Faculty of Allied Health & Sciences

Foundation in Science (Life Science)

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

Programme Description

The Foundation in Science programme is tailored to provide students with a direct route into related degree programmes such as biomedical and occupational safety. The core science modules integrated in the programme will equip students with strong theoretical foundation to fully prepare them for their degree journey.

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Programme Highlights

  • Mode: Full Time
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Credit Hours: 50
  • Scholarship Available
  • Intake: Jan/Feb, May/June, Sept/Oct
  • Course in Petaling Jaya campus

Subjects offered*

  • Professional Communication
  • Basic Statistics
  • ICT Skills
  • Foundation English
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Basic Calculus
  • Introduction to Psychology


*(not limited to)


  • Pass SPM/SPMV with 5 Credits in any subject including Mathematics and 2 Science subjects (Biology/Chemistry/ Physics)
  • Pass O-Level with  5 Credits in any subjects and credit in Mathematics and 2 Science subjects (Biology/Chemistry/Physics)
  • 3B’s in UEC. At least a credit in Mathematics and 2 Science subjects (Biology/Chemistry/Physics)

For International Students

  • 10-11 years of schooling, which is the exit qualification in the country of origin with 5 credits including Mathematics and 2 Science subjects (Biology/Chemistry/Physics)
  • Other equivalent qualifications  recognised by the Malaysian Government.

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