School of Applied Science

School of Applied Science (SAS)

Want to explore the unknown and find your “Eureka!” moment? At SAS, you will learn to uncover new knowledge to pioneer new frontiers in science. Get ready to hone your research and technical skills to make life-changing discoveries.


How to Ace Your EAE Application

Learn how you can demonstrate your strong passion and aptitude for SAS's courses by referring to the table below. 

Cur

rent Course Title   

Demonstrates passion or interest in:  

Participated in activities such as: 

Other considerations include: 

Common Science Programme (R59)^

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • Biology

  • CCAs such as School Science Club

  • Science projects or showcases

  • Science competitions/ worksshops/ enrichment programmes

  • Science Congress 

  • Talks by School of Applied Science

  • Career Day (MOE Applied Studies Experience)

  • Learning Journeys

  • Relevant AEMs* and Applied Graded Subjects by all polytechnics.

    Examples of RP AEMS:

  1. Art and Science of Pharmaceutical Compounding

  2. Environmental Technologies

  3. Food Biotechnology in Human Health and Nutrition

  4. Stem Cell Technologies for 21st Century Medicine

  5. The Science of Smart Materials

Outstanding achievements in:

- Leadership
- Entrepreneurship
- Community service
- Community engagement activities
Diploma in Applied Chemistry (R17) *Renamed*
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • 3D printing
  • Formulation
  • DIY lotions, creams, and soap
  • Baking
  •  CCAs such as School Science Club
  • Science projects or showcases

  • Science competitions/ workshops/ enrichment programmes

  • Science Congress 

  • Talks by School of Applied Science

  • Career Day (MOE Applied Studies Experience)

  • Learning Journeys

  • Participation in crystal growing competition or related Chemistry events or conferences

  • 3D printing or related prototyping competitions

  • Relevant AEMs* and Applied Graded Subjects by all polytechnics.

    Examples of RP AEMS:

  1. Art and Science of Pharmaceutical Compounding

  2. Environmental Technologies

  3. Food Biotechnology in Human Health and Nutrition

  4. Stem Cell Technologies for 21st Century Medicine

  5. The Science of Smart Materials

 

Outstanding achievements in:

- Leadership
- Entrepreneurship
- Community service
- Community engagement activities
Biomedical Science (R14)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • CCAs such as School Science Club

  • Science projects or showcases

  • Science competitions/ workshops/ enrichment programmes

  • Science Congress 

  • Talks by School of Applied Science

  • Career Day (MOE Applied Studies Experience)

  • Learning Journeys

  • Relevant AEMs* and Applied Graded Subjects by all polytechnics.

    Examples of RP AEMS:

  1. Art and Science of Pharmaceutical Compounding

  2. Environmental Technologies

  3. Food Biotechnology in Human Health and Nutrition

  4. Stem Cell Technologies for 21st Century Medicine

  5. The Science of Smart Materials

Outstanding achievements in:

- Leadership
- Entrepreneurship
- Community service
- Community engagement activities
Biotechnology (R16)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • CCAs such as School Science Club

  • Science projects or showcases

  • Science competitions/ workshops/ enrichment programmes

  • Science Congress 

  • Talks by School of Applied Science

  • Career Day (MOE Applied Studies Experience)

  • Learning Journeys

  • Relevant AEMs* and Applied Graded Subjects by all polytechnics.

    Examples of RP AEMS:

  1. Art and Science of Pharmaceutical Compounding

  2. Environmental Technologies

  3. Food Biotechnology in Human Health and Nutrition

  4. Stem Cell Technologies for 21st Century Medicine

  5. The Science of Smart Materials

Outstanding achievements in:

- Leadership
- Entrepreneurship
- Community service
- Community engagement activities
Diploma in Environmental & Marine Science (R62) *Merged*
  • Circular economy
  • Conservation
  • Aquaculture
  • Fishkeeping
  • Amateur fish breeding
  • Angling

 

  • CCAs such as School Science, Green, or Environmental Clubs

  • Science projects or showcases

  • Science competitions/ workshops/ enrichment programmes

  • Science Congress 

  • Talks by School of Applied Science

  • Career Day (MOE Applied Studies Experience)

  • Learning Journeys

  • Environmental conservation activities such as beach clean-up and recycling/upcycling workshops

  • Relevant AEMs* and Applied Graded Subjects by all polytechnics.

    Examples of RP AEMS:

  1. Art and Science of Pharmaceutical Compounding

  2. Environmental Technologies

  3. Food Biotechnology in Human Health and Nutrition

  4. Stem Cell Technologies for 21st Century Medicine

  5. The Science of Smart Materials

 

Outstanding achievements in:

- Leadership
- Entrepreneurship
- Community service
- Community engagement activities
Pharmaceutical Science (R22)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • CCAs such as School Science Club

  • Science projects or showcases

  • Science competitions/ workshops/ enrichment programmes

  • Science Congress 

  • Talks by School of Applied Science

  • Career Day (MOE Applied Studies Experience)

  • Learning Journeys

  • Relevant AEMs* and Applied Graded Subjects by all polytechnics.

    Examples of RP AEMS:

  1. Art and Science of Pharmaceutical Compounding

  2. Environmental Technologies

  3. Food Biotechnology in Human Health and Nutrition

  4. Stem Cell Technologies for 21st Century Medicine

  5. The Science of Smart Materials

Outstanding achievements in:

- Leadership
- Entrepreneurship
- Community service
- Community engagement activities

*Advanced Elective Modules (AEMs) are conducted in the same way as all our regular diplomas. The programme helps secondary school students make informed decisions about education and career plans after their graduations.

For more information, visit https://www.rp.edu.sg/teachers/advanced-elective-modules

^Students in the Common Science Programme can apply for their preferred diploma specialisation towards the end of Year 1 Semester 1.




Tips:

  • Follow your interest when choosing a course

  • Be well-prepared; read up on the course you applied for


Testimonial


SAS Christopher Bong
I did Biology in secondary school. Upon further reading, it sparked my interest in biotechnology. I chose EAE@RP as I was interested in the field, its career prospects, and problem-based learning.
Christopher Bong Jue Shi
School of Applied Science
Diploma in Biotechnology
Year 2