Undergraduate Admission Information

Admission Requirements

To qualify as one of the selected intake in any particular academic year, students should have

  1. Good H2 or equivalents in at least two science subjects and one of them has to be Chemistry; and
  2. Good O-level pass and above in Biology
  • For those without H2-passes/ equivalent in Biology, they MUST take the bridging module LSM1301 General Biology in Semester1.

  • Polytechnic graduates with good results in an appropriate Diploma may also be admitted. However they have to apply under the University's Office of Admission, local applicants; Polytechnic Diplomas from Singapore

  • Those without the above qualifications may be accepted but only after an interview and discussion with the admissions advisers

    If you suffer colour impairment, you are strongly advised not to take FST major because many course components involves colour differentiation.

    Waiver of Course Requirements

Candidates who have excellent H2 level results in pure sciences may apply for waiver of certain first year modules. Polytechnic graduates with excellent results in food related courses may also apply for waiver of selected course requirements.

Application procedure

Applications to FST programme is only open to students who are admitted to Faculty of Science, NUS. To maximize your chance to enter the Programme, applicants are advised to submit your online application form by 15 July 2016. Second round of applications will close on 26 July 2016.

Please print out a copy of the application form and send it together with your certificates to:

Food Science and Technology Programme
c/o Department of Chemistry
National University of Singapore
Block S14 level 5
Science Drive 2
Singapore 117542

Online application forms sent without hard copies for verifications will not be considered.

The list of successful applicants in the first round of offer will be posted three (3) working days later, on the general FST notice board (Block S14 Level 5) and on our homepage. Majority of the places will be offered in this first round.

While the applicant may choose to apply for FST programme before being accepted to the Faculty of Science (FOS), any offer made is subjected to one obtaining an offer to the Faculty of Science, NUS.


Frequently Asked Questions

Modules for FST Major

(From the NUS bulletin)

Module Descriptions

Please check out the NUS bulletin for the updated modules' descriptions

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