Applicants must fulfil the following minimum admission requirements:
1. Academic Qualifications
||Minimum Academic Qualifications
|Master of Science (MSc)
||a) Bachelor’s Degree with good Honours (at least 2nd Upper Class) or its equivalent in a relevant discipline
b) MBBS or its equivalent
c) Bachelor of Dental Surgery or its equivalent
|Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
||a) Good Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline
b) Bachelor’s Degree with good Honours (at least 2nd Upper Class) or its equivalent in a relevant discipline
c) MBBS or its equivalent
d) Bachelor of Dental Surgery or its equivalent
2. Standardised Tests (required for both MSc and PhD applicants)
a) English Language Requirements for International Applicants*
*Excludes applicants whose undergraduate or graduate degrees are from NUS, NTU, SMU or SUTD or from English-medium institutions in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States
International applicants must submit test scores for the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) and meet the following minimum scores:
- 587 on the TOEFL paper-based test
- 240 on the TOEFL computer-based test
- 94 on the TOEFL internet-based test
- 7.0 on the IELTS test
Test scores for the TOEFL and IELTS are valid for 2 years. TOEFL and IELTS scores that are no longer valid will not be accepted.
For more information about the TOEFL or IELTS, please visit www.ets.org/toefl (for TOEFL) and www.ielts.org (for IELTS).
b) GRE® General Test
Applicants (except NUS, NTU, SMU & SUTD graduates from relevant disciplines) must submit test scores for the GRE® General Test. A minimum total GRE score of 1200 for both Verbal and Quantitative and a minimum of 3.5 for Analytical Writing are recommended. For applicants who took the GRE on or after 1 August 2011, a minimum total GRE score of 320 for both Verbal and Quantitative under the new scoring system and a minimum of 3.5 for Analytical Writing are recommended.
Please note that GRE scores are valid for 5 years from the test date. GRE scores that are no longer valid will not be accepted.
For more information on the GRE® General Test, please visit www.ets.org/gre