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.
Participants are required to bring computer Notebook when attending lessons, as you may need it to access the e-learning materials, writing reports, 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.
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.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted will have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.
The course is a one-year part-time evenings-only programme. The course consists of 2 Post Diploma Certificates conducted over 2 semesters, 1 PDC per semester, of 15 weeks each. The first PDC to start with is PDC1. Students will take two modules semester 1 and three modules in semester 2.
Each PDC will consist of a few modules and the details are as follows
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PDC 1 Certificate in Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering
Module 1 – Anatomy and Physiology (AP)
Module 2 – Introduction to Biomedical Engineering (IBE)
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.
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Other Fees Payable:
|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||OTHERS / REPEAT STUDENTS|
|Certificate in Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering||$360.16||$240.11||$960.43||$247.96||$135.76||$2,401.08|
|Certificate in Biomedical Engineering Applications||$540.24||$360.16||$1,440.65||$371.94||$203.64||$3,601.62|
|Total Course Fees:||$900.40||$600.27||$2,401.08||$619.90||$339.40||$6,002.70|
|FEE DESCRIPTION||PER SEMESTER (AFTER GST)|
| ||SINGAPORE CITIZENS||SINGAPORE PR AND OTHERS|
|Statutory Licence Fee (CLASS)||$1.01||$1.01|
|Insurance Fee (GPA)||$1.70||$1.70|
- 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.
- Withdraw within 2 weeks before semester commencement, 70% refund of paid course fee.
- Withdraw on or after date of semester commencement, no refund of paid course fee.
Please note that other fees paid are non-refundable.
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Date of Course Commencement:
14 Oct 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 31 Jul 2019
* Registration may be closed once seats are filled up
2-3 evenings a week
6:30pm - 10:30pm
300 hours (1 year)
PDC to start with:
For course administration:
For course specific details,
please contact the course manager:
Name: Mr Wong Weng Yew