Diploma in Tissue Banking

Components Contacts
  1. Online Distance Learning: January 2017 to August 2017
  2. Workshop: 2 days in Singapore on 12 & 13 September 2017
  3. Examination: 1 day in Singapore on 14 September 2017
Ms Vanessa Lyz Peh
Tel: 660 12457

The course prospectus can be downloaded here

Diploma in Tissue Banking


Course Duration (Online Distance Learning): January 2017 to August 2017

Workshop (in Singapore): Tuesday, 12 September 2017 & Wednesday, 13 September 2017

  • 12 September 2017: Special Workshop on Amnion and Bone Allografts
  • 13 September 2017: Practical Tissue Bank Workshop

Examination (in Singapore): Thursday, 14 September 2017

Closing Date of Application:

Friday, 23 December 2016


This distance learning course of 1 year self-study duration is targeted at those who have an interest or potential in working as a doctor or technologist in a tissue bank.

The diploma consists of 3 components:

  • Component 1: Online Distance Learning (January 2017 to August 2017)
  • Component 2: 2­-day Workshop in Singapore (12 & 13 September 2017)
  • Component 3: 1­-day Examination in Singapore (14 September 2017)

The course prospectus can be downloaded above.

Eligibility Criteria:

1. Must have at least 5 GCE 'O' Level passes or equivalent, including English and Biology
2. Have an interest or potential in working as a doctor or technologist in a tissue bank


All interested applicants will need to create an account and submit an online application via the Online System for Course Applications (OSCA) by the stipulated closing date, 2359hrs (local time).

Submission of documentary evidence (e.g. transcript) of GCE 'O' Level Certificate showing at least 5 GCE 'O' Level passes or equivalent is compulsory. This documentary evidence should be attached in OSCA under “Upload Documents” -> “Any Other Supporting Documents”.

All applications and fees must be made online by the closing date as stipulated above. Late or incomplete applications will not be entertained. Applications received through email will not be accepted.

Course Fees:

The following fees must be paid at the time of application.

DESCRIPTION Diploma in Tissue Banking
Tissue Banking Workshop
(12 & 13 September 2017)
Application Fee (non-refundable) 20.00 20.00
Course Fee 729.00 --
Workshop Fee Waived 194.00


  • Fees are inclusive of GST and cover lecture notes
  • For non­-course participants who have previously attended the workshop and would like to enroll for the Diploma in Tissue Banking now, the full application fee and course fee would apply.
  • All fees are subject to changes without prior notice, and must be paid at the time of application

Withdrawal Policy:

Notice of withdrawal from the course must be given in writing to the Division accompanied by the Tax Invoice (receipt) for fee paid. The entire fee, less application fee, will be refunded when notice of withdrawal is received by 23 December 2016. Those who withdraw after the closing date or who are absent from the workshop and/or examination will not receive any refund of the fees paid.

For enquiries on the online application and technical issues, please contact:

Vanessa Lyz Peh (Ms)
Division of Graduate Medical Studies
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore
Block MD 3 Level 2
16 Medical Drive
Singapore 117600
Tel: (65) 6601 12457