of 30 in ACT with Writing in one sitting) or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) is required.

NTU Entrance Examination (NTU EE)
Not required.

Programmes Eligibility
Eligible to apply for all programmes if fulfil the minimum subject requirements of the programmes. For programmes with ‘Mathematics at Senior High School’ listed as the minimum subject requirements, Mathematics taken at A-Level is sufficient. There is no added advantage for taking Further Mathematics at A-Level.

Applicants with A-Level or Pre-U results available after April of the application year will not be eligible to apply for the LKCMedicine programme and Renaissance Engineering programme.

Note that Biomedical Sciences and Chinese Medicine programme is not applicable to Citizens of Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR and Taiwan.

Note:
1. Students taking June 2020 exam may apply during application period if the actual A-Level results are released in August 2020. Final actual results must be submitted within 3 days following the official release date for the admission decision. Such applicants must be mentally prepared that they will miss all orientation and at least 1 to 2 weeks of classes (without make-up class arranged). They will have to catch up all missed classes on their own. We do not reserve the offers till next academic year. Reservations are only valid for male Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents serving fulltime National Service. 

2. Admission is highly competitive, especially for non-citizens, due to limited places available. The admission point varies from year to year and between different programmes. Meeting the minimum requirements to apply does not guarantee admission to any of the programmes in NTU.

3. The primary factor in admission decision is the high school academic performance. Decision will be made with actual results only.  No provisional offer will be made with preliminary results.

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