Full-time application is open to GCE 'O' Level / SPM / UEC holders and ITE graduates.
Applicants with severe vision impairment may encounter difficulties meeting the course requirements and expectations. Please refer to the Ministry of Health (MOH) website on “Fitness to Practice” for registered Optometrists.
GCE 'O' Level / SPM / UEC Qualifications
Applicants must obtain:
i) the following GCE 'O' Level grades at not more than two sittings and
ii) 26 points or better for the net ELR2B2 aggregate score (i.e. English Language, 2 relevant subjects and best 2 other subjects, including CCA Bonus points)
|i) English Language (as 1st Lang)
||1 - 7*
|ii) Mathematics (Elementary / Additional)
||1 - 6
|iii) One of the following subjects
- Combined Science
- Food & Nutrition
- Physical Science
- Science (Chemistry, Biology)
- Science (Physics, Biology)
- Science (Physics, Chemistry)
|1 - 6
* Applicants offering SPM / UEC qualifications must attain a minimum grade A+ to C / 1 to 6 for their Bahasa Inggeris (1119) / English Language.
SPM Grades A+ to C are equivalent to GCE 'O' Level Grades 1 to 6.
Nitec holders must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5.
The JAE ELR2B2 indicates the net aggregate score of the lowest ranked students who were admitted to these courses in the JAE. These aggregate scores are meant as a reference for applicants applying to these courses, and do not constitute the admission scores for subsequent admissions exercises.
Students with international qualifications should refer to the Entry Criteria for International Qualifications.
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