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Foundation in Science

Offered by: UCSI University
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Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration1 Yr (3 Sem)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees18000/Course
Fees (International Student)20000/Course
FacultyCentre for Pre-U Studies (KL Campus)
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyPre-University/Foundation Studies
Field of StudyPre-University Programme / University Foundation Studies
Course Description

The Foundation in Science programme is a comprehensive, ?exible and dynamic programme speci?cally designed to prepare students for their speci?c career path in various UCSI University science-based degrees such as Biotechnology, Food Science and Nutrition, Communication & Electronics, Electrical & Electronics, Mechatronic Engineering, Doctor of Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy, among others. This one-year programme is tailored for students who are con?dent of their chosen path of studies, and who are committed to attaining the best preparation for a sciencebased university degree programme at UCSI University.

Assessments

Vary from course to course including:

  • Written exams
  • Project-based coursework

Coursework percentage: 50%, written examination percentage: 50% (percentage may vary from course to course)

Curriculum
Health Sciences
FDPHS
  • General Chemistry I*
  • General Chemistry II*
  • General Biology I*
  • General Biology II*
  • General Physics I*
  • Fundamentals of Mathematics
  • Algebra & Trigonometry
  • Calculus
  • Introduction to Probability & Statistics
  • Introduction to Business
  • Computing Essentials
Engineering Sciences
FDPEN
  • General Chemistry I*
  • General Chemistry II*
  • General Physics I*
  • General Physics II or General Biology I*
  • Accounting Practice
  • Fundamentals of Mathematics
  • Algebra & Trigonometry
  • Calculus
  • Introduction to Probability & Statistics
  • Introduction to Business
  • Computing Essentials


Notes:

  • Additional requirements (e.g. academic results, interview, IELTS/MUET) will apply for progression into Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy programmes

  • *Courses with Lab
Elective Courses

All students must take any 3 of the 5 elective courses below during their Foundation studies
  1. Intro to Malaysian Studies
  2. Intro to Moral Studies
  3. Fundamentals of Speech & Oral Communication
  4. Fundamentals of Computer Graphics
  5. Architectural Communication

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Entry Requirements

Foundation in Science (For Non-Medicine / Non Pharmacy) SPM / O-Levels 5 credits inclusive of Mathematics and 1 pure science subject UEC 3 credits inclusive of Mathematics and 1 pure science subject Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM/O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Overall average of 60% inclusive of Mathematics and 2 pure science subjects Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Overall average of 50% inclusive of Mathematics and 2 pure science subjects Foundation in Science (For entry into Medicine / Pharmacy) SPM 5 credits with Bs for Mathematics/Additional Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology and one more subject (Pharmacy programme – SPM: Bahasa Malaysia & English – Minimum C is required) Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM/O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Overall average of 65% (including individual scores of 65% in Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics) Foundation in Science (For Entry into Architecture) SPM 5 credits inclusive of Mathematics UEC 3 credits inclusive of Mathematics *Subject to acceptance by professional bodies (Malaysian Medical Council and Malaysian Pharmacy Board)

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January-December

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


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