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Entry Requirements








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Academic Qualifications

Applicants should possess the requisite pre-university qualifications to be admitted to the LKCMedicine MBBS programme.
 
Qualifications Requirements​​
Singapore-Cambridge
GCE A-Level Certification
  • H2 Pass in Chemistry and H2 Pass in either Biology or Physics.
  • All H2 subjects and attempted General Paper (GP) or Knowledge & Inquiry (KI) must be taken at one sitting.
  • Meet Mother Tongue Language (MTL) requirement.
  • More details can be found here.
​International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Pass in HL Chemistry and Pass in either HL Biology or Physics.
  • Meet Mother Tongue requirement.
  • More details can be found here​.
National Universty of Singapore High School Diploma
  • Major CAP of 2.0 in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics
  • CAP of 1.0 in one other major and in English Programme
  • Meet Mother Tongue requirement
  • More details can be found ​here.
Polytechnic Diploma
  • ​A good GPA in a Health Science-related diploma.
  • A list of relevant diplomas can be found here.
International Qualifications


BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)

Applicants will have to register for the Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT) and take the BMAT as part of the criteria for entry to the LKCMedicine MBBS programme.

If one is applying to the AY2018/19 intake of LKCMedicine, one should take BMAT in November 2018, prior to applying to LKCMedicine. Only results of the BMAT taken in the 12-month period prior to admission to LKCMedicine will be considered in the selection process.

The BMAT is produced, administered and marked by the Admissions Testing Service, which is working with two test agents in Singapore for BMAT: SEAMEO Regional Language Centre (RELC) and the British Council, Singapore. This year’s BMAT will take place in November 2018. Students from the Singapore school system may register with the RELC. Students outside the Singapore school system may do so with the British Council, Singapore. You can download a copy of the BMAT leaflet here.

For students not residing in Singapore, please find an authorised test centre near you here.

For more details on the BMAT, including information on how to prepare for BMAT, please click her​eYou may also watch the BMAT introductory video here.​

 
​BMAT Registration
RELC
  • ​​​Download form from RELC website (for students from Singapore school system).
  • Make payment at AXS station.
  • Email completed form (incl. receipt #), scanned NRIC and student's pass to RELC (bmatreg@relc.org.sg).
​British Council, Singapore
  • Download form from the British Council, Singapore website (for students outside the Singapore school system).
  • Submited completed form in person at the British Council, Singapore office, or post it to the British Council, Singapore, together with a cheque.
 
Key Dates
September ​​​​BMAT registration opens
​October BMAT standard registration closes
(Late fees will apply for late registration)
​Early November ​BMAT takes place
​Late November ​Release of BMAT results
 
BMAT Fees & Financial Assistance
Fees
The BMAT 2018 fee will be published in due course on the RELC and British Council, Singapore websites.

Financial Assistant
BMAT Financial assistance is available for students currently under the MOE Financial Assistant Scheme (MOE FAS). MOE FAS guidelines can be found here​. Students should submit their registration form, supporting documents and non-subsidised portion of fees to their schools by mid-September (exact date to be confirmed).

Poylytechnic students should seek advice from their polytechnics on their eligibility for financial assistance.

 

 

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Personal Statement

Applicants to the MBBS programme will have to submit a personal statement as part of the application process.

The personal statement is an essay of not more than 300 words, introducing the applicant including, but not limited to, the reasons for wishing to study medicine and of any experience that may ave driven the desire to become a doctor. Leadership experience and teamwork ability should be highlighted.The personal statement must be furnished in the application form, and it may be followed up at the interview stage.
 

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Non Academic Achievements (NAA) /
Discretionary Criteria (DC)

All applicants must achieve the minimum academic requirements. Applicants who are nevertheless concerned about the competitiveness of their academic scores, and have other exceptional talents they wish to draw attention to, should also complete the NAA/DC portion of the online application form.


 

Interviews

Applicants will be selected for interview around April each year on the basis of their online applications and BMAT scores. The interview will be conducted in the Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI) format. To understand the MMI process better, click here​.


Health Requirements

Applicants offered admission to LKCMedicine must fulfill the standardised set of screening and vaccination requirements stipulated by the Ministry of Health, Singapore. The health requirements can be found he​re. These requirements are subject to changes by the Ministry of Health, Singapore.


Criminal Record Declaration

Applicants to LKCMedicine undertaking the MBBS programme are required to complete a Criminal Record Declaration Form in the NTU online admissions application portal. It should be noted that a positive criminal record declaration may not necessarily prevent an applicant from being accepted into the MBBS programme.

 
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