Overview

  • The Foundation in Science program offered at Perdana University will prepare you for the Undergraduate Programmes. The curriculum is crafted to give you a strong foundation in the undergraduate areas of study. It is also designed to provide you with the soft skills required for your personal development.

Intakes

April, July, October 2022

Course Location​

Perdana University, Kuala Lumpur​

Approval Code​​

JPT/BPP (N/010/3/0286) (MQA/FA4833) 09/24

Course Duration

1 Year / 3 Semesters (14 weeks per semester, no short semester)

Course Mode

Fulltime

Note

The Foundation in Science program offered at Perdana University will prepare you for the Undergraduate Programmes. The curriculum is crafted to give you a strong foundation in the undergraduate areas of study. It is also designed to provide you with the soft skills required for your personal development.

“Start your journey with a Perdana University Medical Degree”

International recognition for research-led teaching, a dynamic environment, and an excellent employment record for graduates make Perdana University your ideal destination to pursue a medical degree.

Our Foundation in Science program offers the perfect first stage of this journey. A one-year intensive access course for students without A-Level will prepare you academically and socially to start an undergraduate science degree. Successful completion of the Foundation in Science program guarantees progression to complete degree-level courses at Perdana University, which offers expert teaching staff and world-class facilities.

Providing a solid background in science and transferable academic and life skills, the program is designed to prepare you for a rewarding university experience and be an essential step towards an exciting and lucrative career.

  •  ♦  SPM / O-Level or equivalent: Minimum 5 credits including Mathematics & 2 Science subjects & a pass in Bahasa Melayu & English

  •  ♦  Unified Examination Certificate (UEC): 3 B4 in Biology, Chemistry and Physics / Mathematics / Additional Mathematics

  •  ♦  Other Qualifications: Will be considered on a case-by-case basis

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS:

  •  ♦  Local Student : A pass in English Language at the SPM/O-Level/UEC Level/Other equivalent qualifications.

  •  ♦ International Student : A pass in English Language at equivalent academic qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

In the event that the English Language requirement is not met, as assessment of a student’s English Language proficiency will be conducted through an interview.

Our modules are designed and taught by university lecturers and are therefore tailored with your future degree in mind.

Students who wish to progress onto one of our highly regarded degrees in science study at least four of the following modules:

Students who have an IELTS score of 6.5 or below will need to study our International English module in place of the one above.

  • 1. Biology
  • 2. Chemistry
  • 3. Physics
  • 4. Mathematics
  • 6. Academic Skills
  • 7. ICT Skills

Students who have an IELTS score of 6.5 or below will need to study our International English module in place of one of the above.

Typical degrees that Foundation in Science students progress onto include:
  • 1. Medicine
  • 2. Occupational Therapy
  • 3. Biochemistry
  • 4. Biomedical Sciences
  • 5. Chemistry
  • 6. Food Science
  • 7. Microbiology
  • 8. Pharmacy
Psychology

Recognition & Accreditation:

This programme is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Low Student-to-Teacher Ratio:

The number of students in each class is relatively small to allow more individualized attention to students. This will encourage student engagement with lecturers during class discussions or tutorials.

Student Support System:

An Academic Advising Session will be arranged for each student every semester to provide academic guidance and mentoring.

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