Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Who owns and manages Parkway College?
Parkway Pantai Limited owns Parkway College. Please refer to About Us for more information.
Is Parkway College registered with Committee for Private Education?
Yes, Parkway College is registered with the Committee for Private Education, Skillsfuture Singapore under the Enhanced Registration Framework (ERF) and EduTrust Certification Scheme.
When was Parkway College established?
Parkway College was established in January 2008.
What types of courses are offered by Parkway College?
Parkway College offer courses in the area of Nursing, Allied Health and Healthcare Management.
How many intakes do Parkway College have each year?
There may be one or two intakes for most of the academic courses each year. Please refer to the individual course information pages for more information.
Where is Parkway College located?
Parkway College is located at 168 Jalan Bukit Merah Tower 3, Connection One #02-05 Singapore 150168. Please refer to the 'Contact Us' page for more information.
How can I get in contact with Parkway College?
You can contact us by calling (+65) 6508 6914.
Diploma in Nursing FAQ
What is the course duration for Diploma in Nursing course?
The full course duration is 36 months inclusive of classroom lectures, practicums and clinical attachment to the hospital. Please refer to the Diploma in Nursing page for more information.
I already have a nursing qualification from my country, can I apply for the Diploma in Nursing course at Parkway College ?
Parkway College does not accept credit transfer or a pre-obtained nursing qualification for entry. Please refer to the course entry requirements.
Is financial assistance available for Diploma in Nursing course at Parkway College ?
Various Sponsorship or Bursary schemes may be available. Please contact us for more information.
How can I register for the Diploma in Nursing course ?
For Singaporean and Permanent Resident, you can complete the 'Application form' and submit directly to the School of Nursing. International applicants need to apply via Parkway College's authorised partners in their country. You can refer to the Authorised Partners' page for contact information.
Does Parkway College accept any credit transfer?
No, we do not accept any credit transfer.
Does Parkway College offer any part-time course or distance study in Nursing?
No, we do not have any part-time course or distance study program.
What is the validity of Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Course certificate?
The validity of the certificate is 2 years under National Resuscitation Council.
Can I combine my GCE ‘O’ level results to apply for the courses?
Yes, you may combine 2 consecutive sittings of your GCE ‘O’ Level qualifications.
Bachelor of Science (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging FAQ
What is the UCAS Tariff System?
The UCAS Tariff System is a system for allocating points to qualifications for entry to higher education. For more information, please refer to the website http://www.ucas.com/students/ucas_tariff/
Is the BSc (Hons) and Diagnostic Radiography course approved by any governance body ?
Yes, the BSc (Hons) in Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging course is recognised by the Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) Singapore, endorsed by the Singapore Society of Radiographers and registered with the Committee for Private Education, Skillsfuture Singapore.
What is the course duration for BSc (Hons) in Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging course ?
The entire duration is 3 years full-time consisting of classroom lectures, practical sessions and clinical placements at hospitals. You can refer to the BSc (Hons) in Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging page for more information.
An Honours programme usually takes 4 years. Why does this programme only take 3 years?
The amount of work required in this programme is equivalent to other 4-year Honours degree but it is designed into a 3-year programme. This means that students take more modules during each academic year and there will be shorter school holidays.
Where will the classes be held?
All classroom-based teaching will be done at Parkway College (Jalan Bukit Merah campus). The practical laboratory sessions are conducted at our the facilities of our training partners such as Philips Learning Centre.
I already have a related qualification in Radiography from my country, can I apply for the BSc (Hons) in Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging course at Parkway College ?
Any exceptional cases will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Is sponsorship available for BSc (Hons) in Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging course at Parkway College ?
Limited numbers of sponsorships may be available each year. Please contact us for the application period.
Can I choose the hospital for my clinical placement?
The clinical placement site are allocated. This is intended so as to be able to gain clinical experience from various healthcare settings.
Master of Health Administration / Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management FAQ
Is there any scholarship or sponsorship available for Master of Health Administration?
Please register your interest with us to be kept updated if there any any scholarship opportunities.
Is the course suitable for working professionals with a full-time job?
Both our Master of Health Administration and Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management are Part-time courses which are suitable for working professionals with a full-time job. Most of our classes are either after working hours or on weekends. Sometimes lessons may be held on a Friday through to Sunday. These lessons will be made known upon the time table schedule release.
May I apply for the SkillsFuture Study Award for Healthcare Sector?
The Ministry of Health (MOH) are open to considering suitable local training courses. Interested parties can apply through the website at http://www.skillsfuture.sg/studyawards/healthcare
Diploma in Optometry (Part-time) / BSc (Hons) Optometry and Clinical Practice FAQ
Are there any financial aids, grants, schemes available?
IRAS PIC Scheme may be claimable for businesses for YA 2015 to YA 2018. Study loans may also be available with financial institutions. *All financial aids, grants, schemes are subjected to eligibility terms and conditions.
Can I register as an Optometrist after I graduate from the diploma course?
Upon graduation, our graduates can apply to OOB for provisional registration as an Optometrist. All provisionally registered Optometrist must complete the Supervisory Framework before gaining full registration.