B.Sc. (Hons) in Biological Sciences with Biomedical Materials Major

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Course Exemptions

Table 1- Course Exemptions for Students
 
A Level Qualifications: Exemptions from selected Year 1 courses will be offered to students in the Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences degree programme who have meet the criteria listed below. A maximum of three exemptions from Year 1 courses will be awarded.
A Level Subject Exemptions Criteria
H2 Biology BS1001 Introductory Biology Grade A in H2 Biology
H2 Chemistry BS1003 Organic Chemistry Grade A in H2 Chemistry
H3 Molecular Biology BS1007 Molecular
& Cell Biology I
Distinction or Merit in the H3 subject
H3 Organic Synthesis & Mechanism BS1003 Organic Chemistry Distinction or Merit in the H3 subject
H3 Proteomics BS1005 Biochemistry I Distinction or Merit in the H3 subject
Other H3 subjects Exemption will be granted on a case by case basis Distinction or Merit in the H3 subject
Local Polytechnic Qualifications: Exemptions from selected Year 1 courses will be offered to students in the Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences degree programme on a case by case basis. Exemptions will be based on academic merit and relevance of polytechnic courses completed. Students admitted into Year 1 may be granted exemption from up to 3 Year 1 courses.
In addition to the 3 year 1 modules, students with relevant diplomas may be exempted from BS1001 Introductory Biology as well.
 
Course Exemptions for Students with NUS HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA Qualifications
Students with a CAP of least 4.5 will be considered for exemptions  
​Subject Exemptions​
Biology BS1001
Chemistry BS1003
 
Course Exemptions for Students with INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE DIPLOMA Qualifications
Students with subject grade of 6 or higher will be considered for exemptions
​Subject Exemptions​
Biology BS1001
Chemistry BS1003