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The Diploma in Nursing (NSG) is a comprehensive course that prepares you to become a versatile healthcare professional equipped with problem-solving skills and an eye for detail. In addition to core nursing modules, you will learn about behavioural and human biosciences. Upon graduation, you will be ready to practise as a registered nurse or tap into a wide range of career opportunities in the pharmaceutical and biomedical industries, locally and overseas.
Industry-Based Learning
Get real-world practice with 38 weeks of clinical attachments right from your first year.
Cutting-Edge Facilities
Hone your skills in industry-standard facilities such as the Patient Simulation Centre, intensive care units and operating theatres.
Hospital Sponsorships
Secure a reputable job even before graduation. Apply for a hospital sponsonship that comes with a monthly allowance.

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 2021 JAE

    4 to 26
  • Planned Intake (2021)



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Diploma in Nursing (N69)