Specialist Diploma in Biomedical Engineering


Introduction

 

The School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering offers the Specialist Diploma in Biomedical Engineering as a part-time course. This course is designed for technologist and engineers who would like to train or retrain in biomedical engineering.

 

Students are expected to have access to computer and internet during your study at SP eg. e-learning, writing report, etc.
 

Course Objectives

 

This course aims to provide them with practical knowledge and understanding of biomedical engineering as applied to the healthcare industries such as hospitals, medical equipment manufacturing, servicing and sales companies, and medical research centres.

 

Suitable for

 

This course is designed for technologist and engineers who intend to work or are presently working in healthcare industry. This course aims to provide the participants with practical knowledge and understanding of biomedical engineering as applied to healthcare industries such as hospitals, medical equipment manufacturing, servicing & sales companies and medical research Centre’s.

 


 

Minimum Entry Requirements

Applicants to the course must have, as a minimum requirement, a diploma or degree in any area of electrical, electronic, telecommunication, communication, instrumentation, control engineering, mechanical, mechatronics or related field.  Applicants with other equivalent qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis.

Applicants with approved equivalent diploma qualifications from other Asian Countries should have first class or equivalent grade or second-class equivalent grade with three years of related work experience.


Course Outline

 

The course is a one-year part-time evenings-only programme conducted over two semesters of 15 weeks each. Students will take two modules semester 1 and three modules in semester 2. Classes for each module will be held from 6.00 pm to 10.00 pm.


This course consists of 2 post diploma certificates (PDCs). Each PDC comprises a few modules and the details are as follows:

 

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Semester One
PDC 1 Certificate in Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering

Module 1 – Anatomy and Physiology (AP)
Module 2 – Introduction to Biomedical Engineering (IBE)


Semester Two
PDC 2 Certificate in Biomedical Engineering Applications

Module 3 – Biomedical Instrumentation (BI)
Module 4 – Biomedical Equipment & Engineering Practices (BEEP)
Module 5 – Project (PROJ)
 


 

Award / Certification / Accreditation

 

Upon completion of two Certificates within a two-year validity period, the participant will be conferred a Specialist Diploma qualification from Singapore Polytechnic.

 


Course Fees

Specialist Diploma in Biomedical Engineering
Post Diploma Certificates (PDC)

Singapore Citizens Below the age of 40

Singapore Citizens Aged 40 and above Singapore PR Enhanced Training Support for SME scheme Workfare Training Support Scheme
Certificate in Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering $402.54 $268.36  $1,073.42  $277.14  $151.74
Certificate in Biomedical Engineering Applications $603.81 $402.54 $1,610.13  $415.71  $227.61
Total Course Fees: $1,006.35 $670.90  $2,683.55  $692.85  $379.35

 

Other Fees Payable:

Fee Description Per semester (after GST)
Singapore Citizens Singapore PR and others
Examination Fee - $16.05
Miscellaneous Fee $7.49 $7.49
Statutory Licence Fee (CLASS) $0.94 $0.94
Total $8.43 $24.48

The fees shown (inclusive of 7% GST) are indicative as they are based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review. Post Diploma Module Certificate fee is payable on a semester basis.


 

 

 

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COURSE DETAILS

Registration opening date:
Jun 2017

Registration Closing Date:
TBA

Course Commencement:
Oct 2017

Class schedule:
2-3 evenings a week
6:30pm - 10:30pm


Duration: 
300hours (1 year)

 

PDC to start with:
PDC1

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ELIGIBLE FOR SKILLSFUTURE CREDITS

 

Enquiries

 

Email:

[email protected]

 

For course specific details, please contact the course manager:

Name Tan Bee Teck
Email [email protected]