'A' Level Students

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'A' Level Students

Applicants holding Singapore Cambridge GCE A-level qualifications can apply to all our full time diploma courses.


Minimum Entry Requirements

For more details on the Minimum Entry Requirements of our full time diploma courses, click here.

For the list of courses requiring medical check-up or specific tests, please click here.

Note: Students with GCE 'A' level qualification may use their 'O' level results to apply. Admission to RP is based on academic merit and subjected to available vacancies of our diploma programmes. Meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee that applicants will be offered a placement in the diploma programme. These requirements are set in place to ensure fairness to all applicants

Module Exemption

A-Level graduates who are looking to further their studies in RP can look forward to obtaining a diploma within a shortened timeline.

Eligible A-Level graduates can now be exempted from one semester or one year of studies for courses starting in April or October 2020.

2 year courses starting in April 2020 (AY 2020 Semester 1)

Course code Diploma Name School
R14 Biomedical Science School of Applied Science
R16 Biotechnology School of Applied Science
R17 Materials Science School of Applied Science
R22 Pharmaceutical Science School of Applied Science
R29 Environmental Science School of Applied Science
R53 Marine Science & Aquaculture School of Applied Science
R11 Industrial & Operations Management School of Engineering
R21 Supply Chain Management School of Engineering
R39 Aviation Management School of Engineering
R40 Aerospace Engineering School of Engineering
R41 Green Building Energy Management School of Engineering
R50 Electrical & Electronic Engineering School of Engineering
R54 Engineering Systems & Management School of Engineering
R56 Engineering Design with Business School of Engineering
R26 Sport & Exercise Science School of Sports, Health and Leisure
R33 Outdoor & Adventure Learning School of Sports, Health and Leisure
R48 Consumer Behaviour & Research School of Management and Communication
R51 Business & Social Enterprise School of Management and Communication
R19 Media Production & Design School of Technology for the Arts
R24 Sonic Arts School of Technology for the Arts
R35 Game Design School of Technology for the Arts
R36 Design for User Experience School of Technology for the Arts

2 year courses starting in October 2020 (AY 2020 Semester 2)

Course Code Diploma Name School
R14 Biomedical Science School of Applied Science
R16 Biotechnology School of Applied Science
R17 Materials Science School of Applied Science
R22 Pharmaceutical Science School of Applied Science
R29 Environmental Science School of Applied Science
R53 Marine Science & Aquaculture School of Applied Science
R11 Industrial & Operations Management School of Engineering
R21 Supply Chain Management School of Engineering
R39 Aviation Management School of Engineering
R40 Aerospace Engineering School of Engineering
R41 Green Building Energy Management School of Engineering
R50 Electrical & Electronic Engineering School of Engineering
R54 Engineering Systems & Management School of Engineering
R56 Engineering Design with Business School of Engineering
R28 Integrated Events Management School of Hospitality
R34 Customer Experience Management with Business School of Hospitality
R37 Hotel & Hospitality Management School of Hospitality
R46 Restaurant & Culinary Operations School of Hospitality
R32 Mass Communication School of Management and Communication
R48 Consumer Behaviour & Research School of Management and Communication
R51 Business & Social Enterprise School of Management and Communication
R26 Sport & Exercise Science School of Sports, Health and Leisure
R33 Outdoor & Adventure Learning School of Sports, Health and Leisure
R24 Sonic Arts School of Technology for the Arts
R25 Arts & Theatre Management School of Technology for the Arts
R35 Game Design School of Technology for the Arts
R36 Design for User Experience School of Technology for the Arts

2.5 year courses starting in October 2020 (AY 2020 Semester 2)

Course Code Diploma Name School
R43 Health Management & Promotion School of Sports, Health and Leisure
R45 Health Services Management School of Sports, Health and Leisure
R49 Sport Coaching School of Sports, Health and Leisure
R52 Human Resource Management with Psychology School of Management and Communication
R12 Information Technology School of Infocomm
R13 Business Information Systems School of Infocomm
R18 Financial Technology School of Infocomm
R47 Digital Design & Development School of Infocomm
R55 Infocomm Security Management School of Infocomm
R19 Media Production & Design School of Technology for the Arts

You can click here to view the module exemptions offered by our full time diploma courses. 

Application

Applicants holding Singapore Cambridge GCE A-level qualifications can apply for admission to our full time diploma courses through the following admission exercises.

  1. Direct Admissions Exercise (DAE)

Conditions for Admissions

a. Students must read the terms and conditions for each admission exercise before they apply for admission to Republic Polytechnic (RP) when the application window is open.

b. Students must provide all supporting documents related to their admission application such as academic qualifications, related certificates or other documents as requested by the Polytechnic for admission consideration.

c. Students are admitted to the Polytechnic based on the specified assessment criteria.

d. Students must provide true and accurate information in the application forms, including a full declaration of any medical condition or disability.

e. Students must attend interviews whenever contacted by the Polytechnic as part of the evaluation procedures to determine their suitability for the diploma courses.

f. International students must comply with the instructions to apply and collect the Student’s Pass issued by Immigration & Checkpoints Authority of Singapore (ICA) before they start their enrolment procedures with the Polytechnic.

g. If any of the above conditions are not met, RP reserves the right to:
  1. rescind an offer of admission to any applicant;

  2. report the applicant to authorities for wrongful declaration and

  3. disallow the applicant from continuing with the admission process