Life Science

Course Provider

Centre for Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE@NTU)


Continuing Education and Training Certificate


This life science course is meant for everybody. 

It is equa​lly useful for those who intend to pursue an engineering or science education in a university, as well as for those who want to acquaint themselves with some useful knowledge about the various aspects of life science.

*Certificate of Completion will be issued basing on given criteria. Please take all the required online tests and score at least 80% each.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to understand the following concepts:

What is the structure of DNA

  • What is the function of DNA
  • How DNA replicate
  • How are proteins built from the instructions in DNA
  • How are genes controlled and what is cancer
  • Genetic engineering
  • Viral and bacteria infections and Immunity

Materials for all the 45 chapters are available in the course site but the emphasis is placed on the following 5 chapters:

Chap 12. DNA Structure and Function.
Chap 13. From DNA to Proteins.
Chap 14. Controls Over Genes.
Chap 15. Recombinant DNA and Genetic Engineering.
Chap 35. Immunity.

NSFs and Working Professionals

Standard Course Fee: S$345.60

All fees stated are inclusive of 8% GST