What is a Foundation in Science?

This is a pre-university program that focuses on science related subjects such as chemistry, biology and physics as well as mathematics and information technology. It aims to provide pre-university students a smooth transition from secondary school/high school to a university degree. 

The program will give students a strong foundation as well as the basic skills needed for a science-related degree. 

 

Why study Foundation in Science?

Here are several reasons why you should take this program:

  • It prepares you for your university degree. You will be provided with a strong foundation in science subjects as well as be given the opportunity to explore different topics that may be of interest to you. 
  • It gives you a smooth transition towards your bachelor degree. 
  • It is one of the fastest ways to gain entry into a science-related degree. Compared to other pre-university programs, such as A Levels or STPM, the Foundation in Science program is usually about 1 year in duration. 
  • Foundation in Science programs may be more affordable than other pre-university programs. 

This might just be the course for you if you are confident that you will be pursuing a science-related degree. It will allow you to have a head-start in the subject area and accelerate your entry into university. 

 

What will you study in Foundation in Science?

Typical Foundation in Science subjects include:

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Computing basics

Elective subjects are also available to enable you to prepare for your intended degree. 

 

Foundation in Science Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of a Foundation in Science, students will be able to pursue degree programs such as:

  • Biomedical sciences
  • Biosciences
  • Computer science
  • Environmental sciences
  • Mathematical sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychology
  • Medicine 
  • Applied science
  • Chemistry

 

Can you switch to a non-science degree after a Foundation in Science?

While students with a science background are usually able to switch to non-science degrees such as business or mass communications, changing streams is up to the institution’s assessment. You may need to make up additional subjects or credit hours. 

 

Why do a Foundation in Science at UOW Malaysia KDU?

The Foundation program in UOW Malaysia KDU Penang equips students with the necessary fundamental knowledge to pursue their university studies. This flexible program ensures students are grounded with a strong grasp of core subjects, as well as a variety of other subjects to give them a broad-based educational platform. It also helps them to explore new methods and ideas, as well as skills and concepts, to encourage independent and critical thinking.

The Foundation in Science is a one-year program that provides students with 2 elective areas:

  • Pure Science
  • Engineering or IT or Computer Science

课程资料

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课程期限
1年
课程地点
马来西亚伍伦贡伯乐槟城大学学院,乔治市(George Town)
核心学科

第一学期

  • 英语语法和用法
  • 学习技巧
  • Creative Studies
  • 数学1
  • 生物学1

 

第二学期

  • 高级英语课程
  • Computer Application
  • 化学1
  • 物理1
  • 数学2

 

第三学期 

  • 选修课 (2个科目)
  • 编程导论
  • 写作和研究技巧
  • 统计
选修课

纯科学

  • 生物学2
  • 化学2

 

物理科学

  • 数学3
  • 物理2

入学日期

2022

1月14日 3月7日 5月20日 7月4日 9月9日 10月31日
估计费用
本地学生                                                 

马币18,150令吉

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国际学生  

马币24,350令吉

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注解

*适用条款和条件
*提供分期付款计划

学术资格

马来西亚教育文凭(SPM )/ 剑桥O水平(GCE O Level):
中通过至少 5 学分

 

统考(UEC):
中通过至少 3 学分

英语要求

本地学生:
学分(马来西亚教育文凭(SPM) /1119/统考(UEC)/剑桥O 水平(O-Levels)

 

国际学生:
雅思(IELTS)4.0分; 或托福网考最低30分( IBT) 或托福笔试397分(PBT); 或剑桥高级英语证书考试(CAE)及熟练英语证书考试(CPE,2015年起)140分;或 PTE 学术英语36分; 或马来西亚大学英文水平鉴定考试(MUET)2级 ; 或伯乐学府英语入学考试60分

注解

如果英语未能达到要求,可在马来西亚伍伦贡伯乐学府修读额外单元的英语课程。

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