1 year
Apr Jul Oct
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
USD 3,582
MYR 15,000
Foreign students
USD 3,940
MYR 16,500
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

The Foundation in Science programme gives a general overview of the Sciences in order to prepare the student for their undergraduate study in the Sciences. The programme is geared towards the BSc in Biotechnology (Hons), and SPM holders (or equivalent) who wish to pursue a career in Science would begin in this program to grasp the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge before they embark on their Bachelor’s degree. Besides the fundamental training in Science, Mathematics and Humanities, students will be exposed to the various student development activities designed to improve their critical thinking and advance their personal development.

Entry Requirements

  • SPM (5 credits) with credits in relevant subjects, or
  • Other equivalent qualifications as recognized by the Malaysian Government.; 


  • Credit in SPM English/English 1119, or
  • IELTS score of 4.0, or
  • TOEFL score of 400 (paper-based), 173 (computer-based) or 61 (iBT); or
  • Grade B in UEC English Language
  • Band 2 in MUET
  • Band 6 in the English Enhancement Program (held during Semester 1 at MIU)