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Foundation in Science

Offered by: Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL)
Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration1 Year
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)14700/Course
FacultyCentre for Foundation Studies
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyPre-University/Foundation Studies
Field of StudyPre-University Programme / University Foundation Studies
Course Description

Foundation in Science is designed to provide an entry into degree programmes in the engineering and non-engineering fields. Both the engineering and non-engineering students will study Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English Language at different levels. In addition to this, students have elective subjects based on their Major. Engineering students will choose Dynamics, Statics and Physics laboratory work while the non-engineering students will choose Biology, Biology Laboratory work and Biochemistry. The total credit hours vary based on the fields chosen by the student: Engineering (51 credit hours) and Non-engineering (55 credit hours).

Students undergoing this programme have a wide selection of degree programmes to enrol into. In the engineering field, they have Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Automobile Engineering, etc., while in the non-engineering field; options include Pharmacy, Food Science, Biotechnology, Agriculture, etc.

This is a full time programme conducted in 3 semesters (1 year) and it develops students’ ability and knowledge in theory and practice.


Year 1

Programme Module:Chemistry I & II, Chemistry Laboratory, English I, II & III, Physics I, II, & III

Elective Subjects:

Engineering option :Statics, Physics Laboratory, Dynamics

Non-Engineering option :Biology I, Biology II, Biology Laboratory, Biochemistry

Entry Requirements
SPM Minimum 5Cs (including Mathematics and a Science Subject)
O-Level Minimum 5Cs (including Mathematics and a Science Subject)
UEC Minimum 4Bs (including Mathematics and a Science Subject)
SAM/HSC/AUSMAT (Kindly refer to the Faculty)
CPU/CIMP (Kindly refer to the Faculty)
Other Qualifications As recognised by the Senate of IUKL as equivalent to STPM
UEC: United Examination Certificate
HND: Higher National Diploma
SAM: South Australian Matriculation
HSC: Higher School Certificate
AUSMAT: Australian Matriculation
CPU: Canadian Pre-University
CIMP: Canadian International Matriculation Programme
IB: International Baccalaureate Diploma
STPM: Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia
SPM: Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia
Intake Months

March, June, October

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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