Diploma in Food Science & Technology (DFST - S47)
Full-time application is open to GCE 'O' Level / SPM / UEC / GCE 'A' Level / IGCSE / GCSE holders and ITE graduates.
G.C.E. 'O' Level / SPM / UEC / IGCSE / GCSE 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 Language)||D7*|
|ii) Mathematics (Elementary / Additional)||C6|
|iii) Any one of the following subjects |
- Combined Science
- Food & Nutrition / Nutrition & Food Science
- Physical Science
- Physics / Engineering Science
- Science (Chemistry, Biology)
- Science (Physics, Biology)
- Science (Physics, Chemistry)
* 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.
Note: IGCSE / GCSE Grades A to C is comparable to GCE 'O' levels Grades 1 to 6 and IGCSE / GCSE Grade D is comparable to GCE 'O' Grade 7.
(For those with new IGCSE / GCSE Grades 9 to 1, Grades 9 to 4 would be comparable to GCE 'O' levels Grades 1 to 6 and IGCSE / GCSE Grade 3 is comparable to GCE 'O' Grade 7).
The JAE ELR2B2 indicates the net aggregate score of the
lowest and highest 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.
GCE 'A' Level Qualification - Course Duration : 2 years^
|i) General Paper (English Medium)|
Knowledge & Inquiry
|A - D|
|ii) H2 Mathematics ||A - D|
|iii) H2 Chemistry||A - D|
^ - Admission to the 2-year diploma course is based on merit.
Higher Nitec Qualification
Higher Nitec holders must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0.
Unless otherwise stated, the course duration of a Diploma course is 3 years.
|Relevant Higher Nitec|
|Biotechnology / Biochemical Technology|
Nitec holders must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5.
|Applied Food Science|
|Chemical Process Technology / Chemical Process Technology (Biologics) /|
Chemical Process Technology (Petrochemicals) /
Chemical Process Technology (Pharmaceuticals) /
Chemical Process Technology (Process Instrumentation)
Students with international qualifications should refer to the Entry Criteria for International Qualifications.
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