Course Information

Chemistry and Biological Chemistry: Core Courses

 

CM1001
Foundations of Chemistry I 

4 AU | Semester 1

The course covers fundamental concepts and organizing principles of chemistry that provide the foundation for many aspects of chemical science and related fields. It aims to bring Freshmen students in science and engineering to the same level of command of basic chemistry that is essential to progress to advanced courses. The concepts espoused in the course will be illustrated and connected with real world applications whenever relevant. Practical work is at the heart of chemistry. The laboratory component of this course aims to expose you to chosen experiments which will help you gain familiarity with a variety of skills, laboratory techniques and equipment and instill in you the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Pre-requisites: None

CM1002
Foundations of Chemistry II

4 AU | Semester 2

The course covers fundamental concepts and organizing principles of chemistry that provide the foundation for many aspects of chemical science and related fields. It aims to bring Freshmen students in science and engineering to the same level of command of basic chemistry that is essential to progress to advanced courses. The concepts espoused in the course will be illustrated and connected with real world applications whenever relevant. Practical work is at the heart of chemistry. The laboratory component of this course aims to expose you to chosen experiments which will help you gain familiarity with a variety of skills, laboratory techniques and equipment and instill in you the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Pre-requisites: None

CM1021
Basic Inorganic Chemist​ry with Laboratory

4 AU | Semester 1

Concepts of structures and properties of atoms and molecules, bonding, periodicity, isomerism and chemical reactions; fundamentals of spectroscopy. Laboratory work includes both qualitative and quantitative work.

Prerequisite: H2 chemistry or equivalent

CM1031
Basic Organic Chemistry with Laboratory

4 AU | Semester 1

Introduction to basic organic chemistry in terms of the principles of organic molecular structures, stereochemistry, functional groups, basic organic reactions and their mechanisms. In addition to introducing some fundamental principles of structure and bonding, polar covalent bonds, as well as acids and bases, the course covers the characteristic properties, synthesis, and reactivity of alkanes, alkenes, benzene and other aromatic compounds, halides, alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and their derivatives.
CM1041
Basic Physical Chemistry with Laboratory

4 AU | Semester 2

Fundamental concepts and organizing principles of physical chemistry, including analytical, inorganic, organic and bio-related chemistry. Coupled with mathematical models, physical chemistry provides quantitative results to compare with and understand experiments, and to stimulate new experiments. The laboratory component consolidates the theoretical aspects learned during the course, including the principles of thermodynamics, kinetics and spectroscopy

Prerequisite: H2 chemistry or equivalent.

CM1051
Basic Biology and Biochemistry

3 AU | Semester 2

Introduction to the structural, biophysical and chemical principles of biological macromolecules in living organisms. You will use your understanding of the underlying molecular bases and functions of the macromolecules involved in biochemical reactions to solve problems related to nucleic acids, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and vitamins.

Mutually exclusive with BS1005 - Biochemistry I

CM2011
Analytical Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 1

Introduction to modern analytical methods used to quantify species, and instrumental methods used to monitor the progress of reactions. The course comprises a mixture of numerical problem solving and descriptive chemical analysis.

Prerequisite: (CM1021 and CM1041) or CM5000 or CY1101.

CM2021
Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 1

Introduction to the fundamental ideas of inorganic chemistry, in particular bonding theories, main-group element compounds and transition metal coordination complexes. You will learn different bonding theories to explain the structures and hence reactivity of main-group element compounds and transition metal coordination complexes.

Prerequisite: CM1021 or CM5000 or CY1101 or by permission.

CM2031
Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 2

Functional group transformations; disconnection approach to synthesis; synthesis and reactivity of polyfunctional organic molecules, heteroaromatic compounds, free radical reactions, pericyclic reactions, stereochemistry and reaction mechanisms.

Prerequisite: CM1031 or CM5000.

CM2041
Physical and Biophysical Chemistry 1

3 AU | Semester 2

Basic principles of physical and biophysical chemistry, and how these principles can be applied to explain and predict chemical changes. You will develop the rigorous analytical ability to study chemistry based on scientific calculations and reasoning, and learn to appreciate the power of physical chemistry in chemical research and industry activities.

Prerequisite: CM1021 or CM1041 or CM5000 or CY1101 or by permission.

CM2061
Chemistry & Biological Chemistry Laboratory 1

3 AU | Semester 1

Laboratory operations in synthetic chemistry associated with the synthesis of organic and inorganic compounds, such as reactions requiring heating, inert atmosphere, use of bio-reagents and handling reactive intermediates. You will learn how to work in a safe and responsible fashion; how to evaluate risks and formulate appropriate precautions; how to purify the products of reactions using techniques such as recrystallisation, column chromatography and distillation under reduced pressure; and how to obtain and interpret characterisation data such as 1H NMR spectroscopy, infra-red spectroscopy, polarimetry and magnetic susceptibility.

Prerequisite: (CM1021 and CM1031) or CM5000 or CY1101 or by permission.

CM2062
Chemistry & Biological Chemistry Laboratory 2

3 AU | Semester 2

This laboratory course complements the lecture courses of CM1041CM2011, and CM2041. It imparts practical experimental skills in analytical and physical chemistry. You will also be trained in the safe handling of chemicals and instruments, and in the assessment of risks associated with experimental procedures.

Prerequisite: CM1041 or CM5000 or CY1101.

CM3011
Chemical Spectroscopy and Applications

3 AU | Semester 1 & 2

Principles and applications of chemical spectroscopic methods, including mass spectrometry (MS), nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, infrared (IR) spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, UV-visible-NIR spectroscopy, photoluminescence spectroscopy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, and X-ray absorption spectroscopy. These techniques are used in the structural identification and determination of organic and inorganic compounds, and the study of their electronic properties, stability, and dynamics at the molecular level. You will learn about the principles and techniques of these spectroscopic methods, their applications to organic and inorganic chemistry, and the methods for interpreting spectra and deducing the molecular structures of unknown samples.

Prerequisite: CM2021 and CM2031 or by permission.

CM3021
Organometallic Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 1 & 2

Introduction to organometallic chemistry, including an overview of the various types of ligands, their properties, and the reaction mechanisms encountered in organometallic chemistry.

Prerequisite: CM2021 or by permission.

CM3031
Organic Reaction Mechanisms and Synthesis

3 AU | Semester 1 & 2

Fundamentals of organic chemistry essential for advanced chemistry courses and the practice of chemistry, including issues of selectivity and specificity, especially in terms of regio-, stereo-, and chemo-selectivity and specificity, and the synthesis of complex molecules.

Prerequisite: CM2031 or by permission.

CM3041
Physical and Biophysical Chemistry 2

3 AU | Semester 1 & 2

Introduction to quantum mechanics and molecular spectroscopy, as applied to chemistry. Topics include the quantum behavior of atoms and molecules; how quantum mechanics forms the framework for interpreting molecular spectra; the application of quantum mechanics to understand rotational, vibrational and electronic spectroscopy; and the photophysics and photochemistry of light-excited molecules.

Prerequisite: CM2041 or by permission.

CM3061
Chemistry & Biological Chemistry Laboratory 3

3 AU | Semester 2

Fundamentals of synthetic chemistry. In this course, you learn how to carry out laboratory operations in synthetic chemistry, such as reactions requiring heating, inert atmosphere, use of bio-reagents and handling reactive intermediates; how to work in a safe and responsible fashion; how to evaluate the risks inherent in procedures and formulate appropriate precautions; how to purify the products of reactions using techniques such as recrystallisation, column chromatography and distillation under reduced pressure, and how to obtain and interpret characterisation data such as 1H NMR spectroscopy, infra-red spectroscopy, polarimetry and magnetic susceptibility.

Prerequisite: CM2061 or by permission.

CM3062
Chemistry & Biological Chemistry Laboratory 4

3 AU | Semester 1

This course complements the lecture courses of CM2011CM2041CM3011, CM3041, and CM4011, allowing you to hone your practical experimental skills in analytical chemistry, (bio)physical chemistry, and (bio)spectroscopy. You will also be trained in the safe handling of chemicals and instruments, and in the assessment of risks associated with experimental procedures.

Prerequisite: CM2062.

Chemistry and Biological Chemistry: Year 4 Prescribed Electives

 

CM4011
Advanced Analytical Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 2

Overview of modern analytical methods, and the instruments used to quantify chemical and biological samples and to monitor the progress of reactions. Students will learn about advanced electrochemical, spectroscopic and chromatographic techniques applied to chemical analysis, use their in-depth knowledge to devise experiments that can quantify a range of diverse chemical components, and apply their knowledge to real life problems in the environment.

Prerequisites: (CM2011CM2062, and CM3062) or by permission.

CM4012
Structural Determination

3 AU | Semester 1

This course covers (i) the use of NMR chemical shifts to elucidate structures of organic molecules, including how different (common) functional groups and non-covalent interactions (in organic chemistry) affect the 1H and 13C NMR chemical shifts of molecules, and (ii) how structural information on molecular compounds can be obtained, based on general considerations in structural determination, NMR spectroscopy, and X-ray crystallography.

Prerequisites: (CM3011 and CM3021) or by permission.

CM4013
Current Topics in Analytical Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 2

Introduction to bioanalysis, biomaterials, and electroanalytical methods, with focus on point-of-care diagnosis and food quality control. You will learn how perform a quantitative analysis of a sample, starting from the preliminary steps of sampling and sample preparation; how to choose a proper analytical method and interpret the results obtained; and how to compare the results of traditional analytical techniques to those obtained from more modern approaches by using chemical sensors and biosensors.

Prerequisites: (CM2011CM2062 and CM3062) or by permission.

CM4015
Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry

3 AU | Not offered

Chemistry and transport of chemical species in the atmosphere. Impacts of atmospheric chemistry on global climate and local environments.

Prerequisites: CM2011CM2062, and CM3062.

CM4017
Biomedical Imaging and Sensing

3 AU | Semester 1

Overview of cutting-edge medical imaging and bio-sensing techniques, with emphasis on physical fundamentals. Topics covered include photonics-based biosensors, medical imaging techniques and their applications for disease diagnosis and drug discovery, and the comparative analysis of various techniques.
CM4021
Current Topics in Inorganic Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 2

The latest developments in inorganic chemistry. Topics will be selected from the latest research literature.
CM4022
Main-Group Chemistry

3 AU | Not offered

Principles of main group (s and p block) element chemistry, with an emphasis on synthesis, structure, bonding, and reaction mechanisms.

Prerequisite: CM2021.

CM4031
Asymmetric Synthesis

3 AU |  Not offered

Principles of asymmetric synthesis, with an emphasis on methodologies for controlling the absolute stereochemistry of the desired product in organic synthesis, including natural product synthesis. The course will also introduce advanced topics such as asymmetric catalysis and the application of chiral synthons in total synthesis.
CM4032
Current Topics in Synthetic Organic Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 2

Survey of the latest developments in synthetic chemistry, intended for students majoring in chemistry and related disciplines. Topics will be selected from the latest research literature.
CM4033
Metal Mediated Reactions

3 AU | Semester 2

Synthesis of simple and complex molecules using the chemistry of transition metals, based on examples from the pharmaceutical and other industries. Students will learn how chemistry can be applied at scale, and how issues such as IP and green metrics impact industrial process.

Prerequisites: CM3021 and CM3031.

CM4034
Natural Product Chemistry

3 AU | Not offered

Diversity of natural products and their roles in biological systems; chemistry and biosynthesis of the major natural product classes; synthesis of important natural products.

Prerequisite: CM3031.

CM4041
Quantum Chemistry & Statistical Thermodynamics

3 AU |  Not offered

Concepts and applications of quantum mechanics to molecular, chemical and spectroscopic problems, including approximation methods and time dependent quantum mechanics. Principles of statistical thermodynamics, and how macroscopic thermodynamic properties of molecular systems can be derived from microscopic quantum mechanical properties.

Prerequisite: CM3041 or by permission.

CM4042
Chemical Kinetics and Dynamics

3 AU | Semester 2

Advanced mathematical and physical methods for modelling chemical phenomena.

Prerequisite: CM3041 or by permission.

CM4043
Molecular Modelling: Principles and Applications

3 AU | Semester 1

Python programming and its applications to numerical simulations in chemical science. The basics of computational chemistry, and the use of ab initio computational software.

Prerequisite: CM3041 or by permission.

CM4044
Artificial Intelligence in Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 1

Python packages for data science and AI, and their applications to chemistry.

Prerequisite: (PS0001 and PS0002) or division approval.

CM4051
Advanced Bioorganic Chemistry

3 AU |  Not offered

This course covers the organic chemistry of selected processes in living systems, linking organic chemistry to biochemistry. It integrates chemical principles with biological applications via examples drawn from biochemistry, molecular and cell biology. It also introduces modern synthetic chemistry and technology for the preparation, detection and sequencing of biomacromolecules.

Prerequisites: (CM1051CM2031CM3031, and CM9051) or by permission.

CM4052
Current Topics at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology

3 AU | Not offered

Introduction to the latest development in synthetic chemistry. Topics will be selected from the latest research literature.

Prerequisites: CM1051 and CM9051.

CM4053
Pharmaceutical Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 1

Previously listed as CM4016

An interdisciplinary course on how drug molecules sustain their activities, their basic metabolism process, the essential pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drugs, biomedical analysis assay, biomedical microbiology and the antibiotic bacterial inactivation, and basic concepts in clinical anti-tumor treatment. New techniques in biomedical molecular imaging, and functional nanotechnology in nano-medicine, will also be covered.

Prerequisites: (CM1031CM1051CM2011CM2031, and CM3031) or by permission.
Mutually exclusive with CM4016.

CM4054
Biophysics

3 AU | Semester 2

This course serves as an introduction to “How physics approaches living matter”, providing a framework for understanding biophysics and physical models of biological systems. You will build foundational knowledge in key topics of molecular biophysics and structural biology, and learn about common biophysical methods for investigating the structure and dynamics of biomolecules, as well as novel methods for manipulation and analysis in biophysics. 

Prerequisites: (PH1801 and CM2041).
Mutually exclusive with PH3603.

CM4061
Materials Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 2

Previously listed as CM9021

This course provides a broad introduction to contemporary topics in materials science, with an emphasis on relating materials chemistry to their unique properties and real-world applications. We will discuss fundamental chemistry governing the properties of various materials, and current material-based technologies and research.

Prerequisite: CM1021 or CM5000 or by permission.
Mutually exclusive with CM9021.

CM4062
Polymer Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 1

Previously listed as CM9092

Fundamentals in polymer science, including the synthesis and characterisation of polymers, the relation between chemical structure, polymer morphology and physico-chemical properties, and characterisation techniques commonly used in polymer science.

Prerequisite: CM2031 or by permission.
Mutually exclusive with CM9092.
CHEM and CBC-ES student only can take this course as a Major Prescribed Elective.

CM4063
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

3 AU | Semester 1

Previously listed as CM4014

This course introduces the foundational principles of nanoscience and nanotechnology, a multidisciplinary field aimed at understanding and controlling small systems, in particular materials at nanometer length scales.

Prerequisite: CM3011 or by permission.

Chemistry and Biological Chemistry: General Education Requirement (GER) Courses

 

CM5001
The Impact of Chemistry on Society

3 AU | On hold

Previously listed as CM8001

The role of chemistry in current or potential socio-technological problems. The issues selected, the facts and principles presented, and the habits of mind developed will serve as a guide on how to live responsibly into the future.
CM5002
Forensic Science

3 AU | Semester 1

Previously listed as CM8002

Introduction to how basic science can be applied to the solution of criminal cases. You will learn the basic chemistry, physics and biology behind forensic science, and how forensic science fits into the legal system alongside other forms of police work. You will appreciate not only what forensic science can do, but also what lies beyond its scope.

Mutually exclusive with CM5012.

CM5003
From Alchemy to Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 2 (On hold)

Previously listed as CM8003

History of chemistry, both practical and theoretical, from the ancient civilisations (Egypt, Greece, China), via Arabia and Medieval Europe, to the modern science of chemistry, including the development of the chemical industry.

Mutually exclusive with CM5004.
CM5004
From Alchemy to Chemistry (Team Project)

3 AU | Semester 2

Previously listed as CM8004

History of chemistry, both practical and theoretical, from the ancient civilisations (Egypt, Greece, China), via Arabia and Medieval Europe, to the modern science of chemistry, including the development of the chemical industry.

Mutually exclusive with CM5003.
CM5012
Introduction to Forensic Science

2 AU | Semester 2

Previously listed as CM8012

Introduction to how basic science can be applied to the solution of criminal cases. You will learn the basic chemistry, physics and biology behind forensic science, and how forensic science fits into the legal system alongside other forms of police work. You will appreciate not only what forensic science can do, but also what lies beyond its scope.

Mutually exclusive with CM5002.

CM5022
Applications of Forensic Science

1 AU | Semester 1

Previously listed as CM8022

Introduction to how basic science is applied to the solution of criminal cases. You will learn the basic chemistry, physics and biology behind forensic science, and how forensic science fits into the legal system alongside other forms of police work. You will appreciate what forensic science can do, but also what lies beyond its scope.

Prerequisite: CM5012
Mutually exclusive with CM5002.

PS8001
Defence Science

3 AU | Pass/Fail | Semester 1

Role of mathematical and physical sciences in Defence. Topics covered include chemical defence, food for the soldier, the mathematical optimization of millitary operations, mathematical approaches to computational modeling and simulation, physics for new defense technologies, biological defence, novel materials, and cryptography.
PS8002
Entrepreneurship

3 AU | Pass/Fail | Not offered

Fundamental concepts of entrepreneurship. The entrepreneurial perspective through class discussions, case analysis and out-of-class reading; business planning; the Internet and the role of e-commerce in entrepreneurship and business; the role of technology as a source of entrepreneurial ventures.

Mutually exclusive with Minor in Entrepreneurship.

Chemistry and Biological Chemistry: Electives

 

CM5000
Conceptual Chemistry with Laboratory

3 AU | Semester 1

Previously listed as CM9001

Fundamentals of modern chemistry. Topics covered include models of chemical bonding; chemical energetics; equilibrium electrochemistry (including redox reactions); reaction kinetics and catalysis; chemistry, structures and reactions of the compounds of carbon and the concept of mechanism; characteristic properties, synthesis and reactivity of alkenes, alkynes, benzene, and other aromatic compounds, alcohols, ethers, epoxides, phenols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and their derivatives; basic spectroscopic techniques such as IR and NMR; laboratory work including chemical synthesis, separation and purification processes, thermodynamic and kinetic measurements and introduction to basic spectroscopic techniques such as IR and NMR.

This course is offered as an Unrestricted Elective to CBC students only. Students are not allowed to exercise the S/U option.
By invitation only.

CM5031
Analytical & Manufacturing Techniques in the Pharmaceutical Industry

3 AU | Semester 2

Previously listed as CM9031

Introduction to the process of drug discovery, development and manufacturing, including chemical development; manufacturing and formulation; Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC); traditional batch methods and emerging technologies such as flow chemistry; and the role of analytical methods across these activities. Analytical chemistry is a crucial segment of quality control in drug manufacturing, and the lab component is designed to supplement the lectures by providing hands-on training on advanced analytical and characterization skills relevant to the pharmaceutical industry.

Prerequisite: CM3031 or by permission.

CM5051
Advanced Biological Chemistry

3 AU |  Not offered

Previously listed as CM9051

Advanced course in biochemistry and modern biotechnology, covering the chemical principles behind key biological phenomena.

Prerequisites: (CM1051 and CM2031) or (CY1101 and CM2031) or by permission.

CM5081
Medicinal Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 1

Previously listed as CM9081

Physicochemical principles of drug action; basic principles of drug design; the molecular basis of drug action; the structure-physicochemical activity relationship.

Prerequisites: (CM1031 or CM5000) and CM1051.

CM5082
Drug Design and Synthesis

3 AU | On hold

Previously listed as CM9082

Target discovery and “drugability”; structure-activity relationships; new high-throughput design and screening methods for drug discovery.

Prerequisites: CM1051CM2031, and CM5081.

CM5083
Heterocyclic Chemistry

3 AU |  Not offered

Previously listed as CM9083

Introduction to the principles of heterocyclic compounds, especially those based on 5- and 6-membered ring aromatic systems, which are frequently used as a core of pharmaceutical drugs. You will learn about their structural features and reactivity, various methodologies for constructing their scaffolds, and methodologies to install new functional groups to these heterocycles and to transform them into other heterocycles.

Prerequisite: CM2031 or by permission.

CM5091
Industrial and Environmental Chemistry

3 AU | Semester 2

Previously listed as CM9091

Overview of industrial and environmental chemistry, with a focus on industries relevant to Singapore’s current and future chemical industry. You will be given opportunities to critically analyse and evaluate commercially viable chemical processes. Emphasis is placed on trends in sustainable development.

Prerequisites: (CM1021 and CM1031) or CM5000 or CY1101 or by permission.

CM5093
Green Chemistry

3 AU | On hold

Previously listed as CM9093

Introduction to green chemistry and its importance for society and the environment. Students will learn about what considerations must be taken into account when deciding whether something is green, how greenness can be quantitatively assessed, and what actions we can take to make chemical processes more green.

Prerequisites: (CM2021 and CM2013) or by permission.

CM5101
Food Chemistry and Nutrition

3 AU | Semester 1

Previously listed as CM9101

Introduction to the chemical composition of food ingredients, and the chemical transformations of the three major components in food: fats (oil), proteins, and carbohydrates. Students will learn laboratory skills relevant to food chemists working in industry and academia, including the safe handling of chemicals and instruments, and how to assess the risks associated with these experimental procedures.

Prerequisites: CM1051 and (CM1031 or CM5000) or by permission.

CM5102
Food Analysis and Safety

3 AU | Semester 2 (On Hold)

Previously listed as CM9102

Introduction to the analysis of food and assessing food safety, including how to determine the content of the principle food components (such as proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and moisture), as well as additives and contaminants; methods for sample preparation and analysis; and methods to assess chemical, physical and biological contamination of food. The concepts taught will be applied during laboratory sessions, including sample preparation and the analysis of food components and characteristics, based on equipment used in the food industry.

Prerequisites: CM1051 and (CM1031 or CM5000) or CY1101 or by permission.

CM5103
Food Processing and Preservation

3 AU | On hold

Previously listed as CM9103

Introduction to food quality, food preservatives, food additives, food preservation methods, as well as food processing.

Prerequisites: (CM5101 and CM9102) or by permission.

CM5201
Regulation in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Medical Device Industries

3 AU | Semester 2

Previously listed as CM9201

This course provides an overview of regulatory affairs in three areas of development: Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices. Regulatory affairs comprise the rules and regulations governing product development, as well as post-approval marketing. You will explore the responsibilities of a regulatory affairs specialist in the regulatory setting, and learn about the practical issues facing regulatory specialists as they work with local and international regulatory bodies on product approval.

CM5202
Quality Assurance for Medical Products

3 AU | Semester 1

Previously listed as CM9202

This course covers the application of standards and regulations to the development and commercialization of drugs, biologics and medical devices. You will learn about the regulations needed to ensure the quality of drugs, biologics, and medical devices in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, and gain an understanding of the principles required for the interpretation and implementation of a quality system.

Chemistry and Biological Chemistry: Projects and Internships

 

CM4073
Honours Project 2

3 AU | Semester 1 & 2

A 13-week research-based Final Year Project programme, offered as an optional course for all Chemistry and Biological Chemistry undergraduate students. It is intended for students who have taken or will take the Professional Internship module and wish to gain academic research experience, or students who will take or have taken Honours Project 1 and wish to extend their projects.

Prerequisites: CM3061 and CM3062.

CM4078
Honours Project 1

11 AU | Semester 1 & 2 | For students admitted in 2016 to 2018

13-week research-based Final Year Project programme, offered as an optional course for all Chemistry and Biological Chemistry undergraduates in their final year. The Final Year Project requires you to apply the knowledge and skills you have learned to an authentic research environment, to earn experience in solving real research problems, and facilitating the transition into your future vocation.

Prerequisites: CM3061 and CM3062.

CM4079
Professional Internship

11 AU | Semester 1 & 2 | For students admitted in 2016 to 2018

22-week Professional Internship programme, offered as an optional course for all Chemistry and Biological Chemistry undergraduate students in their final year. The Professional Internship requires you to apply the knowledge and skills you have learned to an authentic work environment, to gain exposure and develop practical industry experience and skills for your future selected vocation.

Prerequisites: CM3061 and CM3062.

CM4080
Honours Project 1

10 AU | Semester 1 & 2 | For students admitted in 2019 or later

One semester of research activity in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, culminating in a presentation and a comprehensive written report. The Final Year Project requires you to apply the knowledge and skills you have learned to an authentic research environment, to earn experience in solving real research problems, and facilitating the transition into your future vocation.

Prerequisites: CM3061 and CM3062.

CM4081
Professional Internship

10 AU | Semester 1 & 2 | For students admitted in 2019 or later

Internship in an approved chemical company or institution, offered as an optional course for all Chemistry and Biological Chemistry undergraduate students in their final year. The Professional Internship requires you to apply the knowledge and skills you have learned to an authentic work environment, to gain exposure and develop practical industry experience and skills for your future selected vocation.

Prerequisites: CM3061 and CM3062 (for students admitted in AY2019-20 and AY2020-21).

Prerequisites: CM3062 (for students admitted in AY2021-22 and later).

CM4082
Professional Attachment

5 AU | Special Term | For students admitted in 2021 or later

This 10-week Professional Attachment is offered as an Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core (ICC) course for all BSc in Chemistry & Biological Chemistry undergraduate students matriculated in AY2021-22 or later who are not intending to take up the longer 10 AU, 20-week Professional Internship (PI) and instead plan to take up the 10 AU final year research project (FYP).

The purpose of this Professional Attachment is to enable the application of knowledge and skills you have learned in a real world work environment. You will gain practical industry experiences and skills, and develop professional competencies that will enhance your readiness for the future workplace.

Prerequisites: Approval by the Division of Chemistry & Biological Chemistry

CM4111
Overseas Final Year Project

12 AU | Semester 1 & 2

(For CNYSP only)

Completing an 8-month research attachment in a reputable overseas university allows you to gain insights into the breadth and diversity of research work in an international environment, and build a global network. You will work with distinguished researchers in world-class laboratories, and develop an understanding of the processes involved in the design, development and implementation of a research project. You will learn to critically review scientific literature, systematically collect data, and logically analyze results in a specialized area of study. You will also develop and polish your oral and written communication skills.
CM5071
First Undergraduate Research Opportunity in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry

4 AU | Special term | Unrestricted Elective

Previously listed as CM9071

Research with one or more faculty members in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry.
CM5072
Second Undergraduate Research Opportunity in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry

4 AU | Special Term | Unrestricted Elective

Previously listed as CM9072

Research with one or more faculty members in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry.

Prerequisite: CM9071.

CM5073
Third Undergraduate Research Opportunity in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry

4 AU | Special Term | Unrestricted Elective

Previously listed as CM9073

Research with one or more faculty members in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry.

Prerequisite: CM9072.

CM4076
Overseas Entrepreneurship Programme (6-month)

10 AU | Semester 1 & 2 | For students admitted in AY2019-20 and after

CM4077
Overseas Entrepreneurship Programme (6-month)

11 AU | Semester 1 & 2 | For students admitted in AY2016-17 to AY2018-19

6-month internship with a startup company, located in a major global innovation hub (remote internship can be arranged if there are travel restrictions).

The Overseas Entrepreneurship Programme (OEP) allows entrepreneurially inclined students to intern at a startup company, so as to experience the process and challenges that entrepreneurs face in building and growing their companies. The startup companies are located in major global innovation hubs such as Silicon Valley, New York, Shanghai and Berlin. Students can also opt to work for a startup company that is based in Singapore, but with ambitions to grow their business globally.

Chemistry and Biological Chemistry: Graduate-Level Courses

The following graduate-level courses may also be read by undergraduates. Undergraduates may also be allowed to read other graduate-level courses on a case-by-case basis.

 

CBC741
Advanced Analytical and Spectroscopic Methods in Materials Chemistry

2 AU

An advanced course in analytical and spectroscopic materials chemistry, with comprehensive coverage of the principles of analytical and spectroscopic techniques, and insight into recent advances and current topics in this field.
CBC742
Advanced Synthetic and Physical Approaches to Materials Chemistry

2 AU

An advanced course in synthetic and physical materials chemistry, covering the synthetic and physical aspects of materials and reactions, and providing insight into recent advances and current topics in this field.

Chemical Engineering: Core Courses

 

CB1102
Introduction to Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

1 AU | Semester 1

This course provides an overview of chemical engineering and bioengineering, including career options after graduation. Industry speakers and alumni will share information on the industry landscape in Singapore, internship and career path preparation, and personal career journeys in chemical engineering and bioengineering.

CB1103
Organic Chemistry for Engineers

3 AU | Semester 2

Organic chemistry at the intermediate level, focusing on the fundamentals of bonding in organic compounds, and basic reactions of selected organic functional groups involving stereochemistry.

CH1104
Materials and Energy Balance

3 AU | Semester 2

This course focuses on the material and energy balances in chemical processes, laying the foundation for other chemical engineering subjects such as thermodynamics, unit operations, and reaction kinetics. It introduces the engineering approach to problem solving: breaking a process down into its components, establishing the relations between known and unknown process variables, assembling the information needed to solve for the unknowns, and finally obtaining the solution using appropriate computational methods.

CB1117
Engineering Mathematics

4 AU | Semester 2

A foundational course on engineering mathematics, covering topics such as differential equations, linear algebra, vector calculus, probability, and mathematical statistics.

Prerequisite: MH1810

CB1131
Introduction to Biomolecular Engineering

3 AU | Semester 1

This course is aimed at students with an engineering background, and teaches the fundamentals of molecular and cell biology, biochemistry and biotechnology. It provides an overview of the biological science with emphasis on its relationship with biomedical engineering. Topics covered include the relationship between molecular structure and function, the dynamic character of cellular organelles, cellular interactions with microenvironment, mechanisms that regulate cellular activities, and practical applications of cell and molecular biology.

CH1801
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Laboratory 1A

1 AU | Semester 1

A laboratory course providing practical applications to reinforce theories and concepts taught in the first year of chemical and biomolecular engineering.

CH1802
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Laboratory 2

1 AU | Semester 2

A laboratory course providing practical applications to reinforce theories and concepts taught in the first year of chemical and biomolecular engineering.

CH2010
Engineering Statistics

3 AU | Semester 1

Introduction to the use of statistics and probability in engineering, including how to construct statistical models, and how to use these models to interpret data or make predictions.

Prerequisite: MH1810

CH2103
Fluid Systems

4 AU | Semester 1

Principles of fluid flow, including specific applications in chemical reactors, heat exchangers, and separation equipment such as distillation columns, fluidized beds, and filter beds.

Prerequisites: (CH1117 or CB1117) and CH1104

CH2107
Introduction to Computational Thinking

3 AU | Semester 1

This course take students with no prior experience of thinking in a computational manner to a point where they can derive simple algorithms and code programs to solve basic problems in chemical engineering.

Prerequisites: CH1117 or CB1117

CH2108
Thermodynamics

3 AU | Semester 1

Introduction to the conceptual forms of energy, ideal gases, and the laws of thermodynamics. The applications of thermodynamics are studied in terms of different phases and their coexistence via phase equilibria and mathematical formula, which are derived from the 1st and 2nd laws of thermodynamics. Phase equilibria criteria are introduced to understand the occurrence of the phase separation.

Prerequisite: CH1104

CH2112
Chemical Reaction Engineering

3 AU | Semester 2

Fundamental concepts and theories of chemical reaction kinetics, and their use in reactor systems (e.g., ideal reactors, isothermal and heterogeneous catalytic reactors).

Prerequisites: CH1104, CH2108, and CH2123

CH2114
Heat and Mass Transfer in Chemical and Biological Systems

3 AU | Semester 2

Fundamental concepts in heat and mass transfer. You will learn how compute heat transfer rates and/or temperature distributions for processes involving heat and mass transfer, and how to develop representative models of real processes and system (e.g. heat exchanger, cooling tower). This course develops your ability to independently and critically analyse complex systems, and develop mathematical models to predict their behaviour.

CH2123
Chemical Thermodynamics

3 AU | Semester 2

This course covers thermodynamics at a more advanced level. It deals with thermodynamics concepts and principles for open flow systems, ideal and non-ideal gas and liquid mixtures, and to apply them on chemical engineering processes, in particular thermodynamics cycles, liquefaction, phase equilibria and chemical equilibria.

Prerequisites: CH1104, (CH1117 or CB1117), and CH1108

CH2151
Unit Operations: Fluid-solid Separation

3 AU | Semester 2

This course is designed for students with an engineering background to learn particle processing and the separation techniques used for pharmaceutical and biological industries. It emphasizes the fundamental chemical engineering principles encountered in
gas-solid/liquid-solid systems, and provides an overview of different separation processes available for systems containing solids.

CH2801
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Laboratory 3

2 AU | Semester 1

A laboratory course providing practical applications to reinforce theories and concepts taught in the second year of chemical and biomolecular engineering.

CH2802
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Laboratory 4

1 AU | Semester 2

A laboratory course providing practical applications to reinforce theories and concepts taught in the second year of chemical and biomolecular engineering.
CH3104
Biochemical Engineering

3 AU | Semester 1

Engineers in the process industries are increasingly using biological systems for production and environmental management. This course introduces the key aspects of biochemical engineering, including fundamental concepts in biology (such as the basic structure and function of cells, enzyme structure and function, and basic molecular biology), and the principles of cell, genetic, and protein engineering.

Prerequisites: CH1104 and (CH1131 or CB1131)
Co-requisite: CH2104 and CH3102

CH3109
Decision Tools for Engineering Business

3 AU | Semester 1

A course on basic engineering business structure and economics, and how to identify and apply common decision tools for engineering business.

CH3111
Process Control & Dynamics

3 AU | Semester 1

Modelling and controller design, and their application to process systems in chemical and petrochemical industries.

Prerequisites: CH1104, (BG2142 or MS1016), CH2112, CH2114, and MH1810

CH3121
Chemical, Biological & Plant Safety

2 AU | Semester 1

Plant safety systems at an advanced level, and the fundamental tools used to design, manage, operate safely and to quantify risks in chemical and biological plants. This course teaches how systems can be engineered for error tolerance, not just prevention or mitigation.

CH3140
Unit Operations - Fluid-Fluid Separation

3 AU | Semester 1

Principles and fundamental concepts of separation processes, such as binary distillation, absorption and liquid-liquid extraction. Students expected to apply concepts on materials and energy balances as well as chemical engineering thermodynamics to develop, design, and evaluate the performance of these processes.

Prerequisites: CH1104, CH1108, and CH3103

CH3802
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Laboratory 5

3 AU | Semester 1

A laboratory course providing practical applications to reinforce theories and concepts taught in the third year of chemical and biomolecular engineering.

Chemical Engineering: Electives

 

CH3141
Unit Operations: Fluid-solid Separation

3 AU

This course is designed for students with an engineering background, and covers particle processing and the separation techniques used for pharmaceutical and biological industries. It emphasizes the fundamental chemical engineering principles encountered in gas-solid/liquid-solid systems, and provides an overview of different separation processes available for system containing solids.

CH4106
Formulation of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients dosage forms

3 AU

This course provides insight into drug formulation and the setting of quality specifications, including the process of bringing an active pharmaceutical ingredient into an effective and safe dosage form.

CH4213
Pharmacokinetics and Biopharmaceutics

3 AU

Introduction to drug actions, including administration, absorption, distribution, therapeutic effects, metabolism, and toxicity. Topics covered include the basic principles of pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, their interplay, and the implications for future drug design and targeted delivery.

CH4223
Petroleum Refining

3 AU

Introduction to the hydrocarbon/refining/petrochemical industry. Students will learn about the standard key processes in a refinery and petrochemical complex; the fundamentals of each type of process and how to troubleshoot them; how to assess the impact of different mode of operations; Health, Safety, Environmental regulations in the industry; the economics and energy aspects of running a refinery and petrochemical complex; and how to apply simple calculations to optimize energy usage and profit for a site.

CH4244
Numerical Methods and Data Analytics

3 AU

Introduction to data analytics for solving problems in engineering and non-engineering fields. You will learn how to use numerical methods to understand, optimize and make decision from data.

Prerequisites: CH2107 or BG2111

CH4245
Case studies for Chemical and Biomedical Engineers

3 AU

This course exposes you to real life industry problems encountered in the chemical, pharmaceutical, healthcare and other industry sectors. You will interact with engineers from industries and work in groups to tackle problems as case studies.

CH4303
Bioseparation

3 AU

Fundamentals of bioseparation processes used in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and food industries. This course covers the principles, application and scale-up of bioseparation processes that scientists and engineers are most likely to encounter in laboratory and industrial settings. It also introduces new concepts and emerging technologies that are likely to benefit biochemical product recovery in the future.

Prerequisites: CH1131 or BG1131 or CB1131

BG4240/CH4305
Special Topics in Bioengineering/ Biotechnology (Engineering Materials for Biomedical Engineering)

3 AU

This course discusses how to apply fundamental materials science and engineering principles to solve challenging problems in medical related fields especially in implant and medical devices. It covers the various problems in the applications of biomaterials, such as biocompabtibility, wear, fatigue fracture, and tissue irritability; fundamental structure-property relationships and issues such as wear and structural integrity; host-tissue response, blood compatibility, control drug release polymers, bioadhesion, biodegradation, protein
adsorption, corrosion, orthopaedic and cardiovascular implants, stress shielding, materials selection in artificial organs and medical device regulation. The course utilizes case studies, special invited lectures, discussion, literature research and problem base learning techniques.

CH4306
Bioanalytical Techniques

3 AU

Introduction to modern bioanalytical and analytical methods and techniques, which are used in the study of analytes including drugs, biopharmaceuticals, and cells. These approaches are an integral part of quantitative and qualitative analysis in chemical, biochemical and biomedical engineering. Students will learn how to interpret experimental data from different analytical techniques in biotechnology, and how to apply bioanalytical techniques and instrumentation for studying products resulting from biochemical and biological processes, products of metabolic activities, etc.

CH4341
Fundamentals of Intellectual Property in Chemical Engineering

3 AU

Introduction to intellectual property (IP) protection regimes in Singapore, covering copyright, patents, registered design, trademarks and trade secrets and the relevant legislation and legal principles. This course teaches how to identify, differentiate and apply various aspects of these IP regimes in connection with a business’s intellectual asset outputs. Particular emphasis is placed on the legal issues in relation to creation, protection, and exploitation of intellectual assets.

CH5220
Food Standard – Food Safety & Risk Assessment

3 AU

Introduction to food safety hazard and risk assessment. Topics include the different existing national and international systems for food safety, food control and food standard setting, how current approaches and systems need to evolve to keep pace with new food innovations, trends such as the increasing globalisation of the food trade, new pathogens, and the background of new safety and regulatory frameworks.
CH5221
Food Industry Seminar Series

3 AU

A seminar course on the food industry in Singapore, Asia and beyond. Prominent speakers from various Food MNCs, local SMEs, and regulatory bodies (SFA and/or WHO) will be invited to present every week on various topics and food issues. This will give you an opportunity to interact personally with food industry representatives, and develop a deeper understanding of food policies and issues around the world.

CH5222
Future Foods – Introduction to Advanced Meat Alternatives

3 AU

The course introduces the rapidly growing and innovative field of alternative proteins, which is developing advanced replacements for traditional meat products. You will gain an understanding of the core scientific principles and three main technologies in the field – cultivated meat, plant-based meat and fermentation. As part of the course, you will develop a research proposal to address a real-world challenge facing the industry. This course is designed for students with a background in biochemistry who are interested in this emerging, fast-growing industry.

Prerequisite: Study year 3 or 4.

Chemical Engineering: Projects and Internships

 

CH3880
Professional Internship

10 AU

This 20-week Professional Attachment programme is offered as a core course for all Bioengineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering undergraduate students in Year 3 and Year 4. The purpose of this Professional Attachment is to enable the application of knowledge and skills you have learned in the university in an authentic work environment. It is usually taken in study year 3.

Prerequisites: Completed 4 semesters

CH4702 / CH4703
Course Title Independent Research Project

3 AU

An independent research project providing you with an opportunity to apply the knowledge you have learnt, your intellectual abilities and practical skills to solving practical chemical engineering problems. These problems may take the form of an investigation or development of processes, products or techniques.

CH4801
Final Year Design Project

8 AU

On completion of this course, students should be able to apply various chemical engineering principles and economic evaluation methods to design a chemical plant and synthesize process flow diagram with the aid of computer simulation software. In addition to the technical aspect, through working on a capstone project, students will be able to manage projects as a team successfully, and to write good technical reports and effective presentations.

Prerequisites: Core Chemical Engineering subjects (CH1104, CH2103, CH2108, CH2112, CH2114, CH3140)

Bioengineering: Core Courses

 

BG1141
Cellular and Molecular Biology for Bioengineers

3 AU | Semester 1

This course is designed for students with an engineering background to learn the fundamentals of molecular and cell biology, biochemistry and biotechnology. It provides a comprehensive and concise overview of biological science with emphases on its relationship with biomedical engineering. Topics to be covered include the relationship between molecular structure and function, dynamic character of cellular organelles, cellular interactions with microenvironment, mechanisms that regulate cellular activities, and practical applications of cell and molecular biology.

BG1801
Bioengineering Laboratory 1A

1 AU | Semester 1

This laboratory course provide practical applications to reinforce theories and concepts taught in the first year of the bioengineering programme.

BG1802
Bioengineering Laboratory 1B

1 AU | Semester 2

This laboratory course provides practical applications to reinforce theories and concepts taught in the first year of the bioengineering programme.

BG2119
Anatomy and Physiology

3 AU | Semester 1

This course will provide you with the basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology in the context of macroscopy and microscopic structure, mechanics and function. The focus is on the healthy body, with reference to diseases and ageing. It provides basic biological knowledge in human systems for bioengineering applications.

BG2131
Biomaterials

3 AU | Semester 1

This course aims to support you to know and understand basic properties of biomaterials and methods so that we can manipulate them. You would also know the basic physiological consequences in relation to biomaterial implantation, and the methods for testing biomaterial compatibility. This knowledge is essential for biomedical engineers to work in biomedical fields.

Prerequisites: BG1105 or CB1105

BG2142
Biological Thermodynamics

3 AU | Semester 1

This course aims to support you in learning the laws of thermodynamics, the ideal gas law and kinetic theory of gases. To learn basic relationships between enthalpy, entropy and the Gibbs Free energy, and their applications in chemical and biological systems. To learn
the phase equilibria and behaviours of one- and two-component systems. To learn about reaction kinetics and mechanisms.

Prerequisites: BG1103 or CB2102

BG2211
Introduction to Computational Thinking

3 AU | Semester 1

This course takes students with no prior experience of thinking in a computational manner to the point of deriving simple algorithms and coding programs to solve basic problems in bioengineering.

Prerequisites: MH1810

BG2103
Signal Processing in Biosystems

3 AU | Semester 2

This course covers the acquisition and extraction of information from biosystems, focusing on five main areas: (1) Fundamental ideas of signals and systems; (2) Identification and processing of different types of signals; (3) Comprehension and examination of signals acquired in infinitesimal and non-infinitesimal amounts of time; (4) Conception of signals and systems from a time and frequency standpoint; and (5) Signal extraction and noise reduction.

BG2104
Electronics for Biomedical Engineers

3 AU | Semester 2

Introduction to the fundamentals of electronic devices, and the design of electronics circuits for biomedical applications.

BG2110
Bioelectricity

3 AU | Semester 2

As many biomedical diagnosis devices (e.g. ECG) and pharmaceutical treatments (e.g. drugs targeting on ion channels for heart diseases) are based on bioelectricity, this course will be useful for your future study (e.g. for courses such as Bioinstrumentation) and career in biomedical industry.

Prerequisites: BG1131 or CB1131

BG2209
Mechanics for Bioengineers

3 AU | Semester 1

Fundamentals of statics of materials and biomechanics of cells/tissues. This course covers the relation between applied load and deformation, and the relation between stress and strain under different loading conditions for both biomaterials and biological systems (mainly cells and tissues).

Prerequisites: (CB1131 or BG1131) and CB1105

BG2801
Bioengineering Laboratory 2A

1 AU | Semester 1

This laboratory course provides practical applications to reinforce theories and concepts taught in the second year of the bioengineering programme.

BG2802
Bioengineering Laboratory 2B

1 AU | Semester 2

This laboratory course provides practical applications to reinforce theories and concepts taught in the second year of the bioengineering programme.

BG3102
Control in Biosystems

3 AU | Semester 1

Principles of modelling and control of physiological and biomedical systems, and methods for the analysis and design of these systems.

Prerequisites: (BG1117 or CB1117) and MH1810

BG3104
Biomedical Imaging

3 AU | Semester 1

This course covers the fundamentals of medical imaging and image processing techniques. It will introduce X-ray projection imaging, X-ray computed tomography (CT), nuclear imaging, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, and optical imaging.

BG3105
Biomedical Instrumentation

3 AU | Semester 1

The course covers the principles, applications and design of medical instruments, devices, and techniques. Topics include measurements, sensors, biopotentials, bioelectrodes, noises and interferences, flow, temperature, pressure, displacement, etc.

BG3112
Biofluid Mechanics and Medical Devices

3 AU | Semester 1

BG3801
Bioengineering Laboratory 3

1 AU | Semester 1

This laboratory course provides practical applications to reinforce theories and concepts taught in the third year of the bioengineering programme.

BG4122
Medical Device Design

3 AU

Bioengineering: Electives

 

BG4214
Biomedical Optics

3 AU

A course on the principles of optics, focusing on the interactions between light and biological matter, and common optical spectroscopy and imaging techniques in biomedical optics.

BG4215
Biomedical Nanotechnology

3 AU

Introduction to micro/nanotechnology and their applications in the biomedical field, including nanomedicine, medical diagnostics, pathways to molecular manufacturing, molecular transport, and nanosensors for medical applications.

BG4231
Advanced Biomaterials

3 AU

Advanced topics in biomaterials, with a focus on soft, polymeric biomaterials for biomedical applications. Basic concepts and methodology on polymer synthesis, polymer physiochemical and biological characterization will be systematically introduced. Strategies for selection of polymer design to optimize their immuno-compatibility, biodegradability and optimal implant performance will also be illustrated via real-world clinical applications in medical devices, drug delivery, tissue engineering and consumer care. Students will also be briefly introduced to commercialization, clinical translation and regulatory issues related to biomaterial applications.

BG4240/CH4305
Special Topics in Bioengineering/ Biotechnology (Engineering Materials for Biomedical Engineering)

3 AU

This course discusses how to apply fundamental materials science and engineering principles to solve challenging problems in medical related fields especially in implant and medical devices. It covers the various problems in the applications of biomaterials, such as biocompabtibility, wear, fatigue fracture, and tissue irritability; fundamental structure-property relationships and issues such as wear and structural integrity; host-tissue response, blood compatibility, control drug release polymers, bioadhesion, biodegradation, protein
adsorption, corrosion, orthopaedic and cardiovascular implants, stress shielding, materials selection in artificial organs and medical device regulation. The course utilizes case studies, special invited lectures, discussion, literature research and problem base learning techniques.

BG4309
Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering

3 AU

Basic principles of drug delivery and tissue engineering, and the role of biomaterials in these applications. This course presents engineering analyses of drug delivery, along with biological and materials aspects of tissue engineering.

BG4313
Global Medical Device Regulatory Overview

2 AU

Knowledge of medical device regulatory affairs is critical for the development, commercialization, and distribution of safe and effective healthcare products. This course provides an overview of global medical device regulatory systems.

BG4341
Fundamentals of Intellectual Property in Biomedical Engineering

3 AU

Introduction to intellectual property (IP) protection regimes in Singapore, covering copyright, patents, registered design, trade
marks and trade secrets and the relevant legislation and legal principles. This course teaches how to identify, differentiate and apply various aspects of these IP regimes in connection with a business’s intellectual asset outputs. Particular emphasis is placed on the legal issues in relation to creation, protection, and exploitation of intellectual assets.

Bioengineering: Projects and Internships

 

BG3880
Professional Internship

10 AU

A 20-week Professional Attachment programme offered as a core course for all Bioengineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering undergraduate students in Year 3 and Year 4. Usually taken in study year 3.

Prerequisite: Completed 4 semesters

BG4801
Course Title Final Year Project

8 AU

A final year project providing the opportunity to apply the knowledge you have learnt, your intellectual abilities and practical skills to solving real bioengineering problems. These problems may take the form of an investigation or the development of engineering hardware, software, or both.

Prerequisite: Year 4