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Bachelor of Bioengineering


BIE Programme Requirement

Academic Unit Requirement for Graduation

Under the Academic Unit System, each course is assigned a certain number of academic units (AU), typically 3 AU. AU is a measure of the student’s work-load associated with both class attendance and preparation. The total number of AU required in the B.Eng. (BIE) programme to qualify for graduation is 138 AU.

Breakdown of AU Requirement for the Programme

Students are to fulfill the specified AU requirement in the B.Eng. (BIE) programme, according to the broad groups of courses in the curriculum structure indicated below.

 Academic Units (AU)
 General Education Requirement Core
  • Effective Communication (2AU)
  • Technical Communication (2AU)
  • Professional Communication (2AU)
  • Environmental Sustainability (3AU)
  • Engineers & Society (3AU)

 General Education Requirement Elective (GER-Elective)
  • GER-Elective in Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (3AU)
  • GER-Elective in Business & Management (3AU)
  • GER-Elective in Science, Technology & Society (3AU)
  • GER-Elective in any areas
 Unrestricted Elective (UE)
 Major Requirement
 BIE Core
 BIE Elective
Total AU Requirement 138