Foundation in Science

JPT/BPP(R2/010/3/0371)10/26, (MQA/A7034)
Tuition Fee (Malaysia)
RM 15,000.00
Duration of Study
1 Year
3 Semesters
Intake Period
JANUARY / MAY / JULY / OCTOBER
Introduction

This internationally recognised Foundation programme is designed to be completed in a year and will provide you with a firm footing in the areas of Science, Allied Health, Computing or Engineering.

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Entry Requirements

SPM / O-Level A pass with at least minimum of Five (5) credits
UEC A pass with at least Grade B in three (3) subjects

 

Note :
For progression to the Degree program in specialised fields, students are required to have a credit in relevant subjects at the SPM level or an equivalent.

 

Areas of Studies

Medical

  • SPM*/O-level: 5Bs (Including Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths/ Add Maths and one other subject)
  • UEC – 3Bs (Including Biology/ Chemistry, Physics/Maths/ Add Maths

Dentistry

  • SPM*/O-level: 5Bs (Including Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths/ Add Maths and one other subject)
  • UEC – 4Bs (Including Biology/ Chemistry, Physics/Maths/ Add Maths and one other subject)

Pharmacy

  • SPM*/O-level: 5Bs (Including Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths/ Add Maths and one other subject). Compulsory pass in Bahasa Melayu and a credit in English SPM.

Allied Health Science

  • SPM*/O-level: 5Cs (icluding a credit in Biology, Physics, Maths and Chemistry)
  • UEC – 3Bs (including a credit in Biology, Physics/Maths, Chemistry)

Engineering

  • SPM*/O-level: 5Cs (including a credit in Maths as well as 3 other subjects or with other equivalent qualifications)
  • UEC – 3Bs (including a credit in Mathematics and Physics as well as 1 other subject or other equivalent qualification)

Built Environment

  • SPM*/O-level: 5Cs (including a credit in Maths and as well as 4 other subjects or other equivalent qualifications)
  • UEC – 3Bs (including a credit in Mathematics as well as 2 other subjects or other equivalent qualifications)

Other field of Science

  • SPM*/O-level: 5Cs (including a credit in Maths, 2 Science subjects and as well as 2 other subjects or other equivalent qualifications)
  • UEC – 3Bs (including a credit in Mathematics and 2 science subjects or other equivalent qualifications)

Software Engineering, Computer Science & Information Technology

  • SPM*/ O-level: 5Cs (including Mathematics)
  • UEC: 3Bs (including Mathematics)

*Must include a pass in Bahasa Melayu and History (Sejarah)

Programme Module

Basic Courses

  • Basic Programme Design
  • Co-curriculum
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Field Trips and Study Tour
  • Foundation of Statistics
  • Introduction to Academic English
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to IT
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Programming

Elective Courses

  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Basic Electrical Engineering
  • Biological Science I
  • Biological Science II
  • Computer Hardware and Maintenance
  • General Chemistry I
  • General Chemistry II
  • General Physics I
  • General Physics II
  • Introduction to Workshop
  • Mathematics for Science

Career Prospects

Here are just some of the things you can pursue with a Foundation in Science:

  • Engineering
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Computer Science
  • Culinology
  • Agricultural Science
     

Scholarship

Nilai University offers scholarships for students from various backgrounds, with the goal of helping students grow to be well-rounded and ambitious individuals and allowing them to reach their goals through quality education. We achieve this by combining academic excellence with a growth mindset for life-long learning.

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