'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 more details on the medical requirements of our diploma courses, 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 of studies and be admitted directly to Year 1 Semester 2. For the list of RP diploma courses that are offered for Year 1 Semester 2 admission, you can refer to the table below. 

Interested A-Level graduates will be able to apply to the courses between 12 to 23 Aug 2019, for matriculation at the start of AY2019 Semester 2 in October 2019.

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

List of diploma courses offered for 2019 Year 1 Semester 2 Intake

 Rcode      Course Name
   R11    Industrial & Operations Management
   R14    Biomedical Science
   R16    Biotechnology
   R17    Materials Science
   R18    Business Applications
   R19    Media Production & Design
   R21    Supply Chain Management
   R22    Pharmaceutical Science
   R24    Sonic Arts
   R25    Arts & Theatre Management
   R27    Sport Management
   R29    Environmental Science
   R32    Mass Communication
   R33    Outdoor & Adventure Learning
   R34    Customer Experience Management with Business
   R35    Game Design
   R36    Design for User Experience
   R39    Aviation Management
   R40    Aerospace Engineering
   R41    Green Building Energy Management
   R47    Mobile Software Development
   R48    Consumer Behaviour & Research
   R49    Sport Coaching
   R50    Electrical & Electronic Engineering
   R51    Business & Social Enterprise
   R52    Human Resource Management with Psychology
   R53    Marine Science & Aquaculture
   R54    Engineering Systems & Management
   R55    Infocomm Security Management
   R56    Engineering Design with Business


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