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Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman


Foundation in Science

The UTAR Foundation Programme is a full-time intensive programme that has been designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills for a smooth transition into the undergraduate studies in UTAR. 

It offers the shortest path for eligible students to progress into the undergraduate studies of their choice within one year. With the flexible programme structure, students may complete their Foundation programmes to their desired pace of up to two years.  

There are various courses that will enhance students' academic knowledge, expose students to the latest developments in the respective areas of studies and foster their critical thinking skills. Simultaneously, it also sharpens student's presentation skills and English language proficiency. 

Course Details:

Award:Foundation in Science
MQA Approval:(R2/010/3/0211)05/24(A10336) - Kampar
(R2/010/3/0082)11/22(A8660) - Sungai Long
Duration:1 year (Full-time)
Intakes:January, May & October
Fees:RM 9,350 (Malaysian), RM 16,950 (International)
Medium of Instruction:English
Campus:Kampar & Sungai Long
Faculty:Centre for Foundation Studies (CFS)
 

Programme Structure

Physical Science Stream

- Effective Communication Skills

- English for Academic Study

- Mathematics I

- Mathematics II

- Mathematics III

- Inorganic Chemistry

- Organic Chemistry

- Physical Chemistry

- Programming Concepts

- Mechanics

- Thermodynamics and Electromagnetism

- Waves and Modern Physics

- Biology I

- Biology II

Biological Science Stream

- Effective Communication Skills

- English for Academic Study

- Mathematics I

- Mathematics II

- Mathematics III

- Inorganic Chemistry

- Organic Chemistry

- Physical Chemistry

- Programming Concepts

- Fundamentals of Cell Biology

- Introduction to Physiological Systems

- Modern Biology

- Physics I

- Physics II

Minimum Entry Requirements:


  • SPM with 5 credits which must include one Mathematics subject and two Science subjects, OR
  • O-Level with credits in 5 subjects which must include one Mathematics and two Science subjects, OR
  • Unified Examination certificate (UEC) with Grade B in 3 subjects which must include one Mathematics subject and two science subjects, OR
  • Other equivalent qualification
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