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Foundation in Life Science

Offered by: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration2 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyCentre of Pre-University Studies
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyPre-University/Foundation Studies
Field of StudyPre-University Programme / University Foundation Studies
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Additional NotesUPU Code (for reference): PK16
Course Description

The courses offered for Foundation for Physical Science at Pre-University has been designed to prepare students to pursue their Bachelor's Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Aquatic Science, Molecular Biology, Plant Technology and Zoology.

Upon successful completion of the programme, students would be given the opportunities to further their studies for UNIMAS Bachelor's Degree in Resource Biotechnology, Resource Chemistry, Animal Resource Science and Management, Plant Resource Science and Management, Aquatic Resource Science and Management, Doctor of Medicine, Nursing, Computational Science, Multimedia Computing, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Network Computing, Human Resource Development, Cognitive Science and Counselling.

This is a 1 year Programme divided into 2 Semesters.
 The duration of Study Week for each Semester are 18 weeks.
Entry Requirements

The minimum requirements for entry into most undergraduate programmes are as follows:

Good pass in the Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia (SPM) with at least 5 credits (Grade C) including Bahasa Melayu subject and a pass in Sejarah subject (for SPM 2013 and above) in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)


To get at least a credit with C Grade in SPM Level for below subjects:

  • Biology;
  • Mathematics;
  • Additional Mathematics;
  • Physics;
  • Chemistry; and
  • Bahasa Inggeris

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

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