School of

Life Sciences & Chemical Technology

Re-Code Your DNA

About the School

The School with a proven track record. Nurturing alumni who made history for gaining direct admission into NUS medical school, for securing prestigious A*STAR and PSC scholarships, and making their mark all over the world

Our strong research expertise gives you an edge in pursuing R&D in myriad fields from cancer biology to membrane technology, agritech to food tech, aquaculture to skyrise greening

Our widely recognised diplomas offer opportunities for further studies at top universities both locally and abroad

Be ready for the future of the life science and chemical industries with our strong focus on digitalisation and emerging technologies​

Real-World Learning

Our Graduates with that Something Xtra


School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology

Re-code Your DNA

Established in 1989, the School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology (LSCT) aims to deliver a robust R&D education and training through intensive lab and field-based training, as well as project and workplace learning. Besides igniting your natural curiosity about the world and fuelling your passion for discovery, LSCT also prepares you for exciting careers in science.

Our five courses are endorsed by industry experts, renowned research institutes and top universities locally and abroad. LSCT also has close links with organisations such as National Parks Board and PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency. Our strong partnerships will provide you with lots of opportunities to learn in a real-world setting.

Besides having a strong track record in applied research, LSCT is also known for its expertise in areas such as biocatalysis and fermentation, cancer biology, molecular diagnostics, membrane technology, skyrise greening, agritech and aquaculture, and food technology. LSCT’s edge will give you a head start in pursuing research work in these fields.

​ You will gain a global perspective by participating in various overseas internships and immersion programmes to places such as London, Brisbane, Bangkok, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Nanjing, and Shanghai.