- Get more real-world practice with 45 weeks of clinical attachment right from your first year
- Life science modules give you more choices when it comes to further studies and careers
- Our graduates are able to apply for medicine, nursing and dentistry courses at the National University of Singapore
- Apply for a hospital sponsorship and get a monthly allowance!
As a child, you always insisted on being the doctor or nurse, never the patient, when you played "hospital" with your friends. And that desire to heal others never left you.
So, if you want to develop a professional pair of healing hands, then sign up for our Diploma in Health Sciences (Nursing).
At HS, you will get to learn from industry practitioners and gain insights into modern healthcare with 45 weeks of clinical attachment from your first year. Institutions you could be attached to include the Singapore General Hospital, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Changi General Hospital, Raffles Hospital and Tan Tock Seng Hospital.
Nursing students are also welcome to apply for a hospital sponsorship that offers a monthly allowance of $850 to $950!
Live & Learn Abroad As a nursing student, you will get to go on overseas immersions, internships and service learning trips to countries such as Australia, China, India, Cambodia and Thailand. These will not only give you a feel for regional healthcare systems, but also the chance to conduct community health checks and provide basic healthcare services.
Cutting-edge Facilities & Learning Aids
There are many things that give our students the edge when it comes to the real world. You will be able to hone your skills at industry-standard facilities such as a Patient Simulation Centre complete with mannequins that can communicate with you just like a real patient, as well as fully- equipped intensive care units and operating theatres.
Moreover, our broad-based curriculum will expose you to fields beyond the scope of a simple nursing diploma. Your knowledge of biomedical science, clinical trials and research, drug discovery, and the behavioural sciences will open up more doors for you upon graduation!
With an increasing demand for healthcare professionals, you will enjoy good job prospects at healthcare institutions as well as in a whole lot of other related industries. You could be pursuing an alternative career in the pharmaceutical, life sciences, biomedical and clinical research industries!
|Master / PhD Degree |
Assistant Director / Director
|Advanced Practice Nurse ||Director / Principal Nurse Educator |
Bachelor Degree / Advanced Diploma
|Nurse Manager ||Nurse Clinician||Nurse Educator |
|Diploma||Staff Nurse |
This is the career path for a typical nurse in Singapore. The starting salary of a Staff Nurse with a Diploma in Health Sciences (Nursing) is around $1800 per month. The career path of a staff nurse after the diploma level depends on performance, qualifications, and the choice of the nurse as to which of the three paths (management, clinical, or education) to follow.
As a nursing grad, you can apply for Medicine and Dentistry courses at the National University of Singapore under the Exceptional Individual Scheme.
You will also be able to pursue degrees at accredited universities both locally and abroad. These include the Nanyang Technological University and Singapore Management University. Alternatively, you can choose to further your knowledge in a particular fi eld by taking up advanced diplomas in areas such as Perioperative Nursing, Chronic Disease Nursing Management and Critical Care Nursing.
You now also have the option of applying for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Practice at the Singapore Institute of Technology. The two-year direct honours degree is offered in partnership with the University of Manchester and is subsidised.
Our graduates also have the option to pursue degrees in Arts, Social Sciences, Psychology, Law, Biological and Life Sciences, Accounting, and more at NUS, NTU and SMU.