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Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) Course/Program Name
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BA/BS Biomedical Sciences and Chinese Medicine

 Course Level
Dual Bachelors
Full Time

5 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

17100 SGD
8050 SGD

Application fee

International 10 SGD
National 10 SGD
School of Biological Sciences
Scores accepted

About this course

This course involves 3 years at the NTU learning biological sciences and Chinese Medicine followed by another 2 years at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (BUCM) where students learn more about clinical practice of Chinese Medicine.

The school of biological Sciences offers varies programmes to encourage more undergraduate students to consider research and development as a career choice. These programmes will also provide opportunities for students to gain in working experiences to prepare students for their career development.


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Eligibility Criteria

Applicants with qualifications as deemed fit by the university (based on their online application) may be required to sit for an NTU Entrance Examination before a final decision on admission can be made. 

Prerequisites for this course include: Mathematics at Junior High School Level/IB Standard Level AND Physics/Chemistry/Biology at Senior High School Level / IB Higher Level AND Chinese at GCE ‘O’ Levels or HSK Advanced Level / IB Standard Level

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Course Modules

Year 1 Semester 1

  • BS1001 Introductory Biology 
  • BS1003 Organic Chemistry
  • BS1005 Biochemistry I
  • BS1102 TCM in Ancient Chinese 
  • BS2101 Anatomy 
  • BS0001 Biology and Society
  • ?ML0001 Absolute Basics for Career

Year 1 Semester 2

  • BS1006 Principles of Genetics
  • BS1007 Molecular and Cell Biology I
  • BS1008 Biostatistics
  • BS1100 Molecular and Cell Biology Techniques Level 
  • BS1101 Basics of TCM 
  • GC0001 Introduction to Sustainability: Multidisciplinary Approaches and Solutions 
  • GER-PE

Year 2 Semester 1

  • BS2001 Physiology
  • BS2002 Microbiology
  • BS2102 Chinese Materia Medica 
  • BS2103 TCM Diagnostics 
  • HW0128 Scientific Communication I

Year 2 Semester 2

  • BS3104 Pathology 
  • BS2105 Emperor’s Canon of Internal Medicine
  • BS2106 TCM Formulary
  • BS2107 TCM Internship I
  • HY0001 Ethics and Moral Reasoning 

Year 3 Semester 1

  • BS3018 Plant Biology
  • BS3101 Treatise on Exogenous Febrile Diseases   
  • BS3103 TCM Internship II 
  • BS3108 Acupuncture and Moxibustion 
  • Major-PE 
  • ML0002 Career Power Up!

Year 3 Semester 2

  • BS2007 Immunology
  • BS2104 Biomedical Pharmacology 
  • BS3102 Synopsis of the Golden Chamber 
  • BS3106 Seasonal Febrile Diseases 
  • BS3107 TCM Internship III 
  • Major-PE 
  • ET0001 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 

Inter-semester Break (May-July)

  • BS4020 Final Year Project

Year 4 Semester 1

  • Basics of Diagnostics
  • Internal Medicine of TCM
  • Orthopaedics, Traumatology of TCM
  • ?Ophthalmology of TCM
  • Otolaryngology of TCM 
  • Selected Literature in TCM 

Year 4 Semester 2

  • Modern Internal Medicine 
  • ?Gynaecology of TCM 
  • ?External Medicine of TCM 
  • ?Paediatrics of TCM 
  • ?Dermatology of TCM 
  • ?TCM Tui-Na 

Year 5 Semester 1 & 2

  • TCM Clinical internship

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How to Apply

Application to undergraduate programmes is done online at home or anywhere else the student prefers. There is no hard-copy application form. The student receives a confirmation email with their application number after they have successfully submitted the application form.

The student must click on the appropriate link showing your qualification to submit an application. Only one electronic application form corresponds to your high school qualification can be submitted.

The applicant is required to submit the required supporting documents by the deadline to complete your application:

  • Passport particulars page. 
  • High school results slip/certificate/Diploma
  • Secondary school results slip or certificate
  • University academic transcripts (for current or former university student only)
  • TOEFL, SAT, IELTS or PTE Academic or ACT with Writing (if applicable)
  • International Olympiad Award Certificate (if applicable)

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