Course Overview

Ever wondered how medical devices that are used by doctors and nurses are designed? From developing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for COVID-19 to inventing X-ray machines, biomedical engineers are just as essential to the healthcare industry as doctors and nurses!


The Diploma in Biomedical Engineering provides you with training in biological techniques and biomedical instrumentation, including BioMEMS (Biomedical Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems), intelligent wearable healthcare sensors and smart healthcare devices using artificial intelligence. Alongside the principles of engineering and digital electronics, you will learn the fundamentals of developing medical devices that are used in hospitals, human anatomy and physiology.


You can also join the University Pathway Programme, which allows you to take university modules in your final year of this course, and get a one-year exemption for selected degree courses at local universities. The holistic training you receive will enable you to meet the demands of the fast-growing Medical Technology (MedTech) and healthcare industries and embark on rewarding careers especially in the fields of manufacturing, regulatory sciences and clinical services.


Join us and help develop the next generation of smart medical devices!


Get the opportunity to attain the below certification(s) throughout the course of your study:

  • Certificate in Industrial Audiometry
  • AI4I® – Literacy in AI Certification
Choose the new "Sustainability in Engineering” elective cluster to equip yourself for emerging green technologies, or get more industry exposure with a year-long internship under “Structured Work-Based Learning".


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Entry Requirements

To be eligible for consideration for admission, applicants must obtain 26 points or better for the net ELR2B2 aggregate score (i.e. English Language, 2 relevant subjects and best 2 other subjects, including CCA Bonus Points) and meet the minimum entry requirements of this course. CCA cannot be used to meet the minimum entry requirements.


English Language (EL1)*


Mathematics (E or A)


Any one of the following subjects

  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Computing/Computer Studies
  • Design & Technology
  • Electronics/Fundamentals of Electronics
  • Physics
  • Science (Chemistry, Biology)
  • Science (Physics, Biology)
  • Science (Physics, Chemistry)
2024 Planned Intake
Net ELR2B2 aggregate range (2024 JAE)
4 - 13

Note: Applicants should not be suffering from partial or complete colour vision deficiency, uncontrolled epilepsy, profound hearing loss or severe vision impairment.

* SPM / UEC holders must have a minimum of grade 6 for the Bahasa Inggeris (English Language) subject.

Admissions Exercises

What You'll Learn

You will receive a firm foundation in fundamental engineering concepts, through lab work, study trips to companies, and hands-on learning opportunities, preparing you for specialisation in the medical and life sciences fields.

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EED1001 Electronic Prototyping

This subject introduces you to the use of hand tools and standard laboratory equipment for the construction and testing of electronic prototypes. You will also learn to identify basic electronic components for project work and how to use them to build electronic devices.

EEE1001 Circuit Analysis

This subject provides a good foundation in DC and AC network analysis. You will learn the basic principles of electric circuitry and how to apply circuit theorems to analyse DC and AC networks.

EEE1002 Electronic Devices & Circuits

This subject covers the theory and practical knowledge of electronic devices such as diodes, bipolar junction transistors, field effect transistors and their applications. It also focuses on the fundamentals of operational amplifiers and their applications, and the rudiments of circuit troubleshooting and testing.

EEE1003 Digital Fundamentals 1

This subject provides basic knowledge of digital electronics and circuits. Topics include number systems, operations and codes, logic gates, Boolean algebra and logic simplification, combinational logic, functional blocks, latches and flip-flops.

EEE1004 Digital Fundamentals 2

This subject builds upon the fundamentals of digital electronics acquired in Digital Fundamentals 1. It introduces the digital concepts of the various building blocks in a computer’s digital system. You will acquire the theoretical and practical knowledge of registers, counters, memory devices, and conversions between digital and analogue signals and integrated circuit technologies. Digital troubleshooting techniques are also explored in the laboratory work.

EMA1002 Engineering Mathematics 2

This subject introduces the basic concepts of calculus and statistical method to test a hypothesis. Basic concepts in calculus include limits, derivatives and integrals. Applications of the derivative and integrals in engineering will be discussed. Basic statistical method in hypothesis testing includes normal distribution, confidence interval of population mean and procedure to test hypothesis for a claim made about a population mean.

EMA1003 Engineering Mathematics 1

This subject teaches pre-calculus techniques required for an engineering course. It trains you in engineering problem-solving approaches using the appropriate mathematical tools. Topics such as simultaneous equations, matrices, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, complex numbers and vectors will be covered.

ESC1004 Engineering Physics

This subject covers a spectrum of fundamental physics laws and concepts applicable to the scope of engineering physics. It covers a few core areas including Mechanics, Energy, Thermal Physics, Electromagnetism, Waves & Optics and Materials. This subject provides a foundation for a further in depth study of the various engineering disciplines.

ESE1006 Computer Programming for Problem Solving

This subject covers the process of decomposing a problem into a sequence of smaller abstractions. The abstractions are implemented in software in a structured top-down approach. Software implementation includes the process of designing, writing, testing, and debugging program code.


Here, you will deepen your engineering skills, pick up fundamental knowledge of the life sciences, and learn how engineering is used to further the development of technology in the medical and life sciences fields.

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
ESE1009 Artificial Intelligence in Engineering

This subject will cover the key concepts of Artificial intelligence (AI), Generative AI, and foundation models to prepare engineers for a future where AI applications will be pervasive. It will include considerations for the ethical and safe use of AI, as well as the impact of AI on engineering applications through real-world case studies. It will also cover essential AI techniques and Prompt Engineering skills, providing the foundation to leverage on AI for innovative solutions in engineering domains. The subject will provide skills practice for applications of AI for data augmentation, data analysis, prototyping and simulation, problem-solving and optimisation.

EBI3008 Medical Imaging & Informatics

This subject will cover Medical Imaging techniques and Health Information Systems with the implementation of IT in the healthcare setting.  This covers decision-making in patient care, clinical workflow, network infrastructures, standards and interoperability issues, and patient data privacy and security.

EBS1004 Human Anatomy & Physiology

This subject provides you with a basic understanding of human anatomy and physiology. Topics covered include the anatomy of the organs and organ systems and their functions.

EMA2003 Engineering Mathematics 3

This subject introduces Ordinary Differential Equations (ODE). In particular, it focuses on the formulation of engineering problems into first and second order differential equations. Some techniques in solving ODE and the applications of ODE will be discussed, including the use of Laplace Transforms and the calculation of Fourier series.

EMC3006 Microcontroller Applications

This subject provides you with working knowledge on microcontroller architecture, the features and characteristics of the internal peripherals in the microcontroller, such as interrupts, Timer and PWM, in order to design and implement an embedded system that involves hardware and software interfacing.  The subject also covers the features of evolving microcontrollers that support Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

EMD2001 Medical Electronics

This subject introduces fundamental instrumentation theories for biomedical applications and design requirements for the measurement of bio-signals. Topics include electrodes and transducers, bio-potential measurements, amplifier basics, as well as differential and instrumentation amplifiers. Filter designs, noise and electromagnetic interference issues are also discussed.

EMD2002 Medical Devices

This subject discusses the fundamentals of medical devices generally used in hospitals, such as the electrocardiograph, electroencephalograph, electromyograph, therapeutic devices, as well as life-saving and support devices. The essential principles of safety and reliability of medical devices are also covered.

EMF2003 Medical Device Manufacturing Practices

This subject provides the fundamental knowledge of, and introduces good manufacturing practices in, the design and manufacturing of medical devices and pharmaceuticals. It covers design control, equipment maintenance, contamination prevention, qualification and validation, non-conformance handling as well as technical documentation.

ESC1003 Chemistry

This subject provides the students with an understanding of the fundamentals of chemistry concepts and applications useful in the bioengineering field. Topics covered include the principles, theories and applications of physical, inorganic and organic chemistry, ranging from atomic structure and electron configuration, stoichiometry, the periodic table, chemical bonding, equilibria, electrochemistry, and thermochemistry to topics of organic chemistry covering the hydrocarbons, haloalkanes, the hydroxy, carbonyl and carboxylic acids compounds. Essential practical sessions on chemical experimentation are also covered.

ESE1008 Data Visualisation & Analytics

This subject covers the data analytics lifecycle, including gathering, cleaning, processing and visualising of data.  Exploratory data analysis methods, descriptive and predictive analytics, and the presentation of insights, will also be covered.


You can specialise by choosing an elective in Audiometry & Hearing Devices, Clinical Laboratory Equipment, or Medical Biochemistry. Together with the Major Project and internship, you will be ready for an exciting and lucrative career upon graduation.

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EMP3002 Major Project

In this subject, you will work in teams to integrate and apply your skills and knowledge to implement your projects in a practical work-and-learn environment. Besides research, design, analytics, project management, communication and problem solving skills, the emphasis will also be on innovation, teamwork and self-learning. 

Cluster Elective Subjects

Students to choose one of these elective clusters:

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EED3014 Advanced Skills Practices

This subject provides opportunities for you to integrate and apply your knowledge for high level competitions or projects in practical learning situations.  The project or skills training can involve substantial work related to either a high level industrial program or an end-user product, as well as advanced training to develop technical abilities to execute specific tasks competitively.  It could also involve the development, evaluation of workable designs and implementation of ideas related to an innovative product suitable for manufacturing, or an improvement to existing products or processes.  You may be required to work on software, hardware, or a combination of both hardware and software.


Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EBI3004 Audiometry & Hearing Devices

This subject focuses on the hearing health sector in biomedicine. It exposes you to the science of hearing assessment and technologies available to remediate hearing loss. You will study the properties of sound, the physiology of hearing and the causes of hearing impairment; and you will be equipped with the skills to screen for hearing impairment. You will also learn about the underlying technologies behind digital hearing aids.

EME2012 CAD & Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing, also commonly known as 3D Printing, is becoming an important manufacturing technique in advanced manufacturing that complements existing manufacturing processes.  In this subject, the main topics covered include principles and development of Additive Manufacturing, design guidelines for Additive Manufacturing (ISO/ASTM 52911-2), design of support structures, generalised process chain, process selection guidelines, pre-processing software, post-processing methods and laser-based powder bed.


Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EBS2004 Medical Biochemistry

This subject covers biochemical and molecular exchanges that occur within the human body in the context of medicine, usually in terms of drug interactions or cellular responses to diseases. It includes Biochemistry, which investigates the constituents of biological systems, their properties and their significance to biological science, as well as Molecular Genetics, which studies DNA structure, DNA replication, DNA transcription & translation and DNA mutations.  Connections will also be made between the two areas of study.

EBS3004 Clinical Laboratory Equipment

This subject focuses on important aspects of clinical laboratory and instruments widely used in clinical laboratories. Topics include centrifuges, automated analysers, separation techniques, bioreactors, mass spectrometry and clinical trials. Essential insights to clinical laboratory practices are also given.


Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EBI3009 Healthcare Analytics

This subject covers the statistical techniques for biomedical data analysis and the decision-making process using machine-learning algorithms.  The topics covered include techniques for data analysis and machine learning for decision-making. You will gain hands-on Python programming experience by applying the statistical techniques on biomedical datasets to facilitate effective data-driven decisions through machine learning algorithms.

EMD2005 Patient Monitoring Technology

This subject provides an understanding of the fundamental principles and applications of the biomedical instrumentation systems commonly used in the healthcare sector.  Patient monitoring tools will be used to reinforce the learning of physiological signal analysis techniques.


Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EER3003 Solar Photovoltaic Technology & Leasing

This subject introduces the design, installation, operation, maintenance of solar photovoltaic systems and the business model of implementing solar leasing. The topics include design, configuration, and installation of standalone and grid-tied solar photovoltaic systems, setting up of data acquisition as well as monitoring of energy performance indicators (ENPIs). Configuration of the balance of system in the grid-connected solar photovoltaic systems will also be explained in detail. In addition, a case study on commercial solar leasing will also be included as part of the learning activities.

EGT3001 Green Urban Transportation & Energy Storage

This subject focus on the importance of managing the urban transportation systems’ operation and carbon footprint by running them on cleaner energy and reducing direct greenhouse gas emission. Topics include sustainable land transport and electric vehicles. Energy storage technologies namely battery, fuel cell etc. that are commonly adopted to support the urban transportation will also be discussed in detail.

EEF2002 Renewable Energy Technologies

This subject focuses on existing and emerging energy sources and technologies, their production and consumption as well as their associated environmental impacts. It introduces to students the need of implementing largescale renewable energy systems as part of sustainable energy mix. Topics include the energy systems based on conventional sources such as fossil fuels and nuclear, as well as renewable sources such as wind, solar, geo-thermal, biofuels and biomass.

EED2012 Life Cycle Analysis

This subject introduces the life cycle analysis (LCA) as a methodology to compute the inputs and outputs involved in the life cycle of a product or service that impact the environment. The tool can be applied to make decisions around critical environmental drivers, design eco-products, compare products and evaluate mitigation strategies. Topics include introduction to LCA, ISO14040, goal and scope definition, inventory analysis as well as impact analysis.


Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EED3015 Work-Based Learning

This is a guided learning subject that introduces students to industry transformation knowledge and skills in the area of Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) in the context of major technical job roles in the industries.  Students will work with their TP and company supervisors to chart out learning plan / contract and execute their individual workplace / project assignment, as well as monitor and reflect on their learning progress.  The individual learning work-place/project assignment will be supported by acquisition of crucial knowledge and skill through relevant certification courses. 


Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EER3004 Electrical Engineering Principles & Practice

Real engineering systems will be used to show how engineers use different disciplines of engineering to make things work. Through grasping engineering fundamentals, you will learn how engineering systems work and fail. You will also learn basic design, experimentation and evaluation of engineering systems.

EMA3003 Introductory Mathematics

At the end of the subject, you will be able to attain a level of proficiency in algebra and calculus equivalent to GCE A Level Mathematics. Major topics include: Sets, functions and graphs, polynomials and rational functions, inequalities in one variable, logarithmic and exponential functions, trigonometric functions, sequences and series, techniques of differentiation, applications of differentiation, maxima and minima, increasing and decreasing functions, curve sketching, techniques of integration, applications of integration, areas, volumes of solids of revolution, solution of first-order ordinary differential equations by separation of variables and by integrating factor, complex numbers and vectors.

ESC3003 Fundamentals of Physics

This subject covers two branches of fundamental physics: mechanics and electricity & magnetism. Topics included in mechanics are linear motion, circular motion, Newton’s laws of motion, work and energy, conservation of energy, linear momentum, and simple harmonic motion. Topics included in electricity & magnetism are electric force, field & potential, current & resistance, DC circuits, electromagnetism and electromagnetic induction.

ESE3016 Programming Methodology

This subject introduces the fundamental concepts of problem solving by computing and programming using an imperative programming language. It is the first and foremost introductory course to computing. Topics covered include computational thinking and computational problem solving, designing and specifying an algorithm, basic problem formulation and problem-solving approaches, program development, coding, testing and debugging, fundamental programming constructs (variables, types, expressions, assignments, functions, control structures, etc.), fundamental data structures (arrays, strings, composite data types), basic sorting, and recursion.


Subject Code Subject Credit Units
ECD3001 Social Science: Understanding Behaviour, Culture & Society

This subject strives to cultivate an understanding of core issues, fundamental theories and philosophical stances in the social sciences, and explores the manner in which social scientists formulate questions about society that can be addressed with empirical research.

EMA3002 Modelling & Analysis

The main objective of this subject is to provide students firm foundations of single variable calculus so that they can apply calculus to model, solve and analyse applied math problems. It aims to motivate students on the importance of calculus through a plethora of applications in engineering, physical and biological sciences, computer science, finance, economics, probability and statistics and other topics. On top of the basic concepts, techniques and applications of two branches of calculus - differentiation and integration, students will also learn to use simple software to implement numerical methods in calculus.

ESC3002 Physical World

This subject provide students with the ability to understand and explain the inner mechanism of the physical world based on the principles of mechanics and thermodynamics. It aims to help students appreciate the beauty of physics and enable them to apply key concepts learnt to evaluate and address physics-based problems to make a positive impact on the world. By using concepts established through simplified mathematical models, reverse engineering case studies and experiential learning through hands-on demonstrations, connections between physics concepts and theoretical models are reinforced with practice.

ESE3015 Computational Thinking for Design

This subject covers programming both in the architectural design and computing contexts targeted at novice programmers. It will introduce students to programming and design computing skills that are essential for their studies. Students will learn visual programming and python programming together with design concepts, and will apply these skills in related projects.


Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EM3010 Wafer Fabrication Technology

The subject covers key device, process and equipment technologies in silicon wafer fabrication. You will learn the fundamental principles of commonly used IC devices, wafer fabrication processes, fabrication-related IC defects and their causes, as well as the working principles of semiconductor processing equipment. You will also perform process and device simulations with industry software platforms and operate key wafer fabrication equipment in the cleanroom environment to process silicon wafer and fabricate microelectronics device prototypes.

EM3011 Cleanroom & Vacuum Technology

This subject introduces you to vacuum & plasma technologies as well as industry good practices of contamination control in a cleanroom work environment, complete with wafer processing and metrology equipment, deionized water system and speciality gas facilities. You will be trained to operate comprehensive vacuum systems which are configured with different vacuum pumps, pressure gauges, pressure & flow controllers and plasma systems through a series of laboratory exercises.

Special Electives

Students can opt to take Special Electives when offered. These optional subjects, taken in addition to the diploma elective subjects, aim to stretch the students'potential to enable them meet their aspirations.

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EED3009 Special Project 1

The focus of this subject is on the application of students’ existing domain knowledge to develop a deliverable.  The subject will introduce new skills and knowledge specific to the project, as and when required.

EED3010 Special Project 2

This subject provides opportunities for students to apply the acquired knowledge and skills, along with their fundamental and in-depth knowledge from different subjects to designing, developing, and implementing a well-engineered project solution.

EED3011 Higher Engineering Skills 1

Higher Engineering Skills 1 and 2 aim to impart some special design and hands-on skills that allow you to acquire knowledge and skills that are not normally incorporated into a diploma programme. These Special Elective subjects will equip you with the skills and knowledge to participate in competitions and enable you to tackle real challenges.

EED3012 Higher Engineering Skills 2

Higher Engineering Skills 1 and 2 aim to impart some special design and hands-on skills that allow you to acquire knowledge and skills that are not normally incorporated into a diploma programme. These Special Elective subjects will equip you with the skills and knowledge to participate in competitions and enable you to tackle real challenges.

EMA3001 Higher Engineering Mathematics

The subject introduces mathematical concepts and techniques used in advanced engineering courses. You will learn topics in calculus such as limits and continuity, infinite series, improper integrals, multiple integrals, higher order differential equations, 2D and 3D analytic geometry, and partial differentiation.


You will also take this set of subjects that equips you with the crucial 21st-Century life skills you need to navigate the modern world as an agile, forward-thinking individual and team player.

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
ESI3003 Student Internship Programme

This structured programme is designed to link your learning with the real work environment. You will be placed in organisation(s) with opportunities to apply the concepts and skills acquired in the course of your study. Besides reinforcing technical concepts and mastering of skills in areas that you have been trained, the practical training will enable you to build important skills such as problem-solving, communication, teamwork, and to cultivate good attitude and a strong work ethic.

ETX1001 Effective Communication

This subject introduces the fundamentals of effective communication. It also covers how to communicate with and convince an audience through writing and speaking tasks. The skills in this subject will include the application of strategies for communication, appropriate vocabulary, language features, visual aids, tone and style. The Message, Audience, Purpose and Strategy (MAPS) framework will also be applied when planning and engaging in written and verbal communication.​ There will be opportunities to communicate and collaborate through active learning activities, apply digital and information literacy skills and build competence through self-directed learning.

ETX1002 Professional Communication

This subject covers professional communication skills for the workplace and employability skills in the areas of career preparation. It covers communication and interpersonal skills, including effective virtual communication etiquette, and conducting oneself professionally in the workplace. In addition, essential career preparation skills such as resume writing and interview skills, needed to seek and secure work would be included. The Message, Audience, Purpose and Strategy (MAPS) framework would also be applied when engaging in written and verbal communication. There will be opportunities to communicate and collaborate through active learning activities, apply digital and information literacy skills and build competence through self-directed learning.

GTP1301 Current Issues & Critical Thinking

This subject covers current issues, including diverse local and global concerns, that will impact lives and may have critical implications for Singapore. There will be opportunities to build competence through self-directed learning, communicate and collaborate in active discussions and objectively analyse issues using digital and information literacy skills and critical thinking scaffolds.

GTP1201 Career Readiness

This subject focuses on personal management skills. It develops an understanding of one’s career interests, values, personality and skills for career success. It covers the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to succeed in the workplace and achieve professional goals. There will be exposure to apply digital and information literacy skills, build competence through self-directed learning methods, and acquire the skills of being a lifelong learner.

GTP1202 Career Management

This subject focuses on career management skills. It covers the importance of workplace readiness skills to adapt and respond to the changing job market environment. Career ownership and continuous learning for lifelong employability will be emphasised. There will be exposure to apply digital and information literacy skills, build competence through self-directed learning, and acquire the skills of being a lifelong learner.

TGS1002 Global Studies

This subject provides essential skills and knowledge to prepare students for an overseas experience. They will examine the elements of culture and learn the key principles of cross-cultural communication. In addition, they will gain an appreciation and awareness of the political, economic, technological and social landscape to function effectively in a global environment. The subject prepares students to be responsible global citizens and leaders who can contribute to the global community through effective communication and collaboration.

GTP1302 Guided Learning*

The subject introduces students to the concepts and process of self-directed learning in a chosen area of inquiry. The process focusses on four stages: planning, performing, monitoring and reflecting. Students get to plan their individual learning project, refine and execute the learning plan, as well as monitor and reflect on their learning progress and project. The learning will be captured and showcased through a curated portfolio. The self-directed learning project will broaden and/or deepen a student’s knowledge and skills. Students will enhance their problem solving and digital literacy skills through this subject.

INV1001 Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The subject is designed for learners from all disciplines to embrace innovation in either their specialised field or beyond.  Learners will be taught to apply the Design Thinking framework to develop problem statements, ideate and identify feasible solutions. Learners will be exposed to several tools for prototyping. In addition, commercial awareness will be imbued in learners through various innovation and entrepreneurship concepts or tools. This subject also prepares students to be self-directed lifelong learners who are digital and information literate. It nurtures communicative and collaborative citizens who can use objective analysis in problem-solving.


GTP1101 Leadership Fundamentals

This subject focuses on self-leadership based on the values of integrity, respect, and responsibility. Increasing awareness of self and others will lay the foundations for personal and relationship effectiveness. Consequential thinking, clear articulation of personal values and visions, emphatic listening, and collaboration in serving others are some of the essential skills covered in this leadership journey. There will be opportunities to build and to apply the concepts of being a values-centred leader.

GTP1102 Leadership in Action

This subject focuses on Service Learning as an experiential platform to apply the tenets of Self and Team Leadership. Service Learning will be the capstone project for this subject, which will require an analysis of the diverse needs of the community, collaboration with community partners and demonstration of learning, including key elements of empathy. There will be opportunities to build and to apply the concepts of being a values-centred leader.

LSW1002 Sports & Wellness

This subject reinforces the fundamental knowledge learnt on health, fitness, exercise and sports. Hands-in time will be allocated for a greater variety of fitness exercises and sports skills in a recreation setting. In addition, theoretical knowledge such as sports safety and risk management when participating in physical activities will be introduced. Guidance will be provided for improvement of physical fitness, acquiring of sports skills and relating theoretical knowledge to the physical activities.

TGS1001 Sustainability & Climate Action*

This subject prepares students to be responsible global citizens and future leaders who can contribute to the global community.  It introduces the topics of sustainability and explores how human societies can act to build a sustainable future. This subject focuses on the impact of climate change, potential solutions to climate change, and the future of the green economy from global and local perspectives.


* Students must choose to take either Sustainability & Climate Action or Guided Learning.

Graduation Requirements
Cumulative Grade Point Average
min 1.0
TP Fundamentals Subjects
40 credit units
Diploma Core Subjects
84 credit units
Diploma Cluster Elective Subjects
min 8 credit units
Total Credit Units Completed
min 132 credit units

Career Prospects

As Singapore establishes itself as a strategic hub for medical technology (MedTech) manufacturing, on its way to becoming a global centre for medical research and advanced patient care, numerous international biomedical companies have already set up a base here.  So, if you have a passion to help improve the quality of life for patients worldwide, then not only is this course perfect for you but it is also your stepping stone to excellent job opportunities and advancement prospects.


Exciting careers await you as:

Course Review

“The modules in this diploma course, such as Medical Electronics, Medical Devices and Medical Imaging, piqued my interest in healthcare and medical technology and spurred me to further my studies in Radiation Therapy. I am immensely grateful to TP for getting me to where I am today.”


Clairene Chng (2017)
Radiation Therapy / SIT

“This course gave me valuable combined knowledge of Engineering and Biology, while my internship with Philips S’pore gave me practical hands-on experience with medical devices.  With the given advantage, I was able to successfully secure a full-time job at Philips after graduation.”


Clara Poh (2017)
Field Service Engineer
Philips Singapore

"This course provided me with fundamental Engineering, IT as well as Life Sciences skills, allowing me to work in a wide range of careers. The multi-disciplinary nature of this course has also enhanced my confidence to further my studies in the same field in future.”


Rohit Milind Neurgaonkar (2017)
Junior Researcher
Healthcare Engineering Centre
Temasek Polytechnic

Course Fees

PET Course Fee


The table below shows the total subsidised fees (inclusive of GST) payable. 

(Age below 40 in the year 2021) 



There are 2 semesters in each Academic YEAR (AY). The billing periods for AY 2023/2024 are:
Semester 1:  17 April 2023 – 15 October 2023 
Semester 2:  16 October 2023 – 14 April 2024

Fees are billed and payable by semester. They are usually payable in June for Semester 1 and December for Semester 2.


View course fees for other intakes, subsidies, grants, bursary and awards at the Fees & Financial matters section. 

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