Fundamentals of Biomedical Informatics

About the course

This module covers the key concepts, tools, and techniques underlying biomedical and healthcare informatics. Participants will be introduced to bioinformatics, database structure and standards, and apply these concepts to retrieve data for biological and clinical research. Data security concepts, compliance and regulation of data collection, and patient data management such as electronic health records will be covered.

Fundamentals of Biomedical Informatics is a module selected from the Specialist Diploma in Biomedical Informatics and Analytics. It enables participants to acquire new skills or deepen relevant skills without the need to pursue a full specialist diploma. As this is a stackable course, participants may choose to complete the remaining modules within the validity period, of 2 years, to be awarded the full Specialist Diploma qualification. 

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How often do I need to attend the course? 

Lessons will be held at RP ACE @ Woodlands.

Course commences in October 2020
Number of Lessons    Duration 
Three times/week (weekdays) 6:30pm - 10:00pm   

Note: Some lessons will be conducted via e-learning.

Full Course Fees (Others)  Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below  SME-employed Singapore Citizens & Singapore PR Singapore PR 
 $1290.42   $129.04  $387.13  $145.93  $387.13

Note:

•Course fees are accurate as of 1 June 2020, and are subject to annual review.
•SkillsFuture credit approved.
•All fees inclusive of GST.

• From 1 July 2020, Workfare Training Scheme (WTS) and fee subsidy under WTS will cease. WTS will be replaced by Workfare Skills Support Scheme (WSS). For more information on WSS, please refer to https://www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-skills-support-scheme-individuals.html.

Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to sufficient number of participants.

All information is accurate at the time of publishing.

Last updated on 13 Jul 2020

Need more help?

If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education.  

Fees quoted are inclusive of GST. Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fees and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to a sufficient number of participants. All information is accurate at time of publishing.