B.Sc. On Campus

Biological Sciences

Nanyang Technological University

48 months
13239 USD/year
8200 USD/year
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This 4-year degree in Biological Sciences at Nanyang Technological University offers broad-based training in biological sciences and prepares graduates for challenging careers in Life Sciences research and industry. It provides a strong foundation on biological sciences that can include technology and business elements. 


The building also has state-of-the-art classrooms, computer suites and teaching laboratories equipped with the latest facilities and high-speed wireless internet access throughout. The Biological Sciences curriculum offered by Nanyang Technological University is intellectually rigorous and combines detailed study of the basic fundamentals whilst, at the same time, covering the most importance advances in cutting-edge research areas.

The programme

The field of life sciences has been widely acknowledged as the next major technological revolution after the Internet. New knowledge and discoveries generated as a result of genome and molecular biology research will have major impact on the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries, healthcare, food and nutrition, people and the environment. Already, many governments, life sciences industries, universities and research organizations are already putting major resources into life sciences and building up their capabilities, research and infrastructure in this area.

Singapore is already the regional medical and life sciences research centre. With our good base of life sciences players, highly skilled and educated workforce, excellent communication systems, good industry infrastructure and a stable government, Singapore has the potential and capability to become a major international medical and life sciences hub.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introductory Biology
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry 
  • Absolute Basics for Career
  • Principles of Genetics
  • Molecular and Cell Biology 
  • Bioinformatics and Statistics
  • Molecular and Cell Biology Techniques Level

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

For GCE 'A' level certificate holders:

  • General entry requirements of NTU
  • At least H1 level pass in Mathematics AND H2 level pass in one of Physics OR Chemistry OR Biology

For Polytechnic graduates:

  • General entry requirements of NTU
  • Graduates holding any of the diplomas listed are eligible for application. Graduates with a Certificate of Merit (or equivalent honour) in other diplomas are also eligible to apply.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13239 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13239 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    8200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8200 USD per year during 48 months.
  • 11500 S$ national
  • 17,550 S$ International

Living costs for Singapore

1878 - 3880 SGD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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