Advanced Standing I
Degree / Award Title
Bachelor of Engineering in Bioengineering
Offering Academic Unit
This Major is jointly offered by:
Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
Department of Physics and Materials Science
Department of Biology and Chemistry
Department of Computer Science
Department of Electronic Engineering
Normal Period of Study
3 years
Maximum Period of Study
6 years
Credit Units Required for Graduation
90 credit units
Note: The following curriculum information is subject to periodic review and changes.

GE Requirements (21 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2016/17

  Credit Units
University Requirements GE1401 University English 3
Discipline-specific English 3
GE1501 Chinese Civilisation - History and Philosophy 3
Distributional Requirements Take 2 courses from two different distributional areas:

Area 1: Arts and Humanities
Area 2: Study of Societies, Social and Business Organisations
Area 3: Science and Technology

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College-specified Courses MA1201 Calculus and Basic Linear Algebra II

Students may also be required to take MA1200 Calculus and Basic Linear Algebra I as a prerequisite subject to the result of the MA placement test.
CS1102 Introduction to Computer Studies
CS1302 Introduction to Computer Programming *

* Subject to sufficient enrollments.

College / School Requirements (0 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2016/17

Not required.

Major Requirements (69 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2016/17

Course exemptions granted to individual students should be made up within electives in the Major Requirement.

1. Core Courses (60 credit units^)

^ 3 credit units of core course are to be waived for students from the B2 level courses: BCH2013, BMS2801, MA2177, MBE2003, MBE2029, MBE2101, MBE2102, MBE2103, MBE2104 and MBE2105 based on the academic background of students.
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit UnitsRemarks
BMS2801Molecules and Cells3
CS4465Computational Biology and Bioinformatics3
EE3919Medical Imaging and Signal Processing3
MA2177Engineering Mathematics and Statistics3@
MBE2029Electrical and Electronic Principles I3@
MBE2101Thermo and Fluid Dynamics3@
MBE2102Introduction to Biomechanics3♦/@
MBE2103Medical Biotechnology3
MBE2104Tissue Engineering3♦/@
MBE2105Introduction to Bioengineering3
MBE3101Micro and Nanotechnology for Bioengineering3♦/@
MBE3102Human Quantitative Physiology3
MBE4066Professional Engineering Practice3@
MBE4101Biomedical Instrumentation3
MBE4102Bioengineering Design Project9#

Select ONE from the following:
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit UnitsRemarks
AP1201General Physics I3@
BCH1200Discovery in Biology3@

♦  Life Sciences and Biomedical Engineering
@  General Engineering
#  Integrative Project

2. Electives (9 credit units)

Students are required to complete at least 9 credit units of electives with a minimum of 6 credit units at B3 and/or B4 levels, in addition to credit units required to make up for exempted core courses.

B2 Level Courses
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit UnitsRemarks
AP2102Introduction to Materials Engineering3@
CS2204Fundamentals of Internet Applications Development3@
EE2104Introduction to Electromagnetics3@
EE2109Electronic Circuits3@
FS2001Workshop-based Study in Science and Engineering3@
MBE2016Engineering Graphics3@
MBE2020Engineering Workshop Practice0@
MBE2036Engineering Computing3@

B3 and B4 Level Courses
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit UnitsRemarks
AP4232Radiotherapy Physics3
AP4274Radiation Biophysics3
AP4275Radiological Physics and Dosimetry3
BMS3101Cell Transport and Signalling3
BMS4102Technology for Regenerative Medicine3♦/@
BMS4802Genetics and Proteomics for Bioengineering3
CS3481Fundamentals of Data Science3@
MBE3103Bio-sensors and Bio-devices3♦/@
MBE3104Health Maintenance and Wellness Technology3♦/@
MBE3105Biological Systems and Control3♦/@
MBE4006Consumer Mechatronics3@
MBE4032Robotics and Machine Vision3@
MBE4103Bio-safety and Security3♦/@
MBE4104Technology for Drug Discovery3♦/@
SEEM3062Quality Engineering I3@
SEEM4024Project Management3@

♦  Life Sciences and Biomedical Engineering
@  General Engineering
#  Integrative Project

3. Optional Courses
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit UnitsRemarks
FS4001Co-operative Education Scheme (CES)8Internship (8 months)
FS4002Industrial Attachment Scheme3Internship (9 to 12 weeks)