Intakes: Jan, Mar, Jun, Sept / Oct
Mode of Study: Full Time
Duration: 1 Year
Credit Hour: 51* / 55** credit hours

*51 credits for students opting for Engineering option
**55 credits for students opting for Non-engineering option

Foundation in Science is designed to provide an entry into degree programmes in the engineering and non-engineering fields. Both the engineering and non-engineering students will study Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English Language at different levels. In addition to this, students have elective subjects based on their Major. Engineering students will choose Dynamics, Statics and Physics laboratory work while the non-engineering students will choose Biology, Biology Laboratory work and Biochemistry. The total credit hours vary based on the fields chosen by the student: Engineering (51 credit hours) and Non-engineering (55 credit hours).

Students undergoing this programme have a wide selection of degree programmes to enrol into. In the engineering field, they have Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Automobile Engineering, etc., while in the non-engineering field; options include Pharmacy, Food Science, Biotechnology, Agriculture, etc.

This is a full time programme conducted in 3 semesters (1 year) and it develops students’ ability and knowledge in theory and practice.

Year 1

Programme Module: Chemistry I & II, Chemistry Laboratory, English I, II & III, Physics I, II, & III

Elective Subjects:

Engineering option : Statics, Physics Laboratory, Dynamics

Non-Engineering option : Biology I, Biology II, Biology Laboratory, Biochemistry

SPM Minimum 5Cs (including Mathematics and a Science Subject)
O-Level Minimum 5Cs (including Mathematics and a Science Subject)
UEC Minimum 4Bs (including Mathematics and a Science Subject)
SAM/HSC/AUSMAT (Kindly refer to the Faculty)
CPU/CIMP (Kindly refer to the Faculty)
Other Qualifications As recognised by the Senate of IUKL as equivalent to STPM
UEC: United Examination Certificate
HND: Higher National Diploma
SAM: South Australian Matriculation
HSC: Higher School Certificate
AUSMAT: Australian Matriculation
CPU: Canadian Pre-University
CIMP: Canadian International Matriculation Programme
IB: International Baccalaureate Diploma
STPM: Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia
SPM: Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia
MALAYSIAN STUDENTS
Tuition Fees RM13,050.00
Deposit (Refundable) RM250.00
Insurance RM70.00/year
Other Fees
Library
Student Club
RM120.00/Sem
RM60.00/Sem or RM30.00/Short Sem

To view complete fee structure for Malaysian Students, please click HERE
To view complete fee structure for International Students, please click HERE

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Tuition Fees RM13,050.00
Caution Fee (Refundable) RM1,500.00
International Student Administrative Fee RM4,000.00
Medical Insurance RM500.00/year
Visa Processing RM360.00/year
Medical Examination RM250.00/year
Other Fees
Library
Student Club
RM120.00/Sem or RM60.00/Short Sem
RM60.00/Sem or RM30.00/Short Sem

Engineering

Non-Engineering

  • Pharmacy, Food Science, Biotechnology, Agricultural Science, Health and Sports Science related degree courses fromother universities, including both local and overseas.
SYAFIQ BIN RAZALI

SYAFIQ BIN RAZALI

Malaysia
Foundation in Science

"My aim is to be a civil engineer and that’s the reason why I chose to do Foundation in Science. The lecturers are very professional and supportive. I know for sure that if I have any problems, I can always refer to them for guidance."

LEE LING JANE

LEE LING JANE

Malaysia
Foundation in Science

"The environment here is conducive. Facilities such as gym, shuttle bus service and sport facilities are provided for students. To me, IUKL is a good place to study and we are free to showcase our talents."

VINCENT TOH

VINCENT TOH

Malaysia
Foundation in Science

"The part I enjoy the most about my course is my classmates who consist of both international and local students. Thus, I get to widen my circle of friends to include those from the other parts of the world."

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