12 months
33985 EUR/year
33985 EUR/year
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The Master of Science (MSc) in Biomedical Informatics from National University of Singapore is offered by the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine as a full time a full time (1 year) or part-time (2 years) postgraduate degree programme by Coursework with specialisation in Analytics or Hospital Management. 

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The increased availability of Electronic Health Records (EHR) and the popularisation of machine learning methods in has catalysed a technological revolution in healthcare using Big Data and advanced analytics. Concurrently, technological advancements in Natural Language Processing (NLP), deep neural networks and speech recognition applied to healthcare have spurred innumerable innovations in new services such as telehealth and virtual care services.

The MSc (Biomedical Informatics ) programme is situated in an area that is rapidly transforming the face of healthcare. It offers two specialisations: Analytics or Hospital Management.

NUSMed together with National University Healthcare System are well-positioned to play a role in this transformation due to its natural advantages of being an academic medical centre attracting top research-inclined clinicians, collaborations with NUS academia that are the best in Asia, access to vast computing resources and world-class facilities for clinical trials.

Why this Programme?

  • Make the most of the advantages of an academic medical centre, where service, education and research converge—such as access to real-time desensitised healthcare data from actual healthcare institution settings.
  • Be on the frontlines of technological development and get access to some of the latest tools in biomedical informatics, as Singapore expands its footprint in digital medicine.
  • Get intensive hands-on experience from internships with prestigious companies, working on potential clinical applications with the goal of improving patient care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Biomedical Informatics
  • Capstone Project
  • Medical Data and Data Processing
  • Advanced Agile Project Management
  • Software Development Fundamentals
  • Health Sciences for Non-Clinicians
  • Advanced Scientific Research Methods
  • Molecular Informatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


40 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to the NUS MSc (Biomedical Informatics) programme is granted on a competitive basis as places in the programme are limited. Applicants should possess the following minimum requirements:

    •  Bachelor’s Degree (with Honours) in Quantitative Sciences (e.g. Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Physics), Engineering, Computer Science, Business or Health Sciences-related discipline, including M.B.,B.S degree
    •  One year of industry experience advantageous
    •  Applicants whose medium of university instruction is not completely in English are to submit TOEFL or IELTS test scores as evidence which demonstrates their language ability and readiness for graduate study.
     The minimum TOEFL scores for Internet Based Test (IBT) is 85; or IELTS score of 6.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33985 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33985 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    33985 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33985 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

S$50,885.98 (excluding GST) / S$54,448.00 (including GST)

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.


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