NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Established in 1905, the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine is the first institution of higher learning in Singapore and the genesis of the National University of Singapore.
The School offers one of the finest undergraduate medical programmes in the Asia-Pacific region and commands international recognition and respect. The Times World University Subject Rankings 2015-2016 and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2016 list NUS Medicine as Asia’s leading medical school.
The School admits 300 students to its medical undergraduate degree programme annually while 100 students are enrolled in the nursing undergraduate degree programme. Research programmes at the School seek to provide meaningful solutions to Singapore’s healthcare needs. The 18 NUS Medicine departments in the basic sciences and clinical specialties work closely with the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies and the Centre for Biomedical Ethics to ensure that teaching and research are aligned and relevant to Singapore’s healthcare needs.
To find out more, visit www.med.nus.edu.sg.
Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies
The Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies was established in 2005. It is the only institution in Singapore that offers academic nursing degree programmes, ranging from baccalaureate to doctoral levels.
Its faculty of exemplary teachers and researchers is committed to nurturing the next generation of transformational nurse leaders for the clinical practice, education and research, to meet the dynamic challenges of the healthcare system. It strives to achieve this by providing quality evidence-based education within a student-centred learning environment, and through inter-professional education.
To find out more, visit medicine.nus.edu.sg/nursing.
NUS Faculty of Dentistry
The NUS Faculty of Dentistry began as a Department of Dentistry within the King Edward VII College of Medicine in 1929. It was the first dental school to be established in a British colony in the east. The Faculty of Dentistry comprises five disciplines – Discipline of Prosthodontics, Operative Dentistry and Endodontics; Discipline of Periodontics; Discipline of Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry; Discipline of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Discipline of Oral Sciences – and the Division of Graduate Dental Studies. Together, they strive to fulfill the Faculty’s mission of excelling in clinical care, research and education. Currently, the Faculty has an intake of 54 undergraduate students annually.
The Faculty works closely with departments in the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and other teaching hospitals and institutions across Singapore in healthcare delivery and education. It also partners departments in other faculties of the University, public institutions and private enterprises in multi-disciplinary research activities.
To find out more, visit www.dentistry.nus.edu.sg.
NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
As Singapore’s first and only full-fledged public health tertiary education institution, the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (SSHSPH), National University of Singapore, builds upon more than 60 years of experience in research, training and practice to continually foster healthier communities in Singapore and the region through its translational cross-disciplinary research work on cohort studies and life course epidemiology, infectious disease research, health technology assessments, health promotion, workplace health and safety, health systems evaluation and health services research, to impact public health programmes and policies.
The School actively collaborates with many partners including the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Harvard School of Public Health and University of Michigan School of Public Health.
The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree – the School’s flagship programme – attracts students from a wide range of disciplines from within Singapore and throughout the region.
SSHSPH is also a member of the National University Health System (NUHS), the first academic medical centre in Singapore. As part of NUHS, SSHSPH works closely with the National University Hospital in hospital-based health services and primary care research.
To find out more, visit www.sph.nus.edu.sg.