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What will I learn?

The purpose of the course is to teach dental students to recognize and diagnose the major medical diseases of the main system of the body. Emphasis will be given to three aspects: medical conditions that affect the oral cavity or dental procedures and vice versa; recognition of the sick outpatient eg patient with dyspnoea, cyanosis etc; emergency medicine. Students are expected to be competent in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, diagnosis and management of medical emergencies including unconsciousness, allergic reactions, seizures, angina and cardiac arrest. At the end of the course there will be an Examination in Medicine to evaluate students on patients and clinical material in common medical conditions, with particular reference to their studies.

Which department am I in?

Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Study options

Full Time (6 years)

Tuition fees
SG$61,850.00 (34,92,377) per year
Start date

Expected August 2022


Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

NUHS Tower Block,

1E Kent Ridge Road, Level 11,

119228, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should have completed a high school. English Language Requirements: EL1119 minimum acceptable score C6; IELTS - 6.5 overall with 6.5 in Reading and Writing components; MUET-200; TOEFL - 580 for paper-based / 92-93 for internet-based.

For international students

The subject prerequisites are as follows:

'A' Level Prerequisites: A good H2 pass in Chemistry and a good H2 pass in either Biology or Physics of the best four content subjects (i.e. three H2 and one H1 content subjects) used in the computation of the University Admission Score, at least one content subject (either H2 or H1) must be from a contrasting discipline

International Baccalaureate Prerequisites: A good pass in HL Chemistry and either HL Biology or Physics

National University of Singapore High School Diploma Prerequisites: Major CAP of at least 2.0 in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics, and CAP of at least 1.0 in one other major and in English Programme and Research Project

Polytechnic: An approved diploma from a polytechnic in Singapore. Please click here to see the list of acceptable diplomas for admission to Medicine.

Other qualification prerequisites: A good pass in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics in high school.

English Language Requirement: Applicants may present any of the following to fulfill the English Language requirement: IELTS - 6.5 overall with 6.5 in Reading and Writing components; MUET – 200; TOEFL - 580 for paper-based / 92-93 for internet-based; EL1119 - C6.


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