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Major in Medical Biology (For students under the 'Materials Engineering with a 2nd Major in Medical Biology' programme)

The structure of the Bachelor of Materials Engineering with a Second Major in Medical Biology programme integrates the requirements of both majors within the typical candidature of 4 years. 

Students with 2nd Major in Medical Biology are to fulfill 11 courses of 33AU (Table 1) which will be offered by the School of Biological Sciences. 

Students will read the following courses for the Second Major in Medical Biology: 

The following 8 courses are compulsory (Table 1): 
Course Code ​Course Title AUs Semester
BS1001​ ​​Introductory Biology ^ 3 1
​BS1002  ​Biophysical Chemistry  ​3 ​1
​BS1005 Biochemistry I 3 1
​BS1007 Molecular and Cell Biology I ​3 ​2
​BS1008  ​Biostatistics  3 ​ ​2
BS2001 ​​Physiology ​3 ​1
​BS2004 Molecular and Cell Biology II ​3 ​1
BS2007** ​Immunology ​3 ​2
BS2008***  Experimental Molecular and Cell Biology ​ ​3 2​
​Total AU 24​
Notes:

** For AY18 intake and onwards, MTMB students are to read BS2007 Immunology as a Compulsory course to fulfill 2nd major in Medical Biology. BS2008 will cease to offer.

***For AY17 intake and before, MTMB students are to read BS2008 Experimental Molecular and Cell Biology as a Compulsory course to fulfill 2nd major in Medical Biology.​ 

^ - online course  

Students have a choice of 3 electives (9 AU)  from the following list: 
Course Code Course Title  AUs​ Semester
​BS2003  Biochemistry II​ 3​ 1 ​
​BS2010  Bioimaging ​ 3​ ​2
​BS3006  Bioentrepreneurship ​ 3​ 2​
BS3013 ​ Drug Discovery and Development, Biotechnology​ ​ 3 ​ 2​
​BS4009  Biology of Aging 3​ 1​
BS4010  Synthetic Biology  1​ 3
BS3332​ Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series I) - Methods in Histology ​ 3​ 2​
BS3335​​​​​​​​ Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series I) - Protein Behaviour in Health and Disease - Biophysical Tools ​ 3​ 2​
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