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

Biomedical sciences is a dynamic and changing field because of the rapid advancement and unrelenting progress in science, medicine and healthcare. It applies biological science to medicine. The BSc (Hons) Medical Bioscience is a 18-month Top-up degree programme designed by Aston University, one of the Top universities in UK, and offered through the East Asia Institute of Management provides an academic progression pathway for Bio-medical and Life Sciences related diploma holders. 

It provides and equips students with the training and professional skills and technical knowledge necessary for suitable employment in biomedical science.  Biomedical scientists need to be knowledgeable, motivated and innovative.  You will graduate from this course as a skilled scientist with these traits. A strong theme of professional development is central to your learning to enhance your growth as a scientist and improve your employability.

Programme Objective

To provide a cutting-edge, modern and  relevant degree programme in Biomedical Sciences.

To help develop the knowledge, skills and understanding of the professional biomedical scientist.

To promote an awareness of the application of biomedical science knowledge to human health and welfare.

To produce graduates whose skills and qualities equip them for a role in a range of biomedical science disciplines and research in the allied health professions.

Progression Pathway
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Medical Bioscience (Top-up)
Mode & Duration
Part-time 18 months
Jan / Apr / Jul / Sep
Average Teacher-Student Ratio
• Mid - Sessional Test/ Course work Test/ Virtual Learning Environment
• End of Module Examination.- Closed Book Examination.
  • 1. Financial Accounting I
    • This module aims to develop students' understanding of the principles and concepts of accounting and enables students to prepare and evaluate accounting statements, systems and reports. The module will cover topic such as Accounting Principles; Control Accounts and Bank Reconciliation; Accounting for Stock; Fixed Assets Accountings; Errors & Incomplete Accounts; Sole Proprietorship & Final Accounts; Company Final Accounts; Sources and Uses of Funds; and Financial Ratio Analysis.
  • 2. Business Law
    • This module aims to provide students with an understanding of the precept of legal reasoning. It also forms the basis of professional and business relationship. Student will learn the fundamentals of Singapore legal system; and Law of Contract and be able to identify breaches of contract, and the appropriate remedies for such breaches. The module will cover other topics such as Agency; Sale of Goods;Insurance; Negotiable Instruments; Trademarks and Copyrights; Incorporation of Companies; and Duties of Directors and other Officers.
  • 3. Economics
    • In this module, students will learn the different economic systems and how the market works. They will exposed to the various micro-economic theories of demand and production, product pricing, market forms; price determination under perfect competition and imperfect competition, and the theory of distribution. In addition, students will learn the macro-economic theory of income and employment determination, National Income, Keynesian and monetarists' viewpoints, and the main macro-economic concerns of Inflation; Unemployment, as well as Macro-economic policies and International Trade.
  • 4. Principles of Management
    • This module introduces students to key challenges faced by managers in the new millennium. Learning includes the study of management concepts, management processes, and managerial roles in organization; classical, behavioral and contemporary viewpoints in management; organizational culture and social responsibility and ethics in management; planning and managerial decision making;organizing and organizational structure and design; leading, managing individuals and groups,motivation,leadership, employment relations and managerial control and control methods.
  • 5. Principles of Information System
    • This module provides students a general overview of information systems concepts and its application to practical business situation. Students will learn to differentiate between data and information and learn the key attributes of information and the various types and levels of information. Students will also be exposed to the major areas of IS knowledge including Information Technologies - hardware, software, networks, data resource management, and Internet-based technologies; Business Applications; and Systems Development Processes.
  • 6. Business Statistics
    • This module provides students an introduction to quantitative techniques which are widely applicable in business application. Students will be exposed to the various methods of Collections and Presentations of Numerical Information - survey methods, tabulation, graphs, charts and diagrams; Frequency Distributions - measures of location, measures of dispersion, and skewness; Relationships and Forecasting - correlation and regression, time series analysis, and simple forecasting; Index numbers - price relative methods and aggregate methods; and Probability and Statistical Inference.
  • 7. Principles of Marketing
    • This module is designed to provide students with an overview of the key concepts, theories and applications of marketing in an organisation. The subject will cover the nature and role of marketing; marketing planning, control and research, the environment of marketing, consumer behaviour, market segmentation and positioning; product life cycle and applying the appropriate marketing strategies; marketing mix, and product planning and development. Students will learn how to engage in transactions and relationship building with the customers.
  • 8. International Business Environment
    • This module is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge of international business and the implications of international business on organizations' strategies structure and functions, particularly in the fast pace of globalization. Students are exposed to all aspects of international business from international business theories, national and international environment, international legislation to international management as well as other related aspects.

Semester A
Block 1

1. Human Physiology
2. Cell Biology
3. Biomedical Key Academic Skills – Statistics and Research Methods
4. Molecular Biology

Block 2
5. Immunology
6. Endocrinology
7. Medical Biochemistry
8. Metabolism

Semester B
Block 3

9. Molecular Pathology
10. Cellular Pathology
11. Molecular Genetics

Block 4
12. Microbiology
13. Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease 

Semester C
Block 5

14. Biomedical Research Project
15. Biological Basis of Human Disease
16. Clinical Haematology and Transfusion Science
17. Applied Molecular Biology

Block 6
18. Advanced Immunology
19. Biomedical Technology 



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