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BEng Bioengineering with Pharmaceutical Engineering

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
Full Time

4 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

17100 SGD
8050 SGD

Application fee

International 30 SGD
National 10 SGD
School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)7
TOEFL-IBT (min)100
SAT (avg)600

About this course

TBioengineering is a multidisciplinary programme with a core curriculum focusing on integral aspects of biomolecular and pharmaceutical engineering processes, such as protein engineering, biomolecular detection using innovative sensing devices and bioprocess quality assurance employing advanced bioimaging techniques. Integrated with the Second Major in Pharmaceutical Engineering, students in this unique programme will receive in-depth training in the development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical drugs to produce high-value and high-quality biological-based therapeutics.


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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: Additional Mathematics and Physics/Chemistry/Biology/Science at Junior High School Level / Mathematics and Physics/Chemistry/Biology at IB Standard Level 

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Course Modules

 Compulsory Core Courses for Pharmaceutical Engineering

  • CH1119 Materials & Energy Balance and Thermodynamics
  • CH2114 Heat & Mass Transfer
  • CH2112 Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • CH2141 Unit Operation 
  • CH3111 Process Control and Dynamics
  • CH4303 Bioseparations
  • CH4213 Pharmacokinetics & Biopharmaceutics
  • CH3802 Chem Eng Lab
  • CH4305 Special topics in Biotechnology
  • CH4306 Bioanalytical Techniques
  • CH4106 Formulation of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Dosage Forms

Apart from that the standard course curriculum of Biongineering with the exemption of a few unrestricted electives must be completed for graduation:

The exact Course Curriculum can be found here:

  • http://www.scbe.ntu.edu.sg/Programmes/ProspectiveStudents/Bachelor%20Of%20Chemical%20and%20Biomolecular%20Engineering/Documents/AY1617%20BIE%20+%20PE.pdf

Year 1 Semester 1  

  • BG1101 Introduction to Biomedical Engineering 
  • BG1103 Chemistry for Engineers  
  • BG1131 Molecular Cell Biology for Biomedical Engineers 
  • BG1801 Bioengineering Lab 1A  
  • GC0001 Introduction to Sustainability 
  • HW0001 English Proficiency  
  • HW0188 Engineering Communication I  
  • MH1810 Math 1
  • PH1011 Physics or PH1012 Physics A (For students without ‘A’ Level Physics)
  • GER elective 1 

Year 1 Semester 2

  • BG1105 Materials Science 
  • BG1109 Anatomy and Physiology 
  • BG1117 Engineering Mathematics 
  • BG1802 Bioengineering Lab 1B 
  • ML0001 Absolute Basics for Career 1 
  • GER elective 2 
  • Free elective 1 

Year 2 Semester 1

  • BG2112 Cardiovascular Engineering  
  • BG2131 Biomaterials   
  • BG2141 Mechanics of Materials 
  • BG2104 Electronics for Biomedical Engineering  
  • BG2801 Bioengineering Lab 2A  
  • HY0001 Ethics & Moral Reasoning  
  • GER elective 3

Year 2 Semester 2

  • BG2109 Biomechanics 
  • BG2110 Bioelectricity
  • BG2111 Computational Methods 
  • BG2142 Biological Thermodynamics 
  • BG2802 Bioengineering Lab 2B 
  • Free elective 2 and 3

Year 3 Semester 1

  • BG3102 Control in Biosystems 
  • BG3103 Signal Processing in Biosystems 
  • BG3104 Biomedical Imaging 
  • BG3105 Biomedical Instrumentation 
  • BG3801 Bioengineering Lab 3 
  • ET0001 Entrepreneurship & Innovation 
  • HW0288 Engineering Communication II 
  • Free  Elective 4

Year 3 Semester 2

  • BG3720 Professional Internship 
  • ML0002 Career Power Up 

Year 4 Semester 1

  • BG4102 Medical Device Design 
  • BG4103 Biomedical Project Design & Management
  • BG4801 Final Year Project 
  • BIE PE 1
  • Free Elective 5 

Year 4 Semester 2

  • BG0491 Engineers & Society 
  • BG4801 Final Year Project 
  • BIR PE 2 and 3

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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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