Singapore University of Social Sciences

Advanced Biomedical Instrumentation

Advanced Biomedical Instrumentation (BME357)

Applications Open: 01 October 2022

Applications Close: 30 November 2022

Next Available Intake: January 2023

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1514 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Science & Technology

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education (ACE), Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Science & 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 January


  • Generation and Acquisition of Electrocardiogram
  • Analysis of Electrocardiograms
  • Detection of Cardiac Health Using Artificial Neural Networks
  • Cardiac Health Analysis Using Linear and Non-linear Methods
  • Ultrasound Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • 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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