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What will I learn?

Life Sciences Major is the undergraduate course in biological and biomedical sciences in National University of Singapore (NUS). With a common foundation in the underlying knowledge vital to all areas of Life Sciences in the first year of study, selection of relevant advanced-level modules will pave the way to one of the three specialisations as well as the many diverse disciplines in Life Sciences.

Designed as a single multi-disciplinary undergraduate course in biological and biomedical sciences taught by departments in Faculty of Science and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS.

All students are in a 4-year Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree programme at the time of admission but with the flexibility of an exit plan for students at the end of three years to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree.

Option to pick up one of the three specialisations: Biomedical Science, Molecular and Cell Biology, Environmental Biology.

Diverse roadmaps of modules for different themes in Life Sciences, customised to individual interest and development.

Degrees and Programmes

NUS Life Sciences offers 4-year Bachelor of Science (Honours) and 3-year Bachelor of Science degrees.

  • BSc (Hons) in Life Sciences (Specialisation in Biomedical Science)
  • BSc (Hons) in Life Sciences (Specialisation in Molecular and Cell Biology)
  • BSc (Hons) in Life Sciences (Specialisation in Environmental Biology)

Majors

  • Environmental Biology
  • Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Biomedical Science

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
SG$17,550.00 (9,90,966) per year
Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

Faculty of Science

Block S16, Level 9,

6 Science Drive 2,

117546, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should have completed a good pass in at least 3 ‘Advanced’ Level subjects is required for candidates to submit an application. Many applicants submit good passes for 4 or more ‘Advanced’ Level subjects for our consideration. 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

Applicants should have completed a 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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