Foundation in Science

R/010/3/0094(MQA/FA2142)01/23

Course Duration: 1 Year

This programme is a one year full-time intensive course, to offer students an alternative route to undergraduate course in Science related areas. The Foundation in Science programme positions students for such challenges through education in subjects pertinent to tertiary education in any public or private institution of higher learning. Students gain fundamental knowledge of science that can be extended to their chosen undergraduate course and achieve goals for a brighter future.

Compulsory Subjects

• Critical Thinking Skills

• Intermediate English

• Public Speaking

• Fundamental of Mathematics

Core Subjects

• Physical Chemistry

• Advanced Mathematics

• Organic Chemistry

• Introduction to Information Technology andComputer Application

• Foundation in Statistics

• Foundation English

• Programming Logic and Design

• Study Skills

Specialisation Subject

Physical Science

• Physics

• Electricity and Magnetism

• Introduction to C++ Programming

Life Science

• Biology

• Advanced Biology

• Introduction to Psychology

Entry Requirement

• SPM / O-Level

Engineering Pathway: 5 credits including Mathematics and 1 Physical Science;

Software Engineering Pathway: 5 credits including 1 Science subject and Additional Mathematics;

Psychology Pathway: 5 Credits in Mathematics and 1 Science subject and passed in English

• UEC

Engineering Pathway: 3 credits including Mathematics and 1 Physical Science;

Software Engineering Pathway: 3 credits including 1 Science subject and AdvancedMathematics

• Other recognised equivalent qualifications

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