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.

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.


Course Outline

 

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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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 Others / Repeat Students
Certificate in Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering $354.38 $236.26 $945.02 $243.98 $133.58 $2,362.56
Certificate in Biomedical Engineering Applications $531.58 $354.38 $1,417.54 $365.98 $200.38 $3,543.84
Total Course Fees: $885.96 $590.64 $2,362.56 $609.96 $333.96 $5,906.40

 

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
Insurance Fee (GPA) $0.85   $0.85
Total $9.28 $25.33

- 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.

- Post diploma course participants who submit withdrawal notification more than 2 weeks before semester commencement, an administrative fees of $50 + GST would be levied.


 

 

 

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COURSE DETAILS

Date of Course Commencement:
16 Apr 2018

Academic Calendar

Registration Period:
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Jan 2018

* Registration may be closed once seats are filled up

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


Duration: 
300hours (1 year)

 

PDC to start with:
PDC1

Funding Incentives and Fees Matters

Application Procedures

 

 

 

Terms and Conditions

 

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Enquiries

 

Email:

ptenquiry@sp.edu.sg

 

For course specific details, please contact the course manager:

Name Tan Bee Teck
Email tanbt@sp.edu.sg