1 year
Apr Jul
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
USD 5,038
MYR 21,100
Foreign students
USD 6,334
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

The Foundation in Science is a focused programme of academic subjects, study skills and English language training designed to provide you with a direct route into a professionally relevant and internationally recognised degree at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia. The programme is taught over three semesters and ensures that students have a smooth academic and cultural transition into the British university-style of teaching and learning. There is strong emphasis on English language skills appropriate to the pathway (spoken, written and academic English). The programme is delivered through lectures, seminars and group work. On achieving the required grades to complete the programme successfully, you will progress to your chosen degree.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Minimum 4 Bs and a C in SPM or O-Levels including a B in English, Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry together with plus a C in Additional Mathematics, and Physics or Chemistry or other equivalent global qualifications
  • Conditional offers will be made to students with forecast results. Advance standing may be available for those with appropriate pre-university qualifications. Final results need to be submitted before programme commencement.

English language requirements

  • If English is not your first language, then evidence of proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 is required.