Curriculum AY2018

B.Sc (Hons) in Biological Sciences with 2nd Major in Biomedical Structural Biology

For Year 1 students admitted in AY2018

Year 1 Semester 1CoreBS1001Introductory Biology^3
CoreBS1002Biophysical Chemistry3
CoreBS1003Organic Chemistry3
CoreBS1008Biostatistics3
GER-CoreBS0001Biology and Society3
GER-PE**-GER-PE6
Total AUs21

** Students will be pre-registered with GER-PE-LA "HE9091 Principles of Economics" (3AUs) in their first semester. Students may drop the pre-registered GER-PE-LA and register for other available GER-PE.


Year 1 Semester 2CoreBS1005Biochemistry I3
CoreBS1006Principles of Genetics3
CoreBS1007Molecular & Cell Biology I3
CoreBS1009Introduction to Computational Thinking3
CoreBS1100Molecular and Cell Biology Techniques Level 13
GER-UECM1041Basic Physical Chemistry with Laboratory4
GER-CoreGC0001Sustainability: Seeing through the Haze^1
Total AUs20

Year 2 Semester 1CoreBS2001Physiology3
CoreBS2002Microbiology3
CoreBS2003Biochemistry II3
Major-PE-(From Table B)3
GER-UECM2031Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry3
GER-CoreML0003Kickstart your Career Success1
GER-CoreHW0128Scientific Communication I2
GER-CoreBS0004Introduction to Data Science3
Total AUs21

Year 2 Semester 2CoreBS4223Professional Career Development1
Major-PE-(From Table A)6
GER-UEBS2020Mathematics and Physics for the Structural Biologist3
GER-UECM2041Physical and Biophysical Chemistry I3
GER-UEBS2021RNA Structures & RNA based Drug Development3
GER-CoreHW0228Scientific Communication II2
GER-CoreHY0001Ethics and Moral Reasoning^1
Total AUs19

Year 3 Semester 1Major-PE-(From Table B)9
GER-UEBS3021Bioimaging Techniques in EM3
GER-UE-(From Table C)3
GER-PE-GER-PE3
Total AUs18

Year 3 Semester 2CoreBS4224Professional Internship11
GER-CoreET0001Entrepreneurship and Innovation1
Total AUs12

Year 4 Semester 1Major-PE- BS4020 - Final Year Project
            Or
(From Table B)
12
GER-UE-(From Table C)6
Total AUs18

Year 4 Semester 2Major-PE- BS4020 - Final Year Project
            Or
(From Table A)
12
GER-UEBS3025NMR in Structural Biology3
Total AUs15
Course CodeCourse TitleCourse AUs
BS2004Molecular & Cell Biology II3
BS2010Bioimaging3
BS211S^Equations of Life3
BS3006Bioentrepreneurship3
BS3012Functional genomics and proteomics3
BS3015The RNA World(On hold) 3
BS3017Advanced Microbial Pathogenesis3
BS3019Neuropsychology of Stress and Resilience(On hold) 3
BS3022Protein Trafficking3
​BS3036​Fundamentals of Immunology- concepts and experiments​3
BS3104Pathology (病理学)3
BS3332#Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series I) – Methods in Histology(On hold) 3
BS3335#Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series I) – Protein behavior in health and disease – biophysical tools3
BS3336#Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series I) – Proteomics Workshop3
BS3339#Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series I) – Neurobiology(On hold) 3
BS3340#Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series I) – Science of aging and life extension in C. elegans3
BS3347#Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series I) – Metabolomics and Lipidomics3
BS4018Biology of Aging and Neurodegeneration3
​BS4019Discovery and Development of Therapeutic Antibodies​3​
BS4205Good Manufacturing Practice and Sterilisation for Medical Devices3
AAB20DEcology3
ES2303Introduction to Ecology3
ES4303Marine and Aquatic Ecology3
HH3010Biotechnology and Society3
Course CodeCourse TitleCourse AUs
BS1101^^Basics of TCM (中医基础理论)6
BS1200Understanding Singapore Healthcare System3
BS2015Virology3
BS2100Molecular and Cell Biology Techniques Level 23
BS2103^^TCM Diagnostics (中医诊断学)6
BS211S^Equations of Life3
BS3001Neurobiology3
BS3003Developmental biology3
BS3004Cancer biology and Therapy3
BS3014Biological foundations of behavior3
BS3018Plant biology3
BS3023Regulatory Control of Healthcare Products and Medical Devices3
BS3024Evolution in Health and Disease3
BS3027Spectroscopic Methods in Biomedical Structural Biology3
BS3032Environmental Microbiology3
BS3033Data Analytics for Biologists3
BS3331#Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series I) – Applied Immunology3
BS3338#Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series II) – Effect of Anti-mitotic Drugs on Cancer Cells3
BS3342#Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series II) – Role of Actin cytoskeleton regulators in metastasis3
BS3344#Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series II) – Macromolecular X-ray Crystallography3
BS3348#Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series II) – Field Studies in Functional Plant Ecology3
BS3349#Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series II) – Introduction to R programming3
BS4002Current topics in cell biology3
BS4010Synthetic Biology3
BS4014Molecular Basis of Diseases3
BS4015Plant Biotechnology3
BS4016Advanced Virology3
BS4017High-Throughput Bioinformatics3
BS9001++Research Experience3
ES3302Tropical Ecology3

# Major PE which is conducted during the 1-week term break or during the 2 weeks before the term starts.

^^ BS1101 and BS2103 are considered as ONE Major PE.

++ Recommended Major PE which is conducted during the inter-semestral break. Completion of BS9001 will allow you to do one less Major PE in any of the future semesters. Registration of BS9001 will be done by the School. It is a pass/fail course.

Course CodeCourse TitleCourse AUsOffering
Sem
BS3008#Computational Biology & Modelling32
BS3013#Drug discovery & development, biotechnology32
BS3027Spectroscopic Methods in Biomedical Structural Biology31
BS3028Natural Products in Medicinal Chemistry32
BS3344#Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series II) – Macromolecular X-ray Crystallography31
BS4014Molecular Basis of Diseases31
CM4034Natural Product Chemistry31
(not offered)
CM4043Molecular Modeling: Principle and Applications31 and 2
CM4051Advanced Bioorganic chemistry32
(on hold)
CM9031Analytical & Manufacturing Techniques in Pharmaceutical Industry​32
CM9081Medicinal Chemistry31
CM9082Drug Design and Synthesis32
NTU reserves all rights to make changes to the programme structure with prior notice.​​​​​​​​​