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​Get hands-on practice in real-world environments with 32 weeks of clinical attachments

Secure a job before graduation and apply for a hospital sponsorship that comes with a monthly allowance

Pursue degree courses in nursing, medicine and allied healthcare at NUS, NTU and SIT

Gain admission into a two-year Bachelor of Science with Honours post-registration programme jointly offered by SIT and University of Glasgow​​

Course Overview

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What You'll Learn

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

  • Integrated Nursing Sciences 3.1

    (6 Credit Units)

    This module will be taught using scenario-based, interdisciplinary approach. It will allow students to integrate knowledge on the pathophysiology, medical and nursing management and pharmacological treatment of patients requiring emergency and perioperative care. In this module, students will also learn how to provide acute, transitional and long-term care for patients in the community.

  • Nursing Management & Professional Development

    (3 Credit Units)

    This module provides students with an understanding of the Singapore health care system, health informatics and organisation of nursing services. An overview of quality assurance, occupational health and risk management strategies in clinical practice will be covered. Effective managerial and leadership skills in the provision of nursing care will also be explored. Students will develop accountability through personal and professional development.

  • Nursing Skills Laboratory 3.1

    (8 Credit Units)

    This module aims to equip students with fundamental nursing knowledge and skills to provide preventive, therapeutic and rehabilitative care in meeting patient’s health needs. These skills are necessary to enable students to co-ordinate and manage patient care in a variety of health care settings. This module also equips students with skills to care for patients requiring emergency and perioperative care, and providing acute, transitional and long-term care for patients in the community setting.

  • Project ID: Connecting the Dots^

    (4 Credit Units)
^ Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) modules account for 11 credit units of the diploma curriculum. They include modules in communication and innovation and world issues, as well as an interdisciplinary project. By bringing students from diverse diplomas together, the interdisciplinary project fosters collaboration to explore and propose solutions for real-world problems. IS aims to develop students to be agile and self-directed learners, ready for the future workplace.

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Career Options & Further Studies

Upon graduation, you can apply for registration with the Singapore Nursing Board to be a registered nurse and practice in both government and private healthcare settings.

Your diploma will open doors for you to pursue degrees in varied fields at accredited universities both locally and abroad. You can apply for a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Nursing at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) which is jointly offered with the University of Glasgow (UofG). Close to 50 NP Nursing graduates were successfully enrolled in this degree programme last year.

Alternatively, you can choose to further your knowledge in a particular field by taking up an Advanced Diploma in areas such as Perioperative Nursing, Chronic Disease Management and Critical Care Nursing, or a Specialist Diploma in Palliative Care Nursing or Community Gerontology Nursing.​

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Entry Requirements



Candidates must have the following GCE 'O' Level examination (or equivalent) results.

  • English Language

    1 - 7
  • Mathematics (Elementary/Additional)

    1 - 6
  • Science

    (with Physics, Chemistry or Biology component)
    or Biotechnology
    or Food & Nutrition
    or Human & Social Biology
    or Physical Science
    1 - 6

You must also fulfil the aggregate computation requirements for the ELR2B2-C Aggregate Type.

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Due to the special requirements of the healthcare professions, all applicants applying for N69 (Diploma in Nursing) have to pass a medical examination and be certified to have the following abilities to perform patient care activities in a safe and effective manner:

• Mental ability (interpersonal ability and behavioural stability) to provide safe care to populations, as well as safety to self, and demonstrate self-control and behavioural stability to function and adapt effectively and sensitively in a dynamic role.

• Physical ability to move around in clinical environment, walk/stand, bend, reach, lift, climb, push and pull, carry objects and perform complex sequences of hand eye coordination.

• Auditory ability to hear faint body sounds, auditory alarms and normal speaking level sounds (i.e. blood pressure sounds, monitors, call bells and person-to-person report).

​• Visual ability to detect changes in physical appearance, colour and contour, read medication labels, syringes, manometers, and written communication accurately​.​


Find out more on entry requirements and admissions exercise periods for qualifications such as N(A)-Level, A-Level, ITE, IP, IB and more.

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Application Information

  • Range of Net ELR2B2 for 2022 JAE

    4 to 26
  • Planned Intake (2022​)



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