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All you need to know about quality assurance systems, upstream and downstream processing, biochemical & pharmaceutical analyses, with guidance from our experienced lecturers and industry experts.
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Acquire skills and knowledge in the use of molecular, analytical, microbiological and cell culture techniques to gain a head start in biologics manufacturing sector.
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The course is suitable for working adults who wish to upgrade themselves in their current biopharmaceuticals work, or those who wish to seek employment in the pharmaceutical and medical technology industries.

Course Information At A Glance

Course Date 19 Oct 2020
Class Time

6:00pm to 10:00pm. (Mon, Tue, Wed)

*Days shown are tentative and subject to change depending on modules taken.

Application Period

15 Jun - 31 July 2020
Application Outcome:31 Aug 2020

Course Fees
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SkillsFuture Credit Eligible. For more details, please click here.


Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Assessment(s) Tutorial Participation, Practical Sessions (Compulsory) and Continuous Assessments

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme , modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.
What You Will Learn

You are required to complete 4 post-diploma certificates within a four-year validity period to be awarded the Advanced Diploma qualification.

Cell and Molecular Biology

Focuses on molecular biology, protein technology and cell culture techniques which are applied in the development, analysis, and production of biopharmaceuticals.

Microbiological and Pharmaceutical Analyses

Attain knowledge and skills on microbiological, analytical and biochemical techniques that are important in quality control and analysis in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing.

Pharmaceutical Quality Systems

Introduces essential generic quality issues, such as QC, QA, CAPA, compliance and validations, including the application of Good Manufacturing Practices, regulatory standards, Quality Management Systems and quality audits.

Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

Provides an overview of the processes involved in biopharmaceutical production, from raw materials to finished products, along with hands-on operation of laboratory scale bioreactors, biologic purification using various chromatographic methods and drug formulations.

For course synopsis, please click here.

To apply for an individual Post-Diploma certificate, please click here.

To apply for skills-based modular course, please click here.

Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:

  • A local Polytechnic Diploma/ Degree in technical disciplines such as Science, Engineering or Information Technology

  • A local Polytechnic Diplomaor Degree in a non-engineering / non-technology disciplines

    • AND a Credit or aminimum grade of C6 in GCE "O" level Science Subject

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.

For more information about Recognition of Prior Learning, please click here.