All our students undertake the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level Curriculum,
offering 10 to 12 units of study including H1 General Paper, H1 Mother Tongue and
four content-based subjects. Each H2 subject carries 2 academic units.
H1 and H3 subjects carry 1 unit each.
Students admitted via the Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) must
propose subject combinations in the stream (Arts or Science) to which they
The EJC Subject Combination Proposal Exercise (SCOPE) information
booklet can be downloaded in PDF format.
All students may propose their preferred subject combination if
it is not featured in the list of subject combinations, subject to approval.
All students offer H1 General Paper.
In their first year, students must offer Project Work.
Students must offer H1 Mother Tongue unless
they have obtained a minimum of D7 for Higher Mother Tongue at O-Level.
French, German, Japanese or Spanish can
be offered as an H2 subject for Arts students and a contrasting H2 subject
for Science students. These subjects are offered at the Ministry of Education
Language Centre (MOELC).
Students intending to offer 2 Mathematics and Sciences subjects and 2
Humanities and the Arts subjects may refer to page 7 of the information booklet. The
college offers 12 ‘hybrid’ subject combinations in the Science stream:
S4-1 to S4-6, and S5-1 to S5-6.
Students must offer a contrasting subject as one of the four content-based
Science students must offer at least one subject
from the Humanities and the Arts group.
Arts students offer H1 or H2 Mathematics as
their contrasting subject.
H2 Knowledge and Inquiry is
considered a contrasting subject for Science and Arts students, and offered
as the fourth H2 subject.
Students offering 4 H2 content-based subjects may re-optimise one H2 content-based
subject to H1 Level at appropriate points in the course.
Designed for outstanding students, H3 subjects are offered in JC2 together
with the stipulated subject at H2 level. Students will be informed of the
application process and eligibility criteria in JC1.
Students intending to offer H2 Art, H2 Further Mathematics, H2 Knowledge & Inquiry, H2 Music or H2 Translation (Chinese) must
pass a selection test/audition administered by the college.
Students intending to offer H2 Translation (Chinese) must
have obtained a minimum of A2 for English Language and B3 for
Higher Chinese or A2 for Chinese at the GCE
O-Level Examination, based on centrally-stated prerequisites.
Students intending to offer French, German, Japanese or Spanish at
H2 or H1 Level must have studied the respective language at MOELC in Secondary
4 or Year 4 prior to joining the college.
If a subject is oversubscribed, students will be selected based on academic
merit, including (i) L1R5 aggregate score or equivalent, excluding bonus
points, and (ii) performance in the relevant subject(s).
The indicative cut-off point for H2 Biology, H2 Chemistry and H2 Physics is B3 for
the respective subject at the GCE O-Level Examination or equivalent, or A1 for
Combined Science at the GCE O-Level Examination.
The indicative cut-off point for H2 Further Mathematics is A1 for
Additional Mathematics at the GCE O-Level Examination or equivalent.
Bicultural Studies Programme [BSP(C)] scholars
must offer H2 China Studies in Chinese.
Engineering and Tech Programme Scholarship (ETPS) students
must offer subject combinations prescribed
by the Ministry of Education, which will include H2 Mathematics.
Humanities Scholarship and Programme (HSP)
students must offer subject combinations prescribed
by the Ministry of Education, which will include H2 Literature in English.
Music Elective Programme (MEP)
students must offer H2 Music.
UNIVERSITY COURSE PRE-REQUISITES
Your future career may require you to undertake certain degrees and/or
courses at the undergraduate level. In turn, these undergraduate courses
in the universities may or may not have course-specific subject pre-requisites.
As such, you are advised to check the minimum requirements on the university
websites directly before making a decision on the subject combination to
In the event that there is insufficient student subscription in a particular
subject or subject combination, the college reserves the right not to offer
that subject or subject combination.