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Foundation In Science

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    Full Time
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    Level
    Pre University
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    Duration
    0.8 Year
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    Intake
    Apr & Sep
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    Tution Fees
    RM 18,000

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COURSE OVERVIEW

To fully prepare you for your chosen area of study, the Foundation in Science has specialist module pathways in biomedical sciences, bioscience, biotechnology, computer science, geography, psychology and pharmacy, as well as covering topics in mathematics, chemistry, and biology. 

You will follow a dedicated pathway through the foundation programme, based on your choice of degree programme – for example, psychology or computer science. Additional optional modules give you the opportunity to study science topics outside of your pathway which can provide complementary pathways into other degrees offered by the Faculty of Science. 

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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Detailed entry requirements

3-Semester Entry

SPM/GCSE/IGCSE - 5 Bs in relevant academic subjects, including mathematics and 2 science subjects (biology, chemistry or physics) excluding moral studies and religious studies. Only one language subject may be considered as an academic subject for admissions purposes.

IB Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) - 5,5,5,5,5 including mathematics and 2 science subjects (biology, chemistry or physics) excluding Personal Project. Only one language subject may be considered as an academic subject for admissions.
Canadian Ontario Grade 11 Secondary School - Completion of Grade 11 curriculum with at least 70% in 5 relevant academic subjects, including mathematics and 2 science subjects (biology, chemistry or physics): Canadian Grade 11 from other provinces are acceptable and to be assessed base on the University's requirements.

2-Semester Entry

A Level - CCC, including mathematics and 2 science subjects (biology, chemistry or physics), excluding critical thinking and general studies
AS Level - BBB, including mathematics and 2 science subjects (biology, chemistry or physics), excluding critical thinking and general studies
STPM - BBB, including mathematics and 2 science subjects (biology, chemistry or physics), excluding Pengajian Am 
UEC - 4 B3s and 1 B4, including mathematics and 2 science subjects (advance mathematics, biology, chemistry or physics) excluding Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese language
IB Diploma - 24 points with 4,4,4 at Higher Level, including mathematics and 2 science subjects (biology, chemistry or physics)
SAM or other Australian Matriculations - ATAR 74 including mathematics and 2 science subjects
Canadian Ontario Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) - 70% average based on 6 subjects,  including mathematics and 2 relevant science subjects. Consideration to be made based on relevant individual grades if specific subjects are required; Canadian Secondary School Diplomas from other provinces are acceptable and to be assessed based on the University's discretion.
High School Diploma (US Style Curriculum) - Minimum final GPA 3.0 (out of 4) with grade B in mathematics or pre-calculus and two science subjects (biology, chemistry or physics) in grade 11 or 12.

Applicants who have successfully completed 12 years of education (definitions will vary according to school system) and meet the entry requirements for the programme, may be eligible to apply for the two semester programme. Acceptance is at the discretion of the University.

English Language Requirements

IELTS: 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each element) TOEFL (iBT): 79 (minimum 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking) PTE (Academic): 55 (with no less than 51 in each element) SPM: grade B + 1119 (GCE-O): grade C GCSE O-Level: grade C IGCSE (first language): grade C IGCSE (second language): grade B IB MYP: 4 UEC: grade B3 MUET: Band 4 IELTS and TOEFL test results must be less than two years old and all IELTS must be the academic version of the test.

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