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Duration

1 Years

Intakes

Feb, May and Sept

100% Online

Open Distance Learning

Foundation in Science (Open and Distance Learning)

Programme Overview
(R/010/3/0120)(03/23)(MQA/PA16080)

The Foundation in Science (Open and Distance Learning) equips you with the knowledge you need to pursue degrees in science-related degrees in areas including health, technology, engineering, mathematics and technology. With practical exposure and a hands-on learning approach, you will be exposed to a mixture of learning methodologies in a stimulating and conducive online learning environment.

You will acquire solid basics in the core science subjects and be empowered with other relevant skills such as critical thinking, public speaking and presentation techniques. Students are given the strong base they need ready to build a career in any science field.
Field of Studies SPM/SPMV/O Level UEC
Biotechnology /
IT / Psychology
Minimum Credit in five (5) subjects
including:
  • Mathematics
  • Any science subject
Minimum grade B in three (3)
subjects including:
  • Mathematics
  • Any science subject
Built
Environment
Pass SPM/SPMV with minimum Credit in
five (5) subjects including Mathematics,
OR
Pass O-Level with minimum credit in
three (3) subjects including Mathematics
Minimum grade B4 in three (3)
subjects including Mathematics
Computer
Science
Minimum credit in five (5) subjects
including:
  • Additional Mathematics OR
  • Maths and any one (1) science subject OR
  • Its equivalent
Minimum grade B in three (3)
subjects including:
  • Additional Mathematics
  • Any one (1) science subject
Medical and
Health Science
Minimum credit in 5 subjects including
any of these 3 subjects:
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Applied Science
Minimum grade B in any three
(3) of the following subjects:
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Applied Science
Engineering Minimum Credit in five (5) subjects
including:
  • Mathematics
  • Any two (2) science subjects
Minimum grade B in three (3)
subjects including:
  • Mathematics
  • Any two (2) science subject
Medicine OR
Dentistry
Minimum grade B in
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics OR Additional Mathematics
  • Any one (1) subject
Minimum grade B4 in three (3) subjects:
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics OR Mathematics OR Additional Mathematics
Dentistry: Minimum grade B4 in four (4)
subjects:
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics OR Additional Mathematics
  • Any one (1) subject
Pharmacy Pass SPM with minimum grade B in five
subjects below:, OR Pass O-level with
minimum grade C in five (5) subjects:
  • Mathematics OR Additional Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • any one (1) subject
Not available
Science
e.g. BSc (Hons)
Biochemistry
Minimum credit in five (5) subjects
including:
  • Mathematics
  • Any two (2) science subjects
Minimum grade B in subjects:
  • Mathematics
  • Any two (2) science subjects
Semester 1
  • Co-curriculum
  • Study Skills
  • Chemistry 1
  • Physics 1
  • Mathematics 1
  • *Biology 1
  • *Computer Systems
*Choose any ONE (1) elective

Semester 2
  • Project Integration
  • English 1
  • Critical Thinking
  • Chemistry 2
  • Physics 2
  • Mathematics 2
  • *Biology 2
  • *Introduction to Computer Programming
*Choose any ONE (1) elective

Semester 3
  • English 2
  • Information & Communication Technology
  • Chemistry 3
  • Physics 3
  • Statistics & Probability
  • *Analysing and Solving Problems
  • *Biology 3
*Choose any ONE (1) elective
Assessments are varied, and are either based on; full coursework (100%) or a combination of coursework (40 – 60%) and final examination (40 – 60%). Classes are held online via lectures, tutorials, discussions, or blended learning. Our students are expected to demonstrate their understanding through several forms of assessment, including but not limited to; examinations, quizzes, reports, projects, and presentations.
Malaysian Students

Total fees: MYR 13,000  

 
International Students

Total fees: MYR 17,700

Students can pursue their studies at bachelor’s degree level in any field of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM).

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    • Local & Worldwide Recognition
    • Experience virtual laboratory facilities as well as the quality laboratories at Universiti Malaya.
    • Accredited by MQA

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    Duration

    3 Years

    Intakes

    Feb, July and Sept

    100% Online

    Open Distance Learning