3rd Year Option: Biomedical* 

Overview

Biomedical specialisation is designed to educate and train student with the required skillsets in medical technology manufacturing to better support the biomedical science sector and ageing population. The curriculum allows student to integrate his/her knowledge and skillsets gained from traditional Mechanical Engineering with Life Science in analysing and solving problems in biomedical science and healthcare sectors.

The demand for Biomedical Engineers is on the rise after Singapore became home to Asia’s fastest growing bio-cluster. The demand for the same expertise also driven by current heavy investment in expanding programs and services tailored to address Singapore rapidly ageing population.

Graduates from Biomedical specialisation can look forward to a wide range of career options in:

  • Manufacturing testing and quality control of biomedical products
  • Design and development of biomedical devices
  • Maintenance and commissioning of biomedical equipment and systems

*This option will be offered to students from cohort AY2020 onwards.

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Biomedical Modules

Module Code

Module Name

Total Hours

CP2130

Laboratory Skills and Techniques

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75

ME2102

Assistive Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering

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60

ME3504

Biofluids

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60

ME3102

Biomechanics

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60

ME8003

cGMP and Medical Device Validation

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45

ME3503

Contamination Controls and Clean Room

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60

3rd Year Core Modules

Module Code

Module Name

Total Hours

LC0557

Communicating for Professional Effectiveness

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30

IE5001

Internship Equivalent (22 weeks)

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880

IC5001

Internship Programme (22 weeks)

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880

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