Life Sciences Courses
The modern world is built on scientific advancement. Unlock the door to discovery and let science lead you on a journey of exploration. Our life science courses are your portal – step in today and see where they can take you.
Be it pioneering new treatments or unlocking the discoveries of the modern world, life sciences pervade diverse facets of our lives and are integral to human development. From biotechnology to healthcare, bio-science and environmental studies, each discipline is constantly evolving, as highlighted by the Straits Times and Cushman & Wakefield, and there is still much to explore. Coupled with the concerns of a global ageing population reported by the United Nations and an ever-increasing number of health challenges, life sciences will only continue to grow in importance.
Education in life sciences offers a gateway to this world of intellectual and practical discovery, empowering you to seize the opportunities in this thriving field. At PSB Academy, we are dedicated to nurturing STEM talent for the future of life sciences in Singapore and equipping students with the skills for the job market of tomorrow. That is why our School of Health and Life Sciences offers a range of courses that cater to learners with different levels of education and experience.
GCE ‘O’ Level and NITEC graduates in Singapore can start with a Foundation Diploma in Life Sciences that will cover fundamentals in biological science and chemistry. On top of that, PSB Academy has introduced a new programme, the Foundation Diploma in Food and Nutrition, an innovative and comprehensive curriculum designed to equip students with a strong foundation in the field of food and nutrition.
This programme provides a holistic approach to understanding the science, principles, and applications of food and nutrition, preparing students for a successful career in various sectors of the industry.
Through these courses, students can build a strong foundation that provides an excellent starting point for individuals interested in pursuing further studies in life sciences but require the basic knowledge to enter the field.
Meanwhile, relevant private/polytechnic diploma holders can explore a range of life science bachelor’s degrees (BSc) from our esteemed university partner La Trobe University, Australia. As one of the Top 15 Universities in Australia for Life Sciences and Medicine in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022, you can be assured that you are trained with a robust curriculum by a world-class faculty.
Understanding the varied interests of learners, PSB Academy offers diverse disciplines for you to choose from. Whether you study subjects related to biomedical science, biotechnology, applied chemistry or pharmaceutical science, our courses will equip you with the knowledge and industry-relevant skills to launch a successful career in life sciences.
Relevant life science degree holders keen to expand their practice can also explore our postgraduate course in Master of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics. With a focus on subjects related to current and emerging technologies, the course positions you as an even more attractive candidate relevant to today’s competitive job market.
The life sciences are a fascinating and critical field of study that offer immense opportunities for personal and professional growth. Whether you’re looking to start your educational journey in this field or to further your practice, PSB Academy’s faculty is here to guide you every step of the way.
Complemented with a dedicated STEM Wing equipped with cutting-edge facilities to bolster STEM education, PSB Academy’s rigorous curriculum, dedicated mentors, and rich industry connections offer the perfect launch pad for anyone seeking to make their mark in the world of life sciences.
Our graduates consistently demonstrate their success, with almost close to 80% finding employment within six months after completing examinations in PSB Academy’s Graduate Employment Survey 2022. This glowing track record reflects the esteem in which our courses are held by industry and your exciting prospects as a student under our institution. Join us at PSB Academy today.
Life sciences is the study of living organisms and their interactions with the environment.
A life science degree can lead to a variety of career paths, including roles in research, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and more. Some possible career paths include chemist, forensic scientist, environmental scientist and quality control supervisor.
Some coveted careers in life sciences include clinical technician, epidemiologist, researcher, forensic science technician, microbiologist, and biomedical engineer. Many of these sought-after roles fall under the biology, biomedicine, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical industry.
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