Foundation in Science

Foundation in Science

The Foundation in Science is a 1-year programme and conducted in 3 semesters. Assessment will be in-course as well as summative. Students are taught the core academic in collaborative groups to explore an issues in a multidisciplinary approach, strategise and implement changes to have a positive impact on the student’s learning process. Students are also taught to be able to communicate, apply their knowledge and be able to solve issues.

Selected modules will be linked to the degree programmes subjects like Anatomy and Physiology to enable lecturers in these programmes to build linkages and introduce health science specialisations to students.

Students will be assessed through class tests, Diagnostics Test, mid semester examination, end of semester examinations, practical work, reports, assignments, problem-based learning sessions, projects and presentations of their work.

Programme Overview

Program duration and schedule
Intakes January, May and September
Assessment 50% Exam | 50% Coursework
Examinations April, August and December
Mode of study Full Time
Duration 1 Year
Semesters 3 Semesters. [Trimester System]
Programme Outline
 
Course Content
Semester 1 – Cell Biology & Biochemistry
– Physical Chemistry
– Algebra And Vector
– Mechanics And Kinematics
Semester 2 – Continuity Of Life & Genetics
– Organic Chemistry
– Calculus And Statistics
– Thermodynamic And Electromagnetism
Semester 3 – Anatomy And Physiology
– Inorganic Chemistry
– Optics And Modern Physics
– Critical Thinking And Communication Skills
– Writing For Academic Purpose
MPU Subjects – U1 : Malaysian Studies
– U2 : Moral Studies
Entry Requirements
Qualifications Academic Requirements
SPM / O-Level
  • Further study in Medicine Programme:
    Pass SPM/SPMV/O-Level with minimum 5 B’s in Mathematics or Add Maths, Physics, Chemistry,Biology and any other subject and pass in Bahasa Malaysia and English or equivalent.
  • Further study in Dentistry and Pharmacy Programme:
    Pass SPM/SPMV/O-Level with minimum 5 B’s in Mathematics, Add Maths, Physics, Chemistry,Biology and any other subject and pass in Bahasa Malaysia and English or equivalent.
  • Further study in Science Programme:
    Pass SPM/SPMV/O-Level with minimum 5 C’s in Mathematics, two science subjects and pass in Bahasa Malaysia and English or equivalent.
  • Further study in Engineering Programme:
    Pass SPM/SPMV/O-Level with minimum 5 C’s in Mathematics and one of science subject.
UEC Pass UEC with 3 B’s
Or any equivalent qualification.

*A minimum of pass in English is required.

Programme Fees

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