Foundation in Science

General

Program Description

Overview

The Foundation in Science programme offered at Perdana University will prepare you for the Undergraduate Programmes. The curriculum is crafted to give you a strong foundation in the undergraduate areas of study. It is also designed to give you the soft skills required for your personal development.

“Start your journey to a Perdana University Medical Degree”

International recognition for research-led teaching, a dynamic environment and an excellent employment record for graduates make Perdana University your ideal destination to pursue a medical degree.

Our Foundation in Science programme offers the perfect first stage of this journey. As a one-year intensive access course for students without A-Levels, it will prepare you academically and socially to start an undergraduate science degree. Successful completion of the Foundation in Science programme guarantees progression to full degree-level courses at Perdana University, which offers expert teaching staff and world-class facilities.

Providing a solid background in science and transferable academic and life skills, the programme is designed to prepare you for a rewarding university experience, as well as being an important step towards an exciting and lucrative career.

Study Pathway

Typical degrees that Foundation in Science students progress onto include:
  • Medicine
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Food Science
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychology

Modules

All of our modules are designed and taught by University lecturers and are therefore tailored with your future degree in mind.
Students who wish to progress onto one of our highly regarded degrees in science typically study at least four of the following modules:
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Academic Skills
  • ICT Skills
Students who have an IELTS score of 6.5 or below will need to study our International English module in place of one of the above.
Last updated Nov 2018

About the School

Perdana University, an initiative between Academic Medical Centre Sdn Bhd and the Public-Private Partnership Unit in the Prime Minister’s Department, was officially launched in 2011. The current Prime ... Read More

Perdana University, an initiative between Academic Medical Centre Sdn Bhd and the Public-Private Partnership Unit in the Prime Minister’s Department, was officially launched in 2011. The current Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was the Founding Chancellor of the University. This strong partnership with the Malaysian government means that we are committed to delivering programmes of exceptional quality. Read less