Foundation In Science (Engineering)

Approval Code R2/010/3/0193; 01/2023 (KL) | R2/010/3/0196; 04/2024 (Sarawak)
Accreditation Code A 9776 (KL) | A 9780 (Sarawak)
Classification Foundation
Subject Area Science (Engineering)
Course Mode Full-time
Course Duration 1 Year / 3 Semesters (14 weeks per semester, no short semester)
Course Location Kuala Lumpur , Sarawak
Intakes January, May and September


There will always be a demand for engineers – even more at the onset of the Fourth Industrial Revolution that is changing the world fundamentally.

At our Foundation of Science (Engineering), you will acquire a solid grounding in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects for a broad understanding of engineering fundamentals.  Our integrated and synergized programme will expose you early to engineering-specific subjects and equip you with the right skills and knowledge.

Incorporating varied and innovative teaching methods including lab work and industrial visits, study with and be mentored by our notable professors, adjunct professors and guest lecturers who are also industry leaders.  Develop your expert skills early through our specialist industry-standard facilities and laboratories in a stimulating environment.

Start laying the groundwork for an enriching degree course in engineering and your engineering career.

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).

Foundation in Science 
Qualification
Academic Requirements
 
SPM / O-levels
5 credits inclusive of Mathematics and 1 science subject
UEC
3 credits inclusive of Mathematics and 1 science subject
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM/O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Overall average of 60% inclusive of Mathematics and 1 science subjects
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Overall average of 50% inclusive of Mathematics and 1 science subjects

 

 

Kuala Lumpur Campus

Core Subjects

  • General Chemistry I
  • General Chemistry II
  • General Physics I
  • General Physics II
  • Fundamentals of Mathematics
  • Algebra and Trigonometry 
  • Calculus 
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • Introduction to Business
  • Computing Essentials

Special Focus On

  • Role of Engineers in Society
  • Elementary Engineering Design
  • any other elective of the student’s choice

Bachelor Degrees

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Petroleum Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Mechatronic Engineering
  • B. Eng(Hons) Civil Engineering
  • B. Eng(Hons) Communication and Electronic Engineering
  • B. Eng(Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Other related degree programmes


Sarawak Campus

Lab Subjects

  • General Chemistry I
  • General Chemistry II
  • General Physics I
  • General Physics II

Non-lab Subjects

  • Introduction to Engineering
  • 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