Medical Bioscience (Singapore) BSc

With academic content developed by Aston University, and offered through the East Asia Institute of Management (EAIM), our 18 month Medical Bioscience course is the ideal academic progression pathway for biomedical and life science related diploma holders in Singapore.

Location: East Asia Institute of Management, Singapore

Course type

Part-time

Course format

No placements

Duration

18 Months

UCAS code(s)

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Overview
Aaron

Due to the smaller class size and great teaching support, I was able to enjoy more meaningful interactions with supervisors during my final research project, which further boosted my research interest on metabolic diseases.

Aaron Loh An Rong

Graduate role: Research Officer, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore

 

Aaron

Due to the smaller class size and great teaching support, I was able to enjoy more meaningful interactions with supervisors during my final research project, which further boosted my research interest on metabolic diseases.

Aaron Loh An Rong

Graduate role: Research Officer, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore

 

Course outline and modules

Our Medical Biosciences BSc, delivered as a partnership with Aston University and EAIM, Singapore, will equip you with the training, professional skills and technical knowledge required for a rewarding career in biomedical science or research in the allied health professions.


Throughout this course, you will study a range of subjects that are essential to understanding human health and disease. You’ll discover more about the role biomedical scientists play in healthcare settings, and how their motivation, knowledge and innovative thinking is utilised.


You will develop your knowledge, skills and understanding, as well as gaining invaluable real-world insight, through your own research project, giving you the platform for a career that saves and transforms lives.


This qualification offers you the flexibility to begin your studies in September, January, April or June each year and, on successful completion, you will graduate with an honours degree awarded by Aston University.


Course outline

Delivered over six blocks of study, learning on this course has been designed to provide you with the ability to combine study and working life.

These 6 blocks are arranged into three 80-credit semesters. Each semester lasts for six months, meaning the course can be completed in 18 months.

Stage 1

All students joining the course will receive approved prior learning/recognised prior learning credit for stage 1 based on previous qualifications and experience, allowing direct entry into stage 2.

Stage 2

Blocks:

1
  • Human Physiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Biomedical Bioscience Key Skills
  • Molecular Biology
2
  • Immunology
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Metabolism
  • Endocrinology
3
  • Molecular Pathology
  • Cellular Pathology
  • Molecular Genetics
4
  • Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease
  • Clinical and Food Microbiology
5
  • Biological Basis of Human Disease
  • Applied Molecular Biology
  • Clinical Haematology / Transfusion
  • Medical Bioscience Research Project
6
  • Biomedical Technology
  • Advanced Immunology
  • Medical Biosciences Research Project

 

Full course content details can be found on the EAIM website.

Entry requirements

Typical offers:

  • Diploma: Diploma in Biomedical Science or related Life Sciences from the Polytechnics in Singapore with a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Proficiency in English Language: Minimum EASB/ETEDP Level 3/ IELTS 6.5 with a minimum score of 6.0 in each component
  • GCSE in English at level C or above.

Entry will be at the start of stage 2, and will be via recognised prior learning of an approved programme of study at Diploma level.

Students will normally be in employment in a relevant setting.

Learning, teaching and assessment

Learning materials are provided through Aston’s virtual learning environment, giving you access to a comprehensive range of study materials, up-to-date key texts, scientific journals, e-journals, databases and more.

Your learning will be supported by tutorials delivered by EAIM, where a new blended teaching method makes use of innovative learning methods such as:

  • smart interactive boards
  • gamification
  • short videos
  • bite-sized information under each learning outcome

We use a range of assessment methods, although the typical methods are coursework and an end of year examination. Exams generally take the form of an unseen essay, short answer and multiple-choice questions, and in silico practicals.

Academic content is provided by Aston University academics, and you will also be supported by tutors at EAIM. The course director on behalf of Aston University is Dr Stephane Gross, Lecturer in Cellular Biology.

Fees and scholarships

Please contact EAIM directly for fees:

    Email EAIM: enquiries@easb.edu.sg
    Further information about this course: EAIM website

 

Frequently asked questions

Why study Medical Bioscience BSc at EAIM, Singapore?

Delivered as a partnership with Aston University and the East Asia Institute of Management (EASB), Singapore, this course will give you the opportunity to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding, as well as gaining invaluable real-world insight, through your own research project; giving you the platform for a career that saves and transforms lives.

This qualification also offers you the flexibility to begin your studies in September, January, April or June each year and, on successful completion, you will graduate with an honours degree awarded by Aston University.

How will this course prepare me for my future career?

You will study a range of subjects that are essential to understanding human health and disease, and discover more about the role biomedical scientists play in healthcare settings, including how their motivation, knowledge and innovative thinking is utilised.

This course will equip you with the training, professional skills and technical knowledge required for a rewarding career in biomedical science or research in the allied health professions.

How is the course content delivered?

The content in this course is provided by Aston University academics, and is available via a virtual learning environment, giving you access to a comprehensive range of study materials, up-to-date key texts, scientific journals, e-journals, databases and more.

You will also be supported by qualified tutors at EAIM, where a new blended teaching method makes use of innovative learning methods such as:

  • smart interactive boards
  • gamification
  • short videos
  • bite-sized information under each learning outcome.

 

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