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MTPE Professional Internship (PI) Option

Curriculum structure for Second Major in Pharmaceutical Engineering

Admission AY2016 and after

Academic Unit (AU) required for graduation

Second Major in Pharmaceutical Engineering Programme ​​Year of Study​ ​Core​​ Core Electives​​​ GER​​​​ Unrestricted Electives​​​ Total AU​​​
​Core​ ​​​Electives
​BM LA​ STS​ PE^
Admission to Year 1 1 33/34* - 2 3 - - 38/39*
2 23 - 5 - - - 13 41
3 23 - 2 - - - 6 31
4 11 12 3 - - - 15 41
All Years   151/152*

*Pharmaceutical Engineering
*Students without H2 Level Physics will take PH1012 Physics A (4AU).

​​  Course Code and Title Course Type​ No of Hours Per Week AU​ ​Pre-r​equisite/Co-requisite^/Remarks
Lec Tut Lab Total
Year 1
Semester 1
​HW0001 English Proficiency   2   2 0​ ​For Students who failed Qualifying English Test
FE1008 Computing Core 2 0 2 3 3  
GC0001 Introduction to Sustainability: Multidisciplinary Approaches and Solutions GER Core 0 1 0 1 1 Compulsory online module
MH1810 Mathematics I* Core 2 1 0 3 3  
MS1013 Materials Chemistry* Core 2 1 0 3 3  
MS1015 Materials Science Core 2 1 0 3 3  
PH1011 Physics*/** Core 2 1 0 3 3  
GER-PE (LA/BM) GER Elective 2 1 0 3 3  
Total 12 8 2 21 19  

**Students without H2 Level Physics will take PH1012 Physics A (4AU).
* Students who obtained at least 3 ‘A’s in H2 level subjects and at least grade ‘E’ or ‘C6’ in General Paper (GP) or Knowledge Inquiry (KI) will be eligible for exemption if a grade ’A’ is obtained in the corresponding subject at H2 level.

​​  Course Code and Title Course Type​ No of Hours Per Week AU​ ​Pre-requisite/Co-requisite^/Remarks
Lec Tut Lab Tot​al
Year 1
Semester 2
​ML0001 Absolute Basics for Career Course ​GER Core 0 1 0 1 1 Compulsory online module
MS1012 Materials Physics Core 2 1 0 3 3  
MS1014 Materials Chemistry II Core 2 1 0 3 3  
MS1016 Thermodynamics of Materials Core 2 1 0 3 3 MS1015^
MH2811 Mathematics II Core 2 1 0 3 3 MH1810^
MS2012 Introduction to Manufacturing Processes Core 2 1 0 3 3
MS2014 Materials Structure and Defects Core 2 1 0 3 3  MS1015^
Total 12 7 0 19 19  


​​  Course Code and Title Course Type​ No of Hours Per Week AU​ ​Pre-requisite/Co-requisite^/Remarks
Lec Tut Lab Total
Year 2
Semester 1
HY0001 Ethics and Moral Reasoning GER Core 0 1 0 1 1 Compulsory online module
HW0188 Engineering Communication I GER Core 0 2 0 2 2 HW0001^
MS2013 Polymers and Composites Core 2 1 0 3 3 MS1014^
MS2015 Mechanical Behaviour of Materials Core 2 1 0 3 3
MS2016 Phase Transformation and Kinetics Core 2 1 0 3 3 MS1016^
MS2018 Electronic & Magnetic Properties of Materials Core 2 1 0 3 3 MS1012^ 
MS2081 Laboratory IIA Core 0 0 3 3 1  
CH1104 Materials & Energy Balance Unrestricted Elective (PE) 2 1 0 3 4  
Total 10 8 3 21 20  


​​  Course Code and Title Course Type​ No of Hours Per Week AU​ ​Pre-requisite/Co-requisite^/Remarks
Lec Tut Lab Total
Year 2
Semester 2
HW0288 Engineering Communication II GER Core 1 1 0 2 2 HW0188^
MS2082 Laboratory IIB Core 0 0 3 3 1  
MS3011 Metallic & Ceramic Material Core 2 1 0 3 3 MS2016^
MS3013 Environmental Effects on Materials Core 2 1 0 3 3 MS2013^, MS3011^
MS3014 Analysis of Materials Core 2 1 0 3 3
CH2104 Heat & Mass Transfer Unrestricted Elective (PE) 2 1 0 3 3 CH1104
CH2140 Unit Operation Unrestricted Elective (PE) 2 1 0 3 3 CH1104
CH2112 Chemical Reaction Engineering Unrestricted Elective (PE) 2 1 0 3 3  CH1104, MH1810
Total 13 7 3 23 21  


​​ ​ Course Code and Title Course Type​ No of Hours Per Week AU​ ​Pre-requisite/Co-requisite^/Remarks
Lec Tut Lab Total
Year 3
Semester 1
ET0001 Enterprise and Innovation* GER Core 0 1 0 0 1  
ML0002 Career Power Up!* GER Core 0 1 0 0 1
MS3012 Micro/Nanoelectronic Materials Processing Core 2 1 0 3 3
MS3015 Materials Aspects in Design Core 2 0 3 5 3 MS1015, MS2013^, MS3011^
MS3081 Laboratory III Core 0 0 3 3 1  
MS4013 Biomaterials Core 2 1 0 3 3 MS2013, MS3011^
MS4014 Nanomaterials: Fundamentals and Applications Core 2 1 0 3 3
CH3111 Process Control and Dynamics Unrestricted Elective (PE) 2 1 0 3 3 CH1104, CH2114,
CH2112, MH1810
CH3802 Chem Eng Lab Unrestricted Elective (PE) 0 0 3 3 3  
Total 10 6 9 23 21  

* ET0001 and ML0002 must be taken in S1 regardless of students taking courses in NTU or going for internship

​​  Course Code and Title Course Type​ No of Hours Per Week AU​ ​Pre-requisite/Co-requisite^/Remarks
Lec Tut Lab Total
Year 3 Semester 2 MS3099 Professional 
Internship
Core 0 0 40 40 10 Year 3 Standing and 4 semesters minimum
Total 0 0 40 40 10  


​​  Course Code and Title​ Course Type​ No of Hours Per Week AU​ ​Pre-requisite/Co-requisite^/Remarks
Lec Tut Lab Total
Year 4 Semester 1 MS4012 Quality Control Core 2 1 0 3 3  
MS0002 Engineers & Society GER Core  3 0  0 3 3
MS4089 Final Year Project Core     8 8 4 MS3099
Professional Internship
Major Prescribed Elective 1 Core Elective 2 1 0 3 3  
Major Prescribed Elective 2 Core Elective 2 1 0 3 3  
CH4106 Formulation of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Dosage Forms Unrestricted 
Elective (PE)
2 1 0 3 3  
CH4306 Bioanalytical Techniques Unrestricted Elective (PE) 2 1 0 3 3  
Total 13 5 8 26 22  


​​  Course Code and Title Course Type​ No of Hours Per Week​ AU​ ​Pre-requisite/Co-requisite^/Remarks
Lec Tut Lab Total
Year 4 Semester 2 MS4089 Final Year Project Core     8 8 4 MS3099
Professional Internship
Major Prescribed Elective 3 Core Elective 2 1 0 3 3  
Major Prescribed Elective 4 Core Elective 2 1 0 3 3  
CH4213 Pharmacokinetics & Biopharmaceutics Unrestricted 
Elective (PE)
2 1 0 3 3  
CH4303 Bioseparations Unrestricted Elective (PE) 2 1 0 3 3  
CH4305 Special Topics in Biotechnology Unrestricted Elective (PE) 2 1 0 3 3  
Total 10 5 8 23 19  

List of Major Prescribed Electives​​

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