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Old 03-16-2008, 08:42 PM   #1
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Is there anyone who could tell me the difference between life science and biological science as well as their career prospects for both courses?

Also, I'm quite interested to go for the pharmacy course in NUS. Could anyone kindly give me more information and an overview of what studying pharmacy is like? Thanks
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Old 03-19-2008, 11:54 PM   #2
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hey im also interested in pharmacy but my grades rnt fantastic enuff to really secure a place thr. wats the chances of a AABB, B for GP, getting into a pharmacy course? i heard tt there's 140 places this yr, but there're really lots of pple doing well! i haf h3 sch sci research distinction, and a pretty decent cca record such as overseas music exchange and syf. can these boost my chance of entering nus pharmacy?
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Old 03-20-2008, 11:22 AM   #3
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Entry to Pharmacy is by 'direct admissions only'. Do you know what this means? Does it mean CCAs and discretionary criteria can't be taken into consideration?
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Old 06-30-2008, 06:07 PM   #4
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Entry to Pharmacy is by 'direct admissions only'. Do you know what this means? Does it mean CCAs and discretionary criteria can't be taken into consideration?
Pharmacy is under the Faculty of Science in NUS, but the admission is separate from the rest of the Science faculty's. Hence "direct admission". They do have discretionary admission interviews for those who have CCAs and other achievements.
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Old 08-02-2008, 02:24 PM   #5
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hey, hope this helps.

i was accepted into Pharmacy with the old A levels system - AAAB B3. there's no interview or such for normal people, unless you go in through discretionary admission.

there're two types of paths you can choose after graduation, i heard. patient-care and non patient-care. one is go to govt hospitals and work as a pharmacists there, or go Gaurdian be a pharmacist etc. the other one is get good grades then work in drug companies etc.

hope this helps!
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Old 03-17-2009, 04:24 PM   #6
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hey just asking. if lets say i want to work in a drug company doing R&D and stuff like that, does a chem degree differ from a pharmacy deg?
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Old 03-05-2011, 09:38 PM   #7
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Hey all. I just got my A Level results, cried my eyes out. ABC/A GP:A, PW: B. My maths got C and I really have no idea what to do. I saw the grade profile of NUS and the 10th percentile for this year (2010/2011) are almost all ABB/B.

And that is already the 10th percentile. Oh gosh I cried more after that.

Then I checked NTU and while it's not as demanding as NUS's, they are still pretty bad.

I'm currently interested in NTU's Chemistry & Biological Chemistry, NTU's Biological Sciences and NUS FoS (Science).

Can anyone please tell me if those grade profiles are finalized? I mean really, there is no hope for a student with a C in her A Level while the rest are As and Bs??? :'(
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