Foundation in Science

UOW Malaysia KDU University College - Penang Campus
Pulau Pinang, Penang, Malaysia
Qualification
Foundation / Pre-U / A-level
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Intakes
January April August
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 3,499
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 4,682

About this course

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Entry Requirements

SPM / SPMV

Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy
5 Credits (Min B) including Mathematics /Additional Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Credit (Min C) in Bahasa Melayu and English

Other Science Streams
5 Credits (Min C) including Mathematics and 2 Science subjects and Pass in Bahasa Melayu and English

Engineering
5 Credits (Min C) including Mathematics and 1 Physical Science subject and Pass in English

Architecture
5 Credits (Min C) including Mathematics and Pass in English

Allied Health Sciences
5 Credits (Min C) including English and 2 subjects from the following:
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry

Computer
(Information Technology & Information Systems)
5 Credits including Mathematics and Pass in English

Computer
(Computer Science & Software Engineering)
5 Credits including Additional Mathematics and Pass in English

GCE O-Level

Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy
5 Credits (Min B) including Mathematics /Additional Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Credit (Min C) in English

Other Science Streams
5 Credits (Min C) including Mathematics and 2 Science subjects and Pass in English

Engineering
5 Credits (Min C) including Mathematics and 1 Physical Science subject and Pass in English

Architecture
5 Credits (Min C) including Mathematics and Pass in English

Allied Health Sciences
5 Credits (Min C) including English and 2 subjects from the following:

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry

Computer
(Information Technology & Information Systems)
5 Credits (Min C) including Mathematics and Pass in English

Computer
(Computer Science & Software Engineering)
5 Credits (Min C) including Additional Mathematics and Pass in English

UEC

Medicine
3 Credits (Min B4) including Biology, Chemistry and Physics /Mathematics /Additional Mathematics.

Dentistry
4 Credits (Min B4) including Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Mathematics /Additional Mathematics

Other Science Streams
3 Credits (Min B6) including Mathematics and 2 Science subjects and Pass in Bahasa Melayu and English

Engineering
3 Credits (Min B6) including Mathematics and 1 Physical Science subject and Pass in English

Architecture
3 Credits (Min B6) including Mathematics and Pass in English

Allied Health Sciences
3 Credits (Min B6) including English and 2 subjects from the following:

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry

Computer
(Information Technology & Information Systems)
3 Credits (Min B6) including Mathematics and Pass in English

Computer
(Computer Science & Software Engineering)
3 Credits (Min B6) including Additional Mathematics and Pass in English

English Proficiency Requirements for International Students

  • IELTS Band 5; or
  • TOEFL PBT (410) / IBT (34);  or
  • Cambridge English CAE (160); or
  • Cambridge English CPE (180); or
  • PTE Academic 36; or
  • MUET Band 3

Curriculum

Core subjects

  • Biology 1
  • Chemistry 1 & 2
  • Physics 1
  • Pure Mathematics 1 & 2
  • English Grammar and Usage
  • Advanced English Course
  • Problem Solving and Critical Thinking

Elective subjects

(Pure Science Domain)

  • Statistics
  • Biology 2
  • Physics 2

(Engineering Domain)

  • Mechanics
  • Semiconductor Devices and Applications
  • Physics 2

(IT/Computer Science Domain)

  • Introduction to Programming
  • Statistics
  • Physics 2

MPU subjects

  • Ethics and Moral 1
  • Pengajian Malaysia 1 (Local Students) or Bahasa Malaysia Komunikasi 1 (International Students)
  • Oral Communication 1 (Local students with a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu) or Bahasa Kebangsaan A (Local students without a credit in SPM or other equivalent programmes in Bahasa Melayu)

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