Diploma in

Molecular Biotechnology


The course is not available in the Academic Year 2019. It is not available for application during the Early Admission Exercise 2018. You may wish to check out other exciting courses offered by the School of Life Sciences & Chemical Technology at www.np.edu.sg/lsct​



Most Established course

Srong foundation in applied biology and molecular biosciences.


Exciting Final-year Specialisations

Acquire deep expertise in Forensic Science, Food Science, or Biopharmaceutical.


Real-world Learning

Embark on internships with research institutes and laboratories.


year 01

Build a firm foundation in chemistry, microbiology, and cell biology & genetics.

For a complete listing and description of the modules, click here.

year 02

Advance your skills in biochemistry, cell culture & bioprocess engineering, molecular biology, and genomics & proteomics.

For a complete listing and description of the modules, click here.

year 03

Deepen your knowledge with exciting specialisations, and gain real-world experience with research projects and a four-month internship.

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Molecular Biotechnology (N49)

For Students with ‘O’ Levels

ELR2B2-C (2018) – 8

Planned Intake​ (2018) – 40​​​

Entry Requirements


To be eligible for consideration, candidates must have the following GCE ‘O’ Level examination (or equivalent) results.

  • Subject‘O’ LEVEL GRADE
  • English Language *1 - 7
  • Mathematics (Elementary/Additional)1 - 6
  • Science1 - 6
  • (with Physics, Chemistry or Biology component)
  • or Biotechnology
  • or Fundamentals of Electronics
  • or Combined Science
  • or Design & Technology
  • or Food & Nutrition
  • or Physical Science
  • or Physics / Engineering Science

You must also fulfil the aggregate computation requirements.

* Candidates with English as a second language (EL2) must have attained a minimum grade of 6.

Early Admissions Exercise (EAE)

Application will open in June 2018.

Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE)

The exercise is now closed.

Direct Admissions Exercise (DAE)

December 2017 to March 2018.​

For Students with Other Qualifications

C​lick here to find out more on entry requirements and admissions exercise periods for qualifications such as 'N(A)' Level, 'A' Level, ITE, IP, IB and more.