EAE Tips: Biomedical Engineering (C71)

Interested in engineering and eager to make a positive impact on lives? NYP’s Diploma in Biomedical Engineering empowers you with the skills to design, develop, and manufacture medical devices and instruments for the dynamic medical technology and healthcare sectors. Learners undergo comprehensive training in the fundamentals of medical technology and healthcare before specialising in biomedical device technology, quality systems and regulatory compliance, or biomedical design and manufacturing technology.

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Ideal applicant

Applicants should demonstrate:

  • Interest in biomedical engineering, especially in pursuing a career in medical technology and healthcare sectors;
  • Experience in a school environment (e.g., through a CCA, a community activity or a class leadership position) where you learned about various technologies revolving around medical devices; and,
  • Leadership, teamwork and critical thinking skills to develop innovative and creative solutions in the medical technology and healthcare sectors.

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Shortlisted applicants will be assessed as follows:


If you are shortlisted, you will be invited for an interview to share more about your passion for the course with a panel of interviewers. You will be assessed on your interest, aptitude, as well as your achievements in related domains. The duration of the individual interview will be about 20 minutes.

Some questions which you may be asked during the interview include:

  • What made you realise that you wanted to have a career in biomedical engineering?
  • What motivates you to have a career in medical technology or healthcare?
  • Have you taken part in any competition/CCA that is related to engineering or healthcare?
  • Do you know what are the governing healthcare regulations for medical devices?
  • Can you share a recent news/event related to the medical technology sector?
Portfolio (Optional)

You should include in your portfolio any evidence and/or activities, such as coding or design competitions, that demonstrate your character and involvement relevant to biomedical engineering. This may include showcasing leadership skills and proficiency in coding, among other relevant skills and experiences.


Examples of what to include in your portfolio:

  • Testimonials 
  • Certificates (e.g., academic, achievement and/or personal development)
  • Awards or participation in engineering-related competitions, at school and/or national level
  • Evidence of projects (e.g., coursework or CCA)
  • Relevant learning journeys or Applied Learning Module (ApLM, formerly known as Advanced Elective Modules [AEM])
  • Evidence of leadership activities or roles
  • Participation in CCAs


  1. Candidates with colour vision deficiency may encounter difficulties meeting the course requirements and expectations.

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