About the Course

Have you wondered what goes on in a life science Research & Development (R&D) lab?  Are you interested to work in a clinical laboratory analysing biological samples?  Then our Diploma in Molecular Biotechnology is for you.

Gain specialised knowledge in cell culture and molecular biology, immunology, histopathology, haematology and blood banking, along with hands-on clinical lab experience in hospitals. Also get an opportunity to use our state-of-the-art research technologies when working on genes and proteins.

You can apply your skills in a wide range of areas such as clinical diagnostics, molecular biology and microbiology. We will prepare you to excel as medical technologists in hospitals and private clinical laboratories as well as laboratory technologists in research and development centres.

This diploma is for you if…

You’d like to work as a technologist in a clinical laboratory or contribute to life sciences R&D.

What You'll Study

  • Career Prospects

    Look forward to an exciting career in areas such as:

    • Research and Development (R&D) - microbiology & immunology, molecular biology & forensics
      As technologists in R&D and drug development programmes at research institutes and centres.

    • Biomedical Sciences 
      As technologists in hospital laboratories and clinical centres, as well as clinical trial organisations.

    • Bio-Enterprise 
      As business development, sales and marketing executives in pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices companies.

  • Further Studies

    NYP’s Diploma in Molecular Biotechnology opens doors for you to further your education at reputable local and overseas universities. You can get a degree in areas such as life sciences, biomedical sciences, biotechnology, microbiology, immunology and genetics. Our graduates have pursued degrees at:


    • National University of Singapore
    • Nanyang Technological University
    • Duke NUS Medical School


    • University of Melbourne
    • University of New South Wales
    • University of Queensland
    • University of Newcastle
    • University of Flinders

    United Kingdom

    • University of Dundee (Scotland)
    • University College London
    • University of Liverpool
    • University of Newcastle
    • University of Manchester

    United States of America

    • University of Buffalo, New York