What will I learn?

The Diploma in Bioengineering (DBEN) course will offer students multi-disciplinary training in medical technology. The balanced grounding they receive in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and life sciences will hone their skills in developing viable bioengineering solutions. Students will collaborate with engineers, doctors and scientists to improve health standards and the quality of life of many. Graduates are valuable assets for the rapidly advancing biomedical sciences industry that constantly churns out groundbreaking equipment and innovative procedures. In this course students will gain first-hand knowledge in areas such as Human Interface Technology and Assistive Technology; hands-on experience including clinical and research projects with hospitals and research institutions; collaborative industry projects. Graduates may find career options in Medical Equipment Technologist, Medical Device Engineer and Bioengineering Technologist. They may be offered direct entry/advanced standing at local and overseas universities.

Which department am I in?

School of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
SG$9,050.00 (4,95,890) per year
Total Fee payable for student who accepts tuition grant/year: S$ 9,211.11; Total Fee payable for student who rejects/ not eligible for tuition grant/year: S$ 26,226.21
Start date

Expected October 2021

Venue

School of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering

Singapore Polytechnic,

500 Dover Road,

139651, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must have obtained the following qualification: GCE 'O' Levels, relevant Institute of Technical Education Higher NITEC (ITC/CBS) qualifications, or relevant Institute of Technical Education NITEC (NTC2) qualifications (with minimum GCE 'N' Level qualifications). A 'B' average overall would be minimally sufficient for candidates to make a competitive application. those from Integrated Programme (IP) Schools in Singapore who have completed the equivalent of Sec 4 as well as those who have graduated from IP schools can be considered for admission; eligibility is similar to GCE 'O' level; for those who have completed the International Baccalaureate Diploma, the entry requirements are minimum Grade 4 for English (1st Lang) except for Creative Writing for Television and New Media and Media and Communication courses where a Grade 5 (1st Lang) is required, minimum Grade 5 for Mathematics, minimum Grade 5 for relevant subject, overall aggregate should be at least 22 (based on 5 subjects including English, Mathematics and relevant subject); or equivalent qualification. Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Singapore. Also they must fulfill the following English language requirements: TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based); or IELTS (International English Language Testing System - overall minimum 6.0; for China qualifications 6.0 is also required for reading and speaking components), or passes English language entrance test.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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