Bachelor of Science (Hons) Health SciencesAwarded by: Teesside University, UK

Programme Objectives

This course provides a broad understanding of the physiology of the body’s major systems as well as human health and disease. This programme enables you to study the cause, diagnosis and treatment of human disease from a multidisciplinary and evidence-based perspective, which will help you with a career in a variety of healthcare and life science settings.

The BSc (Hons) in Health Sciences has been specifically designed for those with an interest in health-related multidisciplinary and evidence-based perspectives while developing the essential transferable skills enhancing the student’s employability in a wide variety of health care and life science settings and its contribution to solving global challenges facing humanity. The aim of the course is to prepare graduates for a broad range of careers within industrial, commercial, health management, government and environmental settings and postgraduate study.

Why Teesside University 

Teesside University is a dynamic and modern institution, based in the north east of England, generating and applying knowledge that contributes to the economic, social and cultural success of students, partners and the communities we serve. We are an ambitious and enterprising university for a focused and pragmatic global new generation. We provide real opportunities and support to realise potential on a campus fit for the future and around the world. From developing an innovative and informed curriculum, tailored to industry, to addressing societal challenges on a global scale through inter-disciplinary research, the University’s work is always relevant and purpose driven. Through education enriched by research, innovation, and engagement with business and the professions, we transform lives and economies.



 

Year 1

Biochemistry and Chemical Science

Anatomy and Physiology 

Application of Health Sciences 

Cell Biology  

Microbiology  

Pathology

 

Year 2

Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics 

Health Science Project

Human Development

Life Course and Health

Immunology

Clinical Pharmacology  

 

Year 3

Science Research Project

Health Technologies

Human Aging and Disease

Biologics and Health Product Development

Medical Microbiology

 

Profile of lecturers and their respective teaching modules:

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 100 (lecture)

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 40 (tutorial/practical)

Click here to download profiles of lecturers.

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 Entry at Year 1 (36 months)  Mar 2023  Mar 2026
 Jun 2023  Jun 2026
 Entry at Year 2 (24 months)  Mar 2023  Mar 2025
 Jun 2023  Jun 2025

 

Part-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 Entry at Year 1 (36 months)  Mar 2023  Mar 2026
 Jun 2023  Jun 2026
 Entry at Year 2 (24 months)  Mar 2023  Mar 2025
 Jun 2023  Jun 2025

Fees & Structure

Full-time/Part-time
Structure Tuition Fees (inclusive of 8% GST) Non-Tuition Fees (inclusive of 8% GST)
Year 1 S$39,960.00 S$700.00 - S$1,568.00
Year 2 S$28,080.00

 Application fees: S$162.00

Note:

# All application fees are non-refundable. 
# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST at the prevailing rate.

# Local:

  • Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.

# International:

  • Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.

# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

 

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be of age 17 and above, and meet at least ONE of the following requirements:

For Year 1 entry

International Foundation Diploma in Biomedical Sciences awarded by MDIS

OR

GCE 'A' level, with a minimum of grade C from one relevant science stream subjects

OR

Relevant qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutes (PEIs) or recognised Higher Education providers in sciences-related disciplines, (which are deemed by the University to be suitable as pathway programmes for entry onto the Level 4 / Year 1 of the University course) with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education

For Year 2 entry

Relevant polytechnic diplomas in Science-related disciplines, (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level 4 / Year 1 of the University course)

OR

Relevant diploma level qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) or recognized Higher Education providers in Science-related disciplines (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level 4 / Year 1 of the University course) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education

English Language Requirements

The applicant is required to achieve one of the following:

C6 in English at GCE 'O' Level

OR

IELTS 6.0 (with no elements below 5.5)

OR

MDIS Professional Certificate in English

OR

Pass MDIS English Placement Test

OR

Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English

OR

Equivalent
 

Note: All applications are subject to University's approval.

 

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.

Study Loans

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 TCC Limited  +65 - 6319 3700   http://www.tcc.org.sg
 DBS Bank  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 629 2265  http://www.maybank2u.com.sg

 

0% INTEREST CREDIT CARD INSTALMENT PLANS
For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 Standard Chartered Bank  1800 747 7000  http://www.standardchartered.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 968 2265  http://www.maybank.com.sg
 UOB  1800 226 6121  http://www.uob.com.sg
 OCBC  1800 363 3333  http://www.ocbc.com.sg
 DBS  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com
 POSB  1800 339 6666  http://www.posb.com.sg
 AMEX (Only 24 Months)  -   https://www.americanexpress.com/en-sg

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 Entry at Year 1 (36 Months)  Mar 2023  Mar 2026
 Jun 2023  Jun 2026
 Entry at Year 2 (24 Months)  Mar 2023  Mar 2025
 Jun 2023  Jun 2025

 

Fees & Structure

Full-time
Structure Tuition Fees (inclusive of 8% GST) Non-Tuition Fees (inclusive of 8% GST)
Year 1 S$44,820.00 S$1,280.00 – S$2,470.00
Year 2 S$31,860.00

Application fees: S$486.00

Note:

# All application fees are non-refundable.
# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST at the prevailing rate.

# Local:

  • Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.

# International:

  • Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.

# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

 

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be of age 17 and above, and meet at least ONE of the following requirements:

Year 1 Entry:

International Foundation Diploma in Biomedical Sciences awarded by MDIS

OR

GCE 'A' level, with a minimum of grade C from one relevant science stream subjects 

OR

Relevant qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutes (PEIs) or recognised Higher Education providers in sciences-related disciplines, (which are deemed by the University to be suitable as pathway programmes for entry onto the Level 4 / Year 1 of the University course) with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education
 

Year 2 Entry:

Relevant polytechnic diplomas in Science-related disciplines, (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level 4 / Year 1 of the University course) 

OR

Relevant diploma level qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) or recognized Higher Education providers in Science-related disciplines (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level 4 / Year 1 of the University course) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education
 

English Language Requirements

C6 in English at GCE 'O' Level

OR

IELTS 6.0 (with no elements below 5.5) 

OR

MDIS Professional Certificate in English 

OR

Pass MDIS English Placement Test 

OR

Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English 

OR 

Equivalent 

 

Student Pass Application

International students are required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore. Please click here for detailed information.

For any programme enquiries, please contact our friendly consultants:

Mr Darren Yap | Mobile/WhatsApp: +65 8183 8104 | Email: darren_yapme@mdis.edu.sg

The study involving a broad understanding of the physiology of the body’s major systems as well as human health and disease. Approaching the cause, diagnosis and treatment of human disease from a multi-disciplinary and evidence-based perspective, which will help with establishing a career in a variety of healthcare and life science settings.

The BSc (Hons) Health Sciences partnered with the Teesside University is a comprehensive programme building upon three core discipline-based themes: human anatomy and physiology, human biology and disease, and healthcare systems and technologies, and explore how humans change over the lifespan, adapt to external stressors, and how lifestyle can have an impact on health.

Alongside this, the degree programme develops skills for employability including good laboratory practice, understand health and safety policies, be cognizant of quality assurance and patient care. The student will also develop transferrable skills including verbal and poster presentations, scientific report writing, independent research and teamwork. This degree also prepares one for postgraduate study including research degrees.

The full-time and part-time programmes take 24 to 36 months to complete.

The BSc (Hons) Health Sciences degree provides a broad base of scientific knowledge and skills applicable to many occupations and potential career opportunities. Graduate jobs include roles related to scientific and medical research, clinical and analytical laboratory set up. Potential employers include health service organisations, government, local authorities, industry, and charitable and international organisations. The time spent on developing essential interpersonal and valuable transferable skills throughout the degree through a diverse range of activities (group work, presentation, interview, critical thinking, problem solving, communication enhancing, analysis and statistics) further increases employability to a range of career opportunities and occupations including:

  • Public health, health promotion and surveillance
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Industrial and graduate training programmes in health
  • Non-governmental organisations
  • Health service management and administration
  • Graduate entry to further health and clinical education programmes
  • Biomedical, Pharmaceutical or health sciences research
  • Community engagement and transformation in health
  • Pharmaceutical, Microbiological and Biotechnological Laboratory Assistants
  • Product Development Technologist

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Quick Information

36 Months | Full-time and Part-time (Year 1 Entry)
24 Months | Full-time and Part-time (Year 2 Entry)

Commencement Dates

Full-Time Programme
Mar 2023
Jul 2023

Part-Time Programme
Mar 2023
Jul 2023

Contact Details

Local students:

+65 6247 9111

International students:
Main Hotline:

+65 6278 8000

+65 6796 7005

+65 6796 7009