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Pursue your passion in one of the following health science disciplines

​Nursing is a highly-skilled and well-rounded profession with diverse responsibilities. There are exciting opportunities for nurses to develop their clinical skills to an advanced level, or move into nursing management, teaching or research.

Local and overseas universities.
Diagnostic Radiography

​Diagnostic radiographers specialise in delivering high-quality imaging service that aids in the diagnosis of illnesses and injuries.

Local and overseas universities.

​Dietitians assess and prescribe appropriate dietary treatment and nutrition care plans that cater to the needs of the individual patient.

Local and overseas universities.

​Orthoptists assess and treat patients who suffer from defective eye movement and coordination.​

Overseas universities.
Medical Social Work

​Medical social workers support patients and their families by providing psychosocial assessments, develop discharge plans that meet their post hospitalization needs, and help them cope with financial, social, emotional and health issues.

NUS College of Humanities and Sciences with Bachelor of Social Science in Social Work (applicable to students enrolled after AY2021).

SUSS with the Bachelor of Social Work with Minor.

​Podiatrists diagnose and treat conditions of the feet and lower limbs such as bone and joint disorders as well as heel and arch ailments.

Overseas universities.

​Pharmacists dispense and counsel patients on the uses and effects of their medications, as well as manage the procurement of drugs.​

NUS Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) (applicable to students enrolled after AY2020).
Occupational Therapy

​Occupational therapists design and implement activities to ensure maximum recovery and achieve optimal independence for patients who are physically impaired or who have lost their ability to perform daily tasks.

Local and overseas universities.

​Physiotherapists help people affected by injury, illness or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice. 

Local and overseas universities.
Radiation Therapy

​Radiation therapists use state-of-the-art computerised equipment to accurately administer the prescribed radiation dosage accurately on cancer patients. 

Local and overseas universities.
Speech Therapy

​Speech therapists diagnose and provide treatments for people suffering from voice problems, cognition or swallowing disorders because of stroke, brain injury and degenerative disorders. 

Local and overseas universities
Respiratory Therapy

​Respiratory therapists plan, evaluate and integrate cardiac and pulmonary care for patients suffering from respiratory conditions such as asthma or lung cancer. 

US and Taiwan universities.
Prosthetics and Orthotics

​Prosthetists and Orthotists provide care for patients who require artificial limbs (prostheses) or corrective and supportive devices (orthoses) to enhance their quality of life.

Overseas universities.
Pursue your passion in one of the following health science disciplines