Singapore Polytechnic is recognised as the premier educational institution and lifelong learning resource centre in the applied health sciences. The current curriculum provides a sound foundation and opportunities to study contemporary topics in the biomedical sector. Students in the Biomedical Science program are given a choice of three specialisations: Medical Technology, Cardiac Technology or Biomedical Research. Medical Technology focuses on testing, diagnosis, management and prevention of diseases. Cardiac Technology is offered in partnership with National Heart Centre, to train future technologists in providing technical services in the investigation, diagnosis and management of heart diseases, while Biomedical Research is an interdisciplinary program which offers students multi-faceted training across a broad spectrum of scientific and technology fields with emphasis on biological and medical research and development.

The Diploma in Biomedical Science is recognised by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) and Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) UK. Students will also be eligible to apply for International Medical Laboratory Technician, MLT (ASCPi) certification offered by ASCP. Graduates have been accepted to study Medicine at NUS (Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine) and NTU (Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine). In addition, our graduates have also been accepted to study Dentistry, Pharmacy, Law, Life Sciences and Biological Sciences.

Course Highlights

Medical Technology Suite