Faculty of Engineering

Foundation in Science (Physical Science)

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

Programme Description

The Foundation in Physical Science program is tailored to provide students studying physics that strengthens quantitative reasoning and problem solving skills that are valuable in areas beyond physics. Students who study physics or engineering physics are prepared to work on forefront ideas in science and technology, in academia, the government, or the private sector.

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Programme Highlights

  • Mode: Full Time
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Credit Hours: 50
  • Scholarships Available
  • Intake: Jan, May, Sept
  • Course in Petaling Jaya

Subjects offered*

  • Professional Communication
  • Foundation English
  • Basic Statistics
  • ICT Skills
  • 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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