Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Medical Bioscience (Top-up)

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Programme Introduction

With academic content developed by Aston University, one of the top universities in UK, and offered through East Asia Institute of Management (EAIM), the 24 months Medical Bioscience course is the ideal academic progression pathway for biomedical and life science related Diploma holders in Singapore.

The BSc ( Hons) Medical Bioscience 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 profession. It will give you the abilities needed to provide healthcare, undertake medical research and understand the pharmaceutical industry. You’ll develop a thorough knowledge of the core principles of how the human body works, and a deep understanding of the vital role biomedical scientists play in the healthcare sector.

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

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

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.

Modules

Stage 2 ( Block 1- Block 4 )

1. Mechanisms of Pathology

This module aims to equip learners with the knowledge on the molecular and cellular principles underlying pathology. Students will apply fundamental knowledge to describe, at the cellular and molecular level, how the immune system responds to infection or damage can have beneficial or detrimental outcomes. Learners will be exposed to molecular mechanisms of pathology including cell death, inflammation, cell proliferation, genetic diseases and proteinopathies.

Final Stage ( Block 5 - Block 8)

5. Cancer Biology

This module aims to provide in depth understanding of Cancer biology including its nomenclature, causes, metastasis and the basis for conventional and novel therapies and development of resistance.  It equips learners to understand various cancer treatments and cell resistance.

Study Mode & Duration: 
Full-time Evening Class: 24 months
 
Intakes
Jan / Apr / Jul / Sep
 
Registration
One month prior to intake dates
 
Average Teacher-Student Ratio

1:49 (Classroom-based delivery)

1:250 (Online*)

*With Covid-19 pandemic and travel / border restrictions, the courses may be conducted online and / or face-to-face hybrid mode. Classroom-based delivery of courses will resume when the travel / border restrictions are lifted.

 
Assessment:
• Mid - Sessional Test/ Course work Test/ Virtual Learning Environment
• End of Module Examination.- Closed Book Examination.
 

Graduation Requirement

• Must passed all modules

• Must achieve an overall attendance of 90% (International Student) and 75% (Local Student).

 
Minimum Age Requirement: 19 years (at the time of application)
 
Academic Requirement
Local/International Students
  • Obtained a Diploma in Biomedical Science with a minimum score of GPA 2.0 from a local polytechnic or an education institution, recognised by Aston University.
  • The minimum entry requirement must meet the 120 credits of External Degree Programme (EDP) Year 1 as approved by Aston University.

English Language Proficiency

  • Proficiency in English Language: Minimum EAIM ETEDP Level 3 (6.5) / IELTS 6.5 with a minimum score of 6.0 in each component.
  • GCSE in English at level C or above.
Application Procedure
You may apply to EAIM either by visiting EAIM Balestier Campus
or
mail your application to East Asia Institute of Management,  9 Ah Hood Road, Singapore 329975
Singaporean / PR  
Part-Time  
Tuition Fees
S$ 28,800
Application Fee
S$ 150
Administration Fee
S$ 500
Material Fee
S$ 600
TOTAL
S$ 30,050
   
Medical Insurance Waived
FPS Insurance or Escrow Bank Charge Waived
Other miscelleneous fees may apply ( Please click here  for more information)  
   
Application and Enrolment Fee is non-refundable.
All prices are subject to prevailing Goods & Services Tax (GST) of 7%.
All prices are effective for intakes from Aug 2022.
Start of class is subjected to minimum class size achieved.
 

 

2022 Quarter 4 2023 Quarter 1 2023 Quarter 2
Stage- 2 Stage-2 Stage-2
Block 1 Block 2 Block 3
Mechanisms of Pathology Cell Signalling and Physiology Clicial Genetics and Human Disease
     
2023 Quarter 3 2023 Quarter 4 2024 Quarter 1
Stage-2 Stage - 3 Stage - 3
Block 4 Block 5 Block 6
Clinical Sciences Cancer Biology Prefessional Development for Biomedical 
  Research Project Preparation Scientists
     
2024 Quarter 2 2024 Quarter 3  
Stage-3 Stage-3  
Block 7 Block 8  
Clinical Food and Microbiology Research Project  
Immunology and Inflammation    
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