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This one-year full-time course is integrated with a further four-year MEng degree and will build your understanding of mathematics, mechanics, computer programming, electricity and electronics, and engineering principles. Here are some fast facts about the programme:

  • The Foundation Year is combined with a further four-year degree
  • Provides an introduction to the key concepts of engineering
  • You will receive a high level of support and feedback
  • Three intakes a year - April, July and September

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Entry Requirements

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)/ O level or equivalent: 5 As in the science stream, including Mathematics and Physics. Minimum B+ in Additional Mathematics

IB: 32 points overall, and must not include subjects suitable for direct entry into undergraduate programmes, normally both Higher Level Mathematics and Physics

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)/A level: ABB (cannot include subjects suitable for direct entry into undergraduate programmes, normally both Mathematics and Physics). However, students need to show an aptitude for Mathematics and may be asked to take a Foundation Mathematics test.

English language qualifications:

Students who achieve band1A IELTS 5.5 with at least 5.5 in each component will be required to follow the language pathway where students will take the module English for Engineers and Scientists in semester one and two, as well as Communicating in English in semester zero.

Students who achieve band1C IELTS 6.5 with at least 5.5 in each component will only require English language classes in the first semester.

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Course

Successful completion of this Foundation Year guarantees progression to one of our engineering degrees. Through a high level of learning support and a wide range of teaching styles, you will be encouraged to develop the academic skills needed for efficient and independent learning, preparing you for the years of study ahead.

You will be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework activities such as formal reports, research posters, laboratory reports, and reflective portfolios – all of which you will encounter during your degree.

Students may progress to degree programmes in the following subjects:

At University of Southampton Malaysia

  • Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

At University of Southampton, UK

  • Acoustical Engineering
  • Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Aerospace Electronic Engineering
  • Biomedical Electronic Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Geophysics
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronic Engineering
  • Physics
  • Ship Science
  • Software Engineering

Typical course content

  • Academic and Personal Development
  • Communicating in English
  • Computer Applications
  • Electricity and Electronics
  • Engineering Principles
  • Fundamentals of Science and Engineering
  • Mathematics for Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Science
  • Routes to Success

Program taught in:
  • English
Last updated February 12, 2019
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Malaysian students. RM33,100 international students.
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