Since the establishment of NTU, School of Biological Sciences (SBS) in 2002, we have provided our students with cutting-edge global education in the biomedical and life sciences. Stimulating and challenging, our curriculum is designed to augment each student’s capabilities and prepare them for the demands of a career in the biomedical and healthcare industries. Supported by a diverse faculty with members from over 20 countries, our students will have access to broad global perspectives from experts in the field.
To build a sustainable future for the next generation, we educate our students about sustainability through different courses too. Find out more here.
- Food Science & Technology
- Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacology
- Structural Biology
- Chinese Medicine
- Data Analytics
Overseas Exchange Programmes allow students to read courses and/or to work overseas. Earned academic units will be counted towards graduation requirements. The benefits of such programmes include the nourishment of the learning experience of students
Internship offers them real world insights and exposure to the actual working life where they can hone their career-enhancing skills. Having an internship at a specific organization also offers students the opportunities to take up available positions directly after graduation.
Founded in 2012, the Biological Sciences Club is run by a group of enthusiastic students. Bridging between the School and the student body, the Biological Sciences Club hosts annual events such as Exam Welfare Pack Giveaway, Freshmen Orientation Camp and also College of Science Day.
In this series, we connected with undergraduates from the school’s different programmes to learn about their motivations behind joining, their experiences here at NTU SBS and at the same time, address some frequently asked questions about the programme.
Biological Sciences (BS)
Meet Zac. "Keep your hopes up and dream big!" He likes how even the smallest scientific discoveries and data gathered help contribute to an even bigger discovery and believes that scientists can make the world a better place to live in.
Biomedical Sciences & Chinese Medicine (BMS)
Meet Ngiok Yong. “I shall either find a way or make one”. She constantly reminds herself that nothing is set in stone and there is always a way to change things as long as she wants to do it.
Biological Sciences & Psychology (BSPY)
Meet Balaji. "Learning both Biology and Psychology gives us the best of both worlds." He gets to pick from a wide variety of modules based on his interests in both Biology and Psychology.
Biological Sciences & BioBusiness (BSB)
Meet Wei Quan. Together with his BSB friends, Wei Quan keeps a biobusiness ideation journal throughout the 4 years of study. With this, they can to turn their ideas into reality with NTUitive!
Biological Sciences & Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology (BSMCP)
Meet Kristy. She joined BSMCP as she saw value being well-versed in both Biology and Chemistry, and this unique programme helped her build a strong foundation in multi-disciplinary science.
Biological Sciences & Biomedical Structural Biology
Meet Damien. As a final year student pursuing this second major programme, he had a wholesome experience here at NTU SBS. Damien interned at A*STAR, and completed both overseas and local exchange programmes before the COVID-19 outbreak.
Biological Sciences & Food Science and Technology
Meet Johanan. His passion for Biology started since secondary school. When he discovered food science, he was hungry to learn more about the intricacies of food. For him, studying both Biology and Food Science was a dream come true.