Foundation in Engineering and Science

Curtin University, Malaysia
Lutong, Sarawak, Malaysia
Foundation / Pre-U / A-level
Study mode
1 year
March August
Tuition fee (local)
US$ 4,104
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 5,562

About this course

Prepares students for undergraduate learning in Engineering and Science, Computing and Information Technology. In addition to common foundation units, students will have units in Engineering Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, and Programming in C++ .

Courses are targeted to developing academic diligence, critical analysis, and helpful generic skills in students to assimilate into university education confidently.

Students who obtain satisfactory results are eligible to continue in a range of undergraduate courses offered at Curtin Perth.

Entry Requirements

  • SPM - 5 credits including English and Mathematics and 2 passes in Additional Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry.
  • Credits towards a Curtin qualification may be granted to applicants with qualifications from other accredited educational institutions.

English Language Entry Requirements

  • IELTS: Overall 5.5 (no individual band below 5.0); or
  • TOEFL (IBT): 71; or 
  • SPM: B; or
  • GCE 'O' Level: C


Semester 1

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Programming in C++
  • Effective Communication Skills

Semester 2

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Writing and Research Skills

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