SCALE offers the BTech programme in Computing disciplines in partnership with the NUS School of Computing, one of the leading computing schools in the world with faculty members who are both internationally recognised researchers and inspiring teachers.

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For BTech (Cybersecurity) and BTech (Software Engineering)

To apply for admissions, you should have the following:

  • Be at least 21 years old.
  • Polytechnic Diploma or equivalent local / foreign qualifications.
    Part-time diploma holders are eligible to apply. Selected candidates will be required to satisfactorily complete a bridging course in Mathematics before being allowed to enroll into the BTech degree programme.
  • Fulfil one of the following:
    • have at least 2 years of full-time work experience; OR
    • have fully discharged their National Service (NS) liability with at least 6 months of full-time work experience; OR
    • are currently employed on a full-time basis with at least 6 months of full-time work experience.
    Part-time employment will not be considered as full-time work experience. A part-time employee is one who works for less than 35 hours a week, under contract of service with an employer.
  • Any evidence of additional post-diploma academic preparation, including the advanced diploma, specialist diploma and SAT I Test, will be advantageous.
  • Availability of company sponsorship will be advantageous.
  • Applicants may be required by the Admissions Committee to sit for entrance examinations to fulfil admission requirements.

Exemption from the age requirements may be granted to Singapore Citizens (SC) and Singapore Permanent Resident (SPR) applicants if:

  1. Sponsored by the company for the part-time undergraduate degree programme;
    OR
  2. Currently employed in a job role / sector related to the part-time undergraduate degree programme.

Notwithstanding these exemptions, NS-liable applicants must have fully discharged their full-time NS liability before they can be admitted. Supporting documents(s) must be submitted, together with the admission application, for assessment. NUS reserves the right to determine if exemption would be granted, and the University's decision will be final and binding.


For BTech (Business Analytics)

To apply for admissions, you should have the following:

  • Be at least 21 years old.
  • Polytechnic Diploma or equivalent local / foreign qualifications.
    Part-time diploma holders are eligible to apply. Selected candidates will be required to satisfactorily complete a bridging course in Mathematics before being allowed to enroll into the BTech degree programme.
  • At least 2 years of full-time work experience.
    Part-time employment will not be considered as full-time work experience. A part-time employee is one who works for less than 35 hours a week, under contract of service with an employer.
  • Fulfil one of the following:
    • have fully discharged their National Service (NS) liability; OR
    • are currently employed on a full-time basis.
  • Any evidence of additional post-diploma academic preparation, including the advanced diploma, specialist diploma and SAT I Test, will be advantageous.
  • Availability of company sponsorship will be advantageous.
  • Applicants may be required by the Admissions Committee to sit for entrance examinations to fulfil admission requirements.

Exemption from the age requirements may be granted to Singapore Citizens (SC) and Singapore Permanent Resident (SPR) applicants if:

  1. Sponsored by the company for the part-time undergraduate degree programme;
    OR
  2. Currently employed in a job role / sector related to the part-time undergraduate degree programme.

Notwithstanding these exemptions, NS-liable applicants must have fully discharged their full-time NS liability before they can be admitted. Supporting documents(s) must be submitted, together with the admission application, for assessment. NUS reserves the right to determine if exemption would be granted, and the University's decision will be final and binding.


Introduction

The MAPC Test recognizes applicants’ work experience, diploma education and/or relevant background obtained through other means (e.g. self-learners, non-IT/Analytics diploma-holders with IT/Analytics work experience, etc.), without sacrificing the rigour of the BTech programme. Applicants are able to earn 4 modular credits for the module attempted if he/she passes the MAPC Test.

Applicants have an option to select the following MAPC Tests:

  • TIC1001 Introduction to Computing and Programming I
  • TIC1002 Introduction to Computing and Programming II
  • TMA1001 Introductory Mathematics

Applicants are to indicate the MAPC Tests that they would like to register for when submitting their online application. Upon release of their application outcomes, successful applicants, who are keen to take the MAPC tests that they earlier registered for, are to pay the required test fees to confirm their registration by the stipulated deadline.

Applicants will be informed of the test outcome of their MAPC Tests within a week after each test.

Syllabi for the Modules

You may refer the respective module’s syllabi by using the NUS Bulletin Search Modules function. Please select the current Academic Year and Semester when using the search function, e.g. 2017/2018, Semester 1.

Fee

The non-refundable and non-transferable fee for each MAPC Test is $280 (excludes prevailing GST).

For unsuccessful applicants, a rebate of 50% of the MAPC Test Fee (i.e., $140) will be given to offset the tuition fee of the module attempted when applicants eventually enroll for the module during his/her candidature. The rebate granted is specific to the failed Test module and is non-transferable to other modules.


Schedule

Please refer to the test details in the table below for August 2019 intake:

Events Test Day & Date Time
TMA1001 Introductory Mathematics
[applicable only for BTech (Business Analytics) students]
TBC TBC
TIC1001 Introduction to Computing and Programming I TBC TBC
TIC1002 Introduction to Computing and Programming II
(Note: Only allowed to take TIC1002 if pass TIC1001)
TBC TBC

Note: The test/s may not be offered if there is insufficient number of applicants registering for the test/s.


Enquiries

For enquiries, please email scale.admissions@nus.edu.sg


Introduction

The Mathematics Bridging Course, administered by SCALE in NUS, is a short bridging course specially designed for those who have applied to a BTech Computing Degree Programme but whose admission requires them to prove their ability to handle the topics in ‘O’ Level Additional Mathematics. The course is also open to those who have been offered admission but wish to refresh their knowledge of the same topics.

Syllabus

  • ‘O’ Level Additional Mathematics

Course Fee

  • $500 (course attendance only)
  • $550 (course attendance with Mathematics test)*

Note: Fee is non-refundable, non-transferable and excludes prevailing GST. Materials will be provided at the first lesson upon full payment of fee.

* It is compulsory for those whose application status requires evidence of their ability to handle the topics in “O” Level Additional Mathematics to attend the course and take the test.


Schedule (for admission to August 2019 intake)

Class Start Date Mathematics Test Day & Date Mathematics Test Time
TBC TBC TBC

Note:

  • The Course comprises a total of 8 lectures and 4 tutorials, each of 3 hours' duration (2 lectures and 1 tutorial per week).
  • There will be an end-of-course Test and the overall results will be used as a factor for admission selection purposes to the BTech Computing Programme/s applied to.
  • Deadline to register and make payment for the Course and Test is 2 working days before the start of the Course.
  • The Course may not be offered if there is insufficient number of applicants registering for the Course.

Enquiries

For enquiries, please email ask.scale@nus.edu.sg



For enquiries, please email ask.scale@nus.edu.sg

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