Faculty of Allied Health & Sciences

Foundation in Science (Life Science)

(R2/010/3/0316) (A 11398) 04/2025

Programme Description

The Foundation in Science (Life Sciences) programme is a rigorous and comprehensive academic offering aimed at providing students with a solid grounding in various disciplines within the field of life sciences. This programme introduces students to fundamental concepts and principles in biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics, enabling them to develop a strong scientific foundation. Through a combination of theoretical lectures, practical laboratory sessions, and experiential learning activities, students gain an understanding of key scientific theories and principles, as well as the ability to apply them in real- world situations. The programme also emphasizes critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and effective communication in scientific contexts. By the end of the programme, students are well-prepared to pursue further studies or careers in a wide range of life science fields, such as biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, and environmental science.

Programme Highlights

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Subjects offered*

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A / Thinking Skills
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Foundation English 1
  • Basic Statistic
  • ICT Skills
  • Foundation English 2
  • Basic Calculus
  • Biology A
  • Chemistry A
  • Biology B
  • Physics
  • Chemistry B
  • Introduction to Psychology


  • Pass SPM/SPMV/O-Level with 5 credits including 3 of the following subjects: Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, English OR
  • Other qualifications recognized as equivalent by the Government of Malaysia

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