Why NUS Science?


One of the important milestones in your life is to decide a course of undergraduate study as well as the university of your choice. There are many reasons why NUS Faculty of Science should be your first choice!


Established Track Record

  • We have more than 85 years of experience and expertise in providing quality Science education
  • We are one of the best universities in the world for Science education. Starting from 2014, Quacquarelli Symonds [QS] has ranked NUS as the top University in Asia for many Science subjects for three consecutive years. NUS is one of the prime movers in shaping Singapore’s scientific landscape in education and research


Top-Notch Professors

  • We have dynamic, passionate and award-winning professors who ensure that our research and educational programmes are continually reviewed and enhanced to stay relevant to the needs of industry and the future
  • We actively create opportunities for you to engage our professors in cutting-edge research and enhance your learning with them


Myriad Course Choices

  • We give you flexibility to plan and adapt your learning pathways based on your interests and career aspirations. You can choose your course(s) of study from diverse choices of majors, double majors, double degrees, joint degrees, concurrent bachelor's and master’s degrees, minors, multi-disciplinary and cross-faculty programmes
  • We enrich your education by providing enhancement programmes like undergraduate research programmes, local and overseas internships, and inter- and multi-disciplinary boutique programmes in Mathematics and Science. These programmes and many others are specially developed to broaden your academic and intellectual horizon if you wish to advance your knowledge beyond your major


Global Outlook

  • We give you opportunities to gain overseas exposure. Over 70% of our students enrol in at least one study abroad programme, which includes overseas entrepreneurial courses. NUS has partnerships with over 300 universities in 50 countries. Apart from University-wide partner universities, you can choose to enrol with our exclusive Faculty-level partner universities if you wish to leverage on their strengths in specific areas of Science
  • We provide diverse learning environments for you to become more culturally aware, resilient, adaptable and enterprising. You will develop a growth mindset and be a practitioner of change, attributes which are valued by employers


Bright Career Prospects

  • We train you in specialised domain knowledge, as well as critical thinking, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. These are relevant life skills embedded within our curriculum which give you the edge in career mobility and equip you to be future-ready
  • We have a proven record as our Science graduates have career opportunities in various high-growth and high impact industries that drive Singapore’s economy. These include but are not limited to: Biomedical Sciences, Chemicals, Clean Technology, Consumer Businesses, Education, Financial Services, Government, Infocommunication Technologies, Management Consultancy, Media and Digital Entertainment, Research and Development, and Safety and Security


For all these reasons and many more, make NUS Faculty of Science your first choice! Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you need further information or assistance in your enrolment.



Admission no. 1

   My NUS Science training equipped me with the skills to shape my research ideas, decide on a line onquiry and execute experiments. My experience in the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme in Science opened up a new dimension to studying organisms and ecosystems. This cemented my decision to pursue an academic career in marine biology.    

Dr NEO Mei Lin
Research Fellow, Tropical Marine Science Institute, NUS
B.Sc. (Hons) in Life Sciences (Biology), Class of 2009
Winner of 2015 Life Science Fellowship under 2015 L’Oréal Singapore for Women In Science National Fellowship Programme



Admission no. 2

    As my job involves seeking the best execution of trades for clients, the knowledge and skills picked up during my four years at NUS laid a solid foundation, which enables me to stay sharp and responsive to clients’ requirements.   

Benny CHUEN De Wei
Investment Dealer, Aberdeen Asset Management
B.Sc. (Hons) in Applied Mathematics and Business Management, Class of 2013