The MDIS School of Health and Life Sciences was the first of its kind among Private Education Institutions in Singapore. It has opened doors for students who found their passion to excel in this richly diverse and fascinating field.
The School’s up-to-date and rigorous programmes, offered in partnership with Northumbria University (UK) and Leeds Beckett University (UK), aim to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills they need to stay abreast of the exciting developments in Safety, Health, and Life Sciences. In addition to developing subject-based expertise and skills, the content of the courses are relevant and applicable to an international community of students.
Northumbria University (UK) is one of the UK’s best universities with a global reputation for academic excellence. It is ranked 58th in The Complete University Guide 2015: University League Table.
Leeds Beckett University (UK) is ranked 50th in The Guardian University Guide 2016: League Table for Health Professions.
Students will also gain practical experience in the School’s well-equipped laboratories and will have the opportunity to work on specially designed in-house, as well as industrial research projects. The School has implemented the Occupational Health and Safety Management system and all the laboratories are OHSAS 18001:2007-certified, another first amongst private educational laboratories in Singapore.
With specialisations in biomedical sciences, biotechnology, health sciences (management), and safety, health and environmental management, graduates are equipped to pursue a wide spectrum of careers in research and clinical laboratories, in health and safety, as well as in the burgeoning biomedical, pharmaceutical, biologics, biotechnological, healthcare, power generation and shipping industries.
The School also prepares students for employment by developing transferable skills, including: self-management and reflective practice, independence, communication, IT, numeracy, data analysis, interpersonal, and teamwork, alongside current topics within the taught programmes.