CET781 Tissue Engineering & Drug Delivery

Course Provider

School of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)



Academic Unit



This course is about materials used to construct medical implants and other devices used to repair, replace or regenerate tissues and organs. Specific emerging application areas of materials in medicine, namely tissue engineering and drug delivery, are elaborated on.

This course is part of:

- Graduate Certificate in Materials Science and Engineering
- FlexiMasters in Materials Science and Engineering

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At the end of the course, learners  are able to:

1. Define tissue engineering and drug delivery;

2. Describe the motivations and rationales behind tissue engineering and drug delivery;

3. Discuss the role of biomaterials in tissue engineering and drug delivery and;

  4. Discuss important material properties to consider when selecting a material for tissue engineering scaffolds/drug delivery devices and their implications.

Applications in Tissue Engineering & Drug Delivery

- Introduction to Tissue Engineering 
- Cell Sources for Tissue Engineering
- Scaffold and Its Fabrication for Tissue Engineering
- Introduction to Drug Delivery
- Modeling of Drug Delivery
- Mechanisms of Drug Delivery Systems – diffusion, osmotic and degradation

Suitable for professionals working in Engineering, Quality Control, Failure Analysis, Manufacturing and R&D.

Standard Course Fee: S$1,263.67

Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes

Cat-A SSG Funded Courses


Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) 


Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)

  • All fees stated are inclusive of 7% GST.
  • NTU/NIE alumni may utilise their $1,600 Alumni Course Credits. Click  here for more information. 
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    CET774 Organic Structural Materials1
    CET775 Organic Electronic Materials1
    CET776 Organic Optical Materials1
    CET779 Tissue – Material Interactions1
    CET780 Materials in Medicine1
    CET782 Processes for Particulate Materials and Bulk Materials 1
    CET783 Vacuum Processes1
    CET784 Solution Processes1
    CET847 Inorganic Materials 3
    CET848 Processing of Organic Materials 3


    Listed courses are:

    • Credit-bearing and stackable to Graduate Certificate in Materials Science and Engineering (total 9AUs) and FlexiMasters in Materials Science and Engineering (total 15AUs).
    • SSG funded and SkillsFuture Credit approved.