BEng (Hons) Electronics majoring in Bio-Instrumentation

B. Eng (Hons) Electronics majoring in Bio-Instrumentation is a course offered by the Faculty of Engineering and Technology commencing from 2004/2005. Bioinstrumentation is the application of advanced engineering technology to problems in biology and medicine. Areas of interest include design and fabrication of mechanical and electronic instrumentation and equipment, and development of laboratory automation and data acquisition systems. Besides sharing a core of common subjects with other Electronics Engineering students, those opted for this course will have the opportunity to learn subjects such as Biology for Engineer, Organic Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, Biomechanics, Biomaterials, Biometrics, Bioelectric, Biosensors, Telemedicine Technology as well as other related subjects to enable them to be competent in tackling the problems faced by engineers in Bio-Instrumentation.

Programme Structures:

February Intake
June Intake
October Intake
2013/2014 Session

Programme Educational Objectives:

  • Graduates who hold managerial or senior positions within their organizations
  • Graduates who demonstrate professionalism and a commitment to continual professional development
  • Graduates who are employed in engineering or related professions, or are enrolled in (or have graduated from) engineering or professional graduate school

Programme Outcomes:

Engineering Knowledge
PO1 Acquire and apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering fundamentals
PO2 Acquire technical competence in specialised areas of engineering discipline to solve complex engineering problems
Problem Analysis
PO3 Identify and analyse complex engineering problems, and formulate solutions based on fundamental principles of science and engineering
Design/Development of Solutions
PO4 Design solutions for complex engineering problems that meet specified needs with relevant considerations of their impacts in society
PO5 Conduct investigation and research on complex engineering problems in the chosen field of study
Modern Tool Usage
PO6 Create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools to complex engineering activities
The Engineer and Society
PO7 Demonstrate awareness of societal, safety and health, legal, and cultural issues relevant to professional engineering practice
Environment and Sustainability
PO8 Understand the importance of sustainability and cost-effectiveness in design and development of professional engineering solutions, and their impacts in societal and environmental contexts
PO9 Apply and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities of engineering practice
PO10 Communicate effectively in both oral and written contexts
Individual and Team Work
PO11 Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in a team
Life-long Learning
PO12 Recognise the need for, and acquire the ability to engage in self-improvement through continuous professional development and life-long learning
Project Management and Finance
PO13 Demonstrate management, leadership and entrepreneurial skills, and apply these to one's own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects in multidisciplinary environments

Programme Structures (Archive):

4-year Programme Structure
February Intake
June Intake
October Intake
2012/2013 Session
2011/2012 Session
2010/2011 Session
2009/2010 Session
2008/2009 Session
2007/2008 Session
2006/2007 Session