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Foundation Studies in Science (Life Science)**

Offered by: University of Malaya (UM)
Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration2 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees700/Course
FacultyUniversity Foundation Programme (Centre for Foundation Studies in Science)
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyPre-University/Foundation Studies
Field of StudyPre-University Programme / University Foundation Studies
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Course Description

The Foundation in Biological Sciences Program is a full time Pre-University Program governed under the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education.  The duration of the program is two (2) semesters.  The subjects introduced in this program are Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Upon completion of the program, successful students can apply for entrance into various science-based Degree programs in University Malaya or other local public Institutions of Higher Learning (IPTA) as listed below:

  • Medical
  • Dentistry
  • Biomedical
  • Pharmacy
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Science and Education
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technologies
  • Architecture 
  • Quantity Surveying 
  • Building Surveying 
  • Estate Management
Curriculum

SEMESTER I

CODE
SUBJECT
CREDIT
FQAH0111 Cell Biology
3
FQAH0112 Reproduction, Ecology and Development in Organism 
3
FKAX0111 Basic Chemistry
3
FKAX0112 Basic Chemistry 2
3
FMAX0111 Basic Physics 1
3
FMAX0112 Basic Physics 2
3
FJAX0111 Algebra & Geometry
3
FJAX0112 Calculus
3
FB0121 English for MUET
3
FX0111 Self-Development Course
1
TOTAL CREDIT 
28


SEMESTER II

CODE
SUBJECT
CREDIT
FQAH0113 Physiology of Organism
3
FJAF0114 Genetics and DNA Technology
3
FKAX0113 Basic Chemistry 3
3
FKAX0114 Basic Chemistry 4
3
FMAX0113 Basic Physics 3
3
FMAX0114 Basic Physics 4
3
FJAX0113 Algebra & Calculus
3
FJAX0114 Statistic & Probability
3
FB0122 Reading in English for Academic Studies
3
FJAX0115 Information Technology
1
TOTAL CREDIT
28
Entry Requirements

Program

Kelayakan Minimum

 

Asasi Sains Hayat

M0010

2 semester

Kategori SPM/SETARAF

 

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred A- dalam mata pelajaran Biology.

dan

 

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B dalam semua mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Additional Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Bahasa Inggeris

 

 

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


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