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Foundation in Life Sciences

Introduction

The Foundation in Life Sciences Program is a full time Pre-University Program governed under the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education.  The duration of the program is two (2) semesters. Upon completion of the program, successful students can apply for entrance into various science-based Degree programs in University Malaya or other local public Institutions of Higher Learning (IPTA) as listed below:

 

 

  • Medical
  • Dentistry
  • Biomedical
  • Nursing
  • Medical Imaging

 

 

  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Science and Education
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology

 

 

  • Architecture
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Building Surveying
  • Estate Management
  • Urban and Regional Planning

 

 

 

Entry Requirements

  • Open to Malaysian citizen with BUMIPUTERA status.
  • (Malay descendant, native of Sabah and Sarawak and indigenous folk of peninsular Malaysia)
  • Pass the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or equivalent with at least five (5) credits including Bahasa Melayu and pass in History (SPM 2013 and above).

Special Requirements

Pass the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with at least grade as follows:

 

GRADE A–

Biology

GRADE B in ALL subjects

  • Mathematics
  • Additional Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • English

 

 

Course Structure

 

Semester I

CODE

SUBJECT

CREDIT

FAX1001

Self Development

1

FAX1003

English Proficiency for Foundation

4

FAD1001

Biology 1

3

FAD1002

Biology 2

3

FAD1005

Chemistry 1

3

FAD1006

Chemistry 2

3

FAD1009

Physics 1

3

FAD1010

Physics 2

3

FAD1013

Mathematics 1

4

TOTAL CREDIT

28

 

Semester II

CODE

SUBJECT

CREDIT

FAX1002

Information Technology

1

FAX1004

Presentation Skills for English Studies

2

FAD1003

Biology 3

3

FAD1004

Biology 4

3

FAD1007

Chemistry 3

3

FAD1008

Chemistry 4

3

FAD1011

Physics 3

3

FAD1012

Physics 4

3

FAD1014

Mathematics 2

3

FAD1015

Mathematics 3

3

TOTAL CREDIT

27

 



Last Update: March 14, 2019

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