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2018 Subject Combinations


1. The following table shows the standard subject combination that most students will take :


No. of Subjects

Level

No. of units per subject

Total units

3

H2 (content subject)

2

6

1

H1 (content subject)

1

1

3

H1 (compulsory)

[General Paper, Project Work, Mother Tongue]

1

3

 

 

Total

10


2. General Paper, Project Work and Mother Tongue are compulsory H1 subjects.
3. At least one content subject either at the H1 or H2 level should be contrasting.
4. Students may be exempted from taking H1 Mother Tongue if they have obtained D7 or better in their Higher Mother Tongue at the ‘O’ level.
5. Students with L1R5 ≤ 11 (raw score) may be offered a 4 H2 subject combination.

Subjects offered in 2018

MATHEMATICS & SCIENCES

Subject

H1

H2

Biology

Chemistry

Computing

Further Mathematics

Mathematics

Physics

   √ 

HUMANITIES & THE ARTS

Art

China Studies in Chinese

China Studies in English

Economics

English Literature

General Studies in Chinese

Geography

History

Mother Tongue Language & Literature

 

Translation

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS

General Paper

 

Mother Tongue

 

Project Work

 


Note: 

Students may be offered a H3 subject if they have done well in their overall examinations at the end of JC 1 including an 'A' grade in the particular subject at the H2 level. 

'O' Level Subject Prerequisites


Subject

H1

H2

MATHEMATICS & SCIENCES

Biology

Pass in Biology either as Combined Science OR Pure Biology

Chemistry

Pass in Chemistry either as Combined Science OR Pure Chemistry

Further Mathematics

A1 in Elementary Mathematics and Additional Mathematics

Mathematics

Pass in Elementary Mathematics

For students in the Science stream:

Pass in Elementary Mathematics and Additional Mathematics.

For students in the Arts stream:

Pass in Elementary Mathematics and at least B3 in Additional Mathematics

Physics

Pass in Physics either as Combined Science OR Pure Physics

HUMANITIES & THE ARTS

Literature

C6 in Literature / B4 in English

B4 in Literature / B3 in English

Mother Tongue Language & Literature

Distinction in Mother Tongue / at least B3 in Higher Mother Tongue

Art

Pass selection test

Translation

Distinction in EL and

Distinction in Chinese / at least B3 in Higher Chinese

 

Note:

Subjects not shown in the table above have no prerequisites. 

Subject Combinations in Science Stream 


H2 Subjects

Possible H1 Subjects

 

*Mathematics

Chemistry

Biology

Economics

 

*Mathematics

Chemistry

Physics

Economics

 

#Mathematics

Chemistry

Biology

 

Economics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, General Studies in Chinese, Art

#Mathematics

Chemistry

 

Physics

 

 

Economics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, General Studies in Chinese, Art

Mathematics

Chemistry

 

Economics

 

 

Biology, Physics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

Mathematics

Chemistry

Mother Tongue Language & Literature

 

Biology, Physics, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, General Studies in Chinese, Art

Mathematics

Chemistry

China Studies in Chinese

 

Biology, Physics, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, General Studies in Chinese, Art

Mathematics

Chemistry

Art

 

Biology, Physics, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English

Mathematics

Chemistry

Translation

 

Biology, Physics, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, Art

Mathematics

Physics

Economics

 

Chemistry, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

Mathematics

Physics

Mother Tongue Language & Literature

 

Chemistry, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, General Studies in Chinese, Art

Mathematics

Physics

China Studies in Chinese

 

Chemistry, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, General Studies in Chinese, Art

Mathematics

Physics

Art

 

Chemistry, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English

Mathematics

Physics

Translation

 

Chemistry, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, Art

Mathematics

Chemistry / Physics

Computing

 

Economics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

^Mathematics

Further Mathematics

Computing / Physics

 

Economics

 


* Students opting a 4 H2 subject combination should meet all of the following requisites:

  • L1R5 ≤ 11 (raw score),
  • at least B3 in the relevant pure Science subjects AND
  • Distinction in Additional Mathematics.

Combined Science students opting to do the subject combination of either H2 Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology OR H2 Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics should have obtained

  • Distinction in the Combined Science with the two relevant Science disciplines, OR
  • a pass in the relevant Pure Science and Combined Science.

  • ^ Students opting to do the H2 Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics subject combination should have obtained at least B3 in Pure Physics.

Note:

1. The College may be unable to offer certain subject combinations due to low demand or time-tabling constraints.

2. A subject cannot be taken at both H2 and H1 levels.

Subject Combinations in Arts Stream


H2 Subjects

Possible H1 Subjects

* Economics

Mathematics

Literature

Geography / History / China Studies in English

Economics

Mathematics

Geography

 

Physics, Chemistry, History, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

Economics

Mathematics

History

 

Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

Economics

Mathematics

China Studies in English

 

Physics, Chemistry, Geography, History, Literature, Art

Economics

Mathematics

Literature

 

Physics, Chemistry, Geography, History, China Studies in English, Art

Economics

Mathematics

Mother Tongue Language & Literature

Physics, Chemistry, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, General Studies in Chinese, Art

Economics

Mathematics

Art

Physics, Chemistry, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English

Economics

Geography / History

China Studies in English / Literature / Art / Mother Tongue Language & Literature

Mathematics

Economics

Literature

China Studies in English / Art / Mother Tongue Language & Literature

 

Mathematics

Economics

Mother Tongue Language & Literature

China Studies in English / China Studies in Chinese

 

Mathematics

Economics

Translation

History / Geography / Literature / China Studies in English / Chinese Language & Literature

 

Mathematics


* Students opting to do a 4 H2 subject combination should meet all of the following requisites:
  • L1R5 ≤ 11 (raw score), AND
  • Distinction in Additional Mathematics.

Note:

1. The College may be unable to offer certain subject combinations due to low demand or time-tabling constraint.
2. A subject cannot be taken at both H2 and H1 levels.

Subject Combinations in Chinese Language Elective Programme


H2 Subjects

Possible H1 Subjects

SCIENCE COURSE

Chinese Language & Literature

Mathematics

 Chemistry / Physics / Economics

     

General Studies in Chinese

Chinese Language & Literature

Economics

China Studies in Chinese / Translation

     


Mathematics

ARTS COURSE

Chinese Language & Literature

Economics

 Mathematics

 

General Studies in Chinese

Chinese Language & Literature

 Economics

China Studies in Chinese / Translation

 

Mathematics





Subject Combinations in Malay Language Elective Programme


H2 Subjects

Possible H1 Subjects

SCIENCE COURSE

Malay Language & Literature

Mathematics

Chemistry

 

Biology, Physics, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

Malay Language & Literature

Mathematics

Physics

Chemistry, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

ARTS COURSE

Malay Language & Literature

Economics

Mathematics

Physics, Chemistry, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English, Art

Malay Language & Literature

Economics

Geography / History / Literature / China Studies in English

Mathematics