The SUTD-Duke-NUS Special Track Pathway

SUTD Undergraduate Programme

Students may choose to pursue any of the following degrees for the SUTD undergraduate programme (8 Terms over 3.5 years).

You may refer to the academic pathways by pillars for detailed mapping of courses as a reference for planning and monitoring throughout the course of your undergraduate programme at SUTD.

Note: From Academic Year (AY) 2022 onwards, the undergraduate intake will be in September of the year. Prospective students applying to enrol in year 2022 should note that there will be changes to the academic calendar. Students may refer to the new academic calendar here.

Duke-NUS Medical School MD Programme

Upon completion of the SUTD undergraduate programme satisfying the full acceptance criteria for the Doctor of Medicine (MD) programme, students can expect to receive the final admission offer from Duke-NUS at the end of Term 6* in SUTD. Students can then proceed to join the Duke-NUS orientation programme at the end of Term 8 in July**.

Bachelor of Engineering / Science
(3.5 years**)

Doctor of Medicine
Duke-NUS Medical School 
(4 years)

  • Clinical mentors and advising sessions
  • Medical specialties workshops
  • Duke-NUS PreHealth Experiential Programme (PrEP)
  • Duke-NUS Pre-Medical Module (GSM1000)
  • Duke-NUS Alumni Clinical Observership (DACO)
  • Internship in a healthcare setting
  • Healthcare Capstone project
  • Community projects
  • Academic medicine partnership with SingHealth
  • US-style medical course delivered through interactive team-based learning
  • Degree jointly awarded by Duke University School of Medicine and NUS

* Students will need to submit an MD application in Term 6. This application is a clerical necessity and does not imply that students are re-applying to medical school.

** Special Track students will have to take 5 courses in Term 7 and 3 courses in Term 8 in order to complete the undergraduate programme requirements by July. The normal track undergraduate programme usually completes in August.

Special Programmes & Scholarships