Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biomedical Science

Provided by Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

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Awarded by Northumbria University


Course introduction

Introduction


Programme Objectives
In addition to developing subject-based expertise and skills, consideration of practices adopted in this field globally will ensure the programme is relevant to an international community of students. 

The programme is intended to:

  • Provide students with a sound knowledge and understanding in the fundamental subjects that underpin Biomedical Science, including: human physiology and anatomy, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular genetics, immunology, microbiology and the biology of disease. 
  • To develop intellectual skills in relation to knowledge and understanding of current methods available for laboratory investigation, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. In addition to the roles of specialist disciplines, including: medical microbiology, clinical biochemistry, cellular pathology, haematology and transfusion science and clinical immunology.
  • To develop practical skills in the laboratory in addition to broader professional skills.
  • To prepare students for employment or future study by developing transferable skills, including: self-management and reflective practice, communication, IT, numeracy, data analysis and interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • To develop an appreciation of the role of scientific research in the advancement of Biomedical Science.



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


Year 1
Cell Biology and Genetics
Introductory Pathological Sciences 
Practical Skills 
Anatomy and Physiology 
Biochemistry 

Year 2
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Biology of Disease
Cellular and Transfusion Science
Principals of Cellular and Biomolecular Analysis
Microbiology and Immunology
Medical Biochemistry 

Year 3
Pathology in Practice
Advanced Analytical Techniques
Genomics
Molecular Cell Interactions
Research Project



Entry Requirements


Entry Requirements
For Year 1 entry
International Foundation Diploma in Biomedical Sciences OR
GCE ‘A’ Level, in science stream subjects (Grades BBB, with B in Biology) OR
Life-Science related diplomas from local polytechnics (GPA 2.0 to 2.49) OR
Other PEI's foundation qualifications related to science with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education

For Year 2 entry
Life-Sciences related diplomas from local polytechnics (GPA 2.5 & above)

English Language Requirements
IELTS 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) OR
MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE) OR
Pearson Average 54, minimum component 51 OR
Pass MDIS English Placement Test (EPT) OR
Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English OR
Equivalent

 



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Full-time
Year 1 Entry: 36 months
Year 2 Entry: 24 months



Fees & Funding


Fees & Structure (Local)

Full-time
 Duration & Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
Year 1 (36 months)  S$40,660.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00
Year 2 (24 months)  S$26,750.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00
Application fees: S$160.50

Fees & Structure (International)
Full-time
 Duration & Structure Tuition Fees Non-tuition Fees
 Year 1 (36 Months)  S$42,800.00  S$3,000.00 - S$3,200.00
 Year 2 (24 Months)  S$28,890.00  S$3,000.00 - S$3,200.00
Application fees: S$481.50

Note:
# All application fees are non-refundable.
# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
# Local:
  • Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
# International:
  • Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.
 

 

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