Foundation In Science (Applied Sciences)

Intakes
January, May and September
Course Duration
1 Year / 3 Semesters (14 weeks per semester, no short semester)
Course Location
Kuala Lumpur , Kuching
Course Mode
Full-time
Approval Code
R2/010/3/0193; 01/2024(KL) | R2/010/3/0196; 04/2024 (Kuching)
Accreditation Code
A9776(KL) | MQA/A9780(Kuching)


Overview

Science applications are evolving and increasing at an unprecedented rate, thanks to the Fourth Industrial Revolution – it’s an expanding field with bright prospects. If you are planning to enter this field, our Foundation in Science (Applied Sciences), interdisciplinary and comprehensive in nature, provides a strong science and mathematical (STEM) background to start with....

The special focus on core disciplines will advance your understanding and help you transition smoothly into your chosen degree study, be it in Biotechnology, Food Science and Nutrition or Aquatic Science.

Drawing from the best of both worlds – academia and industry – learning takes place in varied from labs to fields and industrial visits aided by our top-notch facilities and resources and delivered by our distinguished teaching faculty made up of professors who are also prominent industry experts.

Build your confidence and get a head start in the field of applied sciences as you work your way to your dream career.

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About the Programme

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).

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

SPM / O-levels or its equivalent

Minimum 5 credits (inclusive of Mathematics and 1 science subject)

UEC

Minimum Grade B in 3 subjects (inclusive of Mathematics and 1 science subject)

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum average of 50% (inclusive of Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics/Physics)

​Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM/O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum average of 60% (inclusive of Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics/Physics)

​SAM

Average below 60% (inclusive of Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics/Physics)

Foundation in Science leading to B.Sc. (Hons.) Nutrition with Wellness

Academic Requirements

SPM/O-levels or its equivalent

Minimum 5 credits (inclusive of Mathematics and 1 science subject)

UEC

Minimum Grade B in 3 subjects (inclusive of Mathematics and 1 science subject)

CPU

Average below 60% in 6 subjects (inclusive of Chemistry and Biology/Physics)

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum average of 50% (inclusive of Chemistry and Biology/Physics)

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM/O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum average of 60% (inclusive of Chemistry and Biology/Physics)

SAM

Average below 60% (inclusive of Chemistry and Biology/Physics)

 

Courses Offered

Kuala Lumpur Campus

Course Offered
 



Kuching Campus
Foundation Studies (Applied Sciences)
Lab Subjects
  • General Chemistry I
  • General Chemistry II
  • General Biology I
  • General Biology II
  • General Physics I
Non-lab Subjects
  • Fundamentals of Mathematics
  • Algebra & Trigonometry
  • Calculus
  • Introduction to Probability & Statistics
  • Introduction to Business
  • Computing Studies
Elective Courses

Students are required to take 3 elective courses below during their Foundation Studies:

  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Smart Learning Technology
  • Fundamentals of Oral Communication
  • Introduction to Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Tuition Fees

Kuala Lumpur Campus

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 21,630

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International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 31,600

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Kuching Campus

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 19,012

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International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 25,810

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