Foundation in Science

AIMST University

Program Description

Foundation in Science

AIMST University

Foundation in Science

The Foundation programme at AIMST University is tailored to provide a multitude of opportunities for you to pursue a career of your dreams. The programme equips the students with adequate academic knowledge and skills needed for success at AIMST and beyond. To ensure a high quality programme, the School has an advisory panel comprising of selected faculty members and external experts to assist in its curriculum development and the formal assessment of its courses. At AIMST, we acknowledge that the most able students are those who have developed a good command of the English language and communication. In recognition of this, we place emphasis on the use of English as the medium of instruction aiming to produce students who are fluent and confident. The Foundation programme has three annual intakes commencing in March, April and July. On successful completion of the foundation programme, you may choose from the following undergraduate courses depending on your academic performance and interest.

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Programme Details

Foundation in Science is a comprehensive 12-month programme comprising 3 semesters. Semester I, II and III each consist of 13 weeks of lectures and tutorials. Students who complete our programme are equipped with a solid fundamental knowledge of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Information Technology and English. Upon successful completion of the Foundation programme, students are eligible for entry into the various programmes of your interest.

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Dental & Surgery (BDS)
  • Bachelor of Dental Technology (BDT)
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • Diploma in Nursing

Entry Requirement


Foundation in Science leading to MBBS, Dentistry and Pharmacy
Entry into MBBS, Dentistry & Pharmacy

  • 5B’s of SPM in Science subjects including Mathematics or Additional Mathematics
<li> Credits in Bahasa Malaysia and English</li>

Entry Requirement
Foundation in Science leading to Physiotherapy, Biotechnology and Engineering
Entry into Physiotherapy, Biotechnology and Engineering

  • 5C’s in SPM including 2 Science subjects and Mathematics

COURSE ASSESSMENT
Assessment comprises two components:
Coursework - 30%
Final Examination - 70%

The course work component comprises different assessments such as assignments, presentations, midterm tests, projects and laboratory work assigned throughout each semester. The final examination is conducted at the end of each semester.

Why AIMST

AIMST University pledges to provide the best array of services and facilities to meet the discerning needs of our students. We have a range of specialist services ready to help and support them during their time with us. Our Student Affairs Officers will assist students in making arrangements for accommodation, transportation and even help to organise extracurricular activities for them. We also have a team of professionally trained Student Counsellors who are ever willing to assist students in handling any personal difficulties or problems. Students who require financial assistance may also contact the Student Affairs Division.

Diligent Security Officers help to ensure the safety of our students while healthcare needs can be met at the Student Health Clinic. Above all these, we have a strong team of support staff to ensure efficient and up-to-date learning facilities such as computer laboratories and a fast-growing library of books, journals and other resources for information retrieval. Our International Office is a one-stop centre catering to enquiries from international students, as AIMST University opens its door to students from the region and the rest of the world. With the services and facilities provided, we hope to create a cosy home-away-from-home environment for all our students and to provide the right atmosphere so that they can experience a lively, exciting and productive university life.

Financial Aid

The Student Affairs Division assists students in obtaining financial aid for their courses through a number of agencies. Students may apply for the National Higher Education Student Loan Scheme (Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional - PTPTN) upon enrolment to a degree programme at AIMST, provided they possess a minimum of three credits in their Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM).

AIMST offers students with excellent performance in the SPM discounts on tuition fees upon enrolment in our Foundation programmes. The discount rate is based on the number of A’s obtained and could be as high as 70% of their tuition fees.

AIMST offers students with excellent performance in the SPM discounts on tuition fees upon enrolment in our Foundation programmes. The discount rate is based on the number of A’s obtained and could be as high as 70% of their tuition fees.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 28, 2017
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