Singapore University of Social Sciences

Advanced Biomedical Instrumentation

Advanced Biomedical Instrumentation (BME357)

Applications Open: 01 October 2023

Applications Close: 15 November 2023

Next Available Intake: January 2024

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1529.14 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Science and Technology

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education (ACE)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Science and Technology


This course covers aspects of the concepts of biomedical engineering design used in the design of biomedical instruments. Topics include fit-for-purpose, meeting regulatory requirements and design specifications.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: EVERY JAN


  • Generation and Acquisition of Electrocardiogram
  • Signal Processing of Electrocardiograms
  • Digital Filtering
  • QRS Complex Detection
  • ECG Signal Analysis in Different Domains
  • Heart Rate Variability
  • Analysis of HRV
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Ultrasound Imaging
  • Generation of MRI signal
  • Detection of MRI signal
  • Defibrillator and Pacemakers

Learning Outcome

  • Illustrate the generation and acquisition of electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Analyze the ECG in time domain, frequency domain and by non-linear method
  • Design data mining techniques for the analysis of cardiac arrhythmia
  • Evaluate how the ECG changes in different disease subjects
  • Examine how the MRI and Ultrasound can be used to image the heart and other vascular system
  • Evaluate the different types of defibrillators and pacemakers
  • Apply the concept of spectral estimation using MATLAB
  • Demonstrate the required skills in Biomedical instrumentation, signal processing and data mining techniques
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